The Horsemen
The Horsemen (1971)

Director John Frankenheimer, extrapolating from his earlier films The Gypsy Moths and Grand Prix, examines machismo and how men test themselves to the limits of endurance in The Horsemen. The film takes place in modern day Afghanistan. Uraz… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 31, 1971
DVD 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.

Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

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

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