Every two years, winter or summer, the world turns its eye to the Olympic stage. Athletes who’ve tirelessly dedicated themselves to sport for most of their lives compete for glory and a chance to turn dream into reality. This summer, the strongest, fittest and fastest athletes from 206 countries descend on Rio for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad.
To fuel you up for the intensity and raw emotion set to unleash during the Games, we’ve compiled a list of Olympic-themed movies. Take your marks and get ready to dart out of the gate. ~Matthew Pariselli and Yanis Khamsi