Top 10 Movies That Are Made With The Olympics Backdrop Theme
Bhaag Milka Bhaag
India’s best sprinter Milkha Singh participated in the 1960 Olympics and lost the Bronze medal with just a difference of 0.1m. Well, RakeyshOmprakashhas directed the biopic of this legendary sports person and Farhan Akhtar stepped into the shoes of Milkha Singh showing a few important incidents of this legendary sprinter on the big screens.
Being a historical action thriller, the Munich movie was directed by Steven Spielberg. The story is based on the Israeli government's secret attack against the Palestine Liberation Organization who were responsible for killing the 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team who are set to take part in the 1972 Summer Olympics.
I, Tonya
This movie belongs to the American biographical sports black comedy genre. The story revolves around a teenage skater Tonya who bags the fourth position in the 1992 Winter Olympics.
It is a 2004 American sports film that revolves around the United States men's ice hockey team. Their head coach Herb Brooks makes his team bag the gold medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics with all his awesome strategical training!
Eddie The Eagle
It is all about the British Skier, Michael Edwards who was the first competitor to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping in 1988.
Peaceful Warrior
The plot revolves around a young gymnastDan Millman who dreams of winning a National Title. But a deadly accident makes him mentally and physically weak. But with the spiritual guidance from Socrates, he once again overcomes the odds and preps to compete in U.S. Olympic trials.
Chariots Of Fire
Being a 1981 British historical drama, it is all about two young British athletes who compete with each other in the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris.
Without Limits
It is a tragic story of record-breaking distance runner Steve Prefontaine who falls in the love with her coach Bill Bowerman. Unfortunately, she breathes her last at the age of 24 in a car accident before competing in the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.
It is the biopic of Olympic gymnast Nadia Comăneci. She bagsthree gold medals, one silver, and one bronze in the 1976 Olympics at the age of 14.
Even this movie is also a biopic and shows off the life story of African-American athlete Jesse Owens. He wins four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.