Sport Around The World (Primary Audiences)

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Chariots of Fire (1981) Rating: U 9+

2.4590 out of 5 183 Votes (Members)
Duration
124 mins
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This film is based on the true stories of two runners, Eric Liddell and Harold Abraham, taking part in the 1924 Olympics.

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This film has a couple of uses of moderate bad language

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Lagaan - Once Upon a Time in India (2001) Rating: PG 9+

4.8571 out of 5 7 Votes (Members)
Duration
215 mins
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Cast

A Bollywood-style sports film in which Indian villagers are challenged to a cricket match by the British after refusing to pay their land taxes.

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Contains mild language and scenes of injury.

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The Air Up There (1994) Rating: PG 7+

3.2308 out of 5 13 Votes (Members)
Duration
103 mins
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Sports film about a basketball coach who goes to Africa to sign up a gifted player, which also offers an interesting look at cultural differences.

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This film contains moderate violence.

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The Karate Kid (1984) Rating: 12 11+

4.2840 out of 5 169 Votes (Members)
Duration
120 mins
Director(s)
Cast

It's never hard to guess what will happen next in The Karate Kid - but it's still a martial arts film packed with energy and humour.

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This film has a couple of uses of mild bad language.

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A League Of Their Own (1992) Rating: PG 11+

4.4286 out of 5 14 Votes (Members)
Duration
123 mins
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Cast

Big-hearted comedy with an all-star cast about an all-female American baseball league in the 40s.

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