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The list contains the best, new and most relevant running movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, stylized and emotional films and TV shows about / with running, rivalry, redemption, hopes, ambition, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, chase and death plots mostly in Drama, Sport and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as running: Run Lola Run (1998), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Run Milkha Run (2013), Chariots of Fire (1981), Forrest Gump (1994), The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981), Parasites (2016), 1:54 (2016), If I Had Wings (2013), Running Brave (1983).
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Run Milkha Run
Action, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
India
186 min.
 8.2
Forrest Gump
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
142 min.
 8.8
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Pacific Rim: Uprising
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
USA, China, UK, Japan
111 min.
 5.7
Red Sparrow
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
140 min.
 6.6

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 7.7
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Run Lola Run
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different ...
Style: stylized, clever, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: destiny, german, time, alternate reality, running, race against time, art, postmodernism, time loop, existentialism, storytelling, stylish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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Silver Linings Playbook
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: realistic, intense, dramatic, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mental illness, mentally unstable, obsession, romance, family drama, adaptation, supportive parent, social misfits, love, male female friendship, mentor, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new jersey, philadelphia
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Run Milkha Run
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The true story of the "Flying Sikh" world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, inspirational, dramatic ...
Plot: bollywood, running, athlete's life, indians, olympics, storytelling, mentor, sport, childhood, racing, courage, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: india, asia, pakistan
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Chariots of Fire
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics.
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: underdog, friendship, race, racing, sport, courage, prejudice, religion, christian, jewish, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: england, scotland, europe, france, paris france
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 8.8
 1.5M
Forrest Gump
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, uplifting, touching, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, life philosophy, kindness, destiny, rise to the top, true love, wisdom of life, human relationship, mentally challenged, honest, courage, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, china
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The Miracle of Kathy Miller
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.
Plot: teenager, running, track and field, runner, female athlete, race, recovery, athlete, high school athlete, coma, high school, hit by a car ...
Place: arizona
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 4.0
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Parasites
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of friends get lost in the seedy streets where they encounter a crazed gang of homeless derelicts that seizes them and kills them one by one. The surviving man escapes on foot, naked and unarmed, with a pack of depraved transients in ...
Plot: homeless, running, chase, one night, college student, gang, murder, police, naked in public, racist, male nudity, death ...
Place: los angeles
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1:54
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tim is a bit of a loner. At school he gravitates towards another shy boy and they become friends. But the verbal and physical bullying by a gang of kids, as well as an aggressive use of social media, unsettle Tim’s new mate and he backs away from ...
Plot: bullying, high school, teenager, running, sport, runner, athlete, gay protagonist, social network, sport competition, high school sports, school locker ...
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If I Had Wings
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex, blind since the age of two, dreams of running for his school's cross-country team. His father, a probation officer, finds a running partner who spends his time 'running' from the law.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: disability, follow your dream, family, human spirit, friendship, teenage life, hopes, high school, running, youth, friends, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 6.7
 566
Running Brave
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of Billy Mills the American Indian that came from obscurity, to win the 10,000 meter long distance foot race in the Tokyo Olympics.
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, racism, university, ambition, hopes, track and field, running, society, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: kansas, south dakota, usa, campus
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The Girl with Brains in Her Feet
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 13 year old talented athlete struggles to come to terms with the traumas of life as she prepares for a very important athletics event.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: athlete's life, parents and children, school, coming of age, ambition, youth, family relations, teenager, running, best friends, single parent, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
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 6.5
 263
Clockwork Mice
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When new teacher Steve Drake joins the faculty at a school for special-needs students, his unorthodox instruction methods raise eyebrows. But attitudes begin to change when he makes a connection with a particularly unruly student.
Style: serious, sexual, touching, realistic
Plot: school, dedicated educator, hardcase students, teachers and students, romance, youth, power relations, idealism, mentally unstable, running, teacher, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Terry
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "Terry" tells the story of 21-year old amputee Terry Fox who attempted to run across Canada with only one leg. Unfortunately, he only made it to Thunder Bay, Ontario when he died, one month before his 23rd birthday yet his memories will ...
Style: uplifting, serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: human spirit, on the road, terminal illness, sport, hopes, life is a bitch, athlete's life, disability, marathon, cancer, canadian, running ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, cross country
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4 Minute Mile
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager overcomes odds to run a 4-minute mile race.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: single parent, drugs/alcohol, athlete and trainer, coming of age, sport, ambition, family problems, power relations, training, high school, running, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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Without Limits
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and his early death at 24 in a car crash.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, dramatic ...
