Horse movies

by jeanettejacobsen | created - 16 Mar 2015 | updated - 16 Mar 2015 | Public
 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Instant Watch Options
  • Genres
  • Movies or TV
  • IMDb Rating
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year
  • Keywords







IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »




Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »




































































































1. Shannon's Rainbow (2009)

PG | 92 min | Drama, Family

The death of a teenager's father leaves her orphaned until she discovers the mother she never knew. When she travels to meet her, she befriends a horse trainer. Together they win races and form new bonds that lead her back to happiness.

Director: Frank E. Johnson | Stars: Julianne Michelle, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen, Joanna Pacula

Votes: 613

2. All Roads Lead Home (2008)

PG | 108 min | Drama, Family

The story is about a 12 year old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes her ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Fallon | Stars: Peter Coyote, Jason London, Vivien Cardone, Peter Boyle

Votes: 716

3. The Long Shot (2004 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

A woman moves with her husband and seven-year-old daughter from Colorado to California and then her husband abandons them. While trying to rebuild her life, she finds solace while working at a horse farm and decides to enter her beloved horse in a high-stakes riding competition.

Director: Georg Stanford Brown | Stars: Julie Benz, Marsha Mason, Paul Le Mat, Gage Golightly

Votes: 530

4. Moondance Alexander (2007)

G | 94 min | Drama, Family

The curiously named, Moondance Alexander is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is faced with another uneventful summer until she discovers a lost pinto pony named ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Kay Panabaker, Don Johnson, Lori Loughlin, James Best

Votes: 1,185 | Gross: $0.04M

5. Virginia's Run (2002)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Family

A teenage girl, trying to come to grips with the death of her mother in a horse-riding accident, nurtures the foal of her mother's horse.

Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Lindze Letherman, Rachel Skarsten, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 710

6. Horse Crazy (2001)

G | 84 min | Family

Three kids, who hope to capture their own wild mustang, outsmart a ring of horse thieves and return a prize stallion to its owner.

Director: Eric Hendershot | Stars: Michael Glauser, Brittany Armstrong, Jonathan Cronin, Scott Subiono

Votes: 216

7. The Princess Stallion (1997 TV Movie)

G | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

When her divorced mother dies, Sarah, a 15 year old Californian girl, is sent to live with her father on his farm in the Scottish highlands. There she meets a hermit (Fergus) who looks ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Haber | Stars: Ariana Richards, Andrew Keir, David Robb, Marcia Layton

Votes: 142

8. Thicker Than Water (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

After discovering her late father once married a rodeo queen, an attorney travels into horse country and finds more family.

Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Lindsay Wagner, Brian Wimmer, Lindy Newton

Votes: 435

9. Cowgirls 'n Angels (2012)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A group of rodeo trick-riders recruits a young girl to join them.

Director: Timothy Armstrong | Stars: Bailee Madison, Dusta Kimzey, Richard Levi, Drew Waters

Votes: 1,462 | Gross: $0.12M

10. Saige Paints the Sky (2013 TV Movie)

TV-G | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers ... See full summary »

Director: Vince Marcello | Stars: Sidney Fullmer, Alexandra Peters, Alana Gordillo, Mika Abdalla

Votes: 409

11. A Father's Choice (2000 TV Movie)

TV-G | 96 min | Drama

The fast-paced city life of two sisters is turned upside down when they are sent to live in the country with their father after their mother is killed.

Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Peter Strauss, Mary McDonnell, Michelle Trachtenberg, Yvonne Zima

Votes: 565

12. The Young Black Stallion (2003)

G | 50 min | Adventure, Family, Drama

51 Metascore

A young girl befriends a wild black stallion.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Biana Tamimi, Richard Romanus, Patrick Elyas, Gérard Rudolf

Votes: 1,011 | Gross: $6.75M

13. Grand Champion (2002)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Family

The tale of a spunky young boy named Buddy and his prize-winning calf, Hokey, as they climb from the underdog position up through the ranks of several Texas stock shows to ultimately fight to win the coveted title of Grand Champion.

Director: Barry Tubb | Stars: Joey Lauren Adams, Jacob Fisher, Emma Roberts, Barry Tubb

Votes: 667 | Gross: $0.16M

14. Our Wild Hearts (2013 TV Movie)

PG | 89 min | Family, Western

A wealthy teenage girl from Malibu falls in love with a beautiful wild mustang, adventure, and the father she has never known in the wild Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Director: Ricky Schroder | Stars: Cambrie Schroder, Ricky Schroder, Cliff Potts, Chris Massoglia

Votes: 330

15. The Derby Stallion (2005)

PG | 99 min | Drama

An alcoholic former horse-trainer perceives in a fifteen-year-old boy a unique gift of horsemanship and makes it possible for the boy to conceive his dream and pursue it.

