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Downhill Racer

1969 Rated PG 1hr 41m

Cocky David Chappellet (Robert Redford) stuns the ski world when, as a fledgling member of the U.S. ski team, he wins his first world-class race. But as the arrogant athlete rises to the top of his class, he alienates girlfriends, his coach (Gene Hackman) and even his father. Redford and Hackman garnered New York Film Critics Circle nominations for their performances in this high-energy sports drama, and Redford won a BAFTA Award.

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Movie Details

1971 BAFTA®
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1


English SDH

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; video interviews with cast and crew; audio excerpts from a 1977 seminar by Michael Ritchie; 12 minute promotional featurette; theatrical trailer.