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Secretariat (2010)

PG  |   |  Drama, Family, History  |  8 October 2010 (USA)
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Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown.

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Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery -- with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin -- manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in twenty-five years. Written by Anonymous

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8 October 2010 (USA)  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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£40,941 (UK) (3 December 2010)

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$59,699,513 (USA) (4 February 2011)
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Some of the closeup shots of the racing horses were achieved by attaching lightweight digital cameras to sticks and positioning them close to the horses as they galloped around the track. The horses got used to it, but the jockeys were sometimes startled by them. See more »

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Ron Turcotte is a bilingual Acadian (Eastern Canada) not a Southerner (US). See more »

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Penny Chenery: I will not live the rest of my life in regret.
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Written by Franz Gruber and Joseph Mohr
Performed by AJ Michalka
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One of the best sports movies EVER! And a fine movie in general.
7 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

SECRETARIAT is not just a great great sports movie it is just a great movie full-stop. EVery about this film is spot on. The story is wonderfully crafted and well told. The photography is beautiful and classy. The acting is phenomenal. DIANE LANE is in Oscar form as Penny Chenery the owner of Secretariat. She owns the film and gives a very powerful and realistic portrayal. JOHN MALKOVICH is also superb in support. The racing scenes are simply stunning. You are there in the race. It is very well done (and doesn't resort to cheap "shaky-cam" stuff. A very moving and enjoyable movie. It's one of the best sports related movies EVER and comes very highly recommended!


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