Best Movies About The Olympics & To Watch On The 4th

The 2024 Paris Olympics kick off in just over three weeks.  To get in the mood, Forbes put together a list of the 20 BEST Olympic movies, including both fictional and true stories.

Here they are:

1.  “Chariots of Fire”, 1981

2.  “Tokyo Olympiad”, 1965

3.  “Miracle”, 2004

4.  “16 Days of Glory”, 1986

5.  “Without Limits”, 1998

6.  “Icarus”, 2017

7.  “Foxcatcher”, 2014

8.  “The Crash Reel”, 2013

9.  “Jim Thorpe, All-American”, 1951

10.  “White Rock”, 1977

11.  “Downhill Racer”, 1969

12.  “Visions of Eight”, 1973

13.  “The Boys in the Boat”, 2023

14.  “9.79”, 2012

15.  “The Cutting Edge”, 1992

16.  “Fists of Freedom: The Story of the ’68 Summer Games”, 1999

17.  “International Velvet”, 1978

18.  “Freedom’s Fury”, 2006

19.  “Cool Runnings”, 1993

20.  “The Weight of Gold”, 2020

 

Independence Day is this Thursday.  If you need some ideas on what movies to watch this Fourth of July, we’ve got you covered.

Here are 20, in no particular order:

1.  “Jaws”, 1975

2.  “Top Gun”, 1986

3.  “Independence Day”, 1996

4.  “The Sandlot”, 1993

5.  “Rocky”, 1976

6.  “I Know What You Did Last Summer”, 1997

7.  “Captain America: The First Avenger”, 2011

8.  “Lincoln”, 2012

9.  “A League of Their Own”, 1992

10.  “National Treasure”, 2004

11.  “Hamilton”, 2020

12.  “Forrest Gump”, 1994

13.  “Live Free or Die Hard”, 2007

14.  “1776”, 1972

15.  “The Patriot”, 2000

16.  “American Graffiti”, 1973

17.  “Gettysburg”, 1993

18.  “Remember the Titans”, 2000

19.  “Selma”, 2014

20.  “The American President”, 1995

(You can see more at Today.com and Deseret.com.)