Chariots of Fire

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Overview

Based on the true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won four, including Best Picture.

Movie Data

Facts

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
    Theatrical

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Cast 17

  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

  7. Nicholas Farrell

    Nicholas Farrell
    Aubrey Montague

  8. Daniel Gerroll

    Daniel Gerroll
    Henry Stallard

  9. John Gielgud

    John Gielgud
    Master of Trinity (as Sir John Gielgud)

  10. Lindsay Anderson

    Lindsay Anderson
    Master of Caius

  11. Nigel Davenport

    Nigel Davenport
    Lord Birkenhead

  12. Dennis Christopher

    Dennis Christopher
    Charles Paddock

  13. Brad Davis

    Brad Davis
    Jackson Scholz

  14. Patrick Magee

    Patrick Magee
    Lord Cadogan

  15. Peter Egan

    Peter Egan
    Duke of Sutherland

  16. Struan Rodger

    Struan Rodger
    Sandy McGrath

  17. Michael Lonsdale

    Michael Lonsdale
    Garth Jones

Crew 24

Art

  1. JA

    Jonathan Amberston
    Art Direction

  2. LH

    Len Huntingford
    Art Direction

  3. AR

    Anna Ridley
    Art Direction

  4. AS

    Andrew Sanders
    Art Direction

Camera

  1. DW

    David Watkin
    Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up

  1. MC

    Milena Canonero
    Costume Design

  2. KB

    Kenteas Brine
    Makeup Artist

  3. MH
  4. KH

    Kate Healy
    Hairstylist

  5. MH

    Mary Hillman
    Makeup Department Head

  6. HS

    Hilary Steinberg
    Makeup Artist

  7. JH

    Joan Hills
    Hair Department Head

Directing

  1. HH

    Hugh Hudson
    Director

  2. JB

    Jonathan Benson
    Assistant Director

Editing

  1. TR

Production

  1. DP

    David Puttnam
    Producer

  2. JC

    James Crawford
    Producer

  3. DF

    Dodi Fayed
    Executive Producer

  4. JE

    Jake Eberts
    Executive Producer

  5. EC

    Esta Charkham
    Casting

  6. JH

    Joyce Herlihy
    Production Manager

Sound

  1. V

    Vangelis
    Original Music Composer

Writing

  1. Colin Welland
  2. Colin Welland

    Colin Welland
    Screenplay

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