Horse riding movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant horse riding movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, light, melancholic and talky films and TV shows about / with horse riding, horse, death, storytelling, violence, mentor, betrayal, female nudity, vengeance and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as horse riding: The Rider (2017), The Dacians (1966), The White Queen (2013), War Horse (2011), Mary Queen of Scots (2018), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Lean on Pete (2017), The Cowboys (1972), Ninja Scroll (1993), The Tudors (2007).

List of horse riding movies

The Rider (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, suspenseful, rough
Plot: cowboy, riding accident, head injury, disabled person, horse, rodeo, lasso, human animal relationship, horse trainer, father son relationship, fear, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
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The Dacians (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The great King of Dacia, Decebal (Decebalus), is disposed to make the ultimate sacrifice in order to keep the integrity of his people. His own son, Cotyso, is given to the god Zamolxis to the dismay of the King and his daughter Meda. Septimius ...
Plot: sword, horse riding, ancient rome, human sacrifice, village, loyalty, sword duel, battle, army general, throne, patriot, archer ...
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The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: queen, royal court, royal family, love and romance, betrayal, intrigue, palaces castles and temples, aristocracy, king, rivalry, throne, rise to the top ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
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War Horse (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: horse, friendship, german, human spirit, trapped, war, artillery, animal training, hopes, danger, battles, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: england, europe, france
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Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Style: serious, realistic, bad ending, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, cousin cousin relationship, rivalry, royal court, betrayal, political unrest, state affairs, queen elizabeth i, queen, female protagonist, protestant, throne ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
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Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: humorous, witty, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, folk hero, robin hood, farce, arrow, adventure, witch, thief, in the woods, friends, criminal heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt, new jersey
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Lean on Pete (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Charley, a teen living with his single father, finds work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean on Pete. When he learns Pete is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to call home.
Style: road movie
Plot: horse, runaway, drunk, trophy, racehorse, horse race, running, hospital, teenager, teenage boy, coming of age, photograph ...
Place: portland oregon
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The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, harsh ...
Audience: kids
Plot: desert, rancher, cattle drive, boy, cattle, vengeance, buddies, on the road, switching roles, crimes, heroes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, texas
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Ninja Scroll (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and ...
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, serious, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, ninja, violence, supernatural, demon, good versus evil, vengeance, megalomaniac, gold, duel ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, sexual, realistic
Plot: royal family, royal court, betrayal, intrigue, queen, king, couple relations, love triangle, womanizer, throne, infidelity, british royal family ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Quasi defies the evil Frollo and ventures out to the Festival of Fools, the cruel crowd jeers him. Rescued by fellow outcast the gypsy Esmeralda, Quasi soon finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: judge, unfulfilled love, cathedral, sword, festival, bell, church, family, obsession, social misfits, self discovery, witch hunt ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Few of Us (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France, Germany, Lithuania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A slow, dialogue-free film about a woman's journey in Siberia.
Plot: village, snow, drinking, horse riding, blood, cigarette smoking, female nudity, violence, knife, breasts, shot to death, helicopter ...
Place: siberia
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Gipsy Angel (1990)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Story: A really crappy singer who thinks too highly of herself gets betrayed by her record label and her gross Italian stud.
Plot: techno music, dance, moustache, pop music, beard, cadillac, fame, acoustic guitar, fedora, heavy metal, suicide attempt, headphones ...
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The Scent of Mandarin (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During World War I, a home care nurse treats a man who lost one leg on the front lines. A strong bond arises between them and evolves into a passionate love affair.
Plot: gun, love, prostitute, single mother, bare breasts, candle, female nudity, priest, male nudity, female full frontal nudity, deserter, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1918
Place: france
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Slow West (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the Old West, a 17-year-old Scottish boy teams up with a mysterious gunman to find the woman with whom he is infatuated.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: drinking, violence, native american, frontier, outlaw, bounty hunter, pistol, horse, flaming arrow, search, fire, death of father ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa, ireland, scotland, california
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Triplecross (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: T.C. Cooper is sprung from prison by Oscar Pierce, an F.B.I. agent, and given a task: take down master thief Jimmy Ray Danker. He accepts, but neither man expected the plan's single complication: Julia Summers, Jimmy Ray's lover.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, love triangle, prison, special agents, crime, fbi, master thief, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, amateur detective, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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Cousins in Love (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Teenage Julien (Thierry Tevini) loves his teenage cousin Julia (Anja Shute) among flowers in summer of '39 France.
