Personal Best

  • 1982
  • Movie
  • R
  • Sports

Oscar-winning screenwriter Robert Towne (CHINATOWN; SHAMPOO) made his directorial debut with this uneven but affecting study of romantic and athletic commitment set against the background of women's track and field. At the 1976 Olympic trials, pentathlete Tory Skinner (onetime track star Patrice Donnelly in her film debut) and hurdler Chris Cahill (Mariel...read more

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02:25 — Filmed over four years, 'Personal Best' follows up-and-coming British sprinters on their journey from the grassroots of athletics to the international (more…)
Personal Best - Official Trailer
02:08 — Two female runners fall in love while training for the 1980 Olympics.

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  • Released: 1982
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Oscar-winning screenwriter Robert Towne (CHINATOWN; SHAMPOO) made his directorial debut with this uneven but affecting study of romantic and athletic commitment set against the background of women's track and field. At the 1976 Olympic trials, pentathlete… (more)

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