Movies are the biggest source of entertainment for the people who watched them in high number. Movies are made on different topics to attract a large number of the audience towards them and to provide something different to viewers. Olympic is named as the world biggest sports event which is quite famous and is conducted in various big countries.
In Olympic Games, teams of different countries participate that is the reason it is named as the event of unity, inspiration all over the world. Each country is proud to send their team for taking part in it and display their team in the world. There are different inspirational stories related to this event as various players had dark past and made many efforts to get their desired position. There are different movies as well which are based on the stories related to this event which has made this game much famous and depicted different stories.
Here are the following top 10 best movies made about Olympics ever in the world, which are as follow:
10. Charlie Chan at the Olympics
Charlie Chan at the Olympics is the film which is entirely based on the Olympics and was released in 1937. It is the film which was directed by H.Bruce Humberstone. This movie was the original eternally movie made on this topic which has attracted many audiences towards it and was a big hit. It is the movie which has set the trend for making movies on Olympics in future with a little interesting story to attract viewers.
9. D2: The Mighty Ducks
D2: The Mighty Ducks is the American sports comedy movie which was released in 1994. It was the film which was directed by Sam Weisman. It was the sequel or next part of the movie the Mighty Ducks released in 1992. D2 is the film which was produced by Walt Disney. The whole shooting of this show was done in Australia and the United Kingdom. It is the film which is included in the list of the best sports movies at the ranking of 65.
8. One Day in September
One Day in September was the documentary film which was released in 1999. It was directed by Kevin Macdonald which was based on the 5 September Act of 1972 which has murdered of 11 Israeli Athletes during the Summer Olympics held in Germany in 1972. The whole story is narrated in this entire movie, and this movie has won the award from Academy Awards for the best documentary film.
7. Downhill Racer
Downhill Racer is the American drama based movie which was published in 1969. It is the film which was directed by Michael Ritchie. It is the movie which has the story based on the talented downhill skier who has joined the ski team of USA to participate in International Skiing Competitions. His passion took him towards and was a successful year for him. It can be said that this movie was a biopic of the particular player belongs to the USA.
6. The Cutting Edge
The Cutting Edge is the romantic comedy film which was released in 1992. The plot of the whole movie revolves around the spoiled and rich skater who has been doing the ice hockey player in the Olympics. The entire story of the film revolves around him skills and efforts done to win the title. It is the film which is included in the list of the best sports movies at the ranking of 102 and also in the list of the most inspirational sports movies at the ranking of 91.
5. Tokyo Olympiad
Tokyo Olympiad is the documentary film which was released in 1965. It is the film which is directed by Kon Ichikawa. It depicts the story of the documentary on the Summer Olympics conducted in Berlin held in 1936. Tokyo Olympiad represents the whole atmosphere of the games and also the story of the athletes. It also further tells the stories and feeling of the winners there and their hard work stories to boost up the morale of the viewers and was named as a quite inspiring movie.
Olympia is the German Documentary which was released in 1938. It is the film which was directed and produced by Leni Riefenstahl. It covers the whole story of the Summer Olympics conducted in 1936 held in Berlin. This movie was released in two parts, and both parts have a different story. It was named as the first documentary feature film made in the Olympic games ever made. Many advanced techniques are used in the making of this movie which made it much modern and attractive for the people.
3. Cool Runnings
Cool Runnings is the film which was released in 1993 and was an American sports based movie. It was the movie which has featured Candy for the last time in his lifetime. Cool Runnings depicts the story based on games and different competitions conducted there during the Winter Olympics carried out in Calgary held in 1988. It is the movie which is included in the list of the absolute most hilarious movies ever made in the world at the ranking of 137.
The miracle is American sports documentary which was released in 2004 and depicts the story of the USA hockey team. They have won the gold medal during the Winter Olympics held in 1980. Their victory was taken by the storm and was successful. It is the movie which is included in the list of the very best Oscar winning movies at the ranking of 58 and also in the list the most inspirational movies ever made at the ranking of 144.
1. Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire are a British Historical drama film which was released in 1981. It is based on the fact-based story of two famous athletes in the Olympics of 1924. This is the movie which was nominated for the seven academy awards won 4 out of them which mainly includes the best picture and best screenplay as well. It is the film which is included in the list of very best Oscar winning movies in the ranking of 58 and also listed in the most inspiration films ever in the ranking of 144.
Best Movies About Olympic Games – Top Rated
|Sr. No.||Name||Release Year|
|1||Chariots of Fire||1981|
|6||The Cutting Edge||1992|
|8||One Day in September||1999|
|9||D2: The Might Ducks||1994|
|10||Charlie Chan at the Olympics||1937|
Sports are quite a famous event which is held in every country, but Olympics are a major event which is conducted in different countries for the entertainment of sport lovers. All these movies explained above are named as those who based on the stories related to sports. Most of the movies are made as documentaries for the attraction of viewers and have grabbed many awards due to their success all over the world.