Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story

Genre:  Drama, Family
Running Time:  105 min.
Release Date: October 21, 2005
DVD: March 21, 2006

Current rating: Rating: 4.53
based on 917 votes and 75 reviews
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Cast: Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Kris Kristofferson, Elisabeth Shue, David Morse, Freddy Rodríguez, Luis Guzmán, Oded Fehr

Synopsis

Ben Crane (Kurt Russell) was once a great horseman, whose gifts as a trainer were now being wasted on making other men's fortunes. Sonya was a great horse whose promising future on the racetrack was suddenly cut short by a career-ending broken leg.

Considered as good as dead to her owner, who also happens to be Ben's boss, Sonya is given to Ben as severance pay, along with his walking papers.

Now, it will take the unwavering faith and determination of Ben's young daughter, Cale (Dakota Fanning), to bring these two damaged souls together in a quest for a seemingly impossible goal: to win the Breeders' Cup Classic.

Director: John Gatins
Studio: DreamWorks Pictures
Producer(s): Brian Robbins, Michael Tollin
Screenplay: John Gatins
Official Site: www.dreamworks.com/dreamer/

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  • 5 stars "Excellent movie for the whole family about not giving & believing in your dreams."