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PG-13| 2 hr. 15 min.

Plot Summary
Rugged cowboy Frank Hopkins (Viggo Mortensen) is an expert horseman who performs in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. When affluent Sheik Riyadh (Omar Sharif), piqued by tales of Hopkins' talent, challenges Hopkins to prove himself in a treacherous long-distance horse race called the Ocean of Fire, Hopkins is forced to oblige. In the Middle East with his American mustang, he must race against thoroughbred horses ridden by the best riders in the world with his reputation -- and his life -- at stake.

Cast: Viggo Mortensen , Omar Sharif , Louise Lombard , Said Taghmaoui , Peter Mensah , J.K. Simmons , Zuleikha Robinson , Adam Alexi-Malle

Director: Joe Johnston

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Action

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

Hidalgo (2004)

Release Date: March 5th, 2004|2 hr. 15 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    An adventure that never met a cliche it couldn't saddle, mount and ride for a butt-numbing two hours and sixteen minutes. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    After a slow start, it moves. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    There is some lovely cinematography by Shelly Johnson in the classic David Lean style and plenty of excitement. Taken just for that, Hidalgo delivers. show more

  • June 28, 2011 dkilgore97
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    A very cool movie....well written....good acting and VERY well directed! Every movie has a little \"Hollywood\" spice thrown in to make it interesting....this one is spiced just right for my taste.

  • May 15, 2011 cooky1040
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    good movie

  • September 08, 2010 deblwebl
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    This is a great, clean family movie fochildren of all ages!

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