Movies about Olympians often, well, suck. Remember Dolph Lundgren’s abysmal Pentathlon? How about rowing romance flick Backwards? It's the same kind of story lines that make you cringe at NBC every night — too much sap, not enough action. So consider these eight films rare gems — sports movies that aren't about football, boxing, or baseball, but are packed with (Olympic-sized) action and drama.
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