Seabiscuit (2003)

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True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

"Seabiscuit" is a motivating 2003 American sports movie based upon a real story, directed by Gary Ross and produced by Universal Pictures. The story is set throughout The Great Depression and showcases the rise of an undersized racehorse called Seabiscuit, and the battle and victory of 3 men whose lives link with his story.

Main Plot
The film starts by developing the backgrounds of three main characters in the story: Charles Howard (Jeff Bridges), an effective entrepreneur who loses his kid in a terrible mishap and subsequently his other half; Tom Smith (Chris Cooper), a horseman who struggles in the quickly urbanizing environment; and Red Pollard (Toby Maguire), a hopeful jockey with an unfortunate household background and a natural riding skill.

Their paths assemble when Howard employs Smith to discover a horse to help him survive his sorrow. Smith finds Seabiscuit, a spirited and underrated horse, whom he believes has great potential. The horse reflects the males's own individual difficulties and determination to conquer barriers. Pollard is hired as Seabiscuit's jockey, and in spite of the horse's preliminary absence of success, the trio's faith in Seabiscuit never ever fluctuates.

Turning Point
A not likely turn-around comes when Seabiscuit, under Pollard's guidance, begins to win against more preferred horses, capturing the attention and adoration of the general public across the country. The horse not just uplifts the spirits of its owners but also provides intend to the Americans struggling through the Great Depression.

Climax and Conclusion
The uplifting narrative takes a remarkable turn when Pollard suffers a serious leg injury, endangering his racing career. All at once, Seabiscuit also suffers an extreme injury, stopping his winning streak and raising doubts about his capability to race once again. Despite the chances, Pollard and Seabiscuit, matching each other's strength, both recover and return to racing.

The climax of the film is the anticipated match race versus the Triple Crown winner, War Admiral. In spite of being the underdogs, Seabiscuit, fuelled by Pollard's indefatigable decision, races to victory, symbolizing hope and accomplishment in the face of hardship.

The film ends on a victorious note, with Seabiscuit ending up being a symbol of hope for a country and the 3 males all finding peace, success, and satisfaction in their individual lives.

Gary Ross's "Seabiscuit" is a mentally charged and engaging drama that showcases endurance, determination, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of both the horse and the guys who believed in him. The movie is not practically racing or a racehorse, however an effective representation of battle, unity, and healing set against the background of the Great Depression. With a star-studded cast providing amazing performances, "Seabiscuit" is a memorable cinematic experience that mesmerizes audiences with its inspirational tale.

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