Director: Craig Clyde | Stars: Charles Black, Sarah Blackman, Preston Wigasi Brant, K.C. Clyde

Votes: 1,045

16. Touching Wild Horses (2002)

PG | 91 min | Drama

After a car accident that claimed his father and sister's lives and left his mother in a coma, a boy is sent to live with his reclusive aunt on Sable Island, a world-renowned wild horse preserve.

Director: Eleanore Lindo | Stars: Mark Rendall, Jane Seymour, Charles Martin Smith, Gloria Slade

Votes: 450

17. Ostwind (2013)

Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A girl who thinks is not good at doing anything has to stay for the holidays with her grandmother at a riding stable. There she discovers her interest in horses, riding and more and what she is good in.

Director: Katja von Garnier | Stars: Hanna Binke, Marvin Linke, Cornelia Froboess, Tilo Prückner

Votes: 1,374

18. Black Beauty (1994)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

Director: Caroline Thompson | Stars: Sean Bean, David Thewlis, Docs Keepin Time, Alan Cumming

Votes: 8,915 | Gross: $4.63M

19. Flicka (2006)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

57 Metascore

Young Katy claims a wild horse as her own -- an effort to prove to her father that she is capable of one day taking over the family ranch.

Director: Michael Mayer | Stars: Alison Lohman, Tim McGraw, Maria Bello, Ryan Kwanten

Votes: 7,236 | Gross: $21.00M

20. My Friend Flicka (1943)

Approved | 89 min | Family, Western

Ken McLaughlin struggles to please his family in any way. He comes back from boarding school boasting poor grades and facing going through the fifth grade again, much to his fathers dismay.... See full summary »

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, James Bell

Votes: 825

21. Flicka 2 (2010 Video)

PG | 96 min | Family

Carrie is a big-city teenager whose life is turned upside down when she moves to a horse ranch in Wyoming to live with her father. But everything changes when Carrie meets Flicka, a wild, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Patrick Warburton, Tammin Sursok, Clint Black, Reilly Dolman

Votes: 1,482

22. Running Free (1999)

G | 81 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

22 Metascore

The tale of the extraordinary life and times of Lucky, a horse that was born in captivity but achieves his dream of running free with the help of a stableboy.

Director: Sergei Bodrov | Stars: Chase Moore, Maria Geelbooi, Arie Verveen, Jan Decleir

Votes: 596 | Gross: $0.10M

23. The Wild Stallion (2009)

G | 82 min | Drama, Family

A story about two girls, CJ and Hanna. CJ lives on a ranch, Hanna comes to visit and decides to photograph wild horses for a school project. The girls become great friends and learn of a plot that might jeopardize the mustangs.

Director: Craig Clyde | Stars: Connie Sellecca, Fred Ward, Miranda Cosgrove, Danielle C. Ryan

Votes: 511

24. The Horse Whisperer (1998)

PG-13 | 169 min | Drama, Romance, Western

65 Metascore

The mother of a severely traumatized daughter enlists the aid of a unique horse trainer to help the girl's equally injured horse.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 38,132 | Gross: $75.38M

25. The Black Stallion (1979)

G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport

84 Metascore

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse

Votes: 11,255

26. The Black Stallion Returns (1983)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Family

34 Metascore

A teenager loses his horse in Morocco and gets him back after various daredevil adventures.

Director: Robert Dalva | Stars: Kelly Reno, Vincent Spano, Allen Garfield, Woody Strode

Votes: 1,934 | Gross: $9.80M

27. Zafir (2003)

Not Rated | 90 min | Family

Anna's sister Lena was killed in an accident by the horse Zafir. The horse has since the accident been shut up in a barn, but Anna would like to ride the horse even though the parents are against it.

Director: Malene Vilstrup | Stars: Rose Marie Hermannsen, Katrine Schnoor, Henrik Lykkegaard, Claus Bue

Votes: 107

28. Flicka: Country Pride (2012 Video)

G | 90 min | Family

Flicka and Toby help out a struggling stable owner and her teenage daughter.

Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Clint Black, Lisa Hartman, Kacey Rohl, Lily Pearl Black

Votes: 1,123

29. Lost Stallions: The Journey Home (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Family

After the death of his father, troubled teen Jake Gattison travels with his mother to Harmony Ranch, a special retreat for families dealing with problems. There, Jake discovers a kindred ... See full summary »

Director: David Rotan | Stars: Alex Hugh, Mickey Rooney, Jan Rooney, Megan Blake

Votes: 77

30. The Silver Brumby (1993)

G | 93 min | Drama, Family

A mother tells her daughter a fable about the prince of the brumbies, brumby being a term for the feral horses of Australia, who must find its place among its kind, while one man makes it his mission to capture it and tame it.

