Summer Racing Movie Blockbusters

It’s officially summer, which means it’s time for the blockbuster movies to come out. Here are some racing related films that should be showing up at a theatre near you …

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARC
Having conquered Royal Ascot against all odds, Wesley Ward sets his sights on the biggest race in France. Sean Astin stars.

3 TO 5
Jim Wilson, fresh from telling the rags-to-riches story of Mine That Bird in “50 to 1”, directs this tale of the first horse to capture the Triple Crown in 37 years. Colin Farrell, Mia Farrow, Will Ferrell and Pharrell Williams star with guest appearances from Smokey the Pony and the Burger King.

CITIZEN STRONACH
Martin Scorsese’s three and a half-hour epic features Leonardo DiCaprio as the mysterious auto parts billionaire/horse owner and breeder/racetrack operator Frank Stronach.

ROBOJOCK
It’s 2027 and the first human/cyborg jockey is competing at Santa Anita. “Gary Stevens in his most convincing role,” says Entertainment Weekly.

THE WIZARD OF ODDS
Donna Brothers stars as Dorothy, who meets up with Andy Beyer, Andy Serling and Andy Asaro and goes on a journey to find a magical racetrack where horses always run to their figures, jockeys never put up a bad ride and all wagers are low takeout.

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