The Black Stallion parents guide

The Black Stallion

A boy's best friend is his horse.

Overall A-

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then The Black Stallion may be one of film's best examples of using images to tell a story.

Release date October 17, 1979

Violence B
Sexual Content A
Profanity A-
Substance Use B

Why is The Black Stallion rated G? The MPAA rated The Black Stallion G

Run Time: 118 minutes

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The Black Stallion
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated -----
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video G

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News About "The Black Stallion"

Cast and Crew

The Black Stallion is directed by Carroll Ballard and stars Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Black Stallion movie is July 14, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Black Stallion
Release Date: 14 July 2015
The Black Stallion releases on Blu-ray with the following special features:
- New 4K digital transfer, supervised by director of photography Caleb Deschanel, with 2.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
- Five short films by Carroll Ballard, with introductions by the director: Pigs! (1965), The Perils of Priscilla (1969), Rodeo (1969), Seems Like Only Yesterday (1971), and Crystallization (1974)
- New conversation between Ballard and film critic Scott Foundas
- New interview with Deschanel
- New piece featuring photographer Mary Ellen Mark discussing her images from the film’s set
- Trailer
-  An essay by film critic Michael Sragow

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In the film, Henry tells Alec about one of history’s top jockeys, George Woolf. George is also portrayed in the Oscar-nominated Seabiscuit, another horse racing legend. A young girl who loves wild geese is the main character in the film Fly Away Home, which was also directed by Carroll Ballard. Actor Mickey Rooney has starred in nearly 200 movies during his lengthy career. He once again works with animals in the film, Babe: Pig in the City.

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