Secretariat

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Secretariat (2010)

PG 123 min - Drama - 20 August 2010
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Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.

Director:  Randall Wallace

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Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.


Collections: Randall Wallace

Tagline: The Impossible True Story

Genres: Drama

Details

Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  20 August 2010

Box Office

Budget:  $35,000,000
Revenue:  $60,251,371

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Walt Disney Pictures, Fast Track Productions, Mayhem Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 03 min
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Tall Tale

Poster for the movie "Tall Tale"

Tall Tale (1995)

98 min - Adventure - 24 March 1995
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A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their idyllic community. When Daniel Hackett sees his father Jonas gravely wounded by the villainous Stiles, his first urge is for his family to flee the danger, and give up their life on a farm which Daniel has come to despise anyway. Going alone to a lake to try to decide what to do, he falls asleep on a boat and wakes to find himself in the wild west, in the company of such "tall tale" legends as Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, John Henry and Calamity Jane. Together, they battle the same villains Daniel is facing in his "real" world, ending with a heroic confrontation in which the boy stands up to Stiles and his henchmen, and rallies his neighbors to fight back against land grabbers who want to destroy their town.

Director:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
Writers:  Steve Bloom, Robert Rodat

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Storyline

A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their idyllic community. When Daniel Hackett sees his father Jonas gravely wounded by the villainous Stiles, his first urge is for his family to flee the danger, and give up their life on a farm which Daniel has come to despise anyway. Going alone to a lake to try to decide what to do, he falls asleep on a boat and wakes to find himself in the wild west, in the company of such "tall tale" legends as Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, John Henry and Calamity Jane. Together, they battle the same villains Daniel is facing in his "real" world, ending with a heroic confrontation in which the boy stands up to Stiles and his henchmen, and rallies his neighbors to fight back against land grabbers who want to destroy their town.


Collections: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Tagline: Sometime the hero ends up being you!

Genres: Adventure

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  24 March 1995

Box Office

Budget:  $32,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Walt Disney Pictures, Caravan Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 38 min