5 Shows And Movies On Netflix To Watch Before The Olympics

Todd Van Luling

The opening ceremony for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics takes place Feb. 9. Although ratings for the Olympics continue to trend downward, there’s still a decent chance that you’re at least a bit excited about the return of this international spectacle. And if you’re a lot excited... Netflix has some great Olympics-related shows and movies you can stream right now. 

Whether you’re looking for a primer on the American athletes competing in the 2018 games, documentaries focusing on the behind-the-scenes storylines or simply a crowd pleaser for your Olympics viewing party, Netflix seems to have you covered.  

Below is our list of Netflix’s top five Olympics-related movies and series.

"Cool Runnings" on Netflix (Cool Runnings)
(Ji Sub Jeong/HP)

This is part of Streamline, HuffPost’s weekly recommendation service for streaming shows and movies. Every Saturday, Streamline ranks the best shows to watch online, including a specific focus on Netflix.

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Release: Jan. 15, 2018


Release: 2017



Release: 2014

(Top Spin)


Release: 2016

(I Am Bolt)


Release: 1993

(Cool Runnings)


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