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What drives a man to compete, even when the sport has almost killed him? This dramatization of the life of Niki Lauda (played by Daniel Brühl) looks at the career of the Formula 1 champion, the crash he endured, and his amazing comeback to challenge rival driver James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Run Time: 123
Theater Release: 27 Sep 2013
Video Release: 28 Jan 2014
MPAA Rating: R
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

Learn more about the careers of Niki Lauda and James Hunt.

What do you think Lauda means when he says, “A wise man gets more from his enemies than a fool from his friends.” Have you experienced this? Do you think these two men are enemies? What is the difference between enemies and opponents? What other types of challenges can cause us to rise above our self-perceived limitations?

The Nürburgring in Germany is one of the longest and most difficult racing tracks. Driver Jackie Stewart referred to it as the Green Hell. Learn more about this track and discover how you can drive it yourself.

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