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The Rider is a movie starring Brady Jandreau, Mooney, and Tim Jandreau. After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.

Other Titles
Le cowboy, Domando o Destino, Jezdziec, Ha'rokhev, Καλπάζοντας με το όνειρο, Binici, Jahač, The Rider - Il sogno di un cowboy, 重生騎士, A rodeós, ザ・ライダー
Running Time
1 hours 44 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Western, Drama
Director
Chloé Zhao
Writer
Chloé Zhao
Actors
Brady Jandreau, Mooney, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau
Country
USA
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Brady Blackburn, a rodeo bronc rider with some renown, learned everything he knows about horses and riding from his parents, Wayne and the now deceased Mari Blackburn. Brady is recovering from a fall off a bronking horse in a rodeo, the most serious of the injuries being a skull fracture which required a metal plate being inserted into his head. Including checking himself out of the hospital earlier than advised, Brady is determined to get back up onto the literal and proverbial horse as quickly as possible as being a cowboy is all he knows. But deep in his heart he knows that returning to the rodeo in particular is something that is probably not in the cards without increased risks, which is eventually confirmed by his doctor who tells him that he cannot sustain another serious head injury without some major consequence. He does not even want his friends and family to treat him with kid gloves in being able to do any of those physical activities which are part and parcel for him of being a man and a cowboy. Brady has to come to some realization as to this fact and come to terms with it - which is difficult even as his best friend, former rodeo rider Lane Scott will forever be institutionalized needing around the clock medical care from a similar accident - or end up killing himself physically in the attempt to bronc again, or killing himself emotionally in not being able to do what he loves.

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Rachel Little

The Rider is the first western to be set in the 1800's, and it is a very good movie. The movie does a good job of building the tension and suspense without ever resorting to gore or violence. The character development is very good and the writing is very good. The performances are very good and the direction is good. There is not a lot of humor in this movie, but it is not distracting. I found the movie very good in every way. I recommend this movie to anyone who likes a good western movie. I would give this movie a 9/10.

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Hannah

We are all familiar with the theme of the Western, but rarely have we heard of a film that is centered around the concept of the "man-in-the-horse-pen". In that sense, "The Rider" is a Western of sorts, but unlike the more popular genre of the genre, it doesn't take itself seriously. The film is the first film of director Roger Corman to make a full length film in over twenty years. With this being said, "The Rider" is very similar to other Corman films in the genre. The film was made in the early 70s, and is very similar to the films of the genre "White Buffalo", "Brigsby Bear", and "Brigsby Bear 2: The Escape From Butcher Bay". The film follows the life of a man named John Rolfe (Frost), who is a horseman and has a difficult life. His wife, Del (Dane Cook), is having an affair with a military man named Tim (John Hensley), and he is trying to live with the guilt of what he has done. But, he is struggling to make ends meet and keep his family together. His only friend is a boy named Levi (Caleb Landry Jones), and a girl named Jade (Kara Hayward), who is trying to get into the world of horses. He is also struggling with his best friend John Rolfe Jr. (Peter Firth), who is a member of the West Texas Rangers, and has been called to an incident in which a young girl was kidnapped. John Rolfe is working to find the girl, and will stop at nothing to do so. When he is not working, he is either trying to find a job or he is having a drink. He has a hard time getting out of bed, and is constantly changing his clothes. He is the man-in-the-horse-pen, and his story is very interesting and fascinating. The film is very entertaining and well-acted. Corman was an excellent director, and he made some of the best Westerns of the 70s and 80s. The film is very similar to "White Buffalo", in that it is very well-written, and is very interesting. The film is also very different from the film "Brigsby Bear", in that it is not as violent or gory as that film. The film is not as violent or gory as the film "Brigsby Bear", but it still has a lot of action and a lot of violence. The film is also very interesting, and the acting is good. It is not a film for everyone, but it is a very enjoyable film. Overall, I would recommend this film to anyone, but if you are not a fan of the Western genre, then I would recommend you to pass this film, because it is not for everyone.

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Jean C.

