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The Perfect Race

The Perfect Race is a movie starring Allee Sutton Hethcoat, Bethany Davenport, and Clarence Gilyard Jr.. A female athlete at a small Christian college works hard to overcome long odds in trying to win a national title in the 800...

Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Dave Christiano
Writer
Dave Christiano
Actors
Harrison Stone, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Bethany Davenport, Allee Sutton Hethcoat
Country
USA
Year
2019
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Coach Courtney Smith-Donnelly (played by Allee-Sutton Hethcoat) takes her coaching wisdom to the track and works with a female athlete at a small Christian college who tries to overcome long odds and win a national title in the 800 meter run. Coach Donnelly's training methods and teachings about life both line up with the concept that in order to win...you first have to lose. "The Perfect Race" is a follow up movie to "Remember The Goal".

Comments about drama «The Perfect Race» (31)

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Larry Bates

It's not very often I'm on the fence about a film, but this one. A decent film. Pretty good acting and a good story line. The films main focus is the hard hitting issue of race and racism in today's society. It's not a documentary, but it's a film that explores this issue. I felt it wasn't as overtly preachy as some films have been, and its a good balance of drama, action and drama. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to see a good film that takes the issue of race and racism to its true meaning.

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Billy P.

There are too many times in this movie that we think 'oh, they're just trying to get over some kind of childhood trauma'. I love the way this movie presents these struggles as a natural progression of our social being. By not trying to 'fix' anything and by just showing us how things got this way and how it's working out. I think this is why the plot is so good. It's not trying to shove any of these ideas down our throats. It's just showing us these things and letting us take the pieces in our own hands and figure them out for ourselves. I also love how this movie is just a rather straight forward and minimalistic story. You know, the most unassuming and straight forward story in the world, it just needs a good twist. It can't be a happy ending, you have to feel some sadness for the characters in some way. When I first watched this, I was a little disappointed because it wasn't really anything new or anything that I didn't know before. This is the sort of movie that I really don't see too often. I feel like it gets really overshadowed by the likes of 'The Color Purple' and 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' because they're just too damn 'romantic' to get the same reaction out of the audience. It's just that simple.

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Janice

This movie is about a rich, privileged, racist, and sexist "private investigator" who kills to find a missing person. The protagonist finds a woman who he meets on a dating website and she hooks him up with an old flame of her deceased ex-husband. They engage in a murder investigation of a seemingly unconnected murder that has been assigned to the detectives. What is this movie about? This is a story about race relations in America. It is about a rich, privileged, and racist, which is somewhat interesting, but is just a show for the audience to laugh at. The premise is too cute to get anyone to actually think about. The movie is a bit slow and the performances are pretty much on the same level as the special effects. This movie is not good. In fact, it is just bad.

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Heather J.

This is the story of a young man in his twenties, Billy who is taking part in a race that will decide whether he has the ability to drive a car. He is excited about it and begins to discuss it with his friends and fellow drivers. Then his father calls and tells him that he is dying and Billy is going to be the one to inherit the money from his father. He asks his friends and they all rush over to buy his car. Billy doesn't have the money and is told that he has to earn it. Billy agrees and begins to work at the auto assembly plant. He soon realizes that the company is doing very poorly and he soon goes broke. He is able to get a loan from a wealthy friend but has no other means of supporting himself. One day a rich businessman is involved in a deadly car accident and takes Billy's place in the race. Billy knows that he must take his place in the race and begins his training. He spends hours on the road training and overcoming his fears. But in the end the wealthy businessman decides that he has better things to do with his time. Billy and his friends are really happy with his newly acquired car. Billy continues to drive it and races for many years. At the end of the movie he is still the best driver in the race. One of the film's main points is the fact that it depicts how many people are affected by racism. Although many people in the movie are from the south, it is true that most of the drivers are from the north and that the best drivers in the race are from the north. In this film the race is shown as a competition between white and black drivers and the south is shown as the rest of the world. In this film the race is played for the entertainment of the audience. It is interesting to note that the director of the film was not white and the race is depicted as a black vs. white rivalry. The race is also seen as an experiment on how race can be manipulated. This is the main reason for the race to be called a 'perfect race'. Many people can see the race as a struggle between the black driver and the white driver. This is what the director intended to show.

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Phillip M.

