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1. The Horse Whisperer (1998)

PG-13 | 170 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.5
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65 Metascore

The mother of a severely traumatized daughter enlists the aid of a unique horse trainer to help the girl's equally injured horse.

Writers: Nick Evans, Eric Roth, Richard LaGravenese | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill, Dianne Wiest

2. Secretariat (2010)

PG | 123 min | Drama, Family, History

7.2
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61 Metascore

Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown.

Writers: Mike Rich, William Nack | Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Margo Martindale, Nelsan Ellis

3. Seabiscuit (2003)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.3
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72 Metascore

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Writers: Laura Hillenbrand, Gary Ross | Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper

4. 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)

PG-13 | 154 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.5
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Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people.

Writer: Rose Bosch | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver, Loren Dean

5. Racing Stripes (2005)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.2
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43 Metascore

An abandoned zebra (voice of Frankie Muniz) grows up believing he is a racehorse, and, with the help of his barnyard friends and a teenage girl (Hayden Panettiere), sets out to achieve his dream of racing with thoroughbreds.

Writers: David Schmidt, Steven P. Wegner, Kirk De Micco, Frederik Du Chau | Director: Frederik Du Chau | Stars: Frankie Muniz, David Spade, Snoop Dogg, Bruce Greenwood

6. Luck (2011–2012)

52 min | Drama, Sport

7.7
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A TV series centered around characters who are tied to the same horse-racing track.

Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Farina, John Ortiz, Richard Kind

7. Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991)

G | 88 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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This is the story of Sonora Webster, a teenage runaway during the Depression. Her life's ambition is to travel to Atlantic City, where "all your dreams come true." After leaving home she ... See full summary »

Writers: Matt Williams, Oley Sassone | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Schoeffling, Cliff Robertson, Dylan Kussman

8. National Velvet (1944)

G | 123 min | Drama, Family, Sport

7.4
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A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.

Writers: Enid Bagnold, Theodore Reeves, Helen Deutsch | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp, Anne Revere

9. Murphy's Romance (1985)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going ... See full summary »

Writers: Max Schott, Harriet Frank Jr., Irving Ravetch | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sally Field, James Garner, Brian Kerwin, Corey Haim

10. Moondance Alexander (2007)

G | 94 min | Drama, Family

6.3
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The curiously named, Moondance Alexander is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is faced with another uneventful summer until she discovers a lost pinto pony named ... See full summary »

Writers: Janeen Damian, Michael Damian | Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Kay Panabaker, Don Johnson, Lori Loughlin, James Best

11. The Sunday Horse (2015)

Family | Post-production

After a near-fatal accident, on a horse the experts thought was nothing special, a determined rider from the wrong side of the tracks defies all the odds to pursue her dreams of winning a national jumping championship.

Writers: Fred T. Kuehnert, Susan Rhinehart | Director: Vic Armstrong | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Nikki Reed, William Shatner, Cassi Thomson

12. Dark Victory (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour, and must decide whether she'll meet her final days with dignity.

Writers: Casey Robinson, George Emerson Brewer Jr., Bertram Bloch | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart, Geraldine Fitzgerald

13. The Derby Stallion (2005)

PG | 98 min | Drama

5.7
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An alcoholic former horse-trainer perceives in a fifteen-year-old boy a unique gift of horsemanship and makes it possible for the boy to conceive his dream and pursue it.

Writer: Kimberly Gough | Director: Craig Clyde | Stars: Bill Cobbs, Zac Efron, William R. Moses, Tonja Walker

14. Ostwind - Zusammen sind wir frei (2013)

101 min | Family

6.8
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East wind - Together we are free is the incomparably beautiful history of bad schoolgirl Mika, which not only learns in the summer holidays, that she is a good rider, but the language of ... See full summary »

Writers: Kristina Magdalena Henn, Lea Schmidbauer | Director: Katja von Garnier | Stars: Hanna Höppner, Marvin Linke, Cornelia Froboess, Tilo Prückner

15. Sylvester (1985)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Family

6.2
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Charlie is a 16-year-old orphan struggling to raise her two younger brothers when she endeavors to train a rogue horse she names Sylvester and turn him into an eventing champion.