I wasn't too familiar with the novel, but this movie was a great watch. The movie gives a good look at the history of the Arizona Territory. The story is about a brave man who lived in the American frontier and fought for the Union during the Civil War. He was killed by Confederate soldiers who were out to take the western territories of the Confederacy. This movie also gives a good look at the Mexican American War that raged in the mid 1800s. I would recommend this movie to any movie lover, and even to any movie buff. A great movie for the whole family.

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Katherine G.

With a great cast, and a simple but powerful story, this film is a must see for everyone. The characters are well developed, with each one of them having their own story to tell. The story itself is simple and not overly complex, with a simple resolution, but this is not a negative thing, as the film is meant to be simple and easy to understand. This is not a film that you will be surprised by, but it will leave you with a lot of questions to answer. The film's screenplay is simple and direct, and is not overly complicated, and the actors do a good job with their characters. The cinematography is great, and the locations are beautiful. The film's cinematography is superb, with excellent shots, and a great use of colour. The acting is well done, with great performances from the main characters, especially from Woody Harrelson. Woody Harrelson is excellent as a weary horseman, who is haunted by a past that he is trying to move past, and is afraid of being alone. He is a very powerful character, and a great actor. The rest of the cast is also very good, especially from Reese Witherspoon, who plays the love interest, and is a great character. All in all, the film is well made, and is a great film to watch, but it is not a film that will leave you with a great feeling, or leave you with a great sense of satisfaction. If you are looking for a film that is simple yet powerful, this film is for you.

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Judith Patel

The title of this film says it all, The Rider. In a lot of ways, it is the epitome of the modern Western, a man going against the odds to exact revenge. James Caviezel plays the lead role of a Texas Ranger who goes against the odds and does so without a single gun to his head. He takes on the corrupt sheriff, the corrupt law enforcement, and the corrupt private security firm. He does so by standing up to them all, as well as his own man, the law. While it may not be the most original film I have seen, I must say that it has a lot of heart and a good story. James Caviezel is an excellent actor, and I think this film is his best yet. The story is well told and very well acted, and it is well worth watching. The music is fitting as well. The violence is well done, and I am glad that the violence is never gratuitous. I can see why the violence is not all that popular with the general public, but it is done in a way that the viewer can accept. Overall, I would say that this is a great film, and I would recommend it to anyone who likes Westerns, gangsters, and films that are worth watching.

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Donna

This movie is not for everyone. It is slow moving, but it is a great movie. I have never seen a movie that was so disturbing. It is a great movie to watch. It is so sad to see the innocent people that are being killed by these people. The movie is slow, but it is well worth it.

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Marilyn Rios

Not having read the book, I'm not sure if the movie is accurate or not. It seems like some scenes were cut out and some characters were added to the movie for no apparent reason. The ending seemed a bit different. The plot is somewhat hard to follow but the acting was good. I would recommend this movie to anyone looking for a good western.

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Walter Tucker

We've all been in situations where we'd like to have something, but know we can't have it. The Rider is a movie about this kind of situation. It's about a man who's dreams are about to come true, and he's not sure he can live with it. The Rider, as he calls himself, is a legendary gunfighter who has a family and a very big gun. He's a man who wants to be someone. The fact that he's a gunfighter has made him a target for a group of thugs who want to take his gun and run him out of town. This movie has a great cast, with Steve Railsback, Billy Bob Thornton, Stephen Lang and Rafe Spall in it. It's very hard to find a movie that has all these actors in it, and they're all so good, but The Rider is one of them. The Rider is one of those movies that I wouldn't say is great, but I'd say is a very good movie. The cast is very good, and it's definitely worth watching.

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Timothy Marshall

I am the first to admit that I do not like westerns. I'm a fan of the more cerebral kind, as I am an avid reader. This one was enjoyable, and was the first western I had seen with a female lead. I was not disappointed. The supporting cast was good and the story flowed nicely. I enjoyed the film enough to want to see it again, but I would still be hesitant to go to a western film in the theater unless I had a good reason to see it. My main issue with this film was that it was just not interesting. I could not identify with any of the characters. The story seemed disjointed and went from one thing to another without any rhyme or reason. The characters did not make sense, and the plot was so vague that I was never able to get a good handle on the characters. I was also not enthralled with the direction of the film. I was hoping for a more interesting film, but it was not enough to keep me watching. I was expecting a great performance from all the actors, and they did not deliver. The director should have found a better directorial style, because this film is not great. I would still recommend the film, but I would not go out of my way to see it.

