All the Pretty Horses Poster

Release Date: December 25th, 2000

DVD Release Date: May 8th, 2001

PG-13|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by the romance of cowboy life and the promise of a fresh start, Cole and his pal embark on an adventure that will test their resilience, define their maturity, and change their lives forever.

Cast: Matt Damon, Henry Thomas, Penélope Cruz, Lucas Black, Rubén Blades, Robert Patrick, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Miriam Colon

Director: Billy Thornton

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Miramax Films, Columbia Pictures

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Miramax Films

Keywords: Love, 1940s, Rivalry, Emotional, Engaging, Judge, Daughter, Friend

Ratings & Reviews

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  • You can see how this movie could have been jacked up into a one-level action picture, but what makes it special is how Thornton modulates the material. show more

  • Thornton and his excellent company summon up for us the long rides, dangerous companions, rites of passage, the mad love and, most of all, the special relationship between the man/boys that rode over the border and the horses that carried them there.

  • Lacks an essential sense of purpose.

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Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture