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50 to 1 (2014)

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A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies for the Kentucky Derby. Based on the inspiring true story of Mine That Bird, the cowboys face a series of mishaps on their way to Churchill Downs, becoming the ultimate underdogs in a final showdown with the world's racing elite. (C) Official Site

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Skeet Ulrich
as Chip Woolley
Christian Kane
as Mark Allen
William Devane
as Leonard "Doc" Blach
Todd Lowe
as Kelly
Calvin Borel
as Himself
Stewart Richardson
as Sheikh Al Maktoum
David Atkinson
as Bill Woolley
Hugo Perez
as Miguel
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

The true-life horse-racing tale "50 to 1" takes forever to get galloping - and when it finally does, it's too little too late.

May 22, 2014 | Full Review…

If "50 to 1" were about 15 minutes shorter, all of this might have made for a passable diversion. As it is, "50 to 1," much like Mine That Bird, flags before reaching the finish line.

May 22, 2014 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Wilson has owned and raced horses for years and once had a 190-acre ranch in California. And he has made the kind of film he might have seen as a kid, one where patience and hard work get rewarded at the 11th hour.

June 26, 2014 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Though infinitely more real than the symbolically bloated Seabiscuit of over a decade ago, 50 to 1 never completely gets under the skin of horse racing.

April 10, 2014 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Earnest but cliche-ridden...you're left with the feeling you've seen it all many times before, and needn't have seen it again.

April 7, 2014 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

The script is littered with embellishments and underdog clichés.

April 4, 2014 | Full Review…

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