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1. Sylvester (1985)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Family

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Charlie is a 16-year-old orphan struggling to raise her two younger brothers when she endeavors to train a rogue horse she names Sylvester and turn him into an eventing champion.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert, Michael Schoeffling, Constance Towers

Votes: 324 | Gross: $0.39M

2. Flicka (2006)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.2
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57 Metascore

Young Katy claims a wild horse as her own -- an effort to prove to her father that she is capable of one day taking over the family ranch.

Director: Michael Mayer | Stars: Alison Lohman, Tim McGraw, Maria Bello, Ryan Kwanten

Votes: 6,573 | Gross: $21.00M

3. Black Beauty (1994)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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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.

Director: Caroline Thompson | Stars: Sean Bean, David Thewlis, Docs Keepin Time, Alan Cumming

Votes: 7,954 | Gross: $4.63M

4. The Young Black Stallion (2003)

G | 99 min | Adventure, Family, Drama

5.7
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51 Metascore

A young girl befriends a wild black stallion.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Biana Tamimi, Richard Romanus, Patrick Elyas, Gérard Rudolf

Votes: 886 | Gross: $6.75M

5. Flicka 2 (2010 Video)

PG | 96 min | Family

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Carrie is a big-city teenager whose life is turned upside down when she moves to a horse ranch in Wyoming to live with her father. But everything changes when Carrie meets Flicka, a wild, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Patrick Warburton, Tammin Sursok, Clint Black, Reilly Dolman

Votes: 1,301

6. Flicka: Country Pride (2012 Video)

G | 90 min | Family

6.2
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Flicka and Toby help out a struggling stable owner and her teenage daughter.

Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Clint Black, Lisa Hartman, Kacey Rohl, Lily Pearl Black

Votes: 971

7. Dark Horse (1990)

Not Rated | 46 min | Family

4.9
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An Olympic hopeful and her horse are given a second chance at their dream.

Director: Jim Purdy | Stars: Catherine Disher, Christianne Hirt, Leon Pownal, Wayne Robson

Votes: 7

8. Ruffian (2007 TV Movie)

85 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.3
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A look at the life of the thoroughbred filly that dominated horse racing in the early 1970s.

Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Sam Shepard, Frank Whaley, Mark Adam, Lisa Arnold

Votes: 382

9. Seabiscuit (2003)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.3
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72 Metascore

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.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper

Votes: 60,543 | Gross: $120.28M

10. Secretariat (2010)

PG | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.2
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61 Metascore

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 | Stars: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Margo Martindale, Nelsan Ellis

Votes: 22,594 | Gross: $59.71M

11. Champions (1984)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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The true story of Bob Champion, a British steeple chase jockey who, in the late 1970s, was diagnosed with cancer. Rather than succumb to the disease, however, Bob stages a miraculous ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin | Stars: John Hurt, Gregory Jones, Mick Dillon, Ann Bell

Votes: 512 | Gross: $0.17M

12. The Long Shot (2004 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

6.5
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A woman moves with her husband and seven-year-old daughter from Colorado to California and then her husband abandons them. While trying to rebuild her life, she finds solace while working at a horse farm and decides to enter her beloved horse in a high-stakes riding competition.

Director: Georg Stanford Brown | Stars: Julie Benz, Marsha Mason, Paul Le Mat, Gage Golightly

Votes: 476

13. Second Chances (1998)

G | 107 min | Drama

6.5
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A little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after an accident claims her father and her spirit.

Director: James Fargo | Stars: Tom Amandes, Isabel Glasser, Kelsey Mulrooney, Terry Moore

Votes: 264

14. Moondance Alexander (2007)

G | 94 min | Drama, Family

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The curiously named, Moondance Alexander is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is faced with another uneventful summer until she discovers a lost pinto pony named ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Kay Panabaker, Don Johnson, Lori Loughlin, James Best

Votes: 1,046 | Gross: $0.04M

15. Virginia's Run (2002)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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A teenage girl, trying to come to grips with the death of her mother in a horse-riding accident, nurtures the foal of her mother's horse.

Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Lindze Letherman, Rachel Skarsten, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 649

16. The Black Stallion (1979)

G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport

7.4
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84 Metascore

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 »

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse

Votes: 9,772

17. The New Adventures of the Black Stallion (1990–1993)

30 min | Adventure, Family

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Inspired by the novels of Walter Farley. After being shipwrecked on a remote desert island, courageous, young Alec Ramsay and a wild Arabian stallion named the "Black," form an irrevocable ... See full summary »

Stars: Mickey Rooney, Richard Ian Cox, Virginie Demians, Marian Filali

Votes: 304

18. The Black Stallion Returns (1983)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Family

5.9
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34 Metascore

A teenager loses his horse in Morocco and gets him back after various daredevil adventures.

Director: Robert Dalva | Stars: Kelly Reno, Vincent Spano, Allen Garfield, Woody Strode

Votes: 1,705 | Gross: $9.80M

19. Touching Wild Horses (2002)

PG | 91 min | Drama

6.6
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After a car accident that claimed his father and sister's lives and left his mother in a coma, a boy is sent to live with his reclusive aunt on Sable Island, a world-renowned wild horse preserve.

Director: Eleanor Lindo | Stars: Mark Rendall, Jane Seymour, Charles Martin Smith, Gloria Slade

Votes: 389

20. The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968)

G | 113 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Frederick Bolton has to solve two problems. First, his boss has instructed him to come up with a reasonable campaign to promote a new product, a stomach pill named "Aspercel" - by tomorrow.... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Dean Jones, Diane Baker, Lloyd Bochner, Fred Clark

Votes: 703

21. Into the West (1992)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Rúaidhrí Conroy

Votes: 2,365 | Gross: $4.79M

22. Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991)

G | 88 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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Thrilled by a performance she sees at a fair, Sonora tries to land a spot as a daredevil who rides horses off of high dives.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Schoeffling, Cliff Robertson, Dylan Kussman

Votes: 4,142 | Gross: $7.30M

23. Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.1
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52 Metascore

A wild stallion is captured by humans and slowly loses the will to resist training. Yet throughout his struggles for freedom, the stallion refuses to let go of the hope of one day returning home to his herd.

Directors: Kelly Asbury, Lorna Cook | Stars: Matt Damon, James Cromwell, Daniel Studi, Chopper Bernet

Votes: 51,610 | Gross: $73.28M

24. The Silver Brumby (1993)

G | 93 min | Drama, Family

5.9
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A mother tells her daughter a fable about the prince of the brumbies, brumby being a term for the feral horses of Australia, who must find its place among its kind, while one man makes it his mission to capture it and tame it.

Director: John Tatoulis | Stars: Caroline Goodall, Russell Crowe, Amiel Daemion, Johnny Raaen

Votes: 777

25. The Red Stallion (1947)

Approved | 81 min | Western

5.9
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A mare dies while foaling the Red Stallion. He is reared by a boy and is entered in a big race - something like the Kentucky Derby.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Robert Paige, Noreen Nash, Ted Donaldson, Jane Darwell

Votes: 54

26. Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion (1977 TV Movie)

85 min | Western

6.8
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A teenage boy gets a job as a Pony Express rider in the Nebraska Territory not long before the Civil War breaks out.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Leif Garrett, Milo O'Shea, Bibi Besch, John Quade

Votes: 52

27. The Derby Stallion (2005)

PG | 99 min | Drama

5.7
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An alcoholic former horse-trainer perceives in a fifteen-year-old boy a unique gift of horsemanship and makes it possible for the boy to conceive his dream and pursue it.

Director: Craig Clyde | Stars: Charles Black, Sarah Blackman, Preston Wigasi Brant, K.C. Clyde

Votes: 989

28. The Wild Stallion (2009)

G | 82 min | Drama, Family

5.2
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A story about two girls, CJ and Hanna. CJ lives on a ranch, Hanna comes to visit and decides to photograph wild horses for a school project. The girls become great friends and learn of a plot that might jeopardize the mustangs.

