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Chariots of Fire (1981)

PG
125 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.
Director
Writer
Colin Welland (original screenplay)
Composer
Vangelis (as Vangelis Papathanassiou)
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Budget
$ 5,500,000
Opening Wknd
$ 68,907
Gross (USA)
$ 58,972,904
Gross (World)
$ 59,303,359
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Release date
Apr 9, 1982 (United States)

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Nicholas Farrell
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Ben Cross
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Lindsay Anderson
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Nigel Davenport
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Dennis Christopher
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7.2 / 10 | 47,701 votes