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Hot to Trot (1988)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy  |  26 August 1988 (USA)
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Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at ... See full summary »

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Fred P. Chaney (as Bob Goldthwait)
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Don (voice)
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Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at the stock-market of Chicago. Written by Volker Boehm

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The funniest talking horse movie ever! See more »

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Don, un cavallo per amico  »

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Elliott Gould was the original voice of the horse. After a poor test screening of the film, the horse's half of the script was rewritten by Andy Breckman in an effort to make the film funnier. John Candy was hired to re-record the horse's voice; he ignored the new script and improvised the dialogue instead. See more »

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Fred P. Chaney: [about the atrium in his new apartment] What is this a little yard?
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Written by Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson (as Thomas Stinson) and Chris Mars (as Christopher Mars)
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If you liked Seabiscuit, you'll love Hot to Trot
12 August 2003 | by (Greencastle, IN) – See all my reviews

Seabiscuit is actually based on this masterwork. "The horse that couldn't win".... yep, that was Don before it was Seabiscuit... "The jockey no one wanted".... Goldthwait long before Tobey... "The obnoxious outsider owner"... Bobcat again. The big climactic race... yes, Seabiscuit fans, you HAVE seen it all before.

Hot to Trot was a film before its time. Dabney Coleman's performance is magical. Virginia Madsen's best performance where she kept her clothes on. And Candy is a master of horse dialects.

Two hoofs up! Ten stars! Fabulous! Mucilage!


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