Director: Craig Clyde | Stars: Connie Sellecca, Fred Ward, Miranda Cosgrove, Danielle C. Ryan

Votes: 444

29. War Horse (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama, War

7.2
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72 Metascore

Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 127,540 | Gross: $79.88M

30. Casey's Shadow (1978)

PG | 117 min | Drama, Family, Sport

6.0
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Casey is a young boy in a family that trains racehorses. His best friend, a foal they call "Casey's Shadow", looks to be a loser, but comes out a champion.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Walter Matthau, Alexis Smith, Robert Webber, Murray Hamilton

Votes: 460

31. Pride of the Blue Grass (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Drama

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Based on the story of the steeplechase-winning blind jumping horse, Elmer Gantry aka Gantry the Great, owned by Eleanor Getzendaner. The horse plays himself.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Edith Fellows, James McCallion, Granville Bates, Aldrich Bowker

Votes: 68

32. Pride of the Blue Grass (1954)

Approved | 71 min | Drama

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A girl owns a horse, and hires a boy as a trainer. The horse (Gypsy Prince) enters a race and is injured. The boy takes job at another stable and is semi-seduced by the stable siren. The ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Vera Miles, Margaret Sheridan, Arthur Shields

Votes: 27

33. The Horse Boy (2009)

Unrated | 93 min | Documentary

7.4
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64 Metascore

A writer documents the journey his family takes to Mongolia to consult with nomadic shamans on the healing of their autistic son.

Director: Michel Orion Scott | Stars: Rupert Isaacson, Kristin Neff, Rowan Isaacson, Kendal Stewart

Votes: 620 | Gross: $0.16M

34. White Mane (1953)

Approved | 47 min | Drama, Family

7.4
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In the Camargue, France, a young boy bonds with a white haired horse that escaped from ranchers.

Director: Albert Lamorisse | Stars: Alain Emery, Laurent Roche, Clan-Clan, Pascal Lamorisse

Votes: 1,741

35. Misty (1961)

Approved | 91 min | Family, Drama

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Every year the Chincoteague fire department rounds up the wild ponies of Assateague. island, and then auctions off the colts and yearlings to thin out the herd. A young brother and sister, ... See full summary »

Director: James B. Clark | Stars: David Ladd, Arthur O'Connell, Pam Smith, Anne Seymour

Votes: 239

36. The White Pony (1999)

G | 93 min | Family, Fantasy

5.8
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Leah is eager to visit her uncle's ranch in Ireland, until her attempt to ride her cold cousin Shannon's horse results in Silky's being injured, and her ordered not to ride again. When she ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Kelly | Stars: Olivier Gruner, Warwick Davis, Carly Anderson, Victoria Farrer

Votes: 156

37. Phantom Stallion (1954)

Approved | 54 min | Western

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Ex-cavalry buddies, Rex and Slim, band together to capture a wild stallion, solve a murder and thwart the killers from cheating a boy out of his inheritance.

Director: Harry Keller | Stars: Rex Allen, Koko, Slim Pickens, Carla Balenda

Votes: 18

38. King of the Stallions (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, Western

5.1
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Both Indians and cowboys are after a beautiful stallion, the leader of a pack of wild horses.

Director: Edward Finney | Stars: Dave O'Brien, Chief Thundercloud, Sally Cairns, Rick Vallin

Votes: 14

39. National Velvet (1944)

G | 123 min | Drama, Family, Sport

7.4
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A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp, Anne Revere

Votes: 5,471

40. Thunderhead - Son of Flicka (1945)

78 min | Drama, Family

6.3
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A young boy tries to train Thunderhead, a beautiful white colt and the son of his beloved Flicka, to be a champion race horse.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, James Bell

Votes: 255

41. The Great Dan Patch (1949)

Passed | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.2
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Story of the legendary trotting horse Dan Patch.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Gail Russell, Ruth Warrick, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 172

42. The Red Pony (1949)

Passed | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.4
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A ranch boy is gifted with a colt, grows to love him but the colt escapes, with tragic results.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 803

43. Born to the Saddle (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Western

5.6
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When a young man agrees to race a wonderful quarter horse, a crooked, wife abusing, gambler has plans to sabotage the contest.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leif Erickson, Donald Woods, Rand Brooks, Chuck Courtney

Votes: 50

44. Gypsy Colt (1954)

G | 72 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.2
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A beautiful spirited horse is so devoted to his young mistress that he undertakes an incredible 500-mile journey over treacherous terrain to be reunited with her.

Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Donna Corcoran, Ward Bond, Frances Dee, Larry Keating

Votes: 151

45. The Littlest Outlaw (1955)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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Little Pablito is the ten year old son of a cruel horse trainer. The trainer is responsible for training a Mexican General's horse to jump for the grand race. The trainer's methods cause ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Pedro Armendáriz, Joseph Calleia, Rodolfo Acosta, Andrés Velázquez

Votes: 134

46. Courage of Black Beauty (1957)

Not Rated | 78 min | Adventure

5.1
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After some hesitation, 10-year-old Bobby accepts the gift of a magnificent black foal from his severe, thoughtless and overprotective father.

