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The incredible true story of gold medal champion Jesse Owens
Directed By
Stephen Hopkins
Produced By
Karsten Brünig
Luc Dayan
Kate Garwood
Stephen Hopkins
Jean-Charles Levy
Nicolas Manuel
Thierry Potok
Louis-Philippe Rochon
Dominique Séguin
Written By
Joe Shrapnel
Anna Waterhouse
Edited By
John Smith
Cinematography
Peter Levy
Music By
Rachel Portman
Studio
Forecast Pictures
Solofilms
Trinity Race
Distributed By
Focus Features (United States)
TriStar Pictures (International)
Country
Flag-icon-Canada Flag-icon-france Flag-icon-germany Flag-icon-uk
Language
English
Release Date
February 19, 2016 (United States)
May 5, 2016 (Germany)
Runtime
134 minutes
Rating
Rating PG-13
Budget
$5 million
Gross
$10.8 million


Race is a 2016 Canadian-French-German-British biographical sports-drama. It is the first feature biopic film about African American athlete Jesse Owens, winner of a record-breaking four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games hosted by Nazi Germany in Berlin. Directed by Stephen Hopkins and written by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse, the film stars Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, William Hurt and Carice van Houten. It was released in the United States on February 19, 2016.

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Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy. "Race" is an enthralling film about courage, determination, tolerance, and friendship, and an inspiring drama about one man's fight to become an Olympic legend.

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