Movies that Inspire, Entertain and Favorites - not in fave orderby Cyscreenwriter | created - 15 Oct 2010 | updated - 01 Sep 2013 | Public
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1. An American in Paris (1951)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman.
Votes: 25,762 | Gross: $4.50M
2. The Black Stallion (1979)
G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport
While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »
4. Seabiscuit (2003)
PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport
True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Votes: 61,423 | Gross: $120.28M
6. A Good Year (2006)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A British investment broker inherits his uncle's chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold.
Votes: 79,114 | Gross: $7.46M
7. Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,351 | Gross: $0.02M
8. Field of Dreams (1989)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
Votes: 95,564 | Gross: $64.43M
9. The Majestic (2001)
PG | 152 min | Drama, Romance
Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Votes: 48,319 | Gross: $27.81M
11. Doc Hollywood (1991)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young doctor causes a traffic accident in a small town and is sentenced to work for some days at the town hospital.
Votes: 28,943 | Gross: $54.83M
13. Finding Graceland (1998)
PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Drama
An eccentric drifter claiming to be Elvis Presley hitches a ride with a young man and they find themselves on an adventurous road trip to Memphis.
14. The Story of Seabiscuit (1949)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Horse trainer Shawn O'Hara and his lovely niece, Margaret, come to America to escape the memory of an accident involving Margaret's brother, Danny. Working with thoroughbreds in Kentucky, ... See full summary »
15. Secondhand Lions (2003)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.
Votes: 46,972 | Gross: $41.41M
16. Regarding Henry (1991)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance
After being shot, a man loses his memory and must relearn speech and mobility, but he has a loving family to support him.
Votes: 26,012 | Gross: $43.00M
18. Sabrina (1954)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur, but it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her.
Inside Information (2006– )
Alysheba/Triple Crown's 30th Anniversary/1978 Triple Crown Run
21. Run for the Roses (1977)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Sport
Juanito, a boy from Puerto Rico, finds himself in Kentucky and drawn to a thoroughbred horse. He believes the horse can win the Derby and eventually others around him start to think it's possible.
Inside Information (2006– )
Funny Cide/Jockey Instructions/Prison Pasture Thoroughbred Retirement
Inside Information (2006– )
Princess Rooney/Clyde Martin/Old Friends Thoroughbed Retirement Home
29. Jockeys (2009– )
30 min | Reality-TV
This show informs viewers about both the up's and down's of being a professional jockey. From eating habits to constant training, these athletes endure a lot more than just saddling up a horse.
30. Secretariat (2010)
PG | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown.
Votes: 23,036 | Gross: $59.71M
32. The Winner's Circle (1948)
Approved | 74 min | Drama, Sport
The life story of a famous race horse, told primarily by a narrator in a semi-documentary fashion, with more than a little bit of revisionism. It begins with the colt's wobbly-legged days, ... See full summary »
33. Horses: The Story of Equus (2002)
40 min | Documentary, Short
This is the story of three horses born on the same night and charts their life stories. One horse is sent to a stud farm, but on the way it is involved in a car crash and escapes into the ... See full summary »
34. My Brother Talks to Horses (1947)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy
A classic film featuring a boy who is able to hear what the racehorses at the track are thinking. He bases their moods on how well he thinks they'll do, and tells his older brother who is ... See full summary »
35. A Horse Called Nijinsky (1970)
55 min | Documentary
Documentary, narrated by Orson Welles, about the legendary race horse Nijinsky, one of the greatest and most successful race horses in history and after his retirement from the racetrack in 1970 an important sire of thoroughbred horses.
36. John Henry: A Steel Driving Race Horse (2010)
The new "John Henry" documentary will chronicle the life and legacy of this remarkable animal, and will include interviews with fans, celebrities, dignitaries and other notables that knew ... See full summary »
40. Year of the Comet (1992)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
An extremely rare bottle of wine (bottled during the appearance of the Great Comet of 1811) is discovered. Margaret Harwood is sent to retrieve it so it can be sold at auction. Oliver ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,306 | Gross: $2.79M
42. State of Play (2009)
PG-13 | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the congressman, his old college friend.
Votes: 121,965 | Gross: $37.02M
43. Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
R | 103 min | Comedy
A rich but troubled family find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool.
Votes: 13,946 | Gross: $62.13M
44. The American President (1995)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. President and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception", and sparks fly anyway.
Votes: 46,498 | Gross: $65.00M
46. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
Votes: 1,059,895 | Gross: $322.74M
47. Author! Author! (1982)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
While facing the stress of his play being produced on Broadway, a playwright deals with having to raise his son, his stepdaughters, and his stepsons.
Votes: 4,524 | Gross: $13.11M
48. Pretty Woman (1990)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance
A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets... only to fall in love.
Votes: 243,931 | Gross: $178.41M
49. French Kiss (1995)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A woman flies to France to confront her straying fiancé, but gets into trouble when the charming crook seated next to her uses her for smuggling.
Votes: 42,144 | Gross: $38.90M
50. Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
PG | 143 min | Drama, Music