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Johnny Crawford, Mimi Gibson, John Bryant, Diane Brewster

Votes: 27

47. Tonka (1958)

Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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The remarkable and ironical story of a wild colt that changes owners around the time of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Sal Mineo, Philip Carey, Jerome Courtland, H.M. Wynant

Votes: 286

48. Run, Appaloosa, Run (1966)

TV-G | 47 min | Drama, Family

6.5
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Mary and her horse Holly Smoke participate in a wild horse race.

Director: Larry Lansburgh | Stars: Rex Allen, Walter Cloud, Jerry Gatlin, Adele Palacios

Votes: 41

49. Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1972)

TV-G | 91 min | Family, Drama, Western

6.6
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The circumstances that lead to the origination of the first American Bred Horse, the Morgan Horse.

Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: Don Murray, R.G. Armstrong, Whit Bissell, Gary Crosby

Votes: 100

50. Blue Fire Lady (1977)

96 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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A girl's love of horses meets with her father's disapproval.

Director: Ross Dimsey | Stars: Cathryn Harrison, Mark Holden, Peter Cummins, Marion Edward

Votes: 62

51. Danny (1977)

G | 90 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.

Director: Gene Feldman | Stars: Page Feldman, Rebecca Page, Janet Zarish, Barbara Jean Earhardt

Votes: 83

52. The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)

G | 104 min | Family, Drama

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When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Alastair Sim, Peter Barkworth, Maurice Colbourne, Susan Tebbs

Votes: 216

53. International Velvet (1978)

PG | 127 min | Drama, Family, Sport

5.8
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Velvet's orphaned niece, Sarah, follows her dream of Olympic glory with her horse Arizona Pie.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Hopkins, Nanette Newman

Votes: 1,184

54. The Electric Horseman (1979)

PG | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A rodeo star past his prime steal his company's horse and rides off into the desert, with a feisty female reporter accompanying him.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Valerie Perrine, Willie Nelson

Votes: 6,293 | Gross: $61.80M

55. Phar Lap (1983)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family

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55 Metascore

The true story of a Australian racehorse that becomes a champion with the help of a local stableboy.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Tom Burlinson, Judy Morris, Richard Morgan, Robert Grubb

Votes: 1,397

56. Archer (1985 TV Movie)

93 min | Adventure

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During the 1860s, Dave Powers, apprentice to a horse trainer, volunteers to ride Archer to the Melbourne Cup race. Their start is 600 miles from Melbourne, and the journey is anything but ... See full summary »

Director: Denny Lawrence | Stars: Brett Climo, Robert Coleby, Ned Lander, Doreen Warburton

Votes: 195

57. Bialy smok (1987)

89 min | Adventure

4.6
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A satire of Cold War politics, where Red bureaucrats meet U.S. corporate greed, and a witch and a dragon.

Directors: Jerzy Domaradzki, Janusz Morgenstern | Stars: Christopher Lloyd, Dee Wallace, Allison Balson, Soon-Tek Oh

Votes: 89

58. Lightning, the White Stallion (1986)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Family

4.9
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Gambler Barney Ingram's prize white stallion, Cloverdale III, is abducted by creditor Emmett Fallon, but his pick up breaks down on a school-bus route, and the horse runs off. Schoolkids ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Levey | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Susan George, Isabel García Lorca, Billy Wesley

Votes: 111

59. King of the Wind (1990)

PG | 103 min | Adventure

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In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear and the white spot on his heel: evil and good. And thus begins the life of Sham. He is a gift to the King of France, through a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Duffell | Stars: Richard Harris, Glenda Jackson, Frank Finlay, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 147

60. The Rogue Stallion (1990 TV Movie)

93 min | Adventure

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After her father's death, Anna Peterson and her family move from Australia to her father's ancestral home in New Zealand. Horses have been an important part of Anna's life and she hopes to ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Safran | Stars: Beth Buchanan, Brian Rooney, Michele Fawdon, Andrew Shephard

