Rush is a 2013 biographical action film directed by Ron Howard and written by Peter Morgan. It was released on 13 September 2013.

It is about the rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda in the 1976 Formula One season.


The film chronicles the 1976 season, with Niki Lauda's massive accident in the German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring, his dramatic recovery and the title battle at the Japanese Grand Prix in torrential conditions in Fuji.


Role Actor
James Hunt Chris Hemsworth
Niki Lauda Daniel Brühl
Suzy Miller Olivia Wilde
Marlene Lauda Alexandra Maria Lara
Clay Regazzoni Pierfrancesco Favino
Louis Stanley David Calder
Nurse Gemma Natalie Dormer
Alastair Caldwell Stephen Mangan
Alexander Hesketh Christian McKay
Stirling Moss Alistair Petrie
Bubbles Horsley Julian Rhind-Tutt
Teddy Mayer Colin Stinton
Harvey Postlethwaite Jamie de Courcey
Enzo Ferrari Augusto Dallara
Luca Cordero di Montezemelo Illario Calvo
John Hogan Patrick Baladi
Lauda's Mechanic Vincent Riotta
McLaren Mechanic Martin Savage
BRM Mechanic James Sives
English Race Announcer Simon Taylor
Patrick Depailler Daniel Christodolou
Brett Lunger Robert Christopher Austin
Harald Ertl Tom Wlaschiha
Arturo Merzario Cristian Solimeno
Guy Edwards James Norton
Agnes Bonnet Joséphine de La Baume
Peter Hunt Geoffrey Streatfield
Peter Metternich Julian Vialon
Hunt's Awards Girlfriend Polly Furnival
Pan Am Stewardess Brooke Johnston
BOAC Stewardess Hannah Britland


The film was shot in the United Kingdom, Germany and Austria. Filming took place on former World War II airfield, Blackbushe Airport; Snetterton; Cadwell Park; Brands Hatch and the Nürburgring.


Rush currently has a rating of 95% from Rotten Tomatoes.


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