Movies about horses

List of the best movies about horses selected by visitors to our site: 12 Strong, Flicka: Country Pride, War Horse, A Horse Story, Windstorm 2, The Mustang, Windstorm 3, Jappeloup, Journey's End, The Knight Before Christmas
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12 Strong (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersHorses, Soldier, Terrorists, Military
PlotWar, Survival, Weapon
PlaceMountains

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

Flicka: Country Pride (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefamily
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersHorses

Flicka and Toby help out a struggling stable owner and her teenage daughter.

War Horse (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:26
CharactersAnimals, Horses
PlotWar

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.

A Horse Story (2015)
Mark7
Genrefantasy, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersHorses

When Monica's pet horse, Champion, breaks horse tradition and reveals to Monica that horses can talk, Monica learns that horses aren't too different from humans after all! Monica helps Champion figure out what kind of horse he wants to be when he grows up, while ultimately discovering her own path as well.

Windstorm 2 (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryGermany
Duration01:49
CharactersHorses

Summer vacation. Mika is overjoyed to see Ostwind again. But then she discovers strange wounds on the belly of Ostwind, for which no one has an explanation. Yet this is Kaltenbach verge of bankruptcy! With a heavy heart Mika decides to participate in a variety tournament in which beckons a high prize money. But during training affects Ostwind distracted, often he runs away easily. Mika pursued the black stallion until deep into the forest and is quite surprised: From the thicket a seemingly magical gray mare appears and the two horses dance around lovingly. Suddenly, a strange boy named Milan appears, who says the mare had escaped him. He claimed that he could Help Mika to win the tournament. But is there still time to save Kaltenbach?

The Mustang (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genredrama
Duration02:24
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys
PlotAdventure
PlacePrison

While participating in a rehabilitation program training wild mustangs, a convict at first struggles to connect with the horses and his fellow inmates, but he learns to confront his violent past as he soothes an especially feisty horse.

Windstorm 3 (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreadventure, family
CountryGermany
Duration01:12
CharactersHorses, Family

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 ride. After a serious disagreement with her grandmother, Mika secretly sets off for the night in eastern Andalusia, Spain, where she suspects Ostwind's roots are.

Jappeloup (2013)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, sport
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration02:10
CharactersHorses
PlotSports
PlaceFrance
StyleTouching

A true sports story that utterly defies the odds, Duguay’s film captures the wild ups and downs of the Olympics-bound career of legendary equine star Jappeloup and his troubled rider, locked in a tense relationship with his horseman father and forever uncertain of his own skills as an equestrian

Journey's End (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:15
CharactersSnipers, Horses
PlotWar
PlaceFrance

Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously await their fate.

The Knight Before Christmas (2019)
CharactersHorses, Knights, Sisters
PlotTime travel

A medieval English knight is magically transported to present day where he ends up falling for a high school science teacher.

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Damsel (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrecomedy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersHorses, Indians, Wolves
PlotWeapon, Love, Survival, Dancing
PlaceWild West

The Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel.

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.3)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama
CountryIndia
Duration01:25
CharactersHeroes, Superhero, Horses
PlotAdventure
PlaceIndia, Ships

When Mahendra, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

Hostiles (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersIndians, Horses
PlaceWild West

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.

Gauguin : Voyage de Tahiti (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration02:04
CharactersArtists, Horses
PlotCreation, Money
PlaceMountains

Paul Gauguin feels smothered by the atmosphere prevailing in Paris in the year 1891. Around him, everything is so artificial and conventional: he needs authenticity to renew his art. Failing to convince his wife Mette and his five children to follow him to Paradise Lost, he sets out for Tahiti alone. Once there, he chooses to settle down in Mataiera, a village far away from Papeete, installing himself in a native-made hut. He soon starts working passionately, painting and carving in a style close to the primitive art specific to the island. During his two-year stay the artist will experience poverty, cardiac problems and other displeasures but also happiness in the arms of Tehura, a beautiful young native girl.

My Cousin Rachel (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6)
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gay
PlotIntrigue, Love, First love, Money
PlaceItaly
TimeNew Year

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

Tiger Zinda Hai (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6)
Genreaction
CountryIndia
Duration03:16
CharactersHorses, Wolves
PlotHostage, Skirmishes, Snow

When a group of Indian and Pakistani nurses are held hostage in Iraq by the militant Abu Usman, Indian Intelligence (RAW) track down the reclusive agent, Tiger, 8 years after he fled with former Pakistani intelligence (ISI) agent, Zoya. Joining forces in the name of humanity, Tiger and Zoya lead a team of RAW and ISI agents to covertly enter the hospital where the nurses are trapped.