I don't think this is what the director wanted. But the overall theme of the film is appealing. The conceit of people getting "screwed" or "fixed" is a common theme that people have heard about in films for years. And I don't think it's a bad idea to use this in a film. It's all a bit too cliche for my taste. But then again, it's a race. And the film is an expression of that race. The race is always moving forward, and so the protagonists of the film (the main character and his girlfriend) are always moving forward. It's not a depressing film. It's a film about how you'd like to be, what you'd like to do, and how life might make you feel like you need to do something different. There's no revenge. There's no heroism. It's a film about going through life without thinking. It's about not being a good person. It's about being yourself. It's about not being selfish. It's a film about moving forward, and living in the moment.

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Andrea Gardner

When the news came out that Eddie Murphy was going to direct a movie with the subtitle "Not too Fast, Not Too Slow", I just had to go and check it out. And boy, was I surprised. This movie is not too fast, not too slow, and it is not "okay". The cast is stellar, the cast is stellar. Eddie Murphy (as 'Doug' the former fast-track champion) is phenomenal, as always, as is the hilarious Bobby Cannavale (as 'Mr. Perfect'). This movie is a must see, but keep in mind, it is not for everyone. However, it is one of the best movies of the year, so give it a chance. Although, I was extremely disappointed, I really liked it, and that is a sign that you shouldn't hold your breath and wait for the inevitable sequels. 7/10 stars!

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Randy G.

I think you should give this film a chance. The acting is wonderful. The story is very intriguing and probably is not your typical sports film. It has a message about being good to others and that if you do not, you will always be held back from doing good for others. I think it is a good film for families to watch with the kids as it is about "doing good" for others. I would suggest giving it a shot.

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Alice M.

This is a great movie. The story is a little weak, but the movie is about a group of people who are trying to achieve their dreams and one of them is going to the Olympics. The story is very good, and it's also very interesting. The actors did a great job. I don't think that the actors did a bad job, I think they did a good job. They did a great job. It's a movie that you should watch.

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Justin Ryan

I went to see this movie yesterday with my wife and she really liked it. I have seen a lot of movies and the critics really aren't very good at it. But I think this movie is actually good. I think it is a great movie and has a lot of comedy. It also has a very good message. I also really like the cast, and I think the director did a really good job. I don't think there are any flaws in the movie. I give this movie a 7 out of 10. This movie is definitely worth watching.

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Kathleen W.

I am a long time fan of Stacy/Snoop Dogg. I have seen his first single "Never Catch Me" in the theater at age 7. I have seen his first major video release "Flowers On the Sun" in my teen years. I have seen his song "Nuthin' But a G Thang" played over and over. I have also seen his other major video releases like "Me And You" and "Bitch I'm Madonna". I have to say that he does have a style that is pretty unique and different from his normal self. However, the movie does not live up to my expectations. It's more of a story of an ordinary person. Yes, I do have to agree with a lot of what is said in the movie. If you like hip hop, you will like this movie, but if you like realism you won't. The movie has a message, but its message isn't really something that you should take as a big lesson in life. In a way, it seems like it is trying to give you an idea of how it feels to live in a ghetto, but it really doesn't go far enough in making that point. There are a lot of issues with the movie, but I am not sure if I would say that they were annoying. I think that maybe people who are new to hip hop will find it really hard to understand what the point of the movie was. Overall, the movie is worth a watch, but you might want to take it with a grain of salt.

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Randy

The perfect race is a new social experiment in Paris, France, to teach the future to help make the present more exciting. It takes place every 4 years and two aspiring musicians are placed in the position of being put in an obstacle course and faced with different challenges. In the beginning, the two men seem to be a suitable match, but then they are caught up in a tragic event that is happening in Paris. The two men must now work together to find out what is happening. The cast is pretty good, there is also a good supporting cast, and it's good to see the director working with the same actors again. It is a really interesting experiment to see what can happen if a group of people with different backgrounds are placed in the same situation. It is a smart premise that also works really well, the performances are good, and the premise is quite intriguing. The direction is well done and the editing is fluid. It is also nice to see some of the locations used in the film. Overall, the cast is well picked and it's a good entry in the series. The premise is a bit interesting and the characters are intriguing. I recommend this to those that like social experiments and something a little different. 7/10

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Joshua Stanley

Okay, I saw this movie on television last week, and I must say that I think the script is poor. That's mainly because of the cast. I actually watched this movie last week, but I didn't have to pay attention for the plot to figure out that that is the reason why the movie wasn't a perfect race. Anyway, I have to say that this movie is a "different" one, and that's exactly why it is more interesting than a usual race movie. What this movie lacks is chemistry. I don't know why, but the movie seems to be lacking that. I'm not saying that it's a bad thing, but it could have been better if the screenplay and the scriptwriting were better, because it's not the reason why I watched this movie.

