Inspirational and entertaining, PREFONTAINE is another acclaimed success from the makers of HOOP DREAMS. It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a running rebel who defied rules, pushed limits ... and smashed records ... in an incredible against-all-odds quest for Olympic gold! Now a major motion picture, the triumphs and heartbreaks of this unforgettable champion will have you riveted from beginning to end!
This movie is amazing, I have to watch it before all of my big track and cross country meets. It is very inprational and one of the best movies I have ever seen. Read morePublished on May 2 2004 by Laura
I may be only 18 years old, but I am fully aware of how spectuacular and god-like Steve Pre Fontaine was. I only heard of him before I saw this movie. Read morePublished on Oct. 20 2003 by Cally
Not having seen the other films on Steve Prefontaine's life, I can't make a comparison between them. But I can say that this film convinces me that A.E. Read morePublished on May 6 2003 by Deborah Earle
I saw this movie because I was in it - although you never actually see me. Because I saw it looking for myself, myself not visible in the film, I was disapointed. Read morePublished on April 25 2003 by Nathaniel Jones
You, Pre, have motivated me to get up at 6a and run.
Thank you so very much.
This is an excellent movie about possibly the greatest long-distance track runner in American history. Read morePublished on Jan. 2 2003 by "3-59"
This movie is great for those interested in running as a competitive sport. My prime running years developed during Prefontaine's peak years, so I was one of those keenly aware of... Read morePublished on Nov. 12 2002 by Randy Given