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Secretariat (2010)

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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.

Director:

Randall Wallace

Writers:

Mike Rich, William Nack (book)
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3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Lane ... Penny Chenery
John Malkovich ... Lucien Laurin
Dylan Walsh ... Jack Tweedy
Margo Martindale ... Miss Ham
Nelsan Ellis ... Eddie Sweat
Otto Thorwarth ... Ronnie Turcotte
Fred Dalton Thompson ... Bull Hancock
James Cromwell ... Ogden Phipps
Scott Glenn ... Chris Chenery
Michael Harding ... E.V. Benjamin (as Mike Harding)
Richard Fullerton ... Robert Kleburg
Tim Ware ... John Galbreath
Nestor Serrano ... Pancho Martin
Keith Austin Keith Austin ... Laffit Pincay
Kevin Connolly ... Bill Nack
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Storyline

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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The Impossible True Story


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief mild language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Secretariat See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,694,770, 10 October 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$59,713,955

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$60,251,371
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Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This movie barely received any promotion in the UK - where the Secretariat story is barely known - and was withdrawn from British cinemas after just one week. See more »

Goofs

Although set between 1969 and 1972, several telephones show modular handset jacks. Modular jacks were first patented by Bell Telephone Labs in 1973. See more »

Quotes

Lucien Laurin: [as Secretariat nears the finish line at the Belmont Stakes] Ronnie, don't fall off!
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Connections

Featured in Hollywood's Top Ten: You're an Animal (2011) See more »

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My Old Kentucky Home
Performed by Tricia Aguirre
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Wonderful movie
2 December 2010 | by victorysongsterSee all my reviews

Secretariat is not only the first film in many years where both old and young can share the same theater; it contains the elements that make you both laugh and cry as most good movies should. From peaceful mornings at sunrise we experience exhilarating horse racing that brings pensive waiting for results of a race already in the history books.

I agree with the Movieguide comments: "SECRETARIAT is a very uplifting, inspiring, exciting movie about a true story, the story of a determined woman who raises one of the most successful, dynamic racehorses of all time. SECRETARIAT is stirring and joyful, with many references to God, Jesus Christ and the Bible and a pro-capitalist message celebrating American values…" Now, what's wrong with this picture? It is refreshingly entertaining.


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