Racing Stripes
Racing Stripes (2005)

In the middle of a raging thunderstorm, a traveling circus accidentally leaves behind some very precious cargo--a baby zebra. Horse farmer Nolan Walsh, who takes him home to his young daughter Channing, rescues the gangly little foal. Once… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 14, 2005
DVD Release Date: May 10, 2005
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Critic Score: 35% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An entertaining children movie that ought to be tolerable for adults.

Nathan Rabin
AV Club

Part earnest, old-fashioned melodrama, part wisecracking broad comedy, Racing Stripes is a film divided against itself.

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Susan Walker
Toronto Star

There's much to laud in Racing Stripes.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Best live-action talking animal movie since Babe.

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Russell Scott Smith
New York Post

A predictable but pleasant kids movie.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Bland but likable kids' movie.

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Cole Smithey

There's something oddly satisfying about seeing a notoriously disobedient wild animal like a zebra racing alongside horses.

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Mike Clark
USA Today

Almost everyone in this has done better, and those who haven't, like young Ms. Panettiere, have plenty of time to do so.

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Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle

Offers enjoyable moments.

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Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today

Racing Stripes never pulls ahead of the pack, but it's good for a few laps around the track.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Careter
A terribly made film and a embarassment to all movies everywhere.
Candy Rose
Heart warming story about a zebra who is convinced he is a race horse. Very Babe like. Good cast.
Dean McKenna
The combination of bright action, talking animals, exciting races and a comically pelican named Goose should make me laugh heaps better than grubby, bumbling… More
Nani Vang
Cute film.
Bobby Hobbs
The movie is average. It actually has some pretty funny parts at times and though it's for the kids and silly, adults may enjoy some of the hidden humor… More
Film Crazy
loved it hilarious funy and i love the flies there hilarious worth watching