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John Palmer

This is a great film about what it means to be human. And about how many humans are willing to sacrifice themselves for the greater good. It's about the competition for prestige in an ever-changing world. I think the movie is excellent, and worth seeing. It's been compared to 'The Godfather' but it's not exactly the same. It's more about the feelings we get from watching the movie. One of the biggest problems is that the characters are not necessarily likable. I can't find many of them to care about. But I still like this movie.

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Eric Harrison

I thought this was a great movie. I think it's worth a watch. It's a great look at the life of a young African American woman, who is the daughter of a wealthy and prominent family. Her father is a brilliant scientist who is the father of the child that she was adopted from. The mother of the child is not very good at all and she is extremely jealous of her. The mother is a very angry woman who is very hard to live with. I thought the movie was well made and it kept my attention. The story is a good one and the acting is very good. I liked the way it was done. I think it was very good and I would recommend this movie.

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Carolyn Jordan

Having watched both of this films, I feel as though I have to point out something else that is common knowledge about most films of this genre. With this being said, both these films are amazing, yet have some definite flaws. The highlight of the film is Jesse Owens, who gave a powerful and inspirational performance that shows that the movie was made by a true visionary. The portrayal of Owens' family is absolutely beautiful. There is not a single moment of film that does not bring tears to my eyes. Unfortunately, this is also the downfall of this film. While the performances of Jesse Owens and Carl Lewis are outstanding, the other actors do not do a great job. The biggest fault of this film is the fact that the story is weak. It really is a common knowledge that the Olympic Games were a very important part of the history of the USA, and every film that deals with this subject must have a proper reason for the reason. Not in this film. There is not a single reason given, but it seems as if the writer just wanted to see how much bigger the Olympic Games would be, how much more money they would have, and how much more prestige would be given to the winner. This film also lacks a great explanation about the origins of the concept of the Olympic Games. While the writer could have shown how this tradition began, he never did. He simply wrote a long and stupid story about the Olympic Games, without even giving it any real depth. This is not to say the story is bad. It is actually quite interesting, and is certainly one of the better aspects of the film. However, the only thing that saves this film from being completely awful is the acting of the entire cast. While the performances of the entire cast are excellent, it is the performances of the cast of The Perfect Race that gives this film its greatness. One of the greatest performances of this film is a performance by Will Smith. This performance is absolutely brilliant. While the performances of the other actors in this film are not as impressive, they do give their characters a good amount of depth and are well written. The performances of Michael Caine and Richard Dreyfuss are also brilliant, especially Caine's. Caine has great emotional range, and is able to really put the emotion into his character. While the other performances are not as great, they are very well written and are able to draw you into the story. Overall, The Perfect Race is an amazing film. While it is not the greatest film in the world, it is still a fantastic film. It is well-made, interesting, and has an excellent storyline. If you want to see a film that is fantastic, this is the film to see. If you want to see a film that is flawed, this is the film to see. This film is a masterpiece, and should not be watched by people who are looking for an outstanding film. It is merely a great film, and a must-see.

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Arthur B.

If you are a fan of Michael Crichton's books you will love this movie. There are some similarities between the book and the movie, but the movie is worth it.

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Adam A.

I remember seeing this film when it came out in the theaters. The film was based on a book that I've read a few years back. When I finally got the chance to watch it, I thought it was pretty good. I felt like it took a lot of their scenes from the book and added some of their own stuff. However, after watching it again recently, I was not really impressed. There is nothing really memorable about this movie. The characters are bland and the storyline is flat. However, this is still a pretty good movie, with some good performances. Colin Firth is fantastic as the gruff farmer who is driven to make a name for himself. His acting is powerful and his character is one I think everyone should watch at least once.