Downton Abbey (2019)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration02:24
CharactersHorses, Gay
PlotIntrigue, Dancing
PlaceKitchen, England

The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

The King (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration01:59
CharactersKings, Friends, Princesses, Horses
PlotLove, War, Political, Power, Confrontation
PlaceFrance, England
TimeMiddle Ages

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

La Belle Époque (2019)
CharactersHorses, Actors
PlotDancing
PlaceParty, Hotels

Victor, a disillusioned sexagenarian, sees his life turned upside down on the day when Antoine, a brilliant entrepreneur, offers him a new kind of attraction: mixing theatrical artifices and historical reconstruction, this company offers his clients a chance to dive back into the era of their choice. Victor then chose to relive the most memorable week of his life: the one where, 40 years earlier, he met the great love.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
Duration02:09
CharactersGold miners, Indians, Cowboys, Pianists, Dogs, Horses
PlotBank robbery, Dancing
PlaceWild West, Small cities
StyleNetflix, Fancy, Not for everyone, Short Story

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Oh Mercy (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama, detective
Duration01:57
CharactersLesbians, Horses, Cats
PlaceFrance, Prison
TimeNew Year

A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.

Vice (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
Duration02:07
CharactersLesbians, Horses
PlotPolitical, On real events, Power
PlaceUSA

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

Sorry to Bother You (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersLosers, Horses
PlotSuccess, Money, Dancing, End of the world
PlaceOffice

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.

Batman Ninja (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, cartoon
CountryJapan, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersNinja, Superhero, Dogs, Horses, Monkeys
PlotTime machine, Martial Arts, Time travel, Motorcycles
PlaceJapan
StyleFancy, DC

Gorilla Grodd's time displacement machine transports many of Batman's worst enemies to feudal Japan —along with the Dark Knight and a few of his allies. The villains take over the forms of the feudal lords that rule the divided land, with the Joker taking the lead among the warring factions. As his traditional high-tech weaponry is exhausted almost immediately, Batman must rely on his intellect and his allies —including Catwoman and the extended Bat-family— to restore order to the land, and return to present-day Gotham City.

Return of the Hero (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, history
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:59
CharactersSisters, Horses
PlotSeduction, Dancing
Time19th century
StyleLight, For girls, For a cozy evening

1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up.

Neruda (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.9)
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryChile, Spain, France, Argentina, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersPoets, Dogs, Horses
PlotDeath, Snow
PlaceHotels

It’s 1948 and the Cold War has arrived in Chile. In the Congress, prominent Communist Senator and popular poet Pablo Neruda accuses the government of betraying the Party and is stripped of his parliamentary immunity by President González Videla. The Chief of Investigative Police instructs inspector Óscar Peluchonneau to arrest the poet. Neruda tries to escape from the country with his wife, the painter Delia del Carril, but they are forced to go underground.

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountrySpain, Belgium, France, Portugal, United Kingdom
Duration02:16
CharactersActors, Knights, Dogs, Horses, Giants
PlotAdventure, Mental disorders, Travel, Time travel, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceVillage
StyleAtmospheric

Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth.

Risen (2016)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersSoldier, Horses
PlotWar, Investigation
PlaceDeserts

Follows the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.

A United Kingdom (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersKings, Horses
PlotLove, Dreams, Dancing, Boxing
PlaceLondon, Aircraft

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Tangled Ever After (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:06
CharactersHorses

The kingdom is in a festive mood as everyone gathers for the royal wedding of Rapunzel and Flynn. However, when Pascal and Maximus, as flower chameleon and ring bearer, respectively, lose the gold bands, a frenzied search and recovery mission gets underway. As the desperate duo tries to find the rings before anyone discovers that they’re missing, they leave behind a trail of comical chaos that includes flying lanterns, a flock of doves, a wine barrel barricade and a very sticky finale. Will Maximus and Pascal save the day and make it to the church in time? And will they ever get Flynn’s nose right?

The Lone Ranger (2013)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersGangsters, Cowboys, Indians, Horses, Lawyers
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceWild West, Mountains

The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, donning a mask and riding a white stallion named Silver, teams up with Tonto to bring the unscrupulous gang and others of that ilk to justice.

Windstorm (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefamily
CountryGermany
Duration01:46
CharactersHorses, Teens, Family
StyleTouching

While spending the summer at her grandmother's farm, a girl (Hanna Höppner) discovers a talent for communicating with horses and tries to tame a fierce stallion.

The Turin Horse (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryHungary, France, Germany, Luxembourg, USA
Duration02:26
CharactersHorses
PlotFate
StyleDepressive, Makes me think

A monumental windstorm and an abused horse's refusal to work or eat signals the beginning of the end for a poor farmer and his daughter.

Flicka 2 (2010)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefamily
CountryUSA
CharactersHorses, Teens
StyleTo cry

Carrie is a big-city teenager whose life is turned upside down when she moves to a horse ranch in Wyoming to live with her father. But everything changes when Carrie meets Flicka, a wild, jet-black mustang who's just as free-spirited and strong-willed as Carrie. The two form a special bond and Carrie opens her heart to her father and a handsome, local boy, but when a jealous rival puts Flicka's life in jeopardy, Carrie must do whatever it takes to save her best friend.

