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The incredible true story of gold medal champion Jesse Owens


Based on the story of Jesse Owens, the athlete whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.


Race Cast

Name Character
Jonathan Aris He was 44, now 50 years old as Arthur Lill
Amanda Crew She was 29, now 36 years old as Peggy
Jeremy Irons He was 67, now 73 years old as Avery Brundage
Jason Sudeikis He was 40, now 46 years old as Larry Snyder
William Hurt He was 65, now 72 years old as Jeremiah Mahoney
Tim McInnerny He was 59, now 65 years old as General Charles
Carice van Houten She was 39, now 45 years old as Leni Riefenstahl
Jonathan Higgins He was 96, now 102 years old as Dean Cromwell
David Kross He was 25, now 31 years old as Carl "Luz" Long
Larry Day He was 95, 77 years old when he died as Francis Schmidt
Barnaby Metschurat He was 41, now 47 years old as Dr. Joseph Goebbels
Bruno Bruni, Jr. He was 36, now 43 years old as Hans Ertl
Stephan James He was 22, now 28 years old as Jesse Owens
Jeff Burrell He was 47, now 54 years old as Radio Announcer
Steffen Mennekes He was 34, now 41 years old as Journalist
Karl Graboshas as Adolf Dassler
Ricky Watson as Reporter
Jon McLaren He was 31, now 37 years old as Trent
Tim Post He was 53, now 59 years old as Phil Diamond
Jesse Bostick He was 20, now 27 years old as Ken Seitz
Arthur Holden He was 56, now 62 years old as Rudolf Dassler
Shamier Anderson He was 24, now 31 years old as Eulace Peacock
Anthony Sherwood He was 67, now 73 years old as Rev. Ernest Hall
Alexander Yassin as U.S. Olympic team

Race Crew

Name Department
Stephen Hopkins as Director. He was 58 (now 64) years old Directing
Stephen Hopkins as Producer. He was 58 (now 64) years old Production
Peter Levy as Director of Photography. He was 60 (now 66) years old Camera
Stephanie Gorin as Casting. Production
Suzanne Smith as Casting. Production
John Smith as Editor. He was 218 (197) years old when He died Editing
Isabelle Guay as Supervising Art Director. Art
Karsten Brünig as Producer. Production
Dietke Brandt as Set Costumer. Costume & Make-Up
Peter Moss as Additional Photography. He was 77 (78) years old when He died Camera
Rachel Portman as Music. She was 55 (now 61) years old Sound
David Brisbin as Production Design. He was 63 (now 69) years old Art
Jessica Kardos as Visual Effects Coordinator. She was 39 (now 45) years old Visual Effects
Mario Davignon as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Anna Waterhouse as Screenplay. Writing
Valeska Schitthelm as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Jean-Charles Levy as Producer. Production
Christoph Bauschinger as Music Editor. Sound
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The incredible true story of gold medal champion Jesse Owens

  • Release day: Friday, February 19, 2016
  • Runtime: 134 minutes
  • Budget: 5000000.00
  • Revenue: 24804129.00