Horse race movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant horse race movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, captivating, humorous and exciting films and TV shows about / with horse race, horse, rivalry, gambling, race, sport, racehorse, hopes, mentor and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Sport and Family genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as horse race: Secretariat (2010), Seabiscuit (2003), Ride Like a Girl (2019), 50 to 1 (2014), Hidalgo (2004), Luck (2011), Champion (2018), A Fine Mess (1986), The Cup (2011), Racing Stripes (2005).

List of horse race movies

 7.2
 27K
Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: horse, horse race, against the odds, sport, underdog, animal training, rise to the top, horse ranch, follow your dream, contests and competitions, ambition, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
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 7.3
 67K
Seabiscuit (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 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.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, racehorse, underdog, follow your dream, against the odds, businessman, american dream, animal training, divorce, marriage, cowboy ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s, 20s ...
Place: baltimore, new york, san francisco, chicago illinois, california ...
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Ride Like a Girl (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, based on true events, sincere, exciting
Plot: horse riding, horse race, jockey, horse, female protagonist, follow your dream, sport, family relations, father daughter relationship, injury, tragedy, down syndrome ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
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 6.5
 2K
50 to 1 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when they learn their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies to run in the Kentucky Derby. Based on the true story of Mine That Bird, the cowboys must overcome impossible ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, touching, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: horse, horse race, against the odds, sport, rivalry, chases and races, hopes, ambition, contests and competitions, underdog, animal training, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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 6.7
 77K
Hidalgo (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, factual ...
Plot: horse, desert, horse race, adventurer, adventure, cowboy, racehorse, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions, human spirit, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, syria, iraq, boston ...
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 7.5
 5K
Luck (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A drama set in the world of horse racing focusing on lives of owners, jockeys, trainers and gamblers who are all tied to the same horse track.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, talky ...
Plot: gambling, horse race, horse trainer, contests and competitions, bet, business venture, training, change of luck, corruption, crimes, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 8.3
 10K
Champion (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Turkey
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The mid 90’s. Turkey’s political instability, inflation and hopelesness on people were increased. In those years when all hope was lost, people deeply bond with Bold Pilot and Halis Karataş who win every race coming from the last place. People ...
Style: exciting, touching, light, inspirational, sentimental
Plot: horse race, racehorse, race, hopes, horse, sport, love and romance, rivalry, couple relations, racing, ambition, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: turkey
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 4.8
 1K
A Fine Mess (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two friends an actor and a chef discover a plot to fix a horse race and try to capitalize on it. But also have to deal with the two men who fixed it who are trying to silence them. And there's also the mob boss whom the two guys work for who ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: horse race, chase, crimes, partners, gangsters, gambling, cons and scams, disorder, odd couple, dishonesty, chases and races, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
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Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse, family relations, sport, animal training, horse race, redemption, against the odds, human spirit, parents and children, dream come true, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
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 5.6
 715
The Cup (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the heart of this true story is Damien Oliver, a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident, hauntingly reflecting of the way their father died 27 years earlier. After suffering through a series of discouraging defeats, ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: horse race, jockey, human spirit, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, hopes, contests and competitions, sport, lifestyle, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 5.2
 16K
Racing Stripes (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: zebra, underdog, horse, farm, horse race, adventure, friendship, ambition, rivalry, rescue, animal life, contests and competitions ...
Place: kentucky, usa, new jersey, san francisco
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 6.4
 2K
Black Beauty (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Born free in the American West, Black Beauty is a horse rounded up and brought to Birtwick Stables, where she meets spirited teenager Jo Green. The two forge a bond that carries Beauty through the different chapters, challenges and adventures.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure, sexy
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse race, horse riding, talking to an animal, female protagonist, horse trainer, uncle niece relationship, teenager, horse ranch, teenage boy, wild horse, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Crank: High Voltage (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, rough, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, one man army, gunfight, fistfight, absurdism, stun gun, heart, tough guy, tough heroes, hitman, back from the dead, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo
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 6.6
 14K
Factotum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, USA, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along ...
Style: serious, realistic, philosophical, humorous, meditative ...
Plot: unemployment, gambling, alcohol abuse, alcoholic, writer's life, lifestyle, down on your luck, bookies, life is a bitch, society, horse race, drinking alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, norway, new jersey
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The Air I Breathe (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star (Gellar) falls prey to a ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, non-linear ...
Plot: gangsters, gambling, destiny, doctors and patients, power relations, hitman, supernatural ability, dishonesty, crimes, horse race, singer, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.1
 386
Windstorm 3 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ostwind and Mika have found a real home at the farm Kaltenbach with Mika's grandmother. In the hustle of running therapy center and due to Mika's fame as a horse-whisperer, she feels that she doesn't have enough freedom and time to ...
