Without Limits (1999)

Directed by
Robert Towne

This movie follows the true-life story of one of America's most famous athlete's, Steve Prefontaine.

In the 1970's Steve (Billy Crudup) won simultaneously held all seven of his country's records between 2,000 and 10,000 metres running, and inspired an entire generation.

Following his story from his early days as a youth in Oregon, then to his university years at Oregon University where he worked with the legendary coach, Bill Bowerman (Donald Sutherland) the story finally follows Steve's Olympic story when he attended the Munich Games in 1973.

Tragically however, just after being recognised as the most popular track athlete in the world at 24 years old, he was killed in a car crash.

Written by ,

Also known as "Carrera de Honor", "Hasta el LĂ­mite", "Sin LĂ­mites"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1999

Rating:
4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

Cast

Image for Billy CrudupBilly Crudup...Steve Prefontaine
Image for Donald SutherlandDonald Sutherland...Bill Bowerman
Monica Potter...Mary Marckx
Image for Jeremy SistoJeremy Sisto...Frank Shorter
Matthew Lillard...Roscoe Devine
Image for Dean NorrisDean Norris...Bill Dellinger
Billy Burke...Kenny Moore
Gabriel Olds...Don Kardong
Judith Ivey...Barbara Bowerman
William Mapother...Bob Peters
Adam Setliff...Mac Wilkins
Nicholas R. Oleson...Russ Francis
Amy Jo Johnson...Iowa's Finest
Lisa Banes...Elfriede Prefontaine
Frank Shorter...Fred Long