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Peter

I was pleasantly surprised with this movie. There are some good aspects in the film, but some of the things that go on are a bit far-fetched, as the storyline does not lend itself well to the real world. I suppose that one could feel sympathy for some of the characters, but I did not find the person who had the most action to be the most sympathetic. It is a pity that I could not buy the character's dream world. The movie shows that there is no need to be perfect. As a race enthusiast myself, I found the movie interesting. It is definitely a thought provoking and well done movie. If you like films that deal with the themes of life, love, death, and obsession, then you will enjoy this film.

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Catherine Medina

The actor Jack O'Connell plays the role of a gardener in a seaside hotel and plays it very well. The movie has some good moments, but as I said earlier, I did not like it very much. The plot is quite simple and simple. It's about a gardener who has to compete with three people who are on the same boat on a race to be on the same boat for a year. There's a lot of sub plots that are not so important that it is not so important to them. If it had been 10 minutes more, the film would have been much better. But if you like this film, go to it.

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Alexander M.

I was skeptical when I saw this movie for the first time, but I must say I was pleasantly surprised. I thought the acting was good, and I enjoyed the storyline. It's not your typical sports movie. I thought the characters were interesting and the story was interesting. It was good to see the athletes that are now in the NFL get to be in the movie. I also thought it was good to see the athletes who are now in the NFL play a character they played in the movie. I think this movie is worth seeing, and I think you should give it a chance. I give it an 8 out of 10.

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Aaron W.

No one should be able to read this film as they will then be the person who has predicted it and not the person who has read the book. Not even the book's readers could be like this, but that would be saying a lot. Anyway, the book was very good but it is the kind of book where you can actually describe it in detail to anyone and get it right. Which I never did in this film. I think a lot of people should try it. The main reason I did not like it is that you can predict the outcome before the race, which is a really bad thing. And that is why I think this film should have the same kind of ending as it did in the book. Still, I am going to give it a 7 out of 10.

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Kyle T.

After viewing this film for the first time, I had to think about how to rate it. It was a 6.5 in my book. In the theater, I watched the film with some friends, who rated it as a 7.5. I thought to myself, how does one go about rating a movie? I wondered if I could just use a system of 7-9's, 10-15's and so on. I set out to do this, and I have to admit that I struggled. However, I think that this is a film that deserves some sort of grading system. The movie is a brilliant example of what the popular culture of the world should look like. It has to be watched with someone that has a close relationship with the film maker. Most of the people I have watched it with rated it a 7. They were not surprised by the ending, and they liked the director's decision to end it in such a way as to leave the viewer with a good feeling about the world and his or her lives. The film is powerful. It should be seen with an open mind and with an open mind about the society we live in. People are acting differently, we are seeing different things, and our interactions with other people are different too. This film is an example of this. The people who rated it a 7.5 didn't even bother to watch the film, and it was probably a 7.2 for them. I don't see how that can be the case. This is a great film, and I hope it reaches as wide an audience as it can.

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Sean Hoffman

Watched it after a week's vacation to U.S. and I'm feeling a little wobbly. The film revolves around the evolution of a grand prix racer on his search for truth and destiny. Although I was surprised by the ending, I do not regret watching it. I found it intriguing and well acted. Cinematography was good. Plot and visuals are quite realistic. Even though this is not an action film, it is not a drama either. The roles are well established, acting is realistic and drama is still visible but at a lower level. There are a few story-telling pauses in the film which might seem odd for a movie about racing, but are not unnecessary. It is a very polished product, though, with a fantastic cast. The production values and colors of the setting are appropriate. All actors do a good job. I did not feel as if I was missing much of the story because I had so much going on in my head and therefore did not really get lost. The story is not predictable, but it is not very deep either. My main problem was the ending. I do not recommend this film to the least bit to the readers of non-fiction, because it may confuse them in a way that it ruins the film for them. However, this film is definitely worth a watch for the audience who enjoys great drama and/or a good action film. I hope you will enjoy it too!

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Julia G.

