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Set in post World War I, this film is based on the true-life story of two elite British athletes pursuing Olympic gold in 1924.
Why Is Chariots Of Fire Rated PG?
Chariots Of Fire is rated PG
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While the use of tobacco and alcohol among athletes may cause concern, this thought-provoking film succeeds at examining the varied motives that compel men to compete and excel.
Minor characters are depicted with war injuries, starting guns are used at races, character is upset about losing race.
Sexual Content: A-
Men shown without shirts in locker room, brief kissing between unmarried adult couple.
At least: Six uses of mild profanity, name calling among young men, Terms of Deity used as proper noun.
Alcohol / Drug Use: C+
Smoking and drinking is portrayed among college students and athletes, drinking is depicted at social gatherings, man is shown drinking and smoking to relieve stress, men are drunk in bar, Olympic officials are shown smoking and drinking.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: NA
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Blu-ray Notes: Chariots of Fire
Release Date: 10 July 2012
Chariots of Fire races onto Blu-ray with the following bonus extras:
- Commentary by Hugh Hudson
-Wings on their Heels: The Making of Chariots of Fire
- Chariots of Fire: A Reunion
- Sprint Around the Quad
- Famous Opening Shot
- Deleted scenes
- Screen tests
- Paris, 1924: Birth of the Modern Olympics
- David Puttnam: A Cinematic Champion
- Hugh Hudson: Journey to the Gold
DVD Notes: Chariots of Fire Special Edition (2 Disc Set)
Release Date: February 1, 2005
This Special Edition of Chariots of Fire includes a commentary by director Hugh Hudson, the actors’ screen tests, seven deleted scenes, as well as two features, Wings on their Heels: the Making of Chariots of Fire, and Chariots of Fire- A Reunion. It also provides an Easter Egg with director Hugh Hudson, producer Lord Puttnam and actor Nigel Havers; and another with actor Ben Cross. The English audio track is available in Dolby Digital 5.1, with English subtitles.