The 2013 movie Rush is a biographical drama film about the rivalry between Formula One drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 racing season. The film stars Chris Hemsworth as James Hunt and Daniel Brühl as Niki Lauda, with Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara, Pierfrancesco Favino, Christian McKay, Natalie Dormer, and Toni Garrn in supporting roles.
The movie is based on the 1976 Formula One season and the rivalry between two drivers: James Hunt (played by Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (played by Daniel Brühl). The story is told from the perspective of each man’s chief mechanic and confidant.
The year is 1976, and everyone’s eyes are on Niki Lauda and James Hunt. Rush has all the excitement of Formula 1 alongside the realities of drivers’ lives (remember Lauda’s crash?). You’ll see every important name in F1 being played by a brilliant actor. For original footage of racers, stick around till the end. Rush impresses with its multi-dimensional characters and impeccable cinematography. You don’t have to be an F1 fanboy to get this movie, but you’ll likely become a motorsport enthusiast after watching Rush.