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The Black Stallion Returns (1983)

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

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Cast

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Raj
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Kurr (as Allen Goorwitz)
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Meslar
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Abu Ben Ishak (as Ferdinand Mayne)
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Tabari
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Alec's Mother
Doghmi Larbi ...
Tiny Man
Angelo Infanti ...
Raj's Father
Luigi Mezzanotte ...
Scarface
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Foreign Legion Officer
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Customs Officer (as Robert A. Behling)
Joe Murphy ...
Fireman
Chris Larrance ...
Neighbor
Loris Bazzocchi ...
Berber on Dock
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Storyline

The Black is stolen from Alec by his former Arabian owners. Alec sets off on an adventure to Arabia to reclaim his beloved horse. Based on the books by Walter Farley. Written by Lisa

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25 March 1983 (USA)  »

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Der schwarze Hengst kehrt zurück  »

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$9,800,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Some critics felt the film's portrayal of Arabs was racist. Roger Ebert wrote, "The Arabs are portrayed in this movie as the usual greasy, obnoxious buffoons that have been so popular in the movies ever since the oil crisis; I guess the message is that it's OK to be racist, as long as your targets live far away and don't buy many movie tickets. The Arab villain is played by Allen Goorwitz, a good character actor who is so far off-base here it's pathetic." See more »

Goofs

Lip movement doesn't match dialog at one point where Raj tells Alec about the race. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Young Black Stallion (2003) See more »

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A delightful film with an amazing score
30 December 2013 | by (Missouri) – See all my reviews

I also do not understand how this film did not get better reviews. This is a movie I grew up with and one of the few films in that category that I do not just keep around for sentimental reasons; I love it just as much as an adult as I did the first time I saw it. The filming location is wonderful, Kelly Reno's acting is superb, and it has the most amazing score that always tugs on my heart and makes me want to close my eyes and throw my arms wide just to feel the wind on my face. As a result, it is one of the few sequels that is better than the original. In short, The Black Stallion Returns is a thoroughly interesting and enjoyable movie; a great watch for everyone.


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