Rush Movie

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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.

Who's Involved:

Chris Hemsworth, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Peter Morgan, Brian Oliver, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Olivia Wilde, Natalie Dormer, Daniel Bruhl, Christian McKay, Pierfrancesco Favino

Release Date:

Friday, September 27, 2013 (Nationwide)

Rating: R

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

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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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Rush

A look at the Rush behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ron Howard last directed Hillbilly Elegy and Pavarotti. The film's writer Peter Morgan last wrote Solace and In the Heart of the Sea.


Ron Howard


Peter Morgan


Tim Bevan
Eric Fellner
Brian Grazer
Ron Howard
Brian Oliver

Production: What we know about Rush

Key Facts

  1. Billed as a "re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda."

Filming Timeline

On or about March 13, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

MPAA rating announced; assumed completed.

On or about August 11, 2012, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about March 28, 2012, the film was in Production status.

On or about September 11, 2011, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Set to start principal production in the next few months.

On or about July 12, 2011, the film was in Announced status.

Rush Release Date: When was it released?

Rush was released in 2013 on Friday, September 27, 2013 (Nationwide release). There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Don Jon and We Are What We Are.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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