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The 24 Hour War (2016)

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The Ford/Ferrari rivalry at Le Mans is one of the most famous in racing history. It started in 1963 when Henry Ford II tried to buy Ferrari to save the ailing Ford Motor Company, which was being crushed by GM and the Corvette on the track and at the dealerships. After months of negotiation, Enzo Ferrari said no, refusing to allow Ford to interfere with what he loved the most: racing. Henry Ford II was furious and vowed to build a racecar that would dethrone Ferrari.

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Critic Reviews for The 24 Hour War

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I'm pretty sure these guys could give us an entertaining doc about the fiasco of the 1971 Ford Pinto, the heartbreak of the Pontiac Aztek--or why Hot Wheels were always cooler than Matchbox Cars.

November 17, 2016 | Rating: 3.5 | Full Review…

The 24 Hour War doesn't just tell us the story of an incredible rivalry... it puts us in the driver seat.

January 10, 2017 | Rating: 88/100 | Full Review…

One of the great rivalries in racing history is depicted in explosive detail with The 24 Hour War.

January 10, 2017 | Rating: 87/100 | Full Review…

Tortuously short of gearhead tech material, this movie brings to life the golden age of racing like no other.

December 27, 2016 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Adam Carolla's detour into documentary filmmaking is no vanity effort. The 24 Hour War proves it anew.

November 22, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Seriously Ford-centric remembrance of "the greatest rivalry in (endurance) racing," Ford vs. Ferrari in the 1960s.

November 14, 2016 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The 24 Hour War

A superb and well researched documentary on one of the greatest ever road racing events, Le Mans, and the competition it bred between Ferrari and Ford.

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