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900  ideas de LCDF y mas | cecilia suarez, inolvidable frases, chava  iglesias

Grease (1978)  John Travolta tries out for many different sports but finds that "long distance running" best fits his personality.  (He kept beating up the other athletes.)

 

Cult Movie: The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner is a minor  masterpiece - The Irish News

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

 

The Bob Mathias Story (1954) - IMDb

The Bob Mathias Story (1954) starring Bob Mathias.  He won two Olympic Gold Medals in the Decathlon in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics

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Running (1979) (with Michael Douglas)

Without Limits (1998) (the other Prefontaine biopic)

Plus (more loosely) some films with lots of running in them:

Marathon Man (1976)

The Running Man (1987)

Forrest Gump (1994)

Run Lola Run (1998)

Skyfall (2012)

every Mission Impossible film

Leni Riefenstahl's "documentary" Olympia (1938), of course, features various übermenschen engaged in a variety of track and field events, usually filmed from a low camera angle (the better to monumentalize/idealize them)

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