Writer: Carol Sobieski | Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert, Michael Schoeffling, Constance Towers

16. Four Shades of Brown (2004)

192 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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An eccentric millionaire dies at a manor in Dalarna in Sweden, leaving behind three sons and a mistress. One of four parallel stories about parents and children. Four sides of Sweden. Four shades of brown.

Writers: Tomas Alfredson, Robert Gustafsson, Jonas Inde, Andres Lokko, Martin Luuk, Johan Rheborg, Henrik Schyffert | Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Maria Kulle, Karl Linnertorp, Jonas Inde

17. International Velvet (1978)

G | 127 min | Drama, Family, Sport

5.7
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Velvet's orphaned niece, Sarah, follows her dream of Olympic glory with her horse Arizona Pie.

Writers: Enid Bagnold, Bryan Forbes | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Hopkins, Nanette Newman

18. My Friend Flicka (1943)

89 min | Family, Western

6.6
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Ken McLaughlin struggles to please his family in any way. He comes back from boarding school boasting poor grades and facing going through the fifth grade again, much to his fathers dismay.... See full summary »

Writers: Francis Edward Faragoh, Lillie Hayward, Mary O'Hara | Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, James Bell

19. The New Adventures of the Black Stallion (1990–1993)

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.2
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Inspired by the novels of Walter Farley. After being shipwrecked on a remote desert island, courageous, young Alec Ramsay and a wild Arabian stallion named the "Black," form an irrevocable ... See full summary »

Stars: Mickey Rooney, Richard Ian Cox, Virginie Demians, Marian Filali

20. The Story of Seabiscuit (1949)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.1
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Horse trainer Shawn O'Hara and his lovely niece, Margaret, come to America to escape the memory of an accident involving Margaret's brother, Danny. Working with thoroughbreds in Kentucky, ... See full summary »

Writer: John Taintor Foote | Director: David Butler | Stars: Shirley Temple, Barry Fitzgerald, Lon McCallister, Rosemary DeCamp

21. Hammers Over the Anvil (1993)

Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.0
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This is the story of the crippled young Alan Marshall and his hero worship of the local he-man horse trainer East Driscoll, the schoolboy crush Alan has on the local aristocratic English ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Marshall, Peter Hepworth, Ann Turner | Director: Ann Turner | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Russell Crowe, Alexander Outhred, Frankie J. Holden

22. The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968)

G | 113 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Frederick Bolton has to solve two problems. First, his boss has instructed him to come up with a reasonable campaign to promote a new product, a stomach pill named "Aspercel" - by tomorrow.... See full summary »

Writers: Eric Hatch, Louis Pelletier | Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Dean Jones, Diane Baker, Lloyd Bochner, Fred Clark

23. Riding High (1950)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy

6.2
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A horse trainer who has fallen on hard times looks to his horse, Broadway Bill, to finally win the big race.

Writers: Robert Riskin, Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose, Mark Hellinger | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Bing Crosby, Coleen Gray, Charles Bickford, Frances Gifford

24. My Lucky Star (2012)

96 min | Drama

6.4
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The Barthelemys have been training racing horses, trotters, for generations. After tragedy befalls Pierrot Barthelemy, his family's inheritance seems at stake. Can his daughter and his sole mare, Marquise, save the family from ruin?

Writers: Régis Anders, Jean Falculete, Anne Fassio, Michel Fessler | Director: Anne Fassio | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Claude Brasseur, Fleur Lise Heuet, Antoine Berry

25. Casey's Shadow (1978)

PG | 117 min | Drama, Family, Sport

5.9
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Casey is a young boy in a family that trains racehorses. His best friend, a foal they call "Casey's Shadow", looks to be a loser, but comes out a champion.

