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14 Cycling Movies

Take a look at some of our favourite cycling movies.

The 18th annual Bicycle Film Festival has just finished in New York and it's a little under 2 weeks until the start of the Tour De France, so we thought it would be the ideal time to take a look back at fourteen of our favourite cycling films.

The Flying Scotsman

  • Released: 29 June 2007 (UK)
  • Length: 1h 36m
  • Director: Douglas Mackinnon
  • Writer: John Brown, Simon Rose, Declan Hughes
  • Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Laura Fraser, Brian Cox
  • Score on IMDB: 7.1

Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

  • Released: 16 May 2014 (UK)
  • Length: 1h 36m
  • Director: James Erskine
  • Writer: James Erskine, Oliver Parsons 
  • Stars:  Marco Pantani
  • Score on IMDB: 7.0

The Armstrong Lie

  • Released: 31 January 2014 (UK)
  • Length: 2h 4m
  • Director: Alex Gibney
  • Stars: Lance Armstrong, Michele Ferrari, George Hincapie
  • Score on IMDB: 7.3


Bicycle

  • Released: 4 July 2014 (UK)
  • Length: 1h 27m
  • Director: Michael B. Clifford
  • Stars: Sir Dave Brailsford, Gary Fisher, Chris Boardman, Ned Boulting, Sir Chris Hoy
  • Score on IMDB: 7.5

Hell on Wheels

  • Released: 10 June 2004 (Germany)
  • Length: 2h
  • Director: Pepe Danquart
  • Stars: Erik Zabel, Alexander Vinokurov
  • Score on IMDB: 7.3

Overcoming

  • Released: 28 April 2006 (UK)
  • Length: 1h 45m
  • Director: Tómas Gislason
  • Stars: Michelle Bartoli, Ivan Basso
  • Score on IMDB: 7.0

Chasing Legends

  • Released: 21 October 2010
  • Length: 1h 33m
  • Director: Jason Berry
  • Stars:  Jean-Michel Heimonet, Mark Cavendish, Bernhard Eisel 
  • Score on IMDB: 7.6

The Last Kilometer: L'Ultimo Chilometro

  • Released:  1 January 2013 (Italy)
  • Length: 52m
  • Director: Paolo Casalis
  • Stars:  Francesco Moser, Ignazio Moser, Gianni Mura
  • Score on IMDB: 7.6

A Sunday in Hell

  • Released: 25 February 1977 (Denmark)
  • Length: 1h 51m
  • Director: Jørgen Leth
  • Stars: Roger De Vlaeminck, Eddy Merckx, Freddy Maertens
  • Score on IMDB: 7.7

Road to Roubaix

  • Released: 1 June 2008 (USA)
  • Length: 1h 11m
  • Director: David Cooper, David Deal
  • Stars: Tom Boonen, Fabian Cancellara
  • Score on IMDB: 6.8

Bicycling with Molière

  • Length: 1h 44m
  • Director: Philippe Le Guay
  • Writer: Fabrice Luchini
  • Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Lambert Wilson, Maya Sansa
  • Score on IMDB: 6.6

Ride to Glory (La grande boucle - Tour De Force)

  • Released: 12 June 2013 (France)
  • Length: 1h 38m
  • Director: Laurent Tuel
  • Writers: Lyes Belaïdouni, Yohan Lévy
  • Stars: Clovis Cornillac, Bouli Lanners, Ary Abittan
  • Score on IMDB: 5.9

The Triplets of Belleville

  • Released: 29 August 2003
  • Length: 1h 38m
  • Director: Sylvain Chomet
  • Stars: Michèle Caucheteux, Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin
  • Score on IMDB: 7.8

The Road Uphill

  • Released: 23 December 2011 (Luxembourg)
  • Length: 2h
  • Director: Jean-Louis Schuller
  • Stars: Andy Schleck, Fränk Schleck, Jens Voigt
  • Score on IMDB: 8.1

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