Racing Stripes (2005)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersHorses, Family

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 stripes mark him as different, he decides he'll race anyway. And with help from the young girl who raised him, he just might end up in the winner's circle.

Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story (2005)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersHorses
StyleTo cry, Touching

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.

The Warlords (2007)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration02:06
CharactersHorses, Soldier
PlotMartial Arts, War
PlaceChina

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on "The Assassination of Ma," a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.

Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium
Duration01:52
CharactersHorses, Family
PlotAdventure
PlaceGreece

Astérix and Obélix have to win the Olympic Games in order to help their friend Alafolix marry Princess Irina (portrayed by supermodel Vanessa Hessler). Brutus (Benoît Poelvoorde) uses every trick in the book to have his own team win the game, and get rid of his father Julius Caesar (Alain Delon) in the process.

Hard to Be a God (2013)
Mark4.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:57
CharactersHorses
StyleFancy, Makes me think

A group of scientists is sent to the planet Arkanar to help the local civilization, which is in the Medieval phase of its own history, to find the right path to progress. Their task is a difficult one: they cannot interfere violently and in no case can they kill. The scientist Rumata tries to save the local intellectuals from their punishment and cannot avoid taking a position. As if the question were: what would you do in God's place? Director's statement Aleksei wanted to make this film his entire life. The road was a long one. This is not a film about cruelty, but about love. A love that was there, tangible, alive, and that resisted through the hardest of conditions.

Slow West (2015)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, western
CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand
Duration02:09
CharactersTeens, Friends, Gangsters, Horses, Hunters
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Skirmishes
PlaceForest, USA, Wild West
StyleDisturbing

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.

The Ornithologist (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryPortugal, France, Brazil
Duration01:50
CharactersGay, Birds, Dogs, Horses
PlotFear, Dancing
PlaceForest

Stranded along a sublime river fjord in northern Portugal, a hunky ornithologist is subjected to a series of brutal and erotic Stations-of-the-Cross-style tests.

Manhattan Night (2016)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersScammers, Horses
PlotInvestigation, Blackmail, Death
PlaceParty

Porter Wren is a Manhattan tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy, and anything that passes for the truth. At home, he is a dedicated husband and father. But when Caroline, a seductive stranger asks him to dig into the unsolved murder of her filmmaker husband Simon, he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail--one that threatens his job, his marriage, and his life.

The Dancer (2016)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration02:05
CharactersLesbians, Dogs, Horses
PlotDancing, Love, Money
PlaceSea, Mountains

Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller from the American Midwest to become a Belle Epoque icon, even less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and burning her eyes with the stage lights, she will never falter in the quest to perfect her dance. But her encounter with Isadora Duncan, a prodigious young dancer hungry for fame and glory, will precipitate the fall of this icon at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Certain Women (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersLawyers, Family, Dogs, Lesbians, Horses
PlotLove, Test, Dancing
PlaceUSA, Prison, School

The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.

Emma's Chance (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersHorses, Family
PlaceUSA

While fulfilling her community service hours at a horse rescue ranch, Emma forms an unlikely bond with an abused show horse who won't let anyone ride him.

Saint Amour (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:06
CharactersFathers, Lesbians, Horses, Twins
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Dreams
PlaceFrance, Hotels

Every year, Bruno makes a tour of all the wine stands, without setting foot outside the Show’s premises and without ever finishing his wine trail. This year, his father suggests they finish it together, but a real wine trail, across the French countryside. Accompanied by Mike, a young, quirky taxi driver, they set off in the direction of France’s major wine regions. Together, they are going to discover not only the wine trails, but also the road that leads back to Love.

The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersHorses
PlotParenting, Basketball
PlaceSchool, USA
TimeNew Year

Wisecracking, gum-chewing 12-year-old Gilly is well known in the foster system. Totally unmanageable, she has stayed with more families than she can remember and has outwitted them all. After all, how can she settle down when her real mother, the beautiful and glamourous Courtney, might be out there waiting for her? When Gilly is sent to live with the Trotters, the weirdest family yet, she isn’t planning to stick around. But cheerful, affectionate Maime Trotter isn’t giving up on Gilly just yet...

Diablo (2016)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, western
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:52
CharactersHorses
PlotWeapon

A young civil war veteran is forced on a desperate journey to save his kidnapped wife.

Lamb (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersHorses
PlotDancing, Travel
PlaceHotels

Lamb, based on the novel by Bonnie Nadzam, traces the self-discovery of David Lamb in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl. Lamb is convinced that he can help her avoid a destiny of apathy and emptiness, and takes Tommie for a road trip from Chicago to the Rockies, planning to initiate her into the beauty of the mountain wilderness. The journey shakes them in ways neither expects.

Exposed (2016)
Mark2 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersDetectives, Dogs, Horses
PlotMystery, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceUSA

After witnessing a miracle, a young Latina woman experiences strange things as a police detective searches for the truth behind his partner's death.

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