All The Pretty Horses

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  117 min.
Release Date: December 25, 2000

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Cast: Matt Damon, Penélope Cruz, Lucas Black, Sam Shepard, Henry Thomas, Bruce Dern, Robert Patrick, Ruben Blades


This story tells the tale of a young Texan named John Grady Cole (Damon) who ventures across the border into 1940s Mexico after his mother sells the ranch where he grew up. Along with his friend Lacey Rawlins (Thomas), they pick up a young delinquent (Black) and eventually arrive at a hacienda where they are hired to break horses. But when he falls in love with the daughter (Cruz) of the ranch owner, it results in arrest, Mexican jail and a murder in self-defense.

Based on the novel of the same name by Cormac McCarthy.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): Mike Nichols
Screenplay: Ted Tally
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