Race (2016)

The incredible true story of gold medal champion Jesse Owens

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From 915 Ratings


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. Starring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, Carice Van Houten and William Hurt - 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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  • Stephan James

    as Jesse Owens
  • Jason Sudeikis

    as Larry Snyder
  • Carice van Houten

    as Leni Riefenstahl
  • Jeremy Irons

    as Avery Brundage
  • Amanda Crew

    as Peggy
  • William Hurt

    as Jeremiah Mahoney
  • David Kross

    as Carl "Luz" Long
  • Eli Goree

    as Dave Albritton
  • Giacomo Gianniotti

    as Sam Stoller
  • Jonathan Aris

    as Arthur Lill
  • Jon McLaren

    as Trent
  • Moe Jeudy-Lamour

    as Mel Walker
  • Shamier Anderson

    as Eulace Peacock
  • Shanice Banton

    as Ruth Solomon
  • Tim McInnerny

    as General Charles
  • Nina Lauren

    as Laurel Girl
  • Jesse Bostick

    as Ken Seitz
  • Tim Post

    as Phil Diamond
  • Barnaby Metschurat

    as Dr. Joseph Goebbels
  • Larry Day

    as Francis Schmidt
  • Arthur Holden

    as Rudolf Dassler
  • Karl Graboshas

    as Adolf Dassler
  • Jeff Burrell

    as Radio Announcer
  • Anthony Sherwood

    as Rev. Ernest Hall
  • Alexander Yassin

    as U.S. Olympic team
  • Jonathan Higgins

    as Dean Cromwell
  • Jaa Smith-Johnson

    as Sylvester Owens
  • Jeremy Ferdman

    as Marty Glickman
  • Bruno Bruni Jr.

    as Hans Ertl
  • Steffen Mennekes

    as Journalist
  • Manuel Sinor

    as Franz Miller
  • Chantel Riley

    as Quincella Nickerson
  • Daniel Harroch

    as Desk Clerk
  • Marc Primeau

    as Fan of Jesse Owens
  • Dondre Octave

    as Ralph Metcalfe
  • Ricky Watson

    as Reporter
  • Milo Larratt

    as Elevator Boy
  • Gaetan Normandin

    as Frank Wykoff
  • Julien Boissaud

    as German referee
  • Andrea Carter

    as Local Girl
  • Nikoma T. Beermann

    as Doorman
  • Francois Hugo Turgeon

    as Journalist
  • Karen Belfo

    as the Jewish Mother (uncredited)
  • Chris Theisinger

    as German Police Officer (uncredited)
Directing Stephen Hopkins Director
Writing Joe Shrapnel Screenplay
Writing Anna Waterhouse Screenplay
Production Karsten Brünig Producer
Production Luc Dayan Producer
Production Kate Garwood Producer
Production Stephen Hopkins Producer
Production Jean-Charles Levy Producer
Production Nicolas Manuel Producer
Production Louis-Philippe Rochon Producer
Production Dominique Séguin Producer
Sound Rachel Portman Music
Camera Peter Levy Director of Photography
Editing John Smith Editor
Production Stephanie Gorin Casting
Production Andrea Kenyon Casting
Production Randi Wells Casting
Art Jean-Pierre Paquet Art Direction
Art Helene Lamarre Art Department Coordinator
Art Adina Herbell Art Department Coordinator
Crew Claire Alary Property Master
Art David Brisbin Production Design
Art Ingeborg Heinemann Set Decoration
Art André Valade Set Decoration
Art Isabelle Guay Supervising Art Director
Costume & Make-Up Mario Davignon Costume Design
Production Suzanne Smith Casting
Costume & Make-Up Christelle Deforceville Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Juliana Stenzel Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Olivier Proulx Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Dietke Brandt Set Costumer
Sound Christoph Bauschinger Music Editor
Camera Daniel Sauvé Steadicam Operator
Camera Bertrand Calmeau Still Photographer
Camera Thibault Grabherr Still Photographer
Camera Robert Mattigetz Additional Photography
Camera Stéphane Caron First Assistant Camera
Visual Effects Jye Skinn Animation
Crew Frederic Breault CG Supervisor
Crew Sylvain Theroux CG Supervisor
Visual Effects Johann Bel VFX Editor
Visual Effects Caroline Guagliardo Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Christine Hantzo-Stoll Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Carole-Anne Hébert Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Jessica Kardos Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Gabrielle Marchand Roy Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Noemie Poirier Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Catherine Westgate Visual Effects Coordinator
Crew Rachel Litz Visual Effects Editor
Visual Effects Cynthia Mourou Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Peter Skovsbo Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Thomas Tannenberger Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Nicolas Delval Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Josiane Fradette Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Martin Lipmann Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Jeremy Robert Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Arek Komorowski Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Mathieu Raynault Visual Effects Supervisor
Sound Olaf Mierau ADR & Dubbing
Sound Stan Sakellaropoulos ADR & Dubbing
Sound Jean-Philippe St-Laurent Sound Editor
Sound Mathieu Beaudin Sound Effects Editor
Sound Jean-François Sauvé Sound Effects Editor
Sound Luc Boudrias Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Pierre-Jules Audet Supervising Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Réjean Goderre Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Andrea Gotowtschikow Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Nathalie Trépanier Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Valeska Schitthelm Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Julie Mignot Makeup Artist
Camera Peter Moss Additional Photography