Style: sincere, light, uplifting, touching, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, horse riding, wild horse, teenage girl, freedom, horse race, horse ranch, friendship, hopes, self discovery, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.5
 752
Rock My Heart (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 17-year-old Jana has a congenital heart defect. To defy fate, Jana seeks every challenge, plunges into every wild and dangerous adventure. Her parents does not like that and are even more in constant fear of their daughter.
Style: disturbing, sincere, captivating, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: strong female character, heart disease, horse race, girl horse relationship, strong female lead, parents and children, parents, illness, rider horse relationship, teenage girl, female protagonist, horse ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.2
 500
All Hat (2007)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con returns to his rural Ontario roots and outwits a corrupt and wealthy thoroughbred owner trying to take over a slew of local farms. Ray Dokes, a charming ex-ballplayer, returns from jail to discover the rural landscape of his childhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: ranch, friendship, adventure, vengeance, addiction, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, gambling, rich kid, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Horseplayer (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A blonde (Sammi Davis) seduces a quirky liquor-store worker (Brad Dourif) as inspiration for her artist boyfriend (M.K. Harris).
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: neo noir, liquor store, horse race, neo-noir, gambling, murder
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 5.7
 5K
Wise Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gambling, gangsters, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, cons and scams, heist, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
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 7.3
 2K
Phar Lap (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Phar Lap, the big bold chestnut reigned as the king of the turf in the depression that gripped Australia of the 1930s. From his humble beginnings the New Zealand bred horse raced on to become the hero of a nation.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: gambling, friendship, horse, horse race, friends, ambition, love and romance, hopes, rivalry, sport, underdog, family ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: mexico, australia, latin america, melbourne australia, sydney australia
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 6.5
 573
Champions (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of jockey Bob Champion who overcame cancer to win the 1981 Grand National
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: horse race, horse, doctors and patients, terminal illness, against the odds, power relations, family relations, unfulfillment, human spirit, child illness, athlete and trainer, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, kentucky
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 6.2
 548
Casey's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Casey's family raises and trains race horses, and their latest undersized foal named Casey's Shadow does not seem to have a lot going for it, but may turn out to be a champion.
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: against the odds, family relations, horse trainer, horse race, hopes, best friends, follow your dream, rehabilitation, sport, adventure, underdog, buddies ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana
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Carry on at Your Convenience (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the tale of industrial strife at WC Boggs' Lavatory factory. Vic Spanner is the union representative who calls a strike at the drop of a hat; eventually everyone has to get fed up with him. This is also the ideal opportunity for lots of ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, sex comedy
Plot: labor union, satire, coach, seaside, picket line, worker, mother, bet, social satire, horse race, toilet, factory ...
Time: 70s
Place: brighton, england
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 7.2
 11K
Lean on Pete (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
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, exciting, captivating, disturbing, light
Plot: horse, racehorse, teenage boy, father son relationship, loneliness, on the road, doctor, horse trainer, coming of age, money, drunk, runaway ...
Place: portland oregon
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A View to a Kill (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Iceland, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A newly developed microchip designed by Zorin Industries for the British Government that can survive the electromagnetic radiation caused by a nuclear explosion has landed in the hands of the KGB. James Bond must find out how and why. His suspicions ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, chase, secret agents, race against time, kgb, heroic mission, adventure, safecracker, skiing, 007, crimes, secret identity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, france, paris france, usa, california ...
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 8.3
 242K
The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: humorous, witty, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: cons and scams, gambling, con artists, bet, casino, crimes, deception, gangsters, crime, poker, mentor, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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 3.6
 900
The Bitch (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The owner of a trendy disco starts having problems with the men in her life and the Mafia, which is trying to move in on her place.
Style: cult film
Plot: shower, horse race, disco, exploitation, cheating wife, infidelity, stripper, nightclub, sex party, large breasts, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity ...
Place: london, england
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 7.2
 45K
Marnie (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marnie is a beautiful kleptomaniac who is in love with businessman Mark Rutland. Marnie who is a compulsive thief is being watched by her new boss Mark who suspects her of stealing from him and thus decides to blackmail her in the most unusual way. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: honeymoon, horse, suicide attempt, psychology, robbery, thief, kleptomania, blackmail, obsession, romance, cons and scams, mysterious character ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, philadelphia, maryland, usa, atlantic city new jersey ...
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 5.0
 191
Dead Cert (1974)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As a surprise, two horse owners decide to ride their animals themselves in a steeplechase. But Bill Davidson's horse "Admiral" behaves weirdly, and falls hard after an obstacle. Bill dies from his injuries. His friend Alan York ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, jockey, horse race, horse, crime, deadly, mystery, danger, investigation, dishonesty, gang, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: england
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