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PG-13| 2 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
In the midst of the Great Depression, a businessman (Jeff Bridges) coping with the tragic death of his son, a jockey with a history of brutal injuries (Tobey Maguire) and a down-and-out horse trainer (Chris Cooper) team up to help Seabiscuit, a temperamental, undersized racehorse. At first the horse struggles to win, but eventually Seabiscuit becomes one of the most successful thoroughbreds of all time, and inspires a nation at a time when it needs it most.

Cast: Tobey Maguire , Jeff Bridges , Chris Cooper , Elizabeth Banks , Gary Stevens , William H. Macy , Kingston DuCoeur , Eddie Jones

Director: Gary Ross

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Seabiscuit (2003)

Release Date: July 25th, 2003|2 hr. 20 min.

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  • Unabashedly hokey, but would you want it any other way? In an era of cynical junk (did anyone say “Bad Boys II”?), Ross restores the good name of crowd-pleasing. show more

  • Ross surrendered himself to the tale, lavishing time on the characters, getting the period details right and making the races look authentic. The result is a faithful, loving piece of work, and the love shows. show more

  • Fortunately, a movie that needs some levity gets a comic boost from William H. Macy as a fictional racing handicapper from the golden days of radio. As if training a horse, Macy cues us to laugh every time he's on screen. show more

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Film Strip: Secretariat, Seabiscuit and Shadowfax Photo Finish

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Rusty Shackles on Oct 8th, 2010 6:20PM

Horses in movies are a time-honored tradition. And with the release of 'Secretariat,' we wondered, which of these famous movie horses would win in a race -- Secretariat, Seabiscuit or Shadowfax...

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