7 Best Movies About Running

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McFarland, USA (2015)

A coach leads a high school cross-country team in McFarland, California, emphasizing teamwork and perseverance in the face of challenges.

Run Lola Run (1999)

Lola races against time in three alternate scenarios, exploring the impact of choices on fate in this visually dynamic German thriller.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)

Farhan Akhtar portrays the "Flying Sikh," Milkha Singh, in a biographical sports drama showcasing his journey from Partition trauma to Olympic success.

Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

Irrfan Khan stars in the true story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian steeplechase champion turned rebel against the system.

Budhia Singh – Born to Run (2016)

A poignant biopic depicting the life of Budhia Singh, a young Indian marathon runner, exploring the challenges of child prodigies and extreme sports training.

Race (2016)

Stephan James stars as Jesse Owens, the African-American athlete who defied racial barriers to win four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Chariots of Fire (1981)

Set during the 1924 Olympics, this British film follows two runners, Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, exploring themes of faith, identity, and victory with an iconic Vangelis score.