All the Pretty Horses Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 18331

Average Rating: 2.2/4

# of Ratings: 26

Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2000

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Romance

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Billy Bob Thornton

Actors: Matt Damon, Henry Thomas, Penélope Cruz, Robert Patrick, Lucas Black, Sam Shepard

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More Than A 'Pretty' Good Film

MovieMike - wrote on 12/22/2012

Long before there was a 'No Country For Old Men', there was 'All The Pretty Horses'; a masterful western novel also penned by Cormac McCarthy. The film (of the same name) derived from this work, was directed by Billy Bob Thornton, fresh off his success with 'Sling Blade'. Starring Matt Damon as John Grady Cole, and Henry Thomas as Lacy Rawlins; the story centers on these two young cow hands as they journey into Mexico looking for work. Cole, through no fault of his own, has lost his family's farm to debt and feels there is nothing left for him in his home State of Texas. Rawlins, equally unhappy with own circumstances at home agrees to go with Cole. Just prior to crossing into Mexico, the two come across an enigmatic young boy, Jimmy Blevins (Lucas Black), who wants to hook up with them. …

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