Writers: John McPhee, Carol Sobieski | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Walter Matthau, Alexis Smith, Robert Webber, Murray Hamilton

26. The Dark Horse (I) (2008)

Drama

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The Dark Horse is a story of struggle and redemption. Dana, a ballet teacher, reluctantly returns to her childhood home to discover it is about to be sold. To save the farm, and the family,... See full summary »

Writer: Cornelia Moore | Director: Cornelia Moore | Stars: Carol Roscoe, Kathryn Mesney-Hetler, Sean G. Griffin, Kate Bayley

27. My Friend Flicka (1955–1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Adventure, Western

8.1
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Set in Montana about 1900, this was a story about young Ken McLaughlin and his horse Flicka. Ken lived on a ranch with his parents Rob and Nell and the ranch-hand Gus and had many an adventure.

Stars: Frank Ferguson, Gene Evans, Johnny Washbrook, Anita Louise

28. Harley's Hill (2011 Video)

Family

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A racing horse chooses a new path.

Writer: Deborah Thompson Duda | Director: Don Most | Stars: Christopher Atkins, Kirstin Dorn, Rance Howard, Deborah Thompson Duda

29. 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

30. Lightning, the White Stallion (1986)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Family

4.8
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Rich gambler Barney Ingram's white prize stallion Cloverdale III is abducted by creditor Emmett Fallon, but he hits a school-bus and the horse ran off. Schoolkids Lucas Mitchell and ... See full summary »

Writer: Harry Alan Towers | Director: William A. Levey | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Susan George, Isabel García Lorca, Billy Wesley

31. National Velvet (1960– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

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Velvet Brown lives on a dairy farm with her parents Martha and Herbert, an ex-jockey, Mi Taylor, her brother Donald and her sister Edwina. Teddy is Edwina's boyfriend. Velvet owns a ... See full summary »

Stars: Lori Martin, Ann Doran, James McCallion, Arthur Space

32. Black Gold (1947)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, History, Sport

6.6
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In the early 1920s, in the desert near the Texas-Mexico border, Charley Eagle (Anthony Quinn), is Indian who owns a small, hardscrabble ranch and is training a horse, "Black Hope,". He ... See full summary »

Writers: Agnes Christine Johnston, Caryl Coleman | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Katherine DeMille, 'Ducky' Louie, Raymond Hatton

33. Maryland (1940)

92 min | Drama

6.7
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A woman tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter of his father's trainer, he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.

Writers: Jack Andrews, Ethel Hill | Director: Henry King | Stars: Walter Brennan, Fay Bainter, Brenda Joyce, John Payne

34. Sport de filles (2011)

101 min | Drama, Sport

5.1
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Enraged by the sale of the vaulting horse that she'd been promised as hers to ride, Gracieuse, a talented rider, dumps her job at a stable. She starts again from zero by accepting work as a... See full summary »

Writers: Simon Reggiani, Patrick Le Rolland, Patricia Mazuy, François Bégaudeau | Director: Patricia Mazuy | Stars: Marina Hands, Bruno Ganz, Josiane Balasko, Amanda Harlech

35. The Great Dan Patch (1949)

Passed | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.3
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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

36. Tatlong Baraha (2006)

Action

4.0
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The father and sons triumvirate play three oppressed Filipinos during the Spanish regime-a cowardly farmer (Lito), a mentally challenged man (Mark), and a hunchback bellringer (Maynard). ... See full summary »

Writer: Ely Matawaran | Director: Toto Natividad | Stars: Lito Lapid, Mark Lapid, Maynard Lapid, Basty Alcances

37. The True Story of Seabiscuit (2003 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.0
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Writer: Martin Gillam | Director: Craig Haffner | Stars: William H. Macy, Seabiscuit, Tobey Maguire, Babe Ruth

38. The Littlest Outlaw (1955)

73 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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Little Pablito is the ten year old son of a cruel horse trainer. The trainer is responsible for training a Mexican General's horse to jump for the grand race. The trainer's methods cause ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Lansburgh, Bill Walsh | Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Pedro Armendáriz, Joseph Calleia, Rodolfo Acosta, Andrés Velázquez

39. Dick Francis: Twice Shy (1989 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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A fool-proof formula for picking winning horses on a computer disc is the Maguffin sought by Cleveland and others.

