• All the Pretty Horses (2000)

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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

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  • It doesn't help that Damon and Cruz fail to generate sparks or that the second half of the film, in which John and Lacey face hell in a Mexican prison, feels bluntly edited to fit a two-hour running time.

  • 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

  • Lacks an essential sense of purpose.

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