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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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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beleza Negra See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$4,630,377
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

So far, this remains as of 2009, Peter Davison's first, last and only theatrical film release. See more »

Goofs

When John and Black Beauty arrive home after the storm, they are perfectly dry, despite the fact that John falls into a river and Beauty had no shelter from the rain. 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 »

Connections

Version of Courage of Black Beauty (1957) See more »

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A beautiful story for any age.
22 June 1999 | by bjswintSee all my reviews

Black Beauty is true to Anna Sewell's wonderful book, and the beautiful scenery and music enhance the story of Black Beauty's adventures with his friends. We laughed and cried in the same places during the movie as we did when reading the book. Thank you to all responsible for creating this movie and making one of our favorite stories come to life before our eyes!


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