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Gregory M.

This is the kind of movie that makes you think about the way that people treat one another. It's very much a story about the human spirit and the story of a man who's self preservation is the key to his own survival. I'm not sure that I could get this movie over and over again because it's so hard to sit through it. The only other movie I've seen that gets me as involved as this is Godfather Part II. I really feel like I should have seen that one first. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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Lauren Dixon

This is a great movie with some great characters. I was impressed with the performance by Billy Bob Thornton and the cinematography was great. The story of the horse is interesting and the music by John Williams was amazing. I also thought the acting was very good, especially by Billy Bob Thornton, which is usually not his strong point. Overall, I liked this movie and would recommend it to anyone who enjoys a good Western movie.

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Patricia Montgomery

This is a terrific western. The actors were so good in their roles, the story was so good. The plot was good, the humor was good, the scenery was great. I recommend it to anyone who likes westerns. It was a good movie, and I plan to buy it on DVD.

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Harold

I loved this movie. It's interesting how they made the movie. I just have to say that the movie is a little different than the book, but that's okay. I think that this is what made the movie better, it made the book better. The movie is one of the few that I didn't see coming. I think it was done great. It's a great movie, and I recommend it. I give it a 9 out of 10.

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Amber Burns

Hemingway's name is in the title, as he is the protagonist. I have read the book, and was so glad I read the book. The movie, however, is not the book. It is good, but is not the book. I have read the book, and I liked it. I think the movie does not have the same impact on you. I did not like it as much as I did the book. It was different from the book, and I do not like the difference. I thought the movie was good, but the book was better. I liked the movie, and I thought the movie was good, but the book was better. I would have given it a 8, if it was not for the book.

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Anna H.

I really enjoyed this movie. It's not perfect, but it's not bad either. The characters are realistic and the story is well told. I would recommend this movie to anyone who wants a well-told story and wants to see something different than what they're used to. If you're in the mood for a western, this movie is for you. I'm a fan of westerns and westerns-themed movies, but I don't really see many that are as good as this one. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who likes the genre.

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Raymond Williams

The Rider is the story of a man who's life was turned upside down when he finds out his son is a "giant". The film is about the journey that the young man has to go through to find out the truth about his son. The film has a very slow pace to it, but the film really works to bring out the emotion in the viewer. The film was very well done and I think it was a great film for people who are into westerns. I think people who have not seen this film will be disappointed by the slow pace of the film but the emotional impact that the film has will definitely keep you involved in the story. I think the film is very well worth watching.

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Joan

This is a beautifully shot movie with a very interesting plot. I was a bit concerned at first with a possible lack of a coherent narrative structure, but it was actually very good. I am also very impressed with the cinematography, it is really good. A lot of the action takes place in the night, and in the dusk. This is a very interesting aspect of the film that I really enjoyed. I think that it was a nice approach to make the night action more mysterious and intriguing than the daytime. There is a very good set up of the setting, and it was very well executed. The music also fits in with the setting very well. The acting is very good in this film. The main character is very interesting and very well played. I liked the whole dynamic between the character and the character that played him. This is one of the few movies I have seen that uses an American Indian character. There is a very strong accent and you really feel like you are watching a real Native American. There are also a couple of Native American actors that I really liked. I do not know why I am not impressed with the film as a whole. I thought the plot was weak and not very clear, and the characters were not very interesting. The only thing that I found interesting about this film is the lighting and cinematography. I would recommend it for those who are interested in the cinema and who enjoy the night action.

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Ethan J.

There's no doubt that Wild Bill Hickok was a one of a kind character. The racism that he had to face as a man of the Old West was nothing short of astounding. The fact that he was a completely dedicated soldier and took his men out on dangerous missions is an example of just how well he served his country. The "Rider" is no different and has to face his own personal demons as he makes his way back to the West. The ending to this film is one of the best in the entire series and the story of the Horsemen is a great one. This film doesn't take itself too seriously and it's one of the few films that can be enjoyed as a comedy. It has a great sense of humor and I thoroughly enjoyed watching it. The dialogue is great and the characters are great. The only thing I found a little off was the cinematography of the film. I don't really like the old school cinematography but it's not really a big deal. The special effects are amazing and the horse battle sequences are very well done. The film is a perfect blend of action and drama. It's the type of film that will make you laugh and cry. It's just a great film all around. The film is rated PG-13 and I would recommend that you go in with an open mind. 8/10

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Jordan S.

