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Still shot from the movie: Secretariat.


When business looks bad for her father's company, Penny Chenery (Diane Lane) takes over his horse stables, even though she is only a housewife. Hiring an experienced trainer (John Malkovich) she bets everything on a promising animal named Secretariat. This movie is based on the true story of the 1973 Triple Crown winner. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 120
Theater Release: 08 Oct 2010
Video Release: 25 Jan 2011
MPAA Rating: PG
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Secretariat is rated PG: for brief mild language.

Director: Randall Wallace
Cast: Diane Lane, Scott Glenn, James Cromwell, John Malkovich
Studio: 2010 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Website: Official site for Secretariat.

Detailed Review

Only eleven horses in history have ever done it. The last one cinched it in 1978. Needless to say, winning the U.S. Triple Crown of horse racing is a grueling… 
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Why Is Secretariat Rated PG?

Violence: A man dies from natural causes. Brief combative verbal discussions take place between characters… 
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Talk It Over

How does Penny’s determination pay off in the end? What sacrifices do she and her… 
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