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Chariots of Fire (1981)

PG 04/02/1982 (US) DramaHistory 2h 3m

This is the story of two men who run, not to run, but to prove something to the world. They will sacrifice anything to achieve their goals... except their honor.

Overview

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries in China, sees running as part of his worship of God's glory and refuses to train or compete on the Sabbath. Harold Abrahams overcomes anti-Semitism and class bias, but neglects his beloved sweetheart in his single-minded quest.

  1. Colin Welland

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Hugh Hudson

    Director

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

  7. Nicholas Farrell

    Nicholas Farrell

    Aubrey Montague

  8. Daniel Gerroll

    Daniel Gerroll

    Henry Stallard

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Full Cast & Crew

Chariots of Fire

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $5,500,000.00

Revenue $58,972,904.00

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