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Pee-wee's Big Adventure, 1h30
Directed by Tim Burton
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Films about films, Sports films, Transport films, Cycling films, Road movies
Actors Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger, Phil Hartman, Manuel Benitez

Pee-wee Herman is a puer aeternus with a pimped-out bicycle that he treasures and that his neighbor, Francis Buxton, covets. A bike shop employee, Dottie, has a crush on Pee-wee, but he does not reciprocate it. Pee-wee's bike gets stolen while at the mall. He confronts Francis, who has an air-tight alibi. Pee-wee then offers a $10,000 reward for his bike. Francis, who did indeed pay to have someone steal the bike, is frightened by Pee-wee's relentlessness and then pays to have it sent away. After holding a meeting, Pee Wee angrily shouts Dottie down while she is giving suggestions to him and refused to admit he needed help from Dottie while telling her off. Now mad, Pee Wee gives Dottie a furious "I DON'T NEED ANYBODY!" Desperate, Pee-wee visits a psychic, Madam Ruby, who lies to him, claiming that the bike is in the basement of the Alamo. Pee-wee hitchhikes to Texas, getting rides from a fugitive, Mickey, and from a ghostly trucker, Large Marge.
Premium Rush, 1h31
Directed by David Koepp
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about immigration, Sports films, Transport films, Cycling films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramírez, Jamie Chung, Aaron Tveit, Aasif Mandvi

The film has a nonlinear narrative. It contains numerous flash-forward and flashback cuts, indicated with an overlaid digital clock showing the time advancing rapidly forward/backward to the next scene. In chronological order:
To the Fore, 2h5
Directed by Dante Lam
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Action, Romance
Themes Sports films, Cycling films
Actors Choi Siwon, Andrew Lin Hoi

The story is about a very passionate cyclist, Chou Ming, starting his cycling career in a team called Raident. There he met his friends. After some time, the team had to break up because the team doesn't have sufficient money to continue the team. The members were allocated to different teams. To the fore is a half love half sport movie. It is mainly about the passionate of the members riding bicycle to participate in races and a love affair between Chou Ming and a girl.
Breaking Away, 1h41
Directed by Peter Yates
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Sports films, Cycling films, Musical films
Actors Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Barbara Barrie, Paul Dooley

Dave, Mike, Cyril, and Moocher are four working-class friends, living in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana. Now turning 19 years old, they all graduated from high school the year before and are not sure what to do with their lives. They spend much of their time together swimming in an old abandoned water-filled quarry, but also often clash with the more affluent Indiana University students in their hometown, who habitually refer to them as "cutters", a derogatory term for locals stemming from the local Indiana Limestone industry and the stonecutters who worked the quarries. Dave is obsessed with competitive bicycle racing, and Italian racers in particular, because he recently won a Masi bicycle. His down-to-earth father, a former stonecutter who now operates his own used car business (sometimes unethically), is puzzled and exasperated by his son's love of Italian music and culture, which Dave associates with cycling. However, his mother Evelyn is more understanding.
Quicksilver, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Cycling films
Actors Kevin Bacon, Jami Gertz, Paul Rodriguez, Rudy Ramos, Laurence Fishburne, Gerald S. O'Loughlin

Jack Casey (Kevin Bacon) is a young floor trader who loses all of his company's and family's savings on a risky business decision. Deflated and disenchanted with his profession, he quits his job and becomes a bicycle messenger. Casey has to deal with his parents and his girlfriend, who are disappointed with his new job. Along with the colorful characters that work with him, he saves a troubled young woman named Terri (Jami Gertz) from a gang.
The Program, 1h43
Directed by Stephen Frears
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Sports films, Cycling films
Actors Ben Foster, Chris O'Dowd, Jesse Plemons, Dustin Hoffman, Guillaume Canet, Bryan Greenberg

Un journaliste sportif irlandais est convaincu que les performances de Lance Armstrong lors de ses victoires au Tour de France sont alimentées par des substances interdites. Avec cette conviction, il commence la chasse aux preuves qui confondront Armstrong.
Rad
Rad (1986)
, 1h31
Directed by Hal Needham
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Cycling films
Actors Bill Allen, Lori Loughlin, Talia Shire, Ray Walston, Jack Weston, Clarke

The film's story focuses on Cru Jones (Bill Allen), a young BMX racer who lives in a small town with his mother (Talia Shire) and sister. Cru is faced with a tough decision: the qualifying races for Helltrack are the same day as his SATs, which he must take in order to attend college. However, winning Helltrack means a lucrative sponsorship deal and fame. Cru chooses the latter option, ignoring his mother's wishes.
The Triplets of Belleville, 1h18
Directed by Sylvain Chomet
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama, Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Feminist films, Sports films, Vieillesse, Cycling films, Political films, Children's films
Actors Matthieu Chedid, Suzy Falk, Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin

