Ride Like a Girl Reviews

April 4, 2020
A misguided slice of racing industry propaganda.
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.
February 27, 2020
Muzzled, truncated and incomplete - a ten furlong dash through a two mile (16 furlong) race.
October 13, 2019
Part of me wishes they'd have gone with a documentary given the cheesy, contrived nature of certain scenes.
September 30, 2019
...this is just a clumsy, made-for-TV-type outing graced by a few pretty good performances and the barest minimum of real emotion.
September 25, 2019
As long as you have zero problem with horse racing, the allegations levied against one of the trainers depicted in the film, and every sports movie trope in history, sure, Ride Like a Girl is fine.
September 24, 2019
Even with Payne's plight as a woman in a vastly male-dominated realm repeatedly thrust to the fore, the film remains general and formulaic.
September 24, 2019
This is play-to-the-bleachers entertainment, loaded with Hallmark sentiment and configured with an atmospheric integrity a cut above a soft drink commercial.
September 24, 2019
Breezes by on heart and good intentions, even if a grittier, more emotional tale of Michelle's upbringing would've served this story more justice.
September 11, 2019
As for Ride Like a Girl's all-important racetrack sequences, they are passable enough, but not quite as exhilarating as first-time director Rachel Griffiths and her team have been making out while promoting the movie.