The Horsemen
The Horsemen (1971)

To win the respect of his Afghani sheik father (Jack Palance), Uraz (Omar Sharif) agrees to play a brutal, soccer-like game called buzkashi in this film written by Dalton Trumbo.

Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 2, 2003
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The location shots in Afghanistan (and some in Spain) are off-beat and stunning, and are the best reason to see this film.

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Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

There is little balance given to the Afghan people shown here.

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

The Horsemen takes its rightful place, if gawkily so, among Frankenheimer's best films

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