Votes: 79

61. A Horse for Danny (1995 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama, Family

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Danny is a smart little girl. She lives at the track where her uncle is a horse trainer. She knows her uncle needs just one great horse to make his name.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Leelee Sobieski, Robert Urich, Ron Brice, Gary Basaraba

Votes: 133

62. Breaking Free (1995)

PG | 106 min | Drama

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When troubled, cynical teen Rick chooses service at a camp for the blind over serving time at a correctional facility, he thinks he's found the easy way out. Instead, it's the way to a new ... See full summary »

Director: David Mackay | Stars: Jeremy London, Gina Philips, Megan Gallagher, Adam Wylie

Votes: 282

63. In Pursuit of Honor (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Western

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A group of cavalry men defy orders to destroy hundreds of army horses. Having disobeyed a direct order, the men are pursued by the military, but now the bullets aren't just aimed at the ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Olin | Stars: Don Johnson, Craig Sheffer, Gabrielle Anwar, Bob Gunton

Votes: 927

64. Pit Pony (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

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A young boy working in Nova Scotia's treacherous coal mines in the beginning of the 20th century, finds a friend in a pony, one of the ponies used to haul coal up from the tunnels to be used at the railway and steel mill.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Ben Rose-Davis, Richard Donat, Jennie Raymond, Andrew Keilty

Votes: 190

65. The Princess Stallion (1997 TV Movie)

G | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.2
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When her divorced mother dies, Sarah, a 15 year old Californian girl, is sent to live with her father on his farm in the Scottish highlands. There she meets a hermit (Fergus) who looks ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Haber | Stars: Ariana Richards, Andrew Keir, David Robb, Marcia Layton

Votes: 127

66. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: Flash (1997)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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A boy falls in love with a horse named Flash that's for sale. He gets a job to earn the money to buy the horse, but he's forced to sell when the family falls upon hard times. This ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Lucas Black, Brian Kerwin, Shawn Toovey, Tom Nowicki

Votes: 707

67. The Horse Whisperer (1998)

PG-13 | 170 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.6
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65 Metascore

The mother of a severely traumatized daughter enlists the aid of a unique horse trainer to help the girl's equally injured horse.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 34,779 | Gross: $75.38M

68. Running Free (1999)

G | 81 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.8
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22 Metascore

The tale of the extraordinary life and times of Lucky, a horse that was born in captivity but achieves his dream of running free with the help of a stableboy.

Director: Sergei Bodrov | Stars: Chase Moore, Maria Geelbooi, Arie Verveen, Jan Decleir

Votes: 560 | Gross: $0.10M

69. Shergar (1999)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Shergar is based on the true story of a champion race horse, allegedly abducted by the I.R.A., then rescued by an orphaned boy.

Director: Dennis C. Lewiston | Stars: Alan Barker, Billy Boyle, Stephen Brennan, Gary Cady

Votes: 384

70. Horse Crazy (2001)

G | 84 min | Family

6.3
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Three kids, who hope to capture their own wild mustang, outsmart a ring of horse thieves and return a prize stallion to its owner.

Director: Eric Hendershot | Stars: Michael Glauser, Brittany Armstrong, Jonathan Cronin, Scott Subiono

Votes: 201

71. Big Spender (2003 TV Movie)

PG | 95 min

5.9
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Orphan Eddie Burton is not bad, but too many screw-ups land him repeatedly in jail, so his 8-year old son Will, simply abandoned by his 'mother', has nobody else then Eddie's granny. When ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schneider | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Graham Greene, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Matthew Knight

Votes: 239

72. Straight from the Heart (2003 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Teri Polo, Andrew McCarthy, Patricia Kalember, Greg Evigan

Votes: 1,273

73. Hidalgo (2004)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.7
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54 Metascore

In 1890, a down-and-out cowboy and his horse travel to Arabia to compete in a deadly cross desert horse race.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Zuleikha Robinson, Louise Lombard

Votes: 71,245 | Gross: $67.29M

74. Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Family, Sport

6.9
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59 Metascore

Cale Crane catalyzes the rescue and rehabilitation of Sonador, a race horse with a broken leg.

Director: John Gatins | Stars: Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Oded Fehr, Kris Kristofferson

Votes: 10,751 | Gross: $32.70M

75. Racing Stripes (2005)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.2
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43 Metascore

An abandoned zebra grows up believing he is a racehorse, and, with the help of his barnyard friends and a teenage girl, sets out to achieve his dream of racing with thoroughbreds.

