MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,383 this week

Black Beauty (1971)

 -  Family | Drama  -  16 April 1971 (UK)
5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 677 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 8 critic

When farm Evan's mare has a fine son, he promises the black stallion to his son Joe. The youngster enjoy growing up as playmates. Alas, once the good squire is buried, his mean heir, who ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

Related News

Ten Tigon Tales of Terror
| Shadowlocked

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 titles
created 16 Oct 2010
 
a list of 42 titles
created 26 Jun 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 27 Feb 2012
 
a list of 493 titles
created 12 Dec 2012
 
a list of 1710 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Black Beauty" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Black Beauty (1971)

Black Beauty (1971) on IMDb 5.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Black Beauty.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Family | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »

Director: Carroll Ballard
Stars: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr
Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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
Black Beauty (TV Movie 1987)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: David Cherkasskiy
Stars: Bob Baines, Colin Borgonon, Patrick Dickson
Adventure | Family | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A young girl befriends a wild black stallion.

Director: Simon Wincer
Stars: Biana Tamimi, Richard Romanus, Patrick Elyas
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young boy tries to train Thunderhead, a beautiful white colt and the son of his beloved Flicka, to be a champion race horse.

Director: Louis King
Stars: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson
Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A teenager loses his horse in Morocco and gets him back after various daredevil adventures.

Director: Robert Dalva
Stars: Kelly Reno, Vincent Spano, Allen Garfield
Oliver! (1968)
Drama | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Musical adaptation about an orphan who runs away from an orphanage and hooks up with a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.

Director: Carol Reed
Stars: Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A poor boy and the Crown Prince of England exchange identities, but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.

Director: Richard Fleischer
Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Mark Lester
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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 »

Director: Michael Damian
Stars: Kay Panabaker, Don Johnson, Lori Loughlin
Family | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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 »

Director: Harold D. Schuster
Stars: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson
Drama | Family | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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

Director: Clarence Brown
Stars: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp
Black Beauty (2015)
Family

"Black Beauty," a film centering on a 15 year-old girl who volunteers at a city pound, and convinces her Grandfather in the country to adopt a horse that was rescued from an abusive owner. ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Zirilli
Stars: Luke Perry, Bruce Davison, Sarah Ann Schultz
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Walter Slezak ...
Peter Lee Lawrence ...
Uschi Glas ...
Marie Hackenschmidt (as Ursula Glas)
Patrick Mower ...
John Nettleton ...
...
Eddie Golden ...
Clive Geraghty ...
John Hoey ...
Muldoon (as Johnny Hoey)
Patrick Gardiner ...
O'Flaherty
Brian McGrath ...
Mark Beauchamp
Ronan Smith ...
Farmboy
John Franklyn ...
Coalman
Margaret Lacey ...
Anna Sewell
Edit

Storyline

When farm Evan's mare has a fine son, he promises the black stallion to his son Joe. The youngster enjoy growing up as playmates. Alas, once the good squire is buried, his mean heir, who abuses animals, turns the screws on till pa Evans is forced to leave and abandon even Black Beauty. He soon looses everything in a cards game, so the stallion ends up in the Hackenschmidt circus. Joe is desperate to get him back. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Based on the novel by Anna Sewell See more »

Genres:

Family | Drama

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

16 April 1971 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Belleza negra  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Top billed Mark Lester only worked three weeks. See more »

Connections

Version of Black Beauty (1921) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Lazy telling of celebrated novel...
26 November 2004 | by (Evansville, Indiana USA) – See all my reviews

1st watched 11/26/2004 - 2 out of 10(Dir-James Hill): Lazy telling of celebrated novel about the adventures of an almost completely black horse. The adventures are huge, but they are played out very un-magnificently with some scenes being so bad that the movie's almost worthy of turkey status especially during a couple silly love scenes. It all works out in the end with the horse coming back to his starting location with his grown-up original owner but the only good thing this movie does is make you feel bad for the horse. The problem is that at points in this movie even he looks bewildered and fatigued at being a part of this slow-moving fiasco.


6 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Can Anyone Tell Us What Miniseries/TV Show This Was? SincerelyAmanda
Hokushin Tape safc1987
Discuss Black Beauty (1971) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?