Medal-Winning Movies About 25 Olympic Sports

Medal Winning Movies About 25 Olympic Sports

The thirtieth (XXX) Olympiad gets underway this Friday, with the opening ceremonies starting off the games in all their traditional splendor. In honor of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, we've decided to award gold, silver and bronze medals to 75 films which feature sports - both official and demonstration - listed in 25 categories.

There will be 28 Olympic total sports on display this year, but not all of them have been showcased in a movie. We couldn't find any notable films for the following sports - pentathlon, handball, badminton or field hockey - but there are plenty of great flicks that deal with a number of prominent sporting events included in the Olympics. So let's begin awarding the medals...

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