PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to...See full summary »
Harrison Ford was considered for the role of Bill Bowerman.
Running, one might say, is basically an absurd past-time upon which to be exhausting ourselves. But if you can find meaning, in the kind of running you have to do to stay on this team, chances are you will be able to find meaning in another absurd ...
Before the NCAA championship the movie shows Pre injuring his foot in a hotel room with "Iowa's Finest" (Amy Jo Johnson). Pre actually hurt his foot jumping into the hotel's pool from the lifeguard post.
English, Finnish, German
$56,180 (USA) (11 September 1998)
$777,423 (USA) (20 November 1998)
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