Chariots of Fire

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  • PG
Winner of four Academy Awards including Best Picture! The inspiring true story of British athletes competing in the 1924 Olympics. Ben Cross and Ian Charleson head a sterling cast of newcomers and veterans. The story, told in flashback, of two young... read more
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Winner of four Academy Awards including Best Picture! The inspiring true story of British athletes competing in the 1924 Olympics. Ben Cross and Ian Charleson head a sterling cast of newcomers and veterans. The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society.

Original Release

03/30/1981

US Release

09/25/1981

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Cast

Ian Holm Sam Mussabini
Ben Cross Harold Abrahams
Nigel Havers Lord Andrew Lindsay
Ian Charleson Eric Liddell
Nicholas Farrell Aubrey Montague
Daniel Gerroll Henry Stallard
Cheryl Campbell Jennie Liddell
Alice Krige Sybil Gordon
John Gielgud Master of Trinity
Lindsay Anderson Master of Caius
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Hugh Hudson

Writers

Colin Welland

Cast

Ian Holm Sam Mussabini
Ben Cross Harold Abrahams
Nigel Havers Lord Andrew Lindsay
Ian Charleson Eric Liddell
Nicholas Farrell Aubrey Montague
Daniel Gerroll Henry Stallard
Cheryl Campbell Jennie Liddell
Alice Krige Sybil Gordon
John Gielgud Master of Trinity
Lindsay Anderson Master of Caius
Nigel Davenport Lord Birkenhead
Dennis Christopher Charles Paddock
Brad Davis Jackson Scholz
Patrick Magee Lord Cadogan
Peter Egan Duke of Sutherland
Struan Rodger Sandy McGrath
Michael Lonsdale Garth Jones
Richard Griffiths Head Porter-Caius College / Head Port-Caius College
Yves Beneyton George Andre
David Yelland Prince of Wales

Producers

Dodi Fayed Executive Producer
Jake Eberts Executive Producer
David Puttnam Producer
James Crawford Producer

Editors

Terry Rawlings

1982 Oscar Best Picture Won
1982 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1982 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1982 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Won
1982 Oscar Best Costume Design Won
1982 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1982 Oscar Best Music, Original Score Won
1982 Golden Globe Best Foreign Film Won
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