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1. State Fair (1945)

Approved | 100 min | Musical, Romance

7.1
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Farm family Frake, with discontented daughter Margy, head for the Iowa State Fair. On the first day, both Margy and brother Wayne meet attractive new flames; so does father's prize hog, ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Green, Oscar Hammerstein II, Sonya Levien, Philip Stong | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Vivian Blaine

Votes: 2,493

2. Shannon's Rainbow (2009)

PG | 92 min | Family

5.4
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A 17 year old girl named Shannon faces and overcomes hardship and emotional trauma after the death of her father through the caring for a horse and the love of a mother she never knew she had.

Writers: Linda Morris, Linda Morris, Linda Morris, John Mowod, Larry Richert | Director: Frank E. Johnson | Stars: Julianne Michelle, Claire Forlani, Jason Gedrick, Michael Madsen

Votes: 431

3. The Flamingo Kid (1984)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Jeffrey Willis has just finished high school and isn't quite sure what the future holds. His parents expect him to go to college but he is starting to find his close-knit family stifling. ... See full summary »

Writers: Neal Marshall, Garry Marshall | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Matt Dillon, Hector Elizondo, Molly McCarthy, Martha Gehman

Votes: 3,733

4. Hugo Pool (1997)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.

Writers: Robert Downey Sr., Laura Ernst | Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Alyssa Milano, Mark Boone Junior, Malcolm McDowell, Brendan Dawson

Votes: 1,617

5. Trinity: Gambling for High Stakes (1978)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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Writers: Mario Amendola, Bruno Corbucci, Sabatino Ciuffini, Sergio Corbucci | Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Luciano Catenacci, Marisa Laurito

Votes: 4,333

6. Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.4
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"Thunderhead," a roving, big white stallion, causes problems for the Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd in the mountains. ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Berkeley, Mary O'Hara | Director: Louis King | Stars: Peggy Cummins, Charles Coburn, Robert Arthur, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 221

7. Home in Indiana (1944)

Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Indiana. Though he's not happy about the arrangement at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young ... See full summary »

Writers: George Agnew Chamberlain, Winston Miller | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Walter Brennan, Jeanne Crain, Charlotte Greenwood, Ward Bond

Votes: 182

8. Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952)

78 min | Comedy

6.8
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Ma and Pa are trying to raise enough money at the county fair to send their daughter Rosie to college. Ma competes in baking and Pa enters a trotter in a horse race, while Rosie takes up with handsome young Marvin Johnson.

Writers: John Grant, Jack Henley, Richard Morris, Martin Ragaway, Leonard Stern | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, James Best, Lori Nelson

Votes: 366

9. Francis Goes to the Races (1951)

88 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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The owner of a talking mule, now a horse-breeder, gets involved with gangsters.

Writers: Robert Arthur, Oscar Brodney, David Stern | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Piper Laurie, Cecil Kellaway, Jesse White

Votes: 278

10. Three Texas Steers (1939)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Western

5.8
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Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the ... See full summary »

Writers: Betty Burbridge, Stanley Roberts, William Colt MacDonald | Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Carole Landis

Votes: 190

11. The Great Dan Patch (1949)

Passed | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.2
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Story of the legendary trotting horse Dan Patch.

Writer: John Taintor Foote | Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Gail Russell, Ruth Warrick, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 148

12. Born to Run (1977 TV Movie)

87 min | Family, Adventure

6.6
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A tale of trotting or harness racing in the early 20th century.

Writers: Walter D. Edmonds, Ed Jurist | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Tom Farley, Robert Bettles, Andrew McFarlane, Mary Ward

Votes: 17

13. The Tattooed Police Horse (1964)

48 min | Drama, Family

6.3
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Jolly Rogers is a trotting race horse who only wants to gallop.

Writers: Janet Lansburgh, Larry Lansburgh | Director: Larry Lansburgh | Stars: Keith Andes, Stan Bergstein, William Hilliard, Sandy Sanders

Votes: 9

14. The Bet (1992)

21 min | Short, Drama

6.5
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Harry and Henry Hicks are partners in the deli they've inherited from their old man. But, younger brother Harry has a gambling problem and its gotten serious.

Writer: Gavin O'Connor | Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Josh Mosby, John Benjamin Hickey, Vincent Pastore, David Little

Votes: 32

15. The Arkansas Swing (1948)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Western

5.6
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Ken, Gil, Hezzie and Gabe are members of the Country & Western band 'The Hoosier Hotshots'. They get involved with the beautiful Margie MacGregor, the scheming villain Pamela Trent and ... See full summary »

Writer: Barry Shipman | Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Gloria Henry, Ken Trietsch, Paul Trietsch, Gil Taylor

Votes: 5

16. Penthouse Club (1970–1978)

150 min | Music, Sport, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mary Hardy, Yvonne Barrett, Michael Williamson, Bill Collins

17. Kings of the Turf (1941)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

5.3
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This entry in "The Sports Parade" series, shows us how Mortimer, a Standardbred horse, is trained for harness racing.

Writer: Harold Medford | Director: Del Frazier | Star: Knox Manning

Votes: 98

18. Tale of a Trotter (1956)

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

5.7
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This short follows the life a harness racehorse named "Spunky" from foal, through training, to the finish of his first race at Yonkers Raceway.

Stars: Peter Roberts, Marty Glickman, Spunky

Votes: 22

19. Lucky - or Not? (2005)

38 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

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Louis Bach is a man with a passion for horse racing, and a magic lucky streak that has won him every bet he has placed. This luck attracts the attention of the local mob, who recruit Louis ... See full summary »

Writers: Stef Farovitch, Peter Hebert | Director: Peter Hebert | Stars: Mark Leahy, Jamie Douglas, Derick Fage, Heather Earle

20. White Winter Heat (1988)

87 min | Documentary, Sport

6.8
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Turn up the heat this winter and catch fire with some of the most extreme skiers of the time as they burn up the slopes. Featuring skiers and riders like Scot Schmidt, Tom Day, Cindy Nelson... See full summary »

Writer: Warren Miller | Director: Warren Miller | Stars: Warren Miller, Brad Vancour

Votes: 6

21. Tanbark and Turf (1955)

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

5.9
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This Sportscope series entry shows how standard bred horses are trained to become either harness racers or show horses.

Star: Peter Roberts

Votes: 19

22. Harnessed Rhythm (1936)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

6.3
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This Sports Parade series entry follows the life of Dixie Dan, a harness race horse, from birth through age three.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Pete Smith, Dixie Dan

Votes: 42

23. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: A Picture of Death (1960)

30 min | Western

7.0
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When Hugh Blaine bets $50,000 that all four hooves of a racehorse are off the ground at once, he agrees to pay Bat 10% of the bet to supply proof. Bat hires a man to take photographs of the trotter in action, but the pictures are stolen.

Writers: Richard O'Connor, Samuel A. Peeples | Director: John Rich | Stars: Gene Barry, Donald Woods, Patricia Donahue, Howard Petrie

Votes: 12

24. Noah's Ark (1956–1957)
Episode: Out to Pasture (1957)

30 min | Drama

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Dr. Rinehart is feeling sorry for himself until a racehorse owner brings in his prize animal for treatment.

Stars: Paul Burke, Victor Rodman, May Wynn, Grace Field