Three Best Horse Movies of All Time

There is no other sport more thrilling and exciting than horse racing. Just back a horse yourself through and see how your interest doubles in the race so quickly.

So many people in the world regularly follow horse racing events like the Grand National, Cheltenham Festival and Kentucky Derby, etc. It is especially very popular in the US, England, and Australia.

1- Dreamer (2005)

Dreamer was released in 2005 and was inspired by the true story of an injured horse called Mariah’s Storm. The Donnie Von Hemel trained racehorse suffered a serious injury during his career but he made a great recovery and won many famous horse races.

The movie Dreamer tells the story of a horse trainer and his daughter, and how the father-daughter relationship changes as they work on Sonador. Kurt Russell is shown as the father who works very hard on his horses and therefore does not give much time to his daughter. Dakota Fanning is portrayed as the eleven-year-old daughter who falls in love at first sight with Sonador. As an audience, the ending parts of the movie feels more joyous than a Fragrancex Coupon as Sonador participates and wins the Breeders’ Cup Classic.

2- National Velvet (1944)

National Velvet was a huge success critically with the film receiving glowing reviews from the majority of the critics. It was based on the novel of the same name that was written by the British author Enid Bagnold. The movie won two Oscars in the categories of Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Best Film Editing. It also garnered a huge $3,678,000 in the US and Canada.

The film tells the story of Velvet Brown, the 12-year-old girl who lives in a small town in Sussex and is absolutely crazy about horses. She wants to train a spirited gelding for the Grand National steeplechase and she is helped in this by a penniless young drifter called Mi Taylor.

Brown’s character is played by Elizabeth Taylor while Mickey Rooney has played Mi Taylor’s character.

3- Seabiscuit (2010)

Seabiscuit was one of the best racehorses in the United States. He became greatly popular during the Great Depression when he won many prestigious races and defeated even the 1937 Triple-Crown winner War Admiral at Pimlico. The great horse won numerous awards, including the US Champion Handicap Male and US Horse of the Year.

The film Seabiscuit is loosely based on the story of this great racehorse, starring Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, and Elizabeth Banks as the main characters. It was directed by Gary Ross and it was nominated for seven Academy Awards. The movie received generally favorable reviews.