PG | | Drama, Family, Sport
Kris Kristofferson appears in this movie, along with Kurt Russell. Kris was considered for the role of Snake Plissken, in Escape From New York (1981), which ultimately went to Kurt Russell.
There used to be horses in that barn. At least, that's what my Grandfather says. We're probably the only horse farm in Lexington, Kentucky, that doesn't have one horse. Not one.
Near the beginning of the movie when the vet has finished his examination, Ben is shown holding an x-ray which the vet says is the one from the track and he says it confirms his x-rays of a spiral fracture of the cannon bone. Also Ben tells Cale that it is 'non-displaced', however this x-ray clearly shows a displaced fracture of the radius bone from the knee up about five inches long (all x-rays are life size). The cannon bone (also called the metacarpus) is below the knee joint. The x-ray is also clearly marked with an 'L' meaning 'Left', but all scenes of the horse with the cast show it on the right front leg.
£149,058 (UK) (23 October 2005)
$32,701,088 (USA) (1 January 2006)
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