Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

2002, Animation/Adventure, 1h 23m

127 Reviews 50,000+ Ratings

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A visually stunning film that may be too predictable and politically correct for adults, but should serve children well. Read critic reviews

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Movie Info

Follows the adventures of a wild and rambunctious mustang stallion as he journeys through the untamed American frontier. Encountering man for the first time, Spirit defies being broken, even as he develops a remarkable friendship with a young Lakota brave. The courageous young stallion also finds love with a beautiful paint mare named Rain on his way to becoming one of the greatest unsung heroes of the Old West.

Cast & Crew

Matt Damon
Spirit
Voice
James Cromwell
The Colonel
Voice
Daniel Studi
Little Creek
Voice
Chopper Bernet
Sgt. Adams
Voice
Jeff LeBeau
Murphy, Railroad Foreman
Voice
John Rubano
Soldier
Voice
Adam Paul
Pete
Voice
Robert Cait
Jake
Voice
Meredith Wells
Little Indian Girl
Voice
Zahn McClarnon
Little Creek's Friend
Voice
Michael Horse
Little Creek's Friend
Voice
Donald Fullilove
Train Pull Foreman
Voice
Hans Zimmer
Original Music
Kathy Altieri
Production Designer
Robert W. Lukas
Art Direction
Teresa Cheng
Production Designer
Maryann Garger
Production Designer
Matthew Teevan
Production Designer
Darci Zalvin
Production Supervisor
Bryan Adams
Original Songs
Jim Dooley
Additional Music
Mel Wesson
Additional Music
Scott Santoro
Special Effects Supervisor
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  • Mar 29, 2016
    A nice, if involving and somewhat predictable film that never truly reaches it's potential. The animation pops and it tries different things compared to other animated films of it's kind, and for that I respect it.
    Matthew M Super Reviewer
  • Feb 07, 2013
    I really feel this film was lost potential. what I mean by that is that this film has one extremely fatal fault. It's the fact that the main character has a narration but doesn't talk. Now I like it that this film has a non-talking animal for once, but what is the point of giving him a narrative then if he isn't gonna talk? you already have him convey emotions well without dialogue with his facial expressions. But even then, they humanize the horse way too much, to the point that it just becomes distracting and I would've wanted him to talk. I feel that might've been what they originally had planned but scrapped it for some reason. Also the film is really also not all that interesting, the neighing gets old REALLY fast, and it's not very engaging. Many characters aren't interesting, and the music sounds far too, well, 80s sounding that it just feels off for this kind of film. The only thing I really like about the film is the villain played by James Cromwell, who plays a great bastard but actually has his limits, and I do like how the villain isn't killed off, in fact the villain knows he's beat and gives up, which I don't see in a lot of films. Other than that, it's just a bore. It has too many distracting features, characters aren't interesting, and it isn't well paced at all. I think more kids would be bored with Spirit than find it really funny or engaging. While it isnt the worst Dreamworks has done, it's not their best.
    Michael E Super Reviewer
  • Jan 18, 2012
    Stunning visual, yet the story is racially adjusted. A film that hides more subliminal messages than it seems. Checked my watch for at least 5 times, kinda boring and predictable.
    Sylvester K Super Reviewer
  • Aug 16, 2011
    [img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] I loved this movie when I first saw it and It would be great too see a sequel. It has some of the best, most well crafted animation techniques i've evr seen in an animated film. Its heartwarming and in it's dark moments it might even make you cry.
    Directors C Super Reviewer

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