The movies on this list have been ranked as the absolute best films on the subject of the Olympics. Many of these films highlight an individual athlete’s life story and the journey that lead them to becoming the absolute best in their event. Others focus on the failed attempts of prospective Olympians. But no matter the narrative, each of these films offers an inspiring look at the Olympic Games and the Olympians who make them so special.
This list features the best movies about the Olympics including, Chariots of Fire, Cool Runnings, One Day in September, Munich, Miracle, Without Limits, and The Cutting Edge. Vote up the best films below or add a movie with an Olympic story that isn't already on the list.
Directed by: Sam Weisman
Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser
Directed by: Will Speck, Josh Gordon
Directed by: Angelina Jolie
Directed by: Stephen Hopkins
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone
Directed by: Robert Towne
Directed by: Larry Peerce
Directed by: Michael Ritchie
Directed by: Jeremy Teicher
Directed by: Donald Wrye
Directed by: D.S. Everett, Donald Shebib
Directed by: Albert Magnoli