Ride Like a Girl Reviews

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August 19, 2020
Absolutely terrific...a triumphant film...
August 19, 2020
Rachel Griffiths doesn't steer too far from biopic convention, but... the movie's feelgood final furlongs are sure to have you cheering.
July 16, 2020
As Michelle Payne, [Teresa] Palmer does a credible job with her performance, which solidly carries the whole movie ... Ride Like a Girl is absolutely an inspiring film, but compared to 1944's National Velvet, it just won't be considered a classic.
July 2, 2020
This warm and lively Australian drama is a terrific feature directing debut for Rachel Griffiths, with a superb cast of characters who effortlessly engage the audience.
June 27, 2020
[A] family film that, for all its triumph-over-adversity cliches, is warm-hearted enough to warrant a place in this week's winner's enclosure.
June 25, 2020
The big-heartedness of this film won me over despite my utter ignorance of the racing world.
April 27, 2020
When you combine a heartfelt, true story with underplayed and authentic performances and incredible cinematography, your heart will race as fast as the horses.
April 4, 2020
A misguided slice of racing industry propaganda.
March 31, 2020
Based on a true story this movie about Australian horse racing soars thanks to a standout performance by Teresa Palmer.
March 18, 2020
Griffiths showcases a level of dramatic restraint that gives her movie an extra layer of authenticity that's splendid.
March 15, 2020
Ride Like a Girl may fall into typical genre tropes, but the performances across the board and the heart-warming story are too excellent to ignore.
March 13, 2020
As horse racing movies go, this corny Australian biopic about the first female jockey to win the prestigious Melbourne Cup finishes back in the pack.
March 12, 2020
Griffiths gives the pic a workmanlike, generic feel that would play well on family-centric cable channels.
March 12, 2020
"Ride Like a Girl" never finds its rhythm, alternately moving too fast and too slow, as it often leaves the audience behind in the dust.
March 12, 2020
If you're looking for a good, old-fashioned sports drama to quicken your pulse and warm your heart, you cannot go wrong with Ride Like a Girl.
March 12, 2020
Woman gallops through boundaries in inspiring sports drama.
February 27, 2020
Muzzled, truncated and incomplete - a ten furlong dash through a two mile (16 furlong) race.
October 25, 2019
Genuinely inspirational on many levels, this film was a surprisingly emotional ride on and off the track with another pitch-perfect outing from our national treasure Sam Neill.
October 24, 2019
While formulaic, at times cheesy, and avoiding much of the controversy that swirls around the racing industry, it's big on determination, grit and passion.
October 22, 2019
Ride Like a Girl is a solid retelling of a story that is unavoidably moving and triumphal.
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