The incredible true story of gold medal champion Jesse Owens
Young Jesse Owens becomes a track and field sensation while attending the Ohio State University in the early 1930s. With guidance from coach Larry Snyder, Owens gains national recognition for breaking numerous records. After heated debates, the United States decides not to boycott the Olympics in Nazi Germany. Overcoming racism at home and abroad, Owens seizes the opportunity to show Berlin and the the world that he’s the fastest man alive.
MPAA: Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and language
Principal Cast: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Eli Goree
Director: Stephen Hopkins