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Second Chances (1998)

G  |   |  Drama  |  1 September 1998 (USA)
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A little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after an accident claims her father and her spirit.



(as Daniel Adams) , (as Art Martin)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Taylor
Kathleen Matthews
Sunny Matthews
Dallas Judd
Melinda Judd
Dr. Hugh Olson
Erica Hess ...
Susan (as Erica Nicole Hess)
Dutch John Hathaway
Hans Howes ...
Johnny Dobson
Craig Hardy
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A little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after an accident claims her father and her spirit.

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A Story Of Understanding, Giving, And Love... Everyone Needs A Second Chance.




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Release Date:

1 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein Pferd für Sunny  »

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Throughout the movie, they refer to the horse as "she", despite the fact that the horse is quite obviously a gelding, not a mare. See more »


Sunny Matthews: [crying] I'll buy her
Ben Taylor: What?
Sunny Matthews: [still crying] I'll buy Ginger.
Ben Taylor: Well, what's your offer?
Sunny Matthews: [sniffling] 4 dollars?
Ben Taylor: Now Sunny, why would I sell Ginger to you for four dollars when this man is offering me 400 dollars?
Sunny Matthews: Because, I love her.
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Over the Heartache
Written by Geoff Levin & Anita Gregory
Performed by Angela Rosas
Produced by Geoff Levin
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Really Touching

I saw this movie on the Animal Planet channel, and it was really a sweet movie. It was about a little girl who was injured in a car accident that claimed her father's life. She and her mother move into a trailer park, and next door is a stable. She soon falls in love with a horse named Ginger, who has also gone through some rough times. The two of them form a bond, and begin Barrel Racing. This was just a really nice story, with good acting. I recommend it to anyone, but especially people who love animals and horses.

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