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Virginia's Run (2002)

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A teenage girl, trying to come to grips with the death of her mother in a horse-riding accident, nurtures the foal of her mother's horse.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Virginia Lofton
Caroline Lofton
Jessie Eastwood
Darrow Raines
Robert Miranda ...
Blake Raines (as Robert Guy Miranda)
Huntington Crane
Jocelyn Cunningham ...
Adrien Labrecque ...
Thomas Gibson ...
Andrew Thomson ...
Lee Phillips ...
Wrangler Lee
Jessica Christie ...


Canadian lobster fisher Ford Lofton's wife Deborah dies from a fall riding neighbor Blake Raines's horse Twister. Ford's eldest daughter Caroline cares nothing for horses but dates Blake's hot-tempered son and jockey Darrow. Younger sister Virginia is obsessed with horses, especially Twister's foal Stormy. Seeing how Stormy's sale affects Virginia, Foird first arranges for her to become the new owners's stable-hand, later buys it himself. Caroline breaks up with Darrow, Virginia becomes his bitter race competitor. Written by KGF Vissers

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Two sisters. One remarkable adventure that will bring them together.


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for reckless behavior and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 October 2002 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

La chevauchée de Virginia  »

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1.85 : 1
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When Virginia falls off her horse, you can clearly see the boots of someone riding Stormy back to her. See more »

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1 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I guess this movie might be okay for children or people who don't know much about horses...but I have never seen a more poorly researched movie! As an equestrian I laughed through the entire movie at the ridiculousness of it all. THEY HAD THE HORSE BACKWARDS IN THE TRAILER!!! Other than the major oversights with regard to horses and owning horses, the movie was cheesy and terribly predictable. I was incredibly surprised to see that the movie was not very old - it seems like something that would have been released in the late 80s or early 90s. It was clearly outdated. If you want to see a good horse movie, rent Seabiscuit, or if you're looking for something a little more kid friendly, Dreamer or National Velvet.

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