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The Black Stallion (1979)

G
118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on...See moreWhile traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a desert island. He befriends it, so when finally rescued, both return to his home where they soon meet Henry Dailey, a once-successful trainer. Together they begin training the stallion to race against the fastest horses in the world. Written by Anonymous See less
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Melissa Mathison (screenplay) | Jeanne Rosenberg (screenplay) | William D. Wittliff (screenplay) | Walter Farley (novel)
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Budget
$ 2,700,000
Gross (USA)
$ 37,799,643
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Release date
Oct 17, 1979 (United States)

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25 cast members
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Kelly Reno
Alec Ramsey Alec Ramsey   See fewer
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Mickey Rooney
Henry Dailey Henry Dailey   See fewer
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Teri Garr
Alec's Mother Alec's Mother   See fewer
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Hoyt Axton
Alec's Father Alec's Father   See fewer
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Michael Higgins
Neville Neville   See fewer
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Doghmi Larbi
Arab (as Dogmi Larbi) Arab (as Dogmi Larbi)   See fewer
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John Burton
Jockey #1 Jockey #1   See fewer
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John Buchanan
Jockey #2 Jockey #2   See fewer
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Fausto Tozzi
Rescue Captain Rescue Captain   See fewer
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John Karlsen
Archeologist (as John Karlson) Archeologist (as John Karlson)   See fewer
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Frank Cousins
African Chieftain African Chieftain   See fewer
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Donald Hodson
Taurog (as Don Hudson) Taurog (as Don Hudson)   See fewer
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Marne Maitland
Drake Captain Drake Captain   See fewer
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Tom Dahlgren
Veterinarian Veterinarian   See fewer
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Cass-Olé
The Black Stallion The Black Stallion   See fewer
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Junior
Additional Horse Additional Horse   See fewer
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Star
Additional Horse Additional Horse   See fewer
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Fae-Jur
Additional Horse Additional Horse   See fewer
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Olympic
Additional Horse Additional Horse   See fewer
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Rex
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Daniel Henning
Danny (uncredited) Danny (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 10,143 votes