Director: Bennett Miller (Capote, Moneyball)
Starring: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Michael Hall, Sienna Miller, Vanessa Redgrave
This is one of the most gripping entries in the 2015 award season, starring Steve Carrell in his most powerful role.
When multimillionaire John du Pont invites the Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz to move to his estate and help form a wrestling team for the 1988 Olympics, Mark sees a way to step out of the shadow of his charismatic brother. However, du Pont begins to lead Mark down a dark road, causing the athlete's self-esteem to slip. Meanwhile, du Pont becomes fixated on bringing his brother into the fold, eventually propelling all three toward an unforeseen tragedy.
Rating: 15. Running Time: 134 Minutes.