Downhill Racer

  • 1969
  • Movie
  • M
  • Sports

An influential and extremely well-done sports film, worth watching even if you don't normally enjoy films of this type. Documentarian in style, DOWNHILL RACER is a strangely dispassionate but captivating look behind the glamorous facade of international ski racing. Redford, who did much of his own skiing, stars as Davis Chappellet, a self-centered, success-hungry...read more

Downhill Racer - Official Trailer
02:40 — Astonishing Alpine location photography and a young Robert Redford in one of his earliest starring roles are just two of the visual splendors of Downh (more…)
(Movie Clip) Ruts Up To My Knees
David Chapellett (Robert Redford, doing most of his own skiing) on his first day with the Alpine team, overseen by coach Claire (Gene Hackman) and reb (more…)
(Movie Clip) Fourth In One Race
Top of the hill, then the first subjective-skier shot by Joe Jay Jalbert, Chappellet (Robert Redford) then making trouble for coach Claire (Gene Hackm (more…)
Trailer
02:56 — Trailer for the 1969 classic Downhill Racer. Astonishing Alpine location photography and a young Robert Redford in one of his earliest starring roles (more…)
Featurette - Bumpy Run
04:28 — Featurette for Downhill Racer that comes packaged with The Criterion Collection. In the clip, Robert Redford explains all the production bumps in the (more…)

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  • Review: An influential and extremely well-done sports film, worth watching even if you don't normally enjoy films of this type. Documentarian in style, DOWNHILL RACER is a strangely dispassionate but captivating look behind the glamorous facade of international sk… (more)

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