Writers: Dick Francis, Miles Henderson | Director: Deirdre Friel | Stars: Ian McShane, Kate McKenzie, Karl Hayden, Dearbhla Molloy

40. That Gang of Mine (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.9
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A street kid has dreams of becoming a jockey. He gets his chance when he and his gang discover a poor old man who has a championship race horse. The man agrees to let the boy ride his horse... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Whitman, William Lively | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Clarence Muse, Dave O'Brien

41. Haru Urara (2005)

Drama

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Writer: Takehiro Nakajima | Director: Tokihisa Morikawa | Stars: Chikako Kaku, Miyavi Matsunoi, Shûgo Oshinari, Noboru Takachi

42. Jimmy and Mia

Romance, Western | Announced

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Writers: Carl Mergenthaler, Tony Sears | Director: Tony Sears | Stars: Wendie Malick, Julian Adams, Rita Verreos, Nick Heyman

43. South of Caliente (1951)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Music, Western

6.8
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Roy Rogers (Roy Rogers), owner of a transportation service for moving race horses from track to track, prepares to take a number of thoroughbreds to the Pan American fair races at Monterey.... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Taylor | Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Pinky Lee

44. 7 Clinics with Buck Brannaman (2012 Video)

Documentary, Sport, Western

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Humane treatment of animals has always been my passion, and while horses and humans have worked together since the beginning of time... See full synopsis »

Director: Cindy Meehl | Stars: Buck Brannaman, Betty Staley, Tina Cornish, Ali Cornish

45. The Fighting Chance (1955)

Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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A horse trainer and his friend, a jockey, fall in love with the same girl. Complications ensue.

Writers: Robert Blees, Houston Branch | Director: William Witney | Stars: Rod Cameron, Julie London, Ben Cooper, Taylor Holmes

46. Tucson (1949)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Sport, Western

6.4
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Andy Bryant is a University of Arizona student. His grades suffer however because of his preoccupation with an upcoming intercollegiate rodeo. And he is in love with the blond Laurie ... See full summary »

Writer: Arnold Belgard | Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Penny Edwards, Deanna Wayne, Charles Russell

47. The Little Adventuress (1938)

Approved | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Music

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Two circus acrobats hurtle to their death when a wire snaps and their daughter, "Pinky" Horton, has to face the future as an orphan. Unwilling to live with her stern Aunt Hattie, she and ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael L. Simmons, Paul Jarrico | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Edith Fellows, Richard Fiske, Julie Bishop, Cliff Edwards

48. Racing Blood (1936)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.4
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Frankie Reynolds (Frankie Darro'), youngest member of a family of jockeys, borrows $4.85 (yes, four dollars and eighty-five cents) from his sister Phyllis (Gladys Blake), who is not a ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter B. Kyne, Joseph O'Donnell | Director: Victor Halperin | Stars: Frankie Darro, Kane Richmond, Gladys Blake, Arthur Housman

49. Two Thoroughbreds (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Family

5.6
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A group of gangsters steal the valuable brood-mare "Larkspur" from the Conway Ranch in Arizona. The mare's three-month-old colt tries to follow its dam, but is outdistanced. The lost colt ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Fields, Jerome Cady | Director: Jack Hively | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Joan Leslie, Arthur Hohl, J.M. Kerrigan

50. The Fighting Stallion (1950)

Approved | 63 min | Western

5.5
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Released from a navy hospital following WW II, Lon Evans learns that he faces eventual blindness and returns to his Wyoming ranch. He sees a beautiful white stallion named Starlight and his... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Kavanaugh, George F. Slavin | Director: Robert Emmett Tansey | Stars: Bill Edwards, Doris Merrick, Forrest Taylor, Don C. Harvey