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Phar Lap (1983)

PG
107 min | Biography, Drama, Family

The true story of an Australian racehorse that became a champion, with the help of a local stableboy.
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David Williamson (screenplay)
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Release date
Apr 13, 1984 (United States)

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56 cast members
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Tom Burlinson
Tommy Woodcock Tommy Woodcock   See fewer
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Martin Vaughan
Harry Telford Harry Telford   See fewer
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Judy Morris
Bea Davis Bea Davis   See fewer
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Celia De Burgh
Vi Telford Vi Telford   See fewer
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Ron Leibman
Dave Davis Dave Davis   See fewer
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Vincent Ball
Lachlan McKinnon Lachlan McKinnon   See fewer
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John Stanton
Eric Connolly Eric Connolly   See fewer
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Peter Whitford
Bert Wolfe Bert Wolfe   See fewer
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Robert Grubb
William Nielsen William Nielsen   See fewer
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Richard Morgan
'Cashy' Martin 'Cashy' Martin   See fewer
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Gia Carides
Emma (as Georgia Carr) Emma (as Georgia Carr)   See fewer
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James Steele
Jim Pike Jim Pike   See fewer
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Simon Wells
Newsboy Newsboy   See fewer
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Kelvyn Worth
Newsboy Newsboy   See fewer
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Justin Ridley
Newsboy Newsboy   See fewer
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Brian Granrott
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Steven Bannister
Cappy Telford (Younger) Cappy Telford (Younger)   See fewer
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Richard Terrill
Cappy Telford (Older) Cappy Telford (Older)   See fewer
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Ross O'Donovan
Strapper Strapper   See fewer
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Ashley Grenville
Strapper Strapper   See fewer
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Les Foxcroft
Brazier Man Brazier Man   See fewer
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Warwick Moss
McCready McCready   See fewer
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Henry Duval
Mr. Ping (as Henry Duvall) Mr. Ping (as Henry Duvall)   See fewer
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Alan Wilson
Jockey in Steam Room Jockey in Steam Room   See fewer
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Redmond Phillips
Sir Samuel Hordern Sir Samuel Hordern   See fewer
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Alan Wylie
Randwick Reporter Randwick Reporter   See fewer
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Don Reid
Committeeman Committeeman   See fewer
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Brian Harrison
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Denzil Howson
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Arthur Barradell-Smith
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James Wright
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Maggie Millar
May Holmes (as Maggie Miller) May Holmes (as Maggie Miller)   See fewer
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Tim Robertson
Policeman at Stables Policeman at Stables   See fewer
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John Stone
Reporter at Stables Reporter at Stables   See fewer
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Anthony Hawkins
Guy Raymond Guy Raymond   See fewer
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Terry Gill
Mechanic Mechanic   See fewer
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Stuart Finch
Police Sergeant Police Sergeant   See fewer
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Cliff Ellen
Float Driver Float Driver   See fewer
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John Russell
Race Commentator Race Commentator   See fewer
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Kevin Blackmore
Starter Starter   See fewer
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Roger Newcombe
James Crofton James Crofton   See fewer
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Tommy Woodcock
Trainer Trainer   See fewer
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Len Kaserman
Baron Long Baron Long   See fewer
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Paul Riley
Billy Elliot Billy Elliot   See fewer
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John Higgins
American Reporter American Reporter   See fewer
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Arthur Sherman
American Reporter American Reporter   See fewer
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Randall Berger
American Reporter American Reporter   See fewer
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Brian Adams
Mike Vincente Mike Vincente   See fewer
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John Cobley
Sub Editor Sub Editor   See fewer
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Shawn Cosgrove
Australian Racecalls Australian Racecalls   See fewer
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Bill Laherty
Australian Racecalls Australian Racecalls   See fewer
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Dave Johnson
American Racecall American Racecall   See fewer
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Barbara Jungwirth
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Towering Inferno
Phar Lap (uncredited) Phar Lap (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 1,686 votes