PG-13 | | Drama, War
Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.
Emily Watson also starred in the similarly named The Water Horse (2007). In both films, she played the mother of the title animal's owner during a World War, the First World War in War Horse (2011) and the Second World War in "The Water Horse."
Maj. Jamie Stewart:
What are you up to?
Capt. Nicholls: I'm writing a letter.
Maj. Jamie Stewart: With a picture in it?
Capt. Nicholls: It's to the boy who owned Joey. I want to show him how wonderful he's looking.
Maj. Jamie Stewart: Before we take him across the channel to face a million German guns.
Capt. Nicholls: Yes, before that.
The early stages are set in Devon, UK but the village houses are all of Cotswold stone, not usually found in Devon.
$7,512,000 (USA) (23 December 2011)
$79,883,359 (USA) (27 April 2012)
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