Alec Ramsey (Kelly Reno) and his father are on a ship that also contains a beautiful black stallion which is owned by a frightening Arab, Larbi. There is a fire oboard ship, and the boy and horse are soon in the water. Both wind up on a deserted island, where Alec and the stallion gradually establish contact and rapport. During the rescue the horse escapes. Back in the USA, Alec finds the horse at a farm owned by Mickey Rooney. Mickey trains the horse; Alec becomes a jockey. And there is a big race to be won... Director Carroll Ballard's unique camera eye, combined with a stunning score by Carmine Coppola, make this ravishing family film a unique experience for all audiences.
Ben Crane (Kurt Russell) believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale (Dakota Fanning) adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner (David Morse). The arrival of the mare to Crane's farm, will be the perfect opportunity for both father and daughter to reconstruct their lost familiar bond.
Sequel to National Velvet where Velvet is now a grown woman with a niece that is primed to follow in her footsteps as an Olympic horsewoman. MPAA Rating: PG (c) 1978 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
YOUNG BLACK STALLION is a heartwarming, adventure-filled story. When courageous, young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything! So Neera devises a daring plan to save it all by risking what she loves most -- the young black stallion. Filled with exciting adventures and messages of friendship and loyalty, this is an outstanding movie for the entire family.
Spirit, a young mustang (Matt Damon), sets out on across the majestic wilderness to regain his freedom and save his homeland. Along the way, he forms a friendship with a young Lakota brave, outwits a squadron of soldiers, and ultimately, finds love. With original music written and sung by Bryan Adams, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron will touch your heart and bring you to the edge of your seat.
When Toby (Clint Black) takes on a managing job at a boarding stable with Flicka in tow, the owner's teenage daughter Kelly (Kacey Rohl) quickly bonds with the wild horse. Kelly, a budding equestrian rider, would love to break Flicka for her team's competition, however, her mother Lindy (Lisa Hartman Black) doesn't want to get her hopes up as their stable may soon be for sale. With the competition coming up and a rival trainer stealing business, Toby steps in to train Kelly's team and save the stable.
Sixteen year old Katy McLaughlin (Alison Lohman) is a strong-willed teenager who hopes to one day take over her father's ranch. But when Katy finds a wild mustang who she names Flicka, she embarks on a journey to tame the wild horse, keep her family together, and find her true path in life.
Every five years the tribes of the Sahara race their finest horses. The race is a great test of stamina for both horse and rider. To the victor go the best horses from the losing tribes--bringing prestige, wealth and power. Strongest and fastest of all is the Black Stallion, who means more than anything to American teenager Alec Ramsey. The original Berber owners of the Arabian stallion have come to reclaim their champion in time for the all-important race that each of the tribes is determined to win. But there is also a rogue tribe, the Uruk, whose evil leader, Kurr, has come to stop the Black...This is the second film adapted from Walter Farley's classic 16-book series for young adults.
A runaway orphan, young Sonora (Gabrielle Anwar) persists at a menial job mucking stables in Doc Carver's traveling stunt show. Her great wish is to become a death-defying "diving girl," but Doc (Cliff Robertson) refuses her pleas. Undaunted, Sonora's gutsy resolve finally convinces him to give her a break. On the brink of stardom, however, a cruel twist of fate threatens to destroy her dream. With the help of a loving friend (Michael Schoeffling), Sonora must prove that if you want something badly enough, anything is possible!
Academy Award(R)-winner Robert Redford stars with Kristin Scott Thomas in this landmark epic adapted from one of the most acclaimed novels of our time! After a devastating riding accident, a young girl and her beloved horse are both left with serious physical and emotional scars. Determined to help, the girl's desperate mother (Thomas) puts her busy, big-city life on hold and travels west to seek out the "Horse Whisperer." When she meets this rugged, down-to-earth rancher (Redford), she discovers his extraordinary gift with animals also touches the lives of the people around him!
Sixteen times out of the starting gate. Zero times in the Winner's Circle. Those were the humble beginnings of the undersized, underdog bay colt who became one of the greatest thoroughbreds in horseracing history. With actual racing footage of "the Biscuit," The Story of Seabiscuit mixes fact and fancy into an endearing tale of rags-to-riches success. Shirley Temple plays the student nurse whose romance with the colt's jockey (Lon McAllister) is clouded by her fears about a sport in which a 100-pound rider must command 1,000 pounds of thundering horseflesh. And Barry Fitzgerald charmingly scores as the trainer who sizes up the short-legged, bulky-kneed colt and sees what no one else sees: the makings of a champion. The flag is up! MPAA Rating: NOTRATED (c) 1949 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
When her grandmother is diagnosed with dementia, skateboarder Carrie McLaoughlin (Tammin Sursok) is forced to leave the pavement of the big city behind to go live with her estranged father Hank (Patrick Warburton) on his horse ranch in Wyoming. With her skateboard tightly in hand, and no ramps or cement in sight, Carrie feels completely alone and is determined to make it back to the city. While putting in her time at the ranch, Carrie makes an unlikely friendship with a wild horse named Flicka who is just as unhappy and alone as Carrie. When Flicka is taken away and her life is in jeopardy, Carrie will stop at nothing to bring flicka home safely where she belongs.
Carol Thompson ("The Secret Garden," "Edward Scissorhands") wrote this wonderfully moving film adaptation of the classic children"s story told from the perspective of a horse named Black Beauty. Thrust on a personal odyssey -- taking him through good times and ill, trusted friends and callous enemies, disasters both natural and man-made -- Beauty experiences the best and worst of human nature, all the while seeking a safe place where he will be loved. The New York Times calls this "the most distinguished children"s film of the season..." and The Hollywood Reporter calls it "a graceful and moving film, playful and spirited."
From the Academy Award nominated filmmaker Gary Ross, Seabiscuit is based on the inspiring true story of three men a jockey, a trainer and a businessman and the undersized racehorse who took the entire nation on the ride of a lifetime. This breathtaking film achievement is "a must-see moviegoing experience" (Chicago Sun-Times) and "a flat-out great movie!" (Larry King Live, CNN) (Original Title - Seabiscuit)