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RACE Narra la historia del mítico atleta Jesse Owens, el coloso de la velocidad que saltó a la fama en los Juegos Olímpicos de Berlín de 1936, cuando dejó al mundo boquiabierto con sus espectaculares marcas que echaron por tierra la teoría de Hitler sobre la supremacía de la raza aria. Race is a 2016 biographical sports drama film about African American athlete Jesse Owens, who won a record-breaking four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.[4] Directed by Stephen Hopkins and written by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse, the film stars Stephan James as Owens, and co-stars Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, William Hurt and Carice van Houten.

Principal photography began on July 24, 2014, in Montreal, Canada. Forecast Pictures, Solofilms, and Trinity Race produced the film, Entertainment One released the film in Canada, Focus Features in the United States on February 19, 2016, Eagle Pictures will release it in Italy on March 31, 2016, and SquareOne Entertainment will release in Germany on May 5, 2016. The film was supported by the Owens family, the Jesse Owens Foundation, the Jesse Owens Trust and the Luminary Group.[4]


Jesse Owens on the track at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

Jesse Owens on the track at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

Jesse Owens on the track at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

John Boyega was initially set to star as Owens, however he eventually dropped out to star in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.[5][6] and was subsequently replaced by Stephan James.[7] German and Canadian distribution is being handled by Squareone Entertainment and Entertainment One [8] with Focus Features handling the distribution in the United States.[9]


Principal photography commenced on July 24, 2014, in Montreal, and on location at Olympic Stadium in Berlin.[10]


On October 1, 2014, Focus Features originally set a release date for April 8, 2016.[11] In August 2015, the release date was pushed back to February 19, 2016.[12]

On February 15, an advanced screening was shown at Mershon Auditorium at The Ohio State University, Owens’ alma mater. James and Owens’ two daughters were in attendance and addressed the crowd. The President of Ohio State, Michael V. Drake, also addressed the crowd and spoke briefly about Owens’ global impact and life at Ohio State.[13]


Box office[

In the United States and Canada, pre-release tracking suggested the film would gross $4–7 million from 2,369 theaters in its opening weekend, trailing fellow newcomer Risen ($7–12 million projection) but similar to The Witch ($5–7 million projection).[14] It ended up grossing $7.4 million in its opening weekend, finishing in sixth at the box office.[15]

Critical response

On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 61%, based on 112 reviews, with an average rating of 6.2/10. The site’s critical consensus reads: «Race is nowhere near as thrillingly fleet or agile as its subject, but the story – and a winning central performance from Stephan James – are enough to carry it over the finish line».[16] Metacritic reports a score of 56 out of 100, based on 35 critics, indicating «mixed or average reviews».[17] On CinemaScore, audiences gave the film an average grade of «A» on an A+ to F scale.[15]

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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Stephen Hopkins
Produced by
  • Karsten Brünig
  • Luc Dayan
  • Kate Garwood
  • Stephen Hopkins
  • Jean-Charles Levy
  • Nicolas Manuel
  • Louis-Philippe Rochon
  • Dominique Séguin
Written by
  • Joe Shrapnel
  • Anna Waterhouse
Music by Rachel Portman
Cinematography Peter Levy
Edited by John Smith
  • Forecast Pictures
  • Solofilms
  • Trinity Race
Distributed by Focus Features
Release dates
  • February 19, 2016 (2016-02-19) (USA and Canada)
  • May 5, 2016 (2016-05-05) (Germany)
Running time
134 minutes[1]
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Germany
Language English
Budget $5 million[2]
Box office $21.5 million[3]


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