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Seabiscuit (2003)  link to Seabiscuit on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 280

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IMDb Rating:
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7.3/10 (58243 votes)

Country: USA, 2h 20min

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Sport, History

Director(s): Gary Ross

Cast: Jeff Bridges (as Charles Howard), Paul Vincent O'Connor (as Bicycle Supervisor), Chris Cooper (as Tom Smith), Michael Ensign (as Steamer Owner), James Keane (as Car Customer)

Medium: Original DVD,

Storyline: It's the Depression, and everyone needs to hold onto a dream to get them through the bad times. Car maker Charles Howard is no different, he who is trying to rebuild his life after the tragic death of his only child and the resulting end of his first marriage. With second wife Marcela at his side, Charles wants to get into horse racing and ends up with a team of underdogs who are also chasing their own dream. The first is trainer Tom Smith, who has a natural instinct to spot the capabilities of horses. The second is the horse Tom chooses for Charles, Seabiscuit, an unconventional choice as despite his pedigreed lineage, Seabiscuit is small at fifteen and a half hands tall with a slight limp. But Tom can see something in Seabiscuit's nature to make him a winner, if only Seabiscuit can be retrained from his inbred losing ways. And third is the jockey they decide to hire, Johnny "Red" Pollard, so nicknamed because of his hair color. Like Tom, Red has always shown a natural way with ...

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1