Most Americans know the name Jesse Owens, and that he is one of the greatest Olympic athletes of all time. But Race tells the true story of his success at the 1936 Olympics and how he dealt with things like fierce track-and-field competition in college, rampant racism at home and aboard, and the tumultuous global politics before World War II like never before.
- Stephan James as Jesse Owens
- Jason Sudekis as coach Larry Snyder
- Jeremy Irons as US diplomat Avery Brundage
What the Critics Say
- “a profound saga that makes for a great American movie.” — San Francisco Chronicle
- “relative newcomer Stephan James delivers a stirring performance” — Austin Chronicle
- “Owens’ triumph is long overdue for big-screen treatment” — The Hollywood Reporter
- Format: on DVD or Blu-ray
- Number of discs: 1
- Run time: 135 minutes
- Rating: PG-13
- Original release date: February 19, 2016
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