What are the top 10 Horse Movies from year 2000 and onward?


The next finest thing with riding horses is to watch it through horse movies. Everybody has a childhood horse movie favorite and although most horse people are not admitting it, but an ideal night spent before a TV watching, horse movies are one of the best ways to enjoy your hobby. Our preferred movies may vary during periods of technical merit, and they are all appreciated for the plain reason that they narrate good stories. Here are some of the horse movies from the millennium year up to now.



  1. Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, 2002

The story is about a wild stallion that was detained by humans and then gradually loses the determination to fight back with his training. Yet during his battle for his liberty, the stallion rejects to let go of his hope that the day will come when he will return home to his flock. Director Lorna Cook Kelly and Asbury made this movie possible with stars Matt Damon, Daniel Studi, James Cromwell, and Chopper Bernet.



  1. Seabiscuit, 2003

Director Gary Ross created this real story movie about an undersized slump-era racehorse whose success raises not only the moods of his squad behind it but also with those of their population. The lead stars here were Tobey Maguire, Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges, and Chris Cooper.


  1. Hidalgo, 2004

In the year 1890, a homeless cowboy Frank Hopkins, together with his mustang, Hidalgo takes a journey to Arabia to battle in a fatal cross wilderness horse race. They are part of the Buffalo Bill’s show of the Wild West, where there were advertisements about the great distance horse riders in the world. The movie is directed by Joe Johnston and artists Viggo Mortensen, Zuleikha Robinson, Omar Sharif, and Louise Lombard.


  1. Dreamer, 2005

Director John Gatins made this movie Dreamer in the year 2005 where he was stimulated by a true story. It is about the story of Cale Crane, who catalyzes, or made the act of rescuing and rehabilitating Sonador, the race horse that has a broken leg. The following stars here were Kurt Russell, Oded Fehr, Dakota Fanning, and Kris Kristofferson.


  1. Racing Stripes, 2005

Frankie Muniz, Snoop Dogg, David Spade, and Bruce Greenwood are the stars that act in this horse movie. It is all about the abandoned zebra that grows up in believing that he is also a racehorse, and, with the assistance of a teenage girl and his barnyard pals. It is set out to attain his fantasy of racing the breed of thoroughbreds. The movie director is Frederik Du Chau.


  1. The Derby Stallion, 2005

The story is about an alcoholic former horse-coach who recognizes with his exclusive present of horsemanship to a fifteen-year-old lad and makes it achievable for a boy to visualize his dream and have the chance to pursue it. The movie under the direction of Craig Clyde with stars Bill Cobbs, William Moses, Zac Efron, and Tonja Walker.


  1. Flicka, 2006

In the present day, young Katy McLaughlin imagines of working on and on, and one day, wants to take over the ranch of her father. She cultivated a mustang and gave her a name of Flicka. She discovers that she and Flicka has a lot in common and she did not imagine it that way. But, Tim McGraw, her father, sells Flicka, and Katy wants to attest to her father that she can run the ranch and so she planned on winning back her horse by joining in a dangerous race. Director Michael Mayer with stars Alison Lohman, Maria Bello, Tim McGraw, and Ryan Kwanten made this movie a total click.


  1. All Roads Lead Home, 2008

The story of this movie is about a teenage 12-year old lady who struggles with the loss of her mother in a car accident, but then, discovers love from a tiny puppy known as Atticus. It is directed by Dennis Fallon with stars Peter Coyote, Vivien Cardone, Jason London, and Peter Boyle.


  1. Secretariat, 2010

Despite her inexperience, mother and housewife Penny Chenery approves of taking over the management of their family breed of Thoroughbred farm right after her father becomes ill. Effectively finding her way throughout the male-subjugated world of horse racing, Chenery, together with her veteran colleague and trainer Lucien Laurin, promotes an exceptional stallion that eventually crosses the final line in the record as the 1973 Triple Crown winner. The movie stars Diane Lane, Margo Martindale, John Malkovich, and Nelsan Ellis with director Randall Wallace.


  1. War Horse, 2011

Set towards the sweeping canvas of Europe and the rural England during the World War I, “War Horse” started with the notable friendship of a horse known as Joey and a little man named Albert, who disciplined and trains him. When the time that they are forced to part ways, the movie follows the strange voyage of the horse as he shifts through the war, inspiring and changing the lives of those he encounters. Albert’s hopeful trip takes him to England and takes him to the war rages. The movie is directed by Steven Spielberg and the actors are Jeremy Irvine, David Thewlis, Emily Watson, and Benedict Cumberbatch.



What are the Top 10 Grossing Movies of 2016?

Another year has passed by and 2017 is also a different year to make a history in the movie industry. The past year has recorded movies with an outline of events and happenings with their top grossing films, festivals, award ceremonies, and a lot more. Below is the rank of movies that has the highest-grossing from the past year.


