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In this talking animal yarn, Channing Walsh (Hayden Panettiere) adopts an abandoned circus zebra (voiced by Frankie Muniz), and convinces her father (Bruce Greenwood) to train the striped African orphan to race against pedigreed stallions at a horse race.
Why Is Racing Stripes Rated PG?
Racing Stripes is rated PG for mild crude humor and some language.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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DVD Release date: 10 May 2005
I bet you’ll be surprised at the jackpot of bonus features to be had on the DVD release of Racing Stripes. Extras include: a never-before-seen alternate ending, a barnyard outtakes reel, a How to Make Animals Talk featurette, acting class with the animals and their trainers, deleted scenes and the theatrical trailer. Other nuggets of note are Buzz and Scuzz’s Flying Fiasco Challenge, Virtual Comic Book: The Racing Stripes Prequel and The Music of Racing Stripes with Sting and Bryan Adams. Director Frederik Du Chau also provides commentary. The movie is available in English, with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.