Director: Frederik Du Chau | Stars: Frankie Muniz, David Spade, Snoop Dogg, Bruce Greenwood

Votes: 13,732 | Gross: $49.77M

76. The Colt (2005 TV Movie)

80 min | Action, Drama, History

6.9
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During the heat of battle in the midst of the Civil War, a beguilingly innocent colt is born to Union Jim Rabb's beloved mare. Refusing the orders to shoot it, lest it prove a hindrance, ... See full summary »

Director: Yelena Lanskaya | Stars: Ryan Merriman, Steve Bacic, William MacDonald, Darcy Belsher

Votes: 443

77. Thicker Than Water (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.3
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After discovering her late father once married a rodeo queen, an attorney travels into horse country and finds more family.

Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Lindsay Wagner, Brian Wimmer, Lindy Newton

Votes: 396

78. Every Second Counts (2008 TV Movie)

PG | 88 min | Drama

5.7
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A 17-year old equestrian faces the biggest decision of her life - whether to pursue her father's dream of becoming a professional, or her aspirations to go to college and lead a normal life.

Director: John Bradshaw | Stars: Stephen Collins, Barbara Williams, Magda Apanowicz, Brett Dier

Votes: 129

79. Harley's Hill (2011 Video)

85 min | Family

5.1
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A racing horse chooses a new path.

Director: Don Most | Stars: Christopher Atkins, Kirstin Dorn, Rance Howard, Deborah Thompson Duda

Votes: 81

80. Smoky (1946)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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Drama about the strong bond between a cowpoke and a wild bronco set during the 1940s.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Anne Baxter, Bruce Cabot, Esther Dale

Votes: 251

81. The Cup (2011)

PG | 99 min | Biography, Drama

5.7
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33 Metascore

The 2002 Melbourne Cup horse race, brotherly love and the triumph of the human spirit. A true story.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Bryan Martin, Stephen Curry, Jodi Gordon, Daniel MacPherson

Votes: 605

82. Cowgirls 'n Angels (2012)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.2
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A group of rodeo trick-riders recruits a young girl to join them.

Director: Timothy Armstrong | Stars: Bailee Madison, Dusta Kimzey, Richard Levi, Drew Waters

Votes: 1,266 | Gross: $0.12M

83. Dakota's Summer (2014)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Family

5.8
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Keith Carradine stars alongside a young, popular cast in this inspiring second chapter of the beloved Cowgirls 'N Angels story filled with heart, horses & high-reaching adventure.

Director: Timothy Armstrong | Stars: Haley Ramm, Bryan Dechart, Glynn Turman, Emily Bett Rickards

Votes: 706

84. All Roads Lead Home (2008)

PG | 108 min | Drama, Family

6.0
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The story is about a 12 year old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes her ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Fallon | Stars: Peter Coyote, Jason London, Vivien Cardone, Peter Boyle

Votes: 673

85. Storm Rider (2013)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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When her father is put into jail, the spoiled teenager Dani loses everything. Forced to live with her uncle Sam on a farm without horses to ride and to train a sad Dani takes care of a young mule and learns what really counts.

Director: Craig Clyde | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Kristy Swanson, Danielle C. Ryan, Jacob Buster

Votes: 820

86. Shannon's Rainbow (2009)

PG | 92 min | Drama, Family

5.6
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The death of a teenager's father leaves her orphaned until she discovers the mother she never knew. When she travels to meet her, she befriends a horse trainer. Together they win races and form new bonds that lead her back to happiness.

Director: Frank E. Johnson | Stars: Julianne Michelle, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen, Joanna Pacula

Votes: 538

87. My Friend Flicka (1943)

Approved | 89 min | Family, Western

6.6
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Ken McLaughlin struggles to please his family in any way. He comes back from boarding school boasting poor grades and facing going through the fifth grade again, much to his fathers dismay.... See full summary »

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, James Bell

Votes: 715

88. Zafir (2003)

Not Rated | 90 min | Family

5.8
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Anna's sister Lena was killed in an accident by the horse Zafir. The horse has since the accident been shut up in a barn, but Anna would like to ride the horse even though the parents are against it.