This is not a film that I would ever see again. However, I have to say that I was surprised to see that it was nominated for an Oscar. I don't see why. The acting is superb, the direction is perfect and the script is superb. It is a shame that this film was not recognized for what it is. It is a film that has something to say. I will not spoil the ending but I will say that it is well worth seeing. This film has a message and it is well worth watching. Don't miss it.

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Christian

I'm not usually a fan of Westerns, I mean I like them, but I'm not the type of person who gets bored watching them. So when I got the chance to see this movie I was in for a treat, because I'm a big fan of Clint Eastwood. I'm also a big fan of Robert Duvall, and he plays his role well. If you're looking for an action-packed movie with a good story then this is the movie for you. The movie is about two brothers who meet at a train station. They both have a special connection that they both share. Their parents are both gone and they're both trying to find out who they are, but in the end they both come to terms with who they are. The movie is really good, because it has a lot of great action, but it's also really good. It's got some really cool scenes and it's got a really good story, so I'm not really complaining about the movie. I also really liked the main character, he was really great. I also liked the guy who played the cowboy, he was really good too. So I would say that this is a really good movie. It's got a lot of great action scenes and it's a really good movie. If you're a big fan of Clint Eastwood then you should really see this movie, I mean he is really good in this movie. It's a really good movie and I recommend that you see it. 8/10

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Michael Stone

I will start off by saying that I am a big fan of westerns. I have seen some really good westerns, and have also seen some really bad ones. But I have always been aware of the fact that there are some movies that are just so bad that they are actually good. I will tell you that there are some movies that are truly bad that are actually good. That is exactly what I am talking about. This movie was actually a pretty good western. It has a great story line and is based on a great story. It also has great acting. Clint Eastwood was awesome as always. I will say that I have not seen many of his other movies, but I did enjoy this one. Overall, this movie is definitely a must see. 8/10

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Carolyn Brown

This movie is very well made and well worth seeing. The cinematography and photography are superb, the action is well paced, and the story is well written. I really like the way the story is told, not overly dramatic and certainly not too slow. The movie is quite slow to start, but it picks up in the middle and it really doesn't let up until the very end. I really enjoyed the music, the music was very fitting and appropriate for the movie. The acting was very good, the actors did a great job. The story was well told, and it held my interest until the end. I really liked the overall feel of the movie, and I really liked the fact that it was a western. I would recommend this movie to anyone who is looking for a good movie to watch. I think it is worth seeing, and I hope it becomes a hit.

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Mary S.

This movie is really about the origins of the great west. When westerns were first being made, they were about the brutality of the American Indian. The Indian was a savage and brutal person. It was not until the settlers arrived that the Indians began to show respect for the west. In this movie, the Indians are treated like a normal people. They are treated as equals, and that is how they will remain. The only way they will be treated is through good treatment. This movie is a great movie. It is not the best western ever made, but it is good enough to watch. It is not the most realistic movie ever made, but it is good enough to watch. I give it an 8.0/10

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Keith T.

This is a very interesting western from the 1930's, based on the classic novel of the same name by Henry James. The movie is very well done, with good acting, good sets, and a good pace. It is a little slow in places, but that is the only flaw in a very good movie. I liked the whole story, it was not cliched at all. The movie is very violent, and for that reason I think it is a little more violent than most westerns, but that's not a bad thing. I also liked the color pallet, very dark, and very dark. The music is very good. The story is interesting, and the acting is very good. The plot is very good, the only thing I would change is the ending, it could have been better. I also think the ending could have been a little more poetic. All in all, a very good western.

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Ruth V.