Director: John Tatoulis | Stars: Caroline Goodall, Russell Crowe, Amiel Daemion, Johnny Raaen

Votes: 914

31. Black Beauty (1971)

G | 106 min | Drama, Family, Western

When farmer Evan's mare has a fine son, he promises the black stallion to his son Joe. The youngster enjoy growing up as playmates. Alas, once the good squire is buried, his mean heir, who ... See full summary »

Director: James Hill | Stars: Mark Lester, Walter Slezak, Peter Lee Lawrence, Uschi Glas

Votes: 919

32. Sylvester (1985)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Family

Charlie is a 16-year-old orphan struggling to raise her two younger brothers when she endeavors to train a rogue horse she names Sylvester and turn him into an eventing champion.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert, Michael Schoeffling, Constance Towers

Votes: 367 | Gross: $0.39M

33. Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991)

G | 88 min | Drama, Family, Romance

Thrilled by a performance she sees at a fair, Sonora tries to land a spot as a daredevil who rides horses off of high dives.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Schoeffling, Cliff Robertson, Dylan Kussman

Votes: 4,654 | Gross: $7.30M

34. Storm Rider (2013)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Family

When her father is put into jail, the spoiled teenager Dani loses everything. Forced to live with her uncle Sam on a farm without horses to ride and to train a sad Dani takes care of a young mule and learns what really counts.

Director: Craig Clyde | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Kristy Swanson, Danielle C. Ryan, Jacob Buster

Votes: 1,007

35. Seabiscuit (2003)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport

72 Metascore

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper

Votes: 64,995 | Gross: $120.28M

36. Secretariat (2010)

PG | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Family

61 Metascore

Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown.

Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Margo Martindale, Nelsan Ellis

Votes: 25,742 | Gross: $59.71M

37. Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Family, Sport

59 Metascore

Cale Crane catalyzes the rescue and rehabilitation of Sonador, a race horse with a broken leg.

Director: John Gatins | Stars: Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Oded Fehr, Kris Kristofferson

Votes: 11,809 | Gross: $32.70M

38. Shergar (1999)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Shergar is based on the true story of a champion race horse, allegedly abducted by the I.R.A., then rescued by an orphaned boy.

Director: Dennis C. Lewiston | Stars: Alan Barker, Billy Boyle, Stephen Brennan, Gary Cady

Votes: 404

39. Racing Stripes (2005)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

43 Metascore

An abandoned zebra grows up believing he is a racehorse, and, with the help of his barnyard friends and a teenage girl, sets out to achieve his dream of racing with thoroughbreds.

Director: Frederik Du Chau | Stars: Frankie Muniz, David Spade, Snoop Dogg, Bruce Greenwood

Votes: 15,526 | Gross: $49.77M

40. Dakota's Summer (2014)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Family

Keith Carradine stars alongside a young, popular cast in this inspiring second chapter of the beloved Cowgirls 'N Angels story filled with heart, horses & high-reaching adventure.

Director: Timothy Armstrong | Stars: Haley Ramm, Bryan Dechart, Glynn Turman, Emily Bett Rickards

Votes: 807

41. The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)

PG | 83 min | Adventure, Family

33 Metascore

Whitney, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she... See full summary »

Director: Peter Odiorne | Stars: Sammi Hanratty, Brooke Shields, Aidan Quinn, Kris Kristofferson

Votes: 545

42. Horse Crazy 2: The Legend of Grizzly Mountain (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Family

With a little mountain magic, sometimes it pays to horse around!

Director: Eric Hendershot | Stars: Arizona Taylor, Elizabeth Johnson, Brittany Armstrong, Alex McLaren

Votes: 71

43. Heartland (II) (2007– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Family

A multi-generational saga set in Alberta, Canada and centered on a family getting through life together in both happy and trying times.

Stars: Amber Marshall, Shaun Johnston, Graham Wardle, Michelle Morgan

Votes: 8,302

44. Saving Winston (2011)

86 min | Drama

When a troubled teen is forced to leave a self-destructive lifestyle, she discovers an abandoned horse along her journey to redemption. Will temptation from the dark shadows of her past ... See full summary »

Director: Shane Hawks | Stars: Victoria Emmons, Meghan McCabe-Habrat, Austin Kearney, Alison Kotila

Votes: 145

45. The Dark Horse (I) (2008)

105 min | Drama, Family, Sport

The Dark Horse is a story of struggle and redemption. Dana, a ballet teacher, reluctantly returns to her childhood home to discover it is about to be sold. To save the farm, and the family,... See full summary »

Director: Cornelia Duryée | Stars: Carol Roscoe, Kathryn Mesney-Hetler, Sean G. Griffin, Kate Bayley

Votes: 118