Style: sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, forbidden love, youth, countryside, romance, teenager, coming of age, love and romance, sexual abuse, lolita, couples ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: france, europe
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Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, family problems, family relations, couple relations, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, crumbling marriage, parents and children, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
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Reign of Fire (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to ...
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, deadly creature, survival, danger, apocalypse, castle, theatre audience, evolution, heroic mission, deadly, heroes, chaos ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, edinburgh scotland
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On Deadly Ground (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Forrest Taft is an environmental agent who works for the Aegis Oil Company in Alaska. Aegis Oil's corrupt CEO, Michael Jennings, is the kind of person who doesn't care whether or not oil spills into the ocean or onto the land, just as long ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, inuit, fight, good versus evil, wilderness, adventure, save the day, company, heroic mission, righting the wronged, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
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Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the thirteenth century, the region around the city of Berzano was ruled by a legion of Templar Knights, who sought eternal life through the ingestion of human blood. They terrorized the region by harvesting the land and committing human ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: zombie, knight, evil, gory, ancient mystery, medieval, village, vengeance, supernatural, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, spain, portugal
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Murder at the Gallop (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Miss Marple and Mr Stringer are witness to the death of the very old and rich Mr. Enderby by heart attack. Yet they have their doubts about what happened. The police don’t believe them thus leading Miss Marple to yet again investigate by herself. ...
Style: talky, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, heart attack, miss marple, eavesdropping, murder, investigation, charity, mystery, dedicated lawyer, suspect, murder mystery ...
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Just Before Dawn (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychopath, ranger, maniac, dangerous animal, mountain, violence, serial killer, slasher, stalking, murder, creep, bad guy ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
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Hush (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jackson and Helen are in love and about to have their first child when they move in with Jackson's mother, Martha, in order to take care of the family estate. But all is not well in this household. Martha is jealous of her son's affection ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: farm, mentally unstable, borderline personality disorder, horse, domineering mother, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, mystery, domestic disturbance, couple relations, estate, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kentucky, usa, new york
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The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: horse, ranch, travel, riding accident, rehabilitation, romance, therapy, parents and children, animal, marriage crisis, career woman, crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, montana, usa, london
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Equus (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an ...
Style: disturbing, talky, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, horse, obsession, mental illness, doctors and patients, teenage life, hopes, love and romance, power relations, mentally unstable, introspection, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, ancient greece, greece
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Emmanuelle (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Emmanuelle, a svelte, naive young woman, is en route to Bangkok where she'll join her new husband. He works for the French Embassy and has a lovely home, several dedicated servants, and an expensive car at his disposal. Once Emmanuelle arrives, ...
Style: erotic, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, strong sexual content, promiscuity, airplane, desire, voyeurism, couples, gays and lesbians, innocence lost, looking for sex, sexual fantasy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
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The Electric Horseman (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds out they are going drug the horse in case its too frisky, he rides off into ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: cowboy, horse, redemption, obsessive quest, desert, performance, love, romance, workplace intrigue, escapades, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, utah, california
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Strayed (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fleeing the June 1940 arrival of Hitler's army in Paris, a young war widow and her two children are rescued from dive-bombing German fighters by a cocky, reckless teenager. He finds them refuge in an abandoned house, but despite the fact that ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, refugee, soldier, survival, friendship, love affair, parents and children, war, hiding place, danger, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, europe, riviera, paris france
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Barry Lyndon (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: In the Eighteenth Century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British Captain John Quin, Barry challenges him for a duel of pistols. He wins and escapes to ...
Style: epic, cynical, atmospheric, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: debt, rise and fall, fencing, nobility, palace, british army, soldier, military, duel, loss of son, horse, faked death ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s, 1770s
Place: ireland, england, europe, berlin germany, belgium
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