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Seabiscuit (2003)

7 Ratings: 4.3
Drama movie

Proving that truth is often greater than fiction, the handsome production ofSeabiscuitoffers a healthy alternative to Hollywood's staple diet of mayhem. With superior production values at his disposal, writer-director Gary Ross (Pleasantville) is … see full wiki

Director: Gary Ross
Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 25, 2003
MPAA Rating: PG-13
2 reviews about Seabiscuit (2003)
review by . February 03, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
It would be a disservice to Seabiscuit to damn it with faint praise by suggesting that it is among the best of "feel good films." In fact, it is. After seeing it again recently, however, I thought less of it than I did when I first saw it. Why? Because (one man's opinion) it manipulates the viewer's emotions rather than allowing the compelling drama of the featured underdogs (owner, jockey, trainer, and horse) to attract, engage, and sustain interest in their collaboration. Most of those who see …
review by . July 24, 2003
Pros: Great Story, and acting.     Cons: None     The Bottom Line: A true classic and a serious Oscar contender     An American racing legend comes to the screen in a moving portrayal of redemption in the new film “Seabiscuit” from writer director Gary Ross. Based on a true story and novel by Laura Hillenbrand, the film tells the story of Charles Howard (Jeff Bridges), a bicycle maker who becomes a millionaire thanks to a chance …
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