The true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics.

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  1. Colin Welland

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Hugh Hudson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ben Cross

    Ben Cross

    Harold Abrahams

  2. Ian Charleson

    Ian Charleson

    Eric Liddell

  3. Cheryl Campbell

    Cheryl Campbell

    Jennie Liddell

  4. Alice Krige

    Alice Krige

    Sybil Gordon

  5. Nigel Havers

    Nigel Havers

    Lord Andrew Lindsay

  6. Ian Holm

    Ian Holm

    Sam Mussabini

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 3m

Budget $5,500,000.00

Revenue $58,972,904.00

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Release Information

  • September 25, 1981
    PG, Theatrical (limited)
  • April 2, 1982



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