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13th Mar '17 4:52:34 AM axle-k89
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* HeroesGoneFishing: James is seen early on to keep budgerigars.
** Referenced by James at the end when he says to Niki, "Some of life has to be for pleasure. What's the point of having a million cups and medals and planes if you don't have any fun? How is that winning?"


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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Niki pulls two of these [[spoiler:after his accident.]] After the rude British journalist offends Niki at the press conference by asking how his marriage can survive [[spoiler:as a result of his injuries]], Niki [[PrecisionFStrike insults the journalist]] and angrily walks out.
** At the final race in Fuji, Niki pulls another one after only one lap, not wanting to risk his life again because it's not safe in the puring rain.


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* SherlockScan: As seen under the AwesomeByAnalysis example, Niki pulls off one with his backside and is able to rattle off a series of mechnical problems with Marlene's car as he's driving it, such as a loose fan belt, worn rear brakes, and a front right tyre that's too soft, explaining why the car is weaving about. Shortly after, it's broken down.
21st Jan '17 12:48:19 PM kazokuhouou
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** A rather minor change in the grand scheme of things: the real life Niki has blue eyes. Presumably they were changed to brown to further the contrast between him and the also blue eyed James, or to make it easier on the naturally brown-eyed Daniel Brühl.
21st Jan '17 9:50:12 AM kazokuhouou
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** James never punched any reporters but he ''did'' punch a fellow driver in F3 after a crash, and a track marshal in 1977 (after the events of the film) after his team-mate had crashed him off.

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** James never punched any reporters but he ''did'' punch a fellow driver in F3 after a crash, and a track marshal in 1977 (after the events of the film) after his team-mate had crashed him off. And both those punches were more out of nerves and reflex than anger, as he was quick to apologize and see if the punchees were okay.
5th Nov '16 9:55:47 AM Aquila89
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''Rush'' is a 2013 film directed by Creator/RonHoward and starring Daniel Brühl and Chris Hemsworth. The film dramatizes the real-life UsefulNotes/FormulaOne rivalry of British playboy James Hunt and Austrian precision driver Niki Lauda, culminating in their 1976 duel for the world championship, which is widely considered the most dramatic year in motorsports history. The score was composed by Creator/HansZimmer and the script was penned by Peter Morgan. The real Niki Lauda acted as a consultant for both Peter Morgan and Daniel Brühl. The movie premiered in the UK on September 2nd and opened in the US on September 27th.

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''Rush'' is a 2013 film directed by Creator/RonHoward and starring Daniel Brühl and Chris Hemsworth.Creator/ChrisHemsworth. The film dramatizes the real-life UsefulNotes/FormulaOne rivalry of British playboy James Hunt and Austrian precision driver Niki Lauda, culminating in their 1976 duel for the world championship, which is widely considered the most dramatic year in motorsports history. The score was composed by Creator/HansZimmer and the script was penned by Peter Morgan. The real Niki Lauda acted as a consultant for both Peter Morgan and Daniel Brühl. The movie premiered in the UK on September 2nd and opened in the US on September 27th.
13th Oct '16 8:10:06 AM crl85
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* AutobiographicalRole: Simon Taylor is the BBC commentator in the film. Taylor actually called F1 races for BBC Radio, beginning in...1976! Taylor also helped with editing the film, and put together dialogue for commentators who were calling the races in other lsnguages.
8th Oct '16 8:14:36 AM RezaMaulana98
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* TheCameo: The real Alastair Caldwell, former Team Manager of [=McLaren=], [[spoiler:shows up during the final Press Conference at the Japanese GP. He's the moustached man sitting behind the drivers]].

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The real Alastair Caldwell, former Team Manager of [=McLaren=], [[spoiler:shows up during the final Press Conference at the Japanese GP. He's the moustached man sitting behind the drivers]].drivers]].
** Jochen Mass played himself, and can be seen walking past Niki Lauda's and James Hunt's stuntmen during the German GP scene. This led to a funny moment during the filming when the PA asked his real name when he worked on the end-of-movie credit roll, with the PA didn't believing that its Mass himself.
7th Oct '16 8:44:13 AM RezaMaulana98
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** Look at the finishing order of the Japanese Grand Prix. The film shows Patrick Depailler, Hunt, Regazonni, and Jacques Laffite as the drivers finishing from second to fifth respectively. Alan Jones, the actual fourth place finisher, isn't included in the list presumably because he drove for Surtees at the time, which was less known than the likes of [=McLaren=] (Hunt), Ferrari (Regazonni), Tyrrell (Depailler), and Ligier (Laffite). Especially considering that the [=McLaren=] and Ferrari are the two protagonists, Tyrrell had the six-wheeler, and Ligier was making their Grand Prix debut.

