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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.