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Rush

(DVD - 2014? )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Rush
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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.
Title: Rush
[videorecording (Blu-ray + DVD)]
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, [Publisher not identified],, [2014?]
Edition: Blu-ray + DVD.
Characteristics: 1 Blu-ray disc (123 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in. +,1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
digital, optical, rda
video file, Blu-Ray, rda
video file, DVD video, rda
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
"Blu-ray combo pack"-Container.
Special features: Race for the checkered flag: The making of Rush; The real story of Rush; deleted scenes; Ron Howard: a director's approach.
Summary: 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.
Audience: Rating R for sexual content, nudity, language, some disturbing images and brief drug use.
Statement of Responsibility: Universal Pictures and Cross Creek Pictures present ; produced by Andrew Eaton, Eric Fellner, Brian Oliver, Peter Morgan, Brain Grazer, Ron Howard ; written by Peter Morgan ; directed by Ron Howard
Distributor: [Universal City, CA] :, Universal Studios Home Entertainment,, [2014]
Credits: Music by Hans Zimmer ; edited by Dan Hanley, Mike Hill ; director of photography, Anthony Dod Mantle.
Performers: Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Daniel Brühl, Alexandra Maria Lara, Pierfrancesco Favino.
System Details: Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, DTS digital surround 5.1, DVS 2.0; 1080p high definition; requires Blu-ray player.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1, DVS 2.0.
Other Language: English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; English described video.
Subject Headings: Hunt, James, 1947-1993 Drama. Lauda, Niki, 1949- Drama. Automobile racing drivers 20th century Drama. Formula One automobiles Drama. Nineteen seventies Drama.
Genre/Form: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Biographical films
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Topical Term: Automobile racing drivers
Formula One automobiles
Nineteen seventies
Publisher No: 61125157
2027524
2021283
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Aug 24, 2014
  • snsliberty rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Exhilarating true story of two Grand Prix race car drivers having opposite personalities. One that is discipline, one that is reckless on the track, while driving against each other in competition for the world companionship Grand Prix. A must see!

Aug 23, 2014
  • rslade rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Good exploration of personality, and a bit of a relationship movie. Good acting.

Aug 23, 2014
  • LindaHolland rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I'm not really a fan of racing ... but with a director like Ron Howard I figured it just might be ok. I'm glad I took a chance. This film is based on historical facts about the rivalry of two race car drivers and what makes each one tick. It's really fascinating to see what 'drives' a person to take such risks knowing that the odds of dying in any race is quite high. Very good acting by the 2 main characters ... it's basically all about them, their ambitions, their addiction to danger and ultimately how far they'd go to feed that addiction. Very Good!

Aug 20, 2014
  • PersephoneC rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Why wasn't this a bigger hit? Suspenseful and well made with great cast, direction, editing, story, music score and sound track.

Jul 19, 2014
  • tj_is_cool rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Surprisingly entertaining. It is a movie about the rivalries of two racing drivers.

Jul 17, 2014
  • icrerar rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A fascinating story told in a by-the-numbers way. All the notes are hit, the story is well told, the racing comes across as convincing, the actors deliver their lines with conviction but soul and tension are missing.

Jun 12, 2014
  • Feldmanrp rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Saw this movie with my grandson and we both loved it. Great action scenes, especially of the car races, they pull you into feeling like it's a real race. The acting was excellent by all involved ( I could just watch Chris Hemsworth breathe), but seriously, we enjoyed it very much. It was wonderful to find a movie that Mimi and grandson could both watch and not feel like we were just doing it to be nice to the other person. Was quality time well spent! Not for younger kids....James Hunt was quite the playboy.

Jun 11, 2014
  • akirakato rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This is a 2013 British-German biographical sports drama centered on the rivalry between race car drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.
At the German Grand Prix, Lauda urges the F1 committee to cancel the race due to heavy rain on the already notoriously dangerous Nürburgring.
The request is vetoed by majority of the racers after Hunt convinces them that Lauda would benefit by having one less race in the season.
Both Hunt and Lauda start the race with rain tires, which becomes a costly tactic due to most of the track quickly drying up.
They both pit to change tires during the second lap, but halfway through the third lap, a suspension arm in Lauda's Ferrari breaks, sending the car flying into an embankment before it bursts into flames and is further hit by other cars on the track.
After being pulled out of the flaming wreckage, he is airlifted to the hospital with third-degree burns to his head and face and dangerous internal burns to his lungs.
For the next six weeks, Lauda is treated for his injuries while he watches his rival dominate the races in his absence.
Against his doctor's orders, he returns behind the wheel of his Ferrari at the Italian Grand Prix to finish fourth while Hunt fails to finish the race.
It is a thrilling, fascinating, gripping and emotionally charged docu-drama.

Jun 05, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very well done movie. A pleasure to watch. I would recommend this movie for all to see. No fast forwarding on this one. No falling asleep on this DVD!!!!!

May 29, 2014
  • jonathanhowells rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Really good movie-it captures perfectly the frisson of Formula One racing in the 1970's.

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Apr 22, 2014
  • rem85 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

rem85 thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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Jun 05, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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

Jun 05, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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

Apr 24, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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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