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** Look at the finishing order of the Japanese Grand Prix. The film shows Patrick Depailler, Hunt, Regazonni, and Jacques Laffite as the drivers finishing from second to fifth respectively. Alan Jones, the actual fourth place finisher, isn't included in the list presumably because he drove for Surtees at the time, which was less known than the likes of [=McLaren=] (Hunt), Ferrari (Regazonni), Tyrrell (Depailler), and Ligier (Laffite). Especially considering that the [=McLaren=] and Ferrari are the two protagonists, Tyrrell had the six-wheeler, and Ligier was making their Grand Prix debut.debut that season.
7th Oct '16 8:42:51 AM RezaMaulana98
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** Look at the finishing order of the Japanese Grand Prix. The film shows Patrick Depailler, Hunt, Regazonni, and Jacques Laffite as the drivers finishing from second to fifth respectively. Alan Jones, the actual fourth place finisher, isn't included in the list presumably because he drove for Surtees at the time, which was less known than the likes of [=McLaren=] (Hunt), Ferrari (Regazonni), Tyrrell (Depailler), and Ligier (Laffite).

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** Look at the finishing order of the Japanese Grand Prix. The film shows Patrick Depailler, Hunt, Regazonni, and Jacques Laffite as the drivers finishing from second to fifth respectively. Alan Jones, the actual fourth place finisher, isn't included in the list presumably because he drove for Surtees at the time, which was less known than the likes of [=McLaren=] (Hunt), Ferrari (Regazonni), Tyrrell (Depailler), and Ligier (Laffite). Especially considering that the [=McLaren=] and Ferrari are the two protagonists, Tyrrell had the six-wheeler, and Ligier was making their Grand Prix debut.
7th Oct '16 8:38:29 AM RezaMaulana98
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* DownToTheLastPlay: With Lauda withdrawing from the race, James Hunt needs to finish fourth or better[[note]][[spoiler:If Hunt finished fourth, he would tie Lauda's points, but James took the title since he won more races than Niki]][[/note]] in the last F1 race of the season to be world champion. [[spoiler:After having a tire problem late in the race and taking a pit stop which dropped him to fifth, he finishes third on the last lap of the race to beat Lauda by a single point and becomes world champion.]]

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* DownToTheLastPlay: With Lauda withdrawing from the race, James Hunt needs to finish fourth or better[[note]][[spoiler:If better[[note]][[spoiler:Despite what the announcers said, fourth place finish is enough since Hunt finished fourth, he would tie Lauda's points, but James he will took the title since he won more races than Niki]][[/note]] Lauda]][[/note]] in the last F1 race of the season to be world champion. [[spoiler:After having a tire problem late in the race and taking a pit stop which dropped him to fifth, he finishes third on the last lap of the race to beat Lauda by a single point and becomes world champion.]]
7th Oct '16 8:36:22 AM RezaMaulana98
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** Look at the finishing order of the Japanese Grand Prix. The film shows Depailler, Hunt, Regazonni, and Laffite as the drivers finishing from second to fifth. Alan Jones, the actual fourth place finisher, isn't included in the list presumably because he drove for Surtees at the time, which was less known than the likes of [=McLaren=] (Hunt), Ferrari (Regazonni), Tyrrell (Depailler), and Ligier (Laffite).

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** Look at the finishing order of the Japanese Grand Prix. The film shows Patrick Depailler, Hunt, Regazonni, and Jacques Laffite as the drivers finishing from second to fifth.fifth respectively. Alan Jones, the actual fourth place finisher, isn't included in the list presumably because he drove for Surtees at the time, which was less known than the likes of [=McLaren=] (Hunt), Ferrari (Regazonni), Tyrrell (Depailler), and Ligier (Laffite).
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