Plot: olympics, sport, death, competition, athlete's life, racing, college, drinking, mentor, race, contests and competitions, life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971, year 1969, year 1970 ...
Place: oregon, usa, munich germany, helsinki finland, finland
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Personal Best
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This film chronicles the relationship of two female world-class athletes. Mariel Hemingway and real-life Olympian pentathlete Patrice Donnelly play runners who train together, compete against each other and eventually become lovers. Scott Glenn ...
Style: sexual, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: romance, lesbian, sport, olympics, male nudity, athlete's life, relationships, women, gays and lesbians, contests and competitions, pornography, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: california, los angeles
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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A rebellious youth, sentenced to a boy's reformatory for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution through his prowess as a long distance runner. During his solitary runs, reveries of his life and times before his ...
Style: bleak, serious, sincere, realistic, psychological
Plot: prison, sport, athlete's life, realism, juvenile delinquency, school, contests and competitions, human spirit, working class, rebellion, prison life, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
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In the Line of Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, clever, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, secret service, redemption, assassination, obsession, president, chase, conspiracy, gunfight, hitman, revenge, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, phoenix arizona, dallas texas ...
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 7.2
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Grease
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, dance, teacher, teenager, opposites attract, disco, love, school, verbal byplay, school dance ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 80s, year 1959
Place: california, usa, australia
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 6.9
 203K
Warm Bodies
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Style: sweet, sentimental, humorous, melancholic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: zombie, romance, forbidden love, transformation, survival, loneliness, supernatural romance, fall in love, humanity, virus, supernatural, solitude ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 172K
Hanna
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, hitman, survival, chase, vengeance, cia, spy, adolescence, coming of age, revenge, espionage, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, morocco, finland, europe, germany ...
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 7.2
 352
Oktoberfest
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Luka Banjanin is an unemployed young man living with his parents in Belgrade. He hangs out with few devoted friends who, like him, are yet to find place in a society that discarded young intellectuals. He plays saxophone and dreams about going to ...
Plot: rock and roll, mysterious girl, motorcycle gang, young man, new year's eve, running, saxophone, beer
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 7.8
 2K
Marathon
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: 20-years-old Cho-Won (Cho Seung-Woo) is young man with autism. He lives with his highly protective mother Kyung-Sook (Kim Mi-Sook) and younger brother (Baek Sung-Hyun), who sometimes resents the attention his older brother receives from his mother. ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: mentally challenged, parents and children, against the odds, hopes, family relations, autism, marathon, athlete's life, social misfits, young heroes, redemption, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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 4.5
 3K
Hard Cash
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Released from prison, an infamous thief and his new crew pull of a brilliant robbery but then become embroiled with a corrupt FBI agent when they discover the money is marked.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, hostages, special agents, betrayal, chase, crime gone awry, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.3
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Black Friday
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: From director Crescentia Volz and producer Jayme Schmitt comes a horror film of which the likes haven't been seen for 60 years. During the weekend of Thanksgiving, aliens put their plans to take over the Earth in motion. Two friends, Mike and ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: death, super computer, thanksgiving dinner, mind control, shooting, alien invasion, fistfight, apocalypse, vomiting, explosion, survival, alien ...
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The Little Rascals
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. When Alfalfa starts to question his devotion to the club's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, buddies, childhood, children, mischievous children, parents and children, bullying, kids and family, ninja, nothing goes right, adolescence ...
Time: 1930s
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 4.6
 37K
Driven
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Talented rookie race-car driver Jimmy Bly has started losing his focus and begins to slip in the race rankings. It's no wonder, with the immense pressure being shoveled on him by his overly ambitious promoter brother as well as Bly's ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mentor, racing, contests and competitions, car chase, redemption, sport, ambition, race, rivalry, cars, computer game, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, australia, chicago illinois, germany
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Michel Vaillant
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Michel Vaillant is # 1 of pilots, undisputed champion in rallying in all circuits in the world. His success arouses admiration and envy. Ruth Wong, director of Team Leader, is determined to break his streak and avenge the memory of his father, ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blind ambition, rock, contests and competitions, sport, ambition, rivalry, family relations, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry, car chase, heroes, saboteur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, maine
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Flat-dwelling urban family win a pig in a raffle, and decide to keep it. They lose their flat (no pets allowed) but eventually Rudi the pig makes good.
Plot: pig, piglet, family, running, animal
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
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Story: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for ...
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Plot: chase, treasure hunt, road trip, greed, on the road, contests and competitions, race, hotel, money, racing, adventure, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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