In the first film, Billy Bob Thornton is an 80 year old gambler with a plastic face. After a long series of bad luck (and frequent run-ins with the law) he decides to give up gambling and adopt a homeless boy named Jimmy. The film's not a film for the faint of heart but it has a charming and heartfelt sense of humour that makes it easy to relate to. In the second film, the writer, co-director and star Mr Thornton plays his older self who lives in a small town and has abandoned his wife and child. He's a man who looks for the same kind of connection and acceptance that he has been given by his younger self. That's what the second film has - that connection and acceptance that has shaped his life and brought him through the thick and thin of the real world. The story does seem to take a back seat for a little while, as the two characters switch from one to the other and are almost 'glued' to one another. It is a bit like the parallel life of Stephen Hawking, or the younger version of Oliver Reed (with which he shares a number of resemblances), but it also has a certain charm about it. It feels like it might be a bit of a downer at times but the finale, and perhaps the message, is that maybe we should stop looking for happiness in the hollow of our lives, and that being vulnerable is not necessarily a bad thing. This is a clever film with some nice touches and it was nicely written by the director and the star. If you're looking for a decent 'made for TV' film, don't bother.

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Cheryl

A race-conscious mother (Pamela Adlon) and daughter (Kristen Stewart) start to develop feelings for each other, when the daughter returns home from college. When the mother hears that the daughter is engaged to another man, the mother's crush turns into a wild obsession with the other man's family. The film is a subtle mix of many emotions. First and foremost is a love story between a mother and daughter. There is a mixture of concern, suspicion, confusion, fear and anxiety that all intertwine and work in favor of the mother-daughter relationship. And the film is successful in taking all of these emotions and utilizing them to create a real-life story. This is achieved through both director Robin Wright Penn's mature direction and a sharp script. One of the biggest strengths of the film is the performances by all the actors. Stewart is wonderfully talented as the mother, and Adlon is a great comedic actress, in the vein of "Breaking Bad's" Aaron Paul. Adlon is a natural on screen and has the ability to become a believable character. Stewart also is a strong actress and does very well in her first film. She is very likable and likable actress. And Adlon is just great. She is very convincing and a very natural actress, and this helps her in some scenes where she is less powerful. The script is quite smart, and not many films that end up being this good have the ability to make me feel so conflicted. There are some very important parts of the film, and the end is a wonderful touch. "The Perfect Race" is a very good film that provides you with an important message, and is one that I think many would enjoy. It is well-directed, and the performances are strong. The directing is fine, and the script is quite smart. This film does have some flaws, but they are minor and not worth mentioning. For me, this is a very good film, and one that I would recommend.

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Ashley

This is a good movie about a man who has to decide whether to race the perfect human, or the perfect machine. There is a lot of drama in this movie, but it is not really about the drama. It is about the choices of people in the society. This movie is a must watch for everyone. It is a very good movie and I would recommend everyone to watch it.

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Cheryl M.

The perfect race is a good movie that tells the story of a man who is very talented and has a very good luck. I am not sure if this is the true story but it is interesting to see how he is able to make money by his own work and how he finds his true love. The movie is a good movie to see in the cinema, if you are a fan of Hollywood movies or if you like the story of a man who is very talented and has a good luck.

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Louis Hawkins

This movie is a film that will make you think about what you would do in your situation. The acting was excellent, especially by the female characters. It was a very real story and the characters were believable. I will recommend this movie to anyone who wants to see a film that is well made and with a good message. It is a very good movie and worth watching.

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Angela

I had heard about this movie for a long time, but never really paid much attention to it. I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was a very good movie, with a great cast, a good story, and a nice ending. I was a bit surprised that I enjoyed it so much, as I've never been a fan of Ryan Reynolds or the movie he's in. He did a good job with the role, but I never really liked him. However, I think this is because he is a lot younger than I am, and the movie is more about his character than it is about him. He was really good in this movie, and I really enjoyed his character. I also liked the story, which was good. It's a bit like The Social Network, but a little bit different. I thought the story was good, and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to see a good movie.

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Alan

When I first heard about this film, I thought it was going to be another one of those "brainless" films with a good cast, great special effects and some great race scenes. I was wrong. This is one of the best films I have ever seen. The story is very interesting and the cast is great. The race scenes are great, and the story is very interesting. I think this film is going to be a classic in the future. It is really hard to find a film that is this good. I think this is a great film and I am going to see it again. I hope everyone sees this film as well. I really enjoyed it. If you are a fan of the film, see it.

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Jean R.

The movie is a nice story about a girl and her father who loves her and wants to give her the chance to win the race, but he has to choose between his family and his dream. The story is not too long, and the movie is not too slow. The girl is really beautiful, she has a great voice, she is a good actor, she has a great talent and she is a great actress. She is a really good actress. The father is a great actor, he is very good in his role. He is really good in this movie. The story is very good, and the movie is very good. I recommend this movie for everyone.