Rush

Rush

Blu-ray Disc - 2014
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Set against the golden age of Formula One racing in the 1970s, Rush is based on the true story of a spectacular sporting rivalry between English playboy James Hunt, and his structured, intelligent opponent, Austrian driver Niki Lauda.
Publisher: [UNITED STATES] : Universal, 2014
Edition: Widescreen ed
Branch Call Number: BLU Rush
Characteristics: 1 videodiscs (ca. 123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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greatflicks
Sep 19, 2017

A very entertaining movie.

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gates2
May 22, 2017

Had some misgivings at first but really turned out to be a really well done story about sport relationships. Exciting! Tortuous scenes in the hospital. Loved this movie.

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SyrusM
May 24, 2016

The rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 racing season is an unforgettable era and Ron Howard did an excellent job illustrating the story. Magnificent background, sceneries, costumes and décor.
It took a long time since John Frankenheimer's 1966 "Grand Prix" for Hollywood to make another film about F1 racing but it was worth the wait. Don't miss it (if you're into Formula Racing), it's a wonderful biography as well.

K_ROK Apr 18, 2016

I love car movies (Cannonball Run, Days of Thunder, Smokey and the Bandit, Talladega Nights, Fast & the Furious) and this one has moved to the top of my list. True story about two Formula1 racers in the 1970's. Ron Howard did an amazing job with this movie. Its exciting & emotional. Loved James and Nikki's relationship throughout. A must see!

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mooncakedong
Apr 03, 2016

I'm not a big fan of car racing. Yet I immediately wanted to watch the movie again when it ended. And my husband and I both looked up Google to know more about the two featuring racers. Great movie for two very different great sportsmen!

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gsjpom
Mar 25, 2016

I remember the incidents very well that are depicted in the movie and it is (while fictionalized in some respects) very true to the character of the two men involved. If possible I would give it 6 stars.

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kerkrobe
Jan 25, 2016

Interesting story based on real lives in a context that I do not know much about (Formula 1 race car competition). The rivalry between the two main characters with different mindsets/personas made it compelling. The grueling nature of the numerous scheduled races over the course of a year in different world locations shed some light on what is involved in this sport.

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peawormsworth
Nov 20, 2015

I hate "car" movies.
This movie is great. 5 STARS.

Note: shame to anyone who watches a 1/2 hour and then rates this movie.

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publicenemy45
Nov 06, 2015

I like this movie it was pretty good! I like the sound of the car engines.

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0cho
Sep 22, 2015

Totally shocked how much I liked this movie. More about the two characters than racing and wow are these characters polar opposites. Very well done. Amazing how much they look like the real characters. Well worth the watch.

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aaa5756 Jun 05, 2014

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” -Franklin D Roosevelt

aaa5756 Jun 05, 2014

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

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jimg2000
Apr 24, 2014

Niki Lauda: Of course he didn't listen to me. For James, one world title was enough. He had proved what he needed to prove. To himself and anyone who doubted him. And two years later, he retired. When I saw him next in London, seven years later, me as a champion again, him as broadcaster, he was barefoot on a bicycle with a flat tire, still living each day like his last. When I heard he died age 45 of a heart attack, I wasn't surprised. I was just sad. People always think of us as rivals but he was among the very few I liked and even fewer that I respected. He remains the only person I envied.

Niki Lauda: Happiness is your biggest enemy. It weakens you. Puts doubts in your mind. Suddenly you have something to lose!

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rem85
Apr 22, 2014

rem85 thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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