10 can't-miss movies to see during the Tour de France

Breaking Away best cycling movies to watch during Tour de FranceIMDB/Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.Robyn Douglass and Dennis Christopher in ‘Breaking Away,’ which won an Oscar for best screenplay in 1979.

If it’s July we’re glued to the Tour de France, and if we’re not watching the race live we can still satisfy our passion for two-wheeled action and adventure with new and classic movies about cycling, the Tour, coming of age, deception, romance, and more.

There are dozens of good flicks out there, but here are a handful we’re watching this July.

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'The Triplets of Belleville' (2003)

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'When her bicycle-enthusiast grandson is kidnapped by mysterious henchmen, an old woman is aided in her search by her faithful dog and three eccentric divas.'

Available on Amazon Instant Video

'Davis + Connie' (2014)

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'America's finest and most inspiring road racers, Davis Phinney and Connie Carpenter-Phinney.'

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'Clean Spirit' (2014)

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'Amid high-profile scandals of doping among elite cyclists, one team dedicated to racing doping-free competes in the Tour de France.'

Available on Netflix

'30 for 30: Slaying the Badger' (2014)

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'Brothers in arms right like, well, brothers. But at the 1986 Tour de France, they also happen to win.'

Available on Netflix

'Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist' (2014)

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'Follow the tragic life and death of a renowned cyclist Marco Pantani, who, after winning the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, fell victim to addiction.'

Available on Netflix

'Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story' (2014)

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'A hero's legend is a cheater's story. He rode a false path to glory -- and saw his image turn on a dime.'

Available on Netflix

EL DIABLO / short film from feature length documentary "L'ULTIMO CHILOMETRO"

Portrait of my grandfather : 80 and still cycling

'American Flyers' (1985)

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'American Flyers takes you on the road for exciting world-class cycling competition as two brothers struggle to win a race and to regain the respect and affection they once shared.'

Available on Amazon Instant Video

'Breaking Away' (1979)

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'A bicycle enthusiast in a small college town spends his post-high-school summer trying to sort out his future while training for the two biggest races of his life.'

Available on Amazon Instant Video

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