This biopic stars Billy Crudup as Steve "Pre" Prefontaine, the Olympic runner who overcame a physical abnormality to become the top American runner in the early 1970s. The film follows Prefontaine from his early years at the University of Oregon under the tutelage of Coach Bill Bowerman (Donald Sutherland), through the grueling Olympic trials and the 1972 Munich Olympics, and ultimately to Prefontaine's tragic death.
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- Robert Towne
- This movie is
- 1999 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
PG-13Parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.
Widescreen 2.35:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1Subtitles
English, FrenchClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Nice full-and-wide disc with good historical notes, bios, and the trailer.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it