The Young Black Stallion
The Young Black Stallion (2003)

A prequel to the 1979 classic "The Black Stallion"--a family drama that presents the horse's adventures with a young girl named Neera, who has been separated from her father in Arabia by WWII. Left alone in the desert, she… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: December 25, 2003
DVD Release Date: December 21, 2004
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C.W. Nevius
San Francisco Chronicle

Tired rehash.

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Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger

Continues in the hackneyed tradition of other made-for-IMAX dramas, with storytelling that doesn't measure up to the scope of the screen.

Beth Pratt
Common Sense Media

Visually stunning 50 minute IMAX thumbs-up.

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

A film truly geared to the 6-year-old level. If not younger.

Dave Kehr
New York Times

Simon Wincer's Imax film is a prequel to the classic 1979 children's film The Black Stallion.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...on home video, stripped of its visual grandeur - the movie comes off as a superficial and woefully inept piece of work.

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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

Wincer delivers a gentle yet vibrant tale of natural splendor, a horse's valor and a young girl's plucky determination.

Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Has gorgeous cinematography with spectacular landscapes -- plus a lazy script, forgettable performances and regrettably uninspired direction.

Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

...ironically similar to Hidalgo.... In many ways, Young Black Stallion is a better film because it doesn't have the baggage of being a star vehicle

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