The World's Greatest Athlete

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"From the JUNGLE to the GYM...He's the Greatest!"
  • G
  • 1973
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • 5.8  (1,562)

The World's Greatest Athlete is a comedy that follows the antics of 2 college track and field coaches who consistently have a losing record. Through a series of events that takes the pair to Africa, they spot an amazing young man, Nanu, who is able to run faster than anyone they've ever seen. Immediately the coaches know they must work to bring him back to the United States and make him part of their team. The movie follows the journey of the young athlete as he tries to adjust to life outside of the jungle. Along the way, Nanu faces many challenges as he learns to compete in his new world.

The World's Greatest Athlete
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The World's Greatest Athlete is a comedy that follows the antics of 2 college track and field coaches who consistently have a losing record. Through a series of events that takes the pair to Africa, they spot an amazing young man, Nanu, who is able to run faster than anyone they've ever seen. Immediately the coaches know they must work to bring him back to the United States and make him part of their team.

The movie follows the journey of the young athlete as he tries to adjust to life outside of the jungle. Along the way, Nanu faces many challenges as he learns to compete in his new world.

The World's Greatest Athlete is a 1973 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8.

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  • Release Date
    1973
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 33 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.8  (1,562)