Rush is a true biographical action film based on one of the most well known rivalries in the world of Formula One racing. The rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda was one of the world most watched rivalries in the 1976 Formula One season. The film stars Chris Hemsworth as Hunt and Daniel Brühl as Lauda. The setting of the film takes place during the proclaimed golden age of Formula One racing. Both James Hunt and Niki Lauda are incredibly witty, competitive Englishmen with sexy playboy attitudes. The film is a very intense remastering of the highly controversial events that took places before, during, and following the 1976 Formula One racing season. Everything from death, love, sex, drugs, controversy is displayed through the sheer competitiveness behind James Hunt and Niki Lauda. The critics, pressure, and fame drive both men to their breaking point leaving no margin for error, on the race track it's life or death within a split second.