Running Brave (1983)

PG   |    |  Biography, Drama, Sport


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The story of Billy Mills, the American Indian that came from obscurity, to win the 10,000 meter long distance foot race in the Tokyo Olympics.


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  • Robby Benson and Billy Mills in Running Brave (1983)
  • Robby Benson and Pat Hingle in Running Brave (1983)
  • Robby Benson in Running Brave (1983)
  • Robby Benson and Claudia Cron in Running Brave (1983)
  • Robby Benson, Greg Coyes, and Daryl Menard in Running Brave (1983)
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21 December 2002 | mctoomey
Good movie....great story!
While there are many films made "based" upon a true story, few come as close to portraying the actual events as Running Brave. Billy Mills' amazing finish to win the gold medal in the 10,000 meters, not to mention announcer Jim McKay's call of this race, have become legendary. Robbie Benson's understated acting style and athleticism made him an ideal choice to play the shy Mills, a Native American who was uncomfortable with the attention and notoriety his Olympic fame caused. Also, watch for veteran character actor, Pat Hingle, who gives an excellent performance in the role of Mills' college coach at Kansas.

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