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In honor of Wednesday’s World Series opener, TheWrap presents niche sports that found a way to bring audiences to their feet.
"Chariots of Fire"
If we're being honest, track and field is something we only care about every four years when the Olympics are on. The story of British sprinters Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams at the 1924 games made for a darn good movie though. "Chariots of Fire" is one of three sports films two win Best Picture, along with "Rocky" and "Million Dollar Baby."