Robert Preston has done a great job in this movie. The story is about a man who is a pro-gun guy and then he is taken hostage by the police and forced to protect his ranch. This is a very good movie and Robert Preston is a great actor. I would say this is a film you will want to see again and again. The acting is good and the story is well-written. It is not an action film, but a film about a man who is a pro-gun guy and is taken hostage by the police. The film has a great ending, which is a little different than most of Robert Preston's films. It is one of the best films Robert Preston has done.

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Martha W.

I've been reading a lot of the other comments on this movie and I see that the majority of people seem to be saying that it was too dark. Well, that's OK. I didn't know what was going on in this movie and I have to say that I'm glad I didn't know. It was very dark in parts, but that's what makes it so much fun. I think that in order for a movie to be "dark", it needs to have a dark setting, and I think this movie has that. It's not too dark and it doesn't have a really bright scene, but it's just the right amount of darkness. I think that this movie is probably one of the best movies I've seen in a while. It has a great story and it's well done. I hope that more people see it and give it a chance. It's a great movie and I'm glad that I saw it.

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Megan Simmons

If you are looking for a film that will really make you think, if you are looking for a film that will make you really think about the things you have seen in the past, then this is the film for you. It's a film that you will probably not get a chance to see until it's a very rare movie release. It's a very well acted and well shot film that will leave you with a deep feeling inside. It's a film that will leave you wondering about the things you have seen in the past and it will leave you thinking about what you have seen. This is a great film and I would recommend it to anyone who has not seen it yet. I give this film an 8/10.

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Ralph D.

This is a very well made western. I think the acting was pretty good and the plot was very well thought out. The cinematography was very good as well. There was also a lot of language and a lot of violence. I think the violence was a little over the top but it wasn't over the top. The acting was good and the plot was good. I thought it was a very well made film. I thought it was very good. I recommend this movie to people who like westerns.

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Jeffrey H.

The Rider is a film that has a great premise and the same time that the movie is just too slow. I have to admit that I thought the movie would be better than the trailers led me to believe. I really didn't know what to expect from this film and I'm glad I watched it. The main reason I watched this film is because I really liked the cast. I thought that the actors did a great job with their characters and they are all well known actors. I also liked the music in the movie. It was very good and suited the movie. The story of the movie is really interesting and there are some interesting scenes. I have to admit that there are a few scenes that I felt were a bit slow and could have been cut down. The story is not really interesting and it is not really as good as the trailer lead me to believe. Overall, I liked the movie and it is a good watch. I give it a 7/10.

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Samuel McCoy

The film starts off a bit like a John Wayne western. Then it goes off into a different direction and becomes more of a western. The violence in the film is very intense and not for the faint of heart. The director takes the viewer into the heart of a sadistic life of a western outlaw. The acting is quite good by all involved. The movie was quite a long one and I found myself lost at times. This was mainly due to the plot. It's a good story, but the way it was put together was a bit difficult to follow. If you are into the western genre, you should definitely check this one out. 7/10

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Beverly

The Rider is a movie that is supposed to be set in the early 1900's. There is a brief scene where a cow is killed by a horse, and it is supposed to be a cowboy movie. However, the horse isn't a cowboy, but a green Indian. The movie is about a cowboy who becomes a hunter. He goes into the west, and finds a tribe of Indians. They are named the Zuni, and they have a tribal leader named Zuni. He has an idea that he wants to take their land. He decides to kill them, and is later discovered by a young woman named Marceline (Valeria Golino). He wants to take the land. He decides to take her as well, and they become good friends. They start to find the Zuni and his tribe, and they are trying to kill them. This movie has a great cast. Valeria Golino is great in this movie, and I think that she is the best actress in the movie. She plays Marceline. The actors who play the cowboys are very good, and I like them very much. I really liked the movie. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Christopher Santos

I am not a great fan of westerns and westerns in general, but I am a fan of the western genre. When I first heard of this movie I was very interested in it. I was hoping it would be a western with the western theme that I love. After seeing it, I have to say that I am very disappointed. The movie has a lot of flaws. First of all, the acting is horrible. Not only is the acting horrible, but the story line is horrible as well. It is very hard to take the movie seriously. The story line is very predictable, and not very interesting. It's not an action movie, it's a western. If you are a western fan, I would recommend that you skip this movie and watch something else.