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Black Beauty (1994)

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The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

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Caroline Thompson

Writers:

Anna Sewell (novel), Caroline Thompson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Docs Keepin Time Docs Keepin Time ... Black Beauty (as Docs Keepin Time - American Quarter Horse)
Alan Cumming ... Black Beauty (voice)
Sean Bean ... Farmer Grey
David Thewlis ... Jerry Barker
Jim Carter ... John Manly
Peter Davison ... Squire Gordon
Alun Armstrong ... Reuben Smith
John McEnery ... Mr. York
Eleanor Bron ... Lady Wexmire
Peter Cook ... Lord Wexmire
Adrian Ross Magenty Adrian Ross Magenty ... Lord George
Lyndon Davies Lyndon Davies ... Head Groom
Georgina Armstrong Georgina Armstrong ... Jessica Gordon
Gemma Paternoster Gemma Paternoster ... Molly Gordon
Anthony Walters ... Alfred Gordon
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Storyline

Black Beauty, a beautiful black stallion in 1870s England, recalls his life from his birth through his carefree life as a colt to the many hardships he suffered after achieving maturity. He goes through many owners, both good and bad, until he finally finds happiness and contentment. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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A story for all ages. A friendship for all time. Share the adventure.


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G | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Beauty See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,285,820, 31 July 1994

Gross USA:

$4,630,377

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,630,377
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Peter Cook's last film. See more »

Goofs

When young Joe is saying goodbye to Black Beauty at the new stables and removing his tack, the bridle switches between being on and off as the camera angle changes. See more »

Quotes

Black Beauty: We don't get to choose the people in our lives. For us, it's all chance.
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Crazy Credits

Black Beauty... Docs Keepin Time, American Quarter Horse See more »

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Version of Black Beauty (1946) See more »

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A must see for any horse lovers!
13 December 2004 | by saraingSee all my reviews

This film is brilliantly made and enjoyable for anyone of any age.For horse lovers like me it is a wonderful film, I've seen it several times and even though I know the story well, it still never fails to move me to tears. Even my husband watched this film with me and the children and said that it was good and that he enjoyed it, so it can't be bad!! The music is incredibly moving as is the story and the acting is also very good. Their are several bits in the film that will amuse even young children and even my son who is not yet two enjoys watching Black Beauty running with his friends Ginger and Merry-legs.The bottom line is if you love animals at all, especially horses, then you will completely adore this film.


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