The story focuses on Madame Souza, an elderly woman raising her young grandson, Champion. Souza notices her grandson is sad and lonely, hinted as due to the loss of his parents, so she first tries to get him interested in the piano. When this fails, she buys him a puppy named Bruno to cheer him up. Although he is initially happy, he quickly becomes melancholic once again. After discovering that Champion has a keen interest in road bicycle racing, because it is implied that Champion's deceased parents were bicyclists, she buys him a tricycle. Years later, Champion becomes a professional cyclist with Souza as his coach.
American Flyers, 1h53
Directed by John Badham
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Cycling films
Actors Kevin Costner, Rae Dawn Chong, Alexandra Paul, David Marshall Grant, Janice Rule, Jennifer Grey

Sports physician Marcus Sommers (Costner) persuades his younger brother David (Grant) to train with him for a three-day bicycle race across the Rocky Mountains known as "The Hell of the West."
The Flying Scotsman, 1h36
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Medical-themed films, Sports films, Cycling films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Jonny Lee Miller, Laura Fraser, Billy Boyd, Brian Cox, Morven Christie, Ron Donachie

The film starts with Graeme Obree (Miller), who suffers from crippling bipolar disorder, cycling into a wood where he prepares to hang himself. A flashback to Obree's (Sean Brown) childhood depicts him being physically attacked at school by other pupils, leaving severe psychological scars. One day Obree is given a bicycle by his parents and we see Obree evading the bullies on his bike.
The Armstrong Lie, 2h2
Directed by Alex Gibney
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Sports films, Transport films, Cycling films, Documentary films about sports, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Documentary films about technology

In 2009 director Alex Gibney set out to film The Road Back, a documentary on cyclist Lance Armstrong's comeback year after a four-year retirement from the sport. Three years later, on October 2012, a doping investigation led to his lifetime ban from competition and the stripping of his seven Tour de France titles, and the documentary was shelved. On January 14, 2013, three hours after his appearance on Oprah, Armstrong went back to Gibney to set the record straight about his career.
The Finishers, 1h26
Directed by Nils Tavernier
Origin France
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, La provence, Sports films, Athletics films, Cycling films, Films about disabilities
Actors Jacques Gamblin, Alexandra Lamy, Frédéric Épaud, Sophie de Fürst, Xavier Mathieu, Christelle Cornil

Paul is a workoholic who has a handicaped son named Julien. When Paul loses his job his son convinces him to tackle a mutual endeavour. Together they take part in a Triathlon competition.
La Grande Boucle
Directed by Laurent Tuel
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Cycling films
Actors Clovis Cornillac, Ary Abittan, Bouli Lanners, Bruno Lochet, Élodie Bouchez, André Marcon

Ancien cycliste de renommée et désormais employé chez Sport 2000, François Nouel (Clovis Cornillac) suit depuis toujours le Tour de France. Mais alors qu'il a prévu de partir en vacances avec son fils et sa femme Sylvie (Élodie Bouchez), son employeur lui demande de remplacer un collègue de travail pour faire partie de la caravane du Tour. Pris au dépourvu, François ne peut cacher la vérité durant la soirée de présentation de l'équipe sponsorisée par Sport 2000, et par inadvertance, casse le porte-bonheur de Tony Agnelo (Ary Abittan), leader de l'équipe. En une soirée, il perd son travail et sa femme part en vacances avec leur fils Thomas.
Totò al giro d'Italia, 1h28
Directed by Mario Mattoli
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Cycling films
Actors Totò, Giuditta Rissone, Isa Barzizza, Carlo Micheluzzi, Walter Chiari, Carlo Ninchi

Italy is about to take the famous cycling race of 1948, the event is seen by everyone, even by Dante Alighieri and by the Roman Emperor Nero from top of the Paradise. Totò is a mild professor who knows nothing about cycling and bicycles, but to make a good impression with her students is at stake practicing day after day. But Totò proves to be a total failure and so desperate calls the devil. This really comes and offers him a contract: Totò would win all cycling races past champions like Gino Bartali or Fausto Coppi, but in the end he had to give his soul and life after the demon. Totò initially includes only the first part of the contract or to win all the races, but then the demon appears to him a second time to remind him of the price you pay. Totò is desperate and does everything possible to not win the last race, but the legs on the pedals are as haunted and Totò can not stop. Approaching the last race and Totò is on the verge of collapsing morally, but his friends and the lovely Dorina, which Totò was madly in love, you invent a trick so clever as to deceive even the Devil.