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On Wings of Eagles (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama, History, Sport | 3 November 2017 (USA)
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Eric Liddell - China's first gold medalist and one of Scotland's greatest athletes - returns to war-torn China.

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Stephen Shin, Michael Parker (co-director)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Joseph Fiennes ... Eric Liddell
Jesse Kove ... Hugh Johnson
Augusta Xu-Holland ... Catherine Standish
Bruce Locke ... Old Xu Niu (voice)
Shawn Dou ... Xu Niu
Elizabeth Arends ... Florence Liddell
Simon Twu ... Chen Quan
Kuo-Chu Chang
Darren Grosvenor Darren Grosvenor ... Gentleman
Richard Sanderson Richard Sanderson ... Dr. Hubbard
Shigeo Kobayashi Shigeo Kobayashi ... Yoshinori Yumoto
Asano Nagahide
Zach Ireland Zach Ireland ... David Marshall (as Zach Ireland Splittgerber)
Patrice Poujol Patrice Poujol ... Louis Klein
Yongqing Liu Yongqing Liu
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Storyline

Eric Liddell may have won gold for the United Kingdom and possessed a lilting Highland brogue, but he was born in China and lived more than half his life there evangelizing and teaching. On Wings of Eagles is everything you ever wanted to know about what happened to Liddell - who famously refused to run an Olympic race on a Sunday to honor God - after the 1924 Olympics when he returned to China, the home of his heart. But Eric's beloved homeland is about to be occupied by Imperial Japan. Written by AnonymousB

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Genres:

Drama | History | Sport | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violent images | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The film was titled "The Last Race" when it premiered in Hong Kong in 2016. See more »

Goofs

Modern Air Conditioning Unit shown in clip, as his wife & children are leaving in the Car. See more »

Alternate Versions

Three different cuts exist for the film: one for China, one for Taiwan and one for North America. See more »

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Low budget with heart
12 February 2019 | by muamba_eats_toastSee all my reviews

Despite its low budget feel some great performances as well as a great deal of heart and charm carries it through as well as the amazing true story. An interesting, touching and thoroughly enjoyable watch especially give its resources.


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Country:

China | Hong Kong | USA

Language:

English | Mandarin | Japanese

Release Date:

3 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

On Wings of Eagles See more »

Filming Locations:

Tianjin, China

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$5,975

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$155,111
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Color:

Color
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