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McLaren (2017)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography, Drama | 17 August 2017 (USA)
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The story of Bruce McLaren, the New Zealander who founded the McLaren Motor Racing team. A man who showed the world that a man of humble beginnings could take on the elite of motor racing and win.

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Roger Donaldson

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James Brown, Matthew Metcalfe (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mario Andretti Mario Andretti ... Himself
Alastair Caldwell Alastair Caldwell ... Himself
Dwayne Cameron ... Bruce McLaren
Matt Coldrick Matt Coldrick ... English Doctor
Emerson Fittipaldi Emerson Fittipaldi ... Himself
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The story of Bruce McLaren, the New Zealander who founded the McLaren Motor Racing team. A man who showed the world that a man of humble beginnings could take on the elite of motor racing and win.

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Pioneer. Leader. Father. Champion.


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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

17 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

McLaren See more »

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$642,089
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This is the most famous Bruce McLaren quote "To do something well is so worthwhile that to die trying to do it better cannot be foolhardy. It would be a waste of life to do nothing with one's ability, for I feel life is measured in achievement, not in years alone." See more »

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Bruce McLaren: I always expect trouble. I just hope I won't have any.
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Great!
11 January 2018 | by scarlettdaveSee all my reviews

Personally I haven't raced in about 20 years, but this film got me to dig up some old polaroid's of a McLaren MK8 I have that was for sale long ago.

It surprises me that Universal has put out this movie as it probably has a limited audience, but it's so well done I hope it does. Intermixed with current restored McLaren's the documentary is a mix of past period videos, photos, and interviews, with good acting from the cast.

The dialog and comments from all the racing greats are terrific and there's details that few may know about this man and those around him. I was at the Mosport race that is highlighted and it was well documented here. Really enjoyable with a tough ending.


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