  1. Suicide Squad = $745,600,054

Suicide Squad has its premiere on August 1, 2016 at the New York City and was released in 2D, 3D and also in IMAX 3D. It follows a strong debut that places a new box office data in the 10th rank of the highest-grossing movie of 2016. It gained negative reviews coming from their critics, whom criticized their directing, plot, and the characters, but it praised Margot Robbie’s acting.


  1. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them = $776,820,251

The movie is the initial chapter of The Fantastic Beasts sequences, and ranked ninth in overall Wizarding World of J. K. Rowling’s, and it is the contract that started with Harry Potter movies. Principal photography started in Leavesden, England at the Warner Bros. Studios. The movie premiered on November 10, 2016 and was released globally on November 18, 2016 in IMAX, 3D, Laser, 4K and with some other massive format theaters.


  1. Deadpool = $783,112,979

Deadpool premiered on February 8, 2016, in Paris, and was released in the United States on February 12 in IMAX, D-Box DLP, and massive format cinemas. The movie gained global critical acclaim with their critics, who praised Reynolds’ acting as well as the movie’s approach, faithful portrayal of the titular personalities and its comics, stunts, visual effects, action sequences, comedic humor and the Tom Holkenborg’s ranks, but disapproved with the plot as formulaic. The movie was a commercial achievement worldwide and breaks numerous box-office reports with the highest grossing rated R movie of all time when not adjusted for increased, and also the top grossing X-Men movie. Fox ordered progress of its sequel after the movie’s success.


  1. Rogue One = $789,714,705

The movie is the initial film in the series of the Star Wars Anthology. Rogue One is set right after the episode of the Revenge of the Sith and directly prior to the happening of A New Hope. Principal photography started near London in Elstree Studios during August 2015. Rogue One premiered on December 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, but released on December 16, 2016 in the United States. The movie received positive reviews, with admiration for its acting, musical score, action sequences, visual effects and darker tone, although some criticized their lack of character expansion.


  1. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice = $873,260,194

The movie was premiered in Mexico City at the Auditorio Nacional on March 19, 2016, but released on the 25th of March, 2016, in the United States in its 2D, 4DX, IMAX 3D, 3D, and premium huge format theaters with 70 mm prints. Following the strong debut that places new box office data, the movie encounter a momentous drop in their second weekend and despite spiraling a profit, it was really a box office distressed and gained negative reviews coming from their critics. A director’s cut, hailed as the Ultimate Copy with a 30 minutes of their additional footage.


  1. The Secret Life of Pets = $875,457,937

The movie premiered on June 16, 2016 at the Animated Film Festival in the Annecy International and was released to cinemas on July 8, 2016 in the United States by Universal Pictures. Upon their released, it received positive reviews and becomes the 6th top grossing animated original movie not produced by either Pixar or Disney.


  1. The Jungle Book = $966,550,600

Brigham Taylor, the producer, work the movie’s story as the balance in between Kipling’s original works and Disney’s animated adaptation, scrounging elements from both in the movie. Principal photography originated in 2014, with filming happened totally in Los Angeles. The movie required broad range application of computer-generated images to set and portray the animals. The movie was released in Disney in North America Digital in 3-D, IMAX 3D, RealD 3D, D-Box, and in huge large formats. It became a commercial and a critical success.


  1. Zootopia = $1,023,784,195

Zootopia premiered on February 13, 2016, at the Film Festival of Belgium in the Brussels Animation and went in the general theatrical published in conventional 2D, RealD 3D, IMAX 3D and Disney Digital 3-D, formats on March 4, in the United States. The movie was admired for its animation, humor, voice cast, and themes regarding social stereotypes and its discrimination. The movie was selected by the Institute of American Film as included in the top 10 films of 2016. The movie won for the Best Animated Feature in the Choice Movie Award by Critics’ and has been voted for many awards, like the Golden Globe nomination as the Best Animated Featured movie.


  1. Finding Dory = $1,027,771,569

The movie premiered on June 8, 2016, in Los Angeles of the El Capitan Theatre and was announced in the United States. Upon its’ release, the movie was in its’ commercial and critical success, but still grossed more than $1 billion worldwide, and turned to be the initial first Pixar movie to intersect the mark since the Toy Story 3 in 2010. The movie sets many records, like the top grossing animated movie that opens in North America.


  1. Captain America: Civil War = $1,153,304,495

The movie takes its principal photography in Fayette County, Georgia of the Pinewood Atlanta Studios and goes until the Metro Atlanta area just before closing in Germany. It started on April 2015 and continued until August 2015. The movie is the initial film to use the IMAX’s digital 2D cams and the visual effects were offered by nearly 20 unlike studios throughout the post-production procedures. The movie held their world premiere on April 12, 2016, in Los Angeles, but it was released on May 6, 2016, in the United States in IMAX 3D and 3D. The movie became a commercial and also a critical success. It grossed about 1.1 billion worldwide, and makes as the top grossing movie of the year 2016 and ranked as the number one movie of all time.