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2013 | R | Action Adventure

Set against the golden age of Formula 1 racing, RUSH portrays the exhilarating true story of two of the greatest rivals the world has ever witnessed— James Hunt and Niki Lauda. more

Release DateU.S.

Rush was released on
Friday, September 27, 2013 Nationwide Release

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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Chris Hemsworth
James Hunt
Alexandra Maria Lara
Marlene Knaus
Daniel Bruhl
Niki Lauda
Olivia Wilde
Suzy Miller
Christian McKay
Alexander Hesketh
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Ron Howard


Peter Morgan


Rating MPAA

R for sexual content, nudity, language, some disturbing images and brief drug use

Storylines 3 more

Set against the sexy and glamorous golden age of Formula 1 racing, Rush portrays the exhilarating true story of two of the greatest rivals the world has ever witnessed—handsome English playboy James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and his methodical, brilliant opponent, Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl). Taking us into their personal lives on and off the track, Rush follows the two drivers as they push themselves to the breaking point of physical and psychological endurance, where there is no shortcut to victory and no margin for error. If you make one mistake, you die.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Billed as a "re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda."
Shooting Locations
  • March 2012: London, United Kingdom

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