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Secretariat

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Sport

Release Date :

October 08, 2010

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Randall Wallace

Starring :

Diane Lane, Dylan Walsh, John Malkovich, Scott Glenn, Fred Thompson, James Cromwell, Fred Dalton Thompson, Kevin Connolly, Nestor Serrano, Amanda Michalka, Carissa Capobianco, Nelsan Ellis, Dylan Baker

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..The tale of this glossy chestnut colt substitutes reverence for bona fide excitement..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2.5 of 4

“..the story as a whole seems stale and overly familiar..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2.5 of 4

“..The racing footage, with Dean Semler's cameras everywhere but up the horse's ass, is spectacular..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
3 of 4

“..the movie is a pageant of undistinguished performances by distinguished actors..”
by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2 of 4

“..new equine biopic "Secretariat" is dull stuff..”
by Robert W. Butler [Kansas City Star]
2 of 4

“..it teeters between pleasantly generic film biography and rank manipulation..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
Review rate : B-

“..has a hokey, old-fashioned appeal..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 5

“..an old-fashioned, super-genteel family movie..”
by Kenneth Turan [LA Times]
2.5 of 4

“..a worthy sacrifice..”
by Cathy Jakicic [Milwauke Journal Sentinel]
Review rate : B-

“..a wholesome movie..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
3.5 of 5

“..a traditional, by-the-numbers feel-good movie that's likely to leave you cheering in the end anyway..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
2.5 of 4

“.."Secretariat" has a great story to tell..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Village Voice]

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