Director: Malene Vilstrup | Stars: Rose Marie Hermannsen, Katrine Schnoor, Henrik Lykkegaard, Claus Bue

Votes: 94

89. Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.3
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"Thunderhead," a roving, big white stallion, causes problems for the Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd in the mountains. ... See full summary »

Director: Louis King | Stars: Peggy Cummins, Charles Coburn, Robert Arthur, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 264

90. Coyote Summer (1996)

G | 93 min | Action, Adventure

5.7
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Callie Carpenter's mom must travel to England for work, and she decides that it would be best for her hard-to-handle daughter Callie to spend the summer at her aunt and uncles horse ranch, rather than travel abroad with her.

Director: Matias Alvarez | Stars: Vinessa Shaw, Adam Beach, Bruce Weitz, Cindy Pickett

Votes: 147

91. The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)

PG | 83 min | Adventure, Family

5.3
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33 Metascore

Whitney, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she... See full summary »

Director: Peter Skillman Odiorne | Stars: Sammi Hanratty, Brooke Shields, Aidan Quinn, Kris Kristofferson

Votes: 447

92. A Fine Step (2014)

PG | 111 min | Drama

5.2
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When an expert horseman (Luke Perry) suffers a traumatic accident with his top horse, he overcomes his injury with the help of a young girl who helps rehabilitate him and the horse

Director: Jonathan Meyers | Stars: Luke Perry, Armand Assante, Cameron Daddo, Anna Claire Sneed

Votes: 243

93. Buck (2011)

PG | 88 min | Documentary

7.6
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76 Metascore

An examination of the life of acclaimed 'horse whisperer' Buck Brannaman, who recovered from years of child abuse to become a well-known expert in the interactions between horses and people.

Director: Cindy Meehl | Stars: Buck Brannaman, Gary Myers, Bibb Frazier, Betty Staley

Votes: 2,970 | Gross: $4.02M

94. Wild Horse, Wild Ride (2011)

PG | 106 min | Documentary, Western

7.5
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55 Metascore

A handful of unforgettable characters set out on a 100-day quest to tame a totally wild mustang for a Texas competition in this stunning and poignant documentary. Among them: Charles, a ... See full summary »

Directors: Alex Dawson, Greg Gricus

Votes: 192

95. The Man from Snowy River (1982)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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In 1880s Australia, after young Jim Craig's father dies, Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch, where he is forced to become a man.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan, Tommy Dysart

Votes: 6,665 | Gross: $20.66M

96. A Talking Pony!?! (2013)

88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

3.1
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Since her father died, 16 year old Juliet, her stepmother and two stepbrothers struggle financially to keep their ranch. But Juliet thinks she has a secret that could keep the ranch open: her horse, Horatio, can talk!

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Jason Faunt, Kristine DeBell, Jennifer Cipolla, Max Gray Wilbur

Votes: 102

97. Two-Bits & Pepper (1995)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

3.0
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When bumbling look-alike criminal brothers Zike and Spider, kidnap best friends Katie and Tyler, the two girls must use their smarts and few booby traps to try and escape their captors. But... See full summary »

Director: Corey Michael Eubanks | Stars: Joe Piscopo, Dennis Weaver, Lauren Eckstrom, Rachel Crane

Votes: 351

98. Saving Winston (2011)

86 min | Drama

4.8
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When a troubled teen is forced to leave a self-destructive lifestyle, she discovers an abandoned horse along her journey to redemption. Will temptation from the dark shadows of her past ... See full summary »

Director: Shane Hawks | Stars: Victoria Emmons, Meghan McCabe-Habrat, Austin Kearney, Alison Kotila

Votes: 126

99. Pit Pony (1999– )

22 min | Drama

7.8
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This Canadian series focuses on the McLean/Hall family in Nova Scotia in the early 1900's and their involvement in the coal industry. Young Willie enters the mines after the death of his ... See full summary »

Stars: Alex Wrathell, Jennie Raymond, Shaun Smyth, Ellen Page

Votes: 71

100. Grand Champion (2002)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Family

4.4
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'Grand Champion' weaves the tale of a spunky young boy named Buddy and his prize-winning calf, Hokey, as they climb from the underdog position and up through the ranks of several Texas ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Tubb | Stars: Joey Lauren Adams, Jacob Fisher, Emma Roberts, Barry Tubb

Votes: 605