Seabiscuit: America's Legendary Racehorse - The True Story (A Documentary)

When America needed him most, Seabiscuit became the working man's hero and the most remarkable thoroughbred racehorse in history! He made us believe in ourselves, in courage, in perseverance, in America. This documentary tells the true story of America's most famous racehorse - includes the complete Seabiscuit / War Admiral "Match Race" which is considered to be the greatest horse race in history.
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David McCulloughJeff BridgesPaul Vincent O'Connor
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English [CC]
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112 global ratings

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John H.Reviewed in the United States on January 27, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Excellent and accurate account of a great and historic racing horse
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This documentary was excellent in so many ways. So many movies and photos of the actual races and people involved. I have a slight connection to this story as my uncle was a trainer and jockey during this period and was involved for a time with Seabiscuit in the early years of his fame. I've seen the movies and they are fine, but I think this documentary presentation is the best of all. If you love horses, history, and classic track stories, by all means, take a break and watch this great video. It is so good you might want to revisit it from time to time.
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MoanakaiReviewed in the United States on March 21, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Watch before you watch the actual movie
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unless you've watched the movie Seabiscuit before. The reason I recommend this is this documentary contains real live footage of many races and different horses at the time and lots and lots of information about everyone involved with Seabiscuit including very interesting specifics about the two jockeys that is important to know. Highly recommended and very interesting.
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Gramma RuthReviewed in the United States on July 22, 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
Film beared little , if any resemblance to the plot or charecters in Jane Eyre.
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Disappointed.Confusing plot that vaguely referred to Jane Eyre story and didn’t accurately follow facts. No suspense and didn't like the characters. No one to root for. I only watched it to the end to see a connection between Movie and it’s sequel. Pathetic attempt to prequel the Masterpiece. More sexual scenes than necessary.
I wouldnt tecommend it to anyone
katiecaneReviewed in the United States on March 26, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
people who knew Seabiscuit here
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It was interesting to hear from racetrack personnel who'd actually been around Seabiscuit, and the old footage was wonderful. A pleasure to watch if you like horses and racing.
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Luis AlmodóvarReviewed in the United States on November 16, 2019
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Very good
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KS in TXReviewed in the United States on September 21, 2018
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Five Stars
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Always enjoy finding anything about this great racehorse
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Travis ;)Reviewed in the United States on October 12, 2020
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I saw the motion picture, read the book, and now this documentary, which did not disappoint. Very happy I chose to watch it.
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Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on July 23, 2018
3.0 out of 5 stars
Sorry it falls short...
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I enjoyed the documentary, that being said I believe there was not an ending for several of the stakeholders in this film.
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