Gran Turismo(2023)Movie Review:Specially for Car Racing Lovers


Gran Turismo 2023 packs a punch when it comes to being a quintessential sports film. It revolves around a determined, blue-collar gamer, a washed-up former race car driver, and an optimistic motorsport executive, all risking it all to conquer the world’s most prestigious sport. The movie centers on Jann, a skilled Gran Turismo player, who is regarded as the family’s disappointment due to his obsession with video games. However, his life takes an unexpected turn when he receives an invitation to compete in an online race. The victor of this race earns the opportunity to contend for a coveted spot as a real racer on Team Nissan.

Portrayed by Archie Madekwe, Jann embodies the resilient underdog who never surrenders, earning respect through hard work. The narrative moves swiftly, deftly navigating clichés, and boasts stunning cinematography. What truly elevates the film is its basis on a true story, instilling a sense of believability and the notion that dreams can indeed come true, transcending the boundaries of what is deemed impossible.

Personally, I thoroughly enjoyed it ! Gran Turismo 2023 had all the essential elements that make a movie captivating: action, romance, drama, and humor. It was an absolute blast spending time with this film. It’s a definite must-watch, especially on a premium screen like IMAX or Dolby Atmos. The sound, visual effects, and race scenes are truly phenomenal in that format, immersing you in the driver’s seat. I believe this movie will resonate with a wide audience, regardless of whether they are gamers, race enthusiasts, or of any age group.

Gran Turismo(2023) details

Gran Turismo(2023)Movie Review:Specially for Car Racing Lovers

Director:Neill Blomkamp
Writers:Jason Hall,Zach Baylin,Alex Tse
Stars:David Harbour,Orlando Bloom,Archie Madekwe
Release date:August 25, 2023 (United States)
Countries of origin:United States,Japan
Also known as:Gran Turismo,Gran Turismo – La storia di un sogno impossibile(Italy),
GT. Gran Turismo(Spain)
Filming locations:Dubai, United Arab Emirates(location)
Production companies:2.0 Entertainment,Epic Films,Michael De Luca Productions
Running time:134 min.

Gran Turismo(2023) storyline

Based on the unbelievable, inspiring true story of a team of underdogs – a struggling, working-class gamer, a failed former race car driver, and an idealistic motorsport exec – who risk it all to take on the most elite sport in the world.

Gran Turismo: Based On A True Story – Official Trailer

Gran Turismo(2023) top cast

  • David Harbour(Jack Salter)
  • Orlando Bloom(Danny Moore)
  • Archie Madekwe(Jann Mardenborough)
  • Takehiro Hira(Kazunori Yamauchi)
  • Darren Barnet(Matty Davis)
  • Geri Horner(Lesley Mardenborough)
  • Djimon Hounsou(Steve Mardenborough)
  • Josha Stradowski(Nicholas Capa)
  • Daniel Puig(Coby Mardenborough)
  • Maeve Courtier-Lilley(Audrey)
  • Pepe Barroso(Antonio Cruz)
  • Niall McShea(Frederik Schulin)
  • Nikhil Parmar(Persol)
  • Thomas Kretschmann(Patrice Capa)
  • Akie Kotabe(Akira Akiba)
  • Sadao Ueda(Skeptical Nissan Board Member)
  • Wai Wong(Senior Nissan Executive)
  • Jamie Kenna(Jack Man Jones)


Author:Gladys Walcott

My name is Gladys T. Walcott, and I’m a passionate fan of movies and TV shows. I enjoy writing reviews about films and TV shows, and I love to share my thoughts and opinions with others. I’m always open to discussions and feedback, so feel free to leave a comment and start a conversation with me.

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