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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
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by Greg Muskewitz

"Gaining no ground against Disney."
1 stars

A DreamWorks entry into the animation division to compete against Disney’s over-extended reign.

While a movie such a Shrek (DreamWorks also) surely gains some extra ground in its scathing parody and in-jokes of Disney-related characters and paraphenilia, had the references been omitted for strictly made-up replacements, the movie was still a clever, inventive comedy that didn’t find itself limited to the enjoyment of children. Spirit could hardly been seen as competition; not only is it restrained to a very youthful crowd, based on it’s lack of excitement and simplicity of story, but any kid who can begin to follow the coherency of a motion picture would be bored by this movie’s restrictive participation. It’s a would-be western about a wild horse — who doesn’t speak — that is first captured by the evil white man, and then borrowed by the good Indian. Aside from the abecedarian artwork, falling along the lines of an under-budgeted TV cartoon, the exiguous story that is offered is likely in most cases to be rejected and returned.

With the voice of Matt Damon.

[Not to be bothered with.]

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User Comments

10/18/15 WALTER The best animated film since The Lion King. 5 stars
8/03/12 Brittany Davis This animated movie lands squarely in the "strictly for kids" animated film 2 stars
11/18/07 Tiffany Losco I loved it. Great 5 stars
2/16/07 Tomara Cook I love it soo soo much it rocks 5 stars
12/16/06 David Cohen Dull and overly enamored with its own pretennsions 2 stars
3/11/06 Shaun Wallner Good Movie 3 stars
6/06/05 Kieran One of the greatest movies ever made. Bryan Adams soundtrack was special. Spirit rules. 5 stars
11/23/04 Ashley I love it 5 stars
9/21/04 Helen Bradley Brilliant 5 stars
8/13/04 N.P.D. Technically good. But has a lack of character and plot is cliched. Only for kids (girls). 2 stars
7/14/04 amit show animation 5 stars
6/21/04 horse crazed gurl if they wanted the movie to be more real they wouldn't have spirit lap up water like a dog 4 stars
5/31/04 Sean Scanlan Well 3 stars
5/14/04 derfroy best animatiom ever, gripping story with music to tell the tail of a horse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 5 stars
4/24/04 Carla cartoons arent always boring and kid-y, this was good 5 stars
4/11/04 Wildcarde1 i dont really like cartoons but was pleasantly surprised 4 stars
2/21/04 Denise Duspiva Good 4 stars
2/08/04 kay kay i tough it was the best 5 stars
1/19/04 Crystal One of the BEST movies 5 stars
1/15/04 Sana it was a really great movie with a great moral that some ppl are too shallow to see. 5 stars
12/22/03 Chris It was terrfic to see a film define the genre but it got boring after a while. 3 stars
11/23/03 Sihuhe Everybody who don't like this film is stupid. This film is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 5 stars
8/29/03 Briana Dunne I totally am in LOVE with this movie, every horse lover needs to see it! It's awsome! 5 stars
8/29/03 Kristin C. this movie rocks. im 13 and love it. it makes me feel spirited, and it's soudtrack rocks 5 stars
7/29/03 Jon Lyrik Annoyingly PC, overused 3D animation, terrible music, flatly written, dull. 2 stars
7/07/03 Alice Very nice. 4 stars
6/05/03 Gray not ONE of the soldiers was an ok guy?!! BS! 1 stars
4/18/03 Ubu the Ripper Even my kids hated this mindless excuse to squander talent. 1 stars
10/13/02 Katharina Merkel Spirit is a great movie which is touching and funny at one time! You'll love it!!! :) 5 stars
9/26/02 Charlotte McSweeney Spirit is fantastic 5 stars
9/07/02 Carla Metzger So squeakily politically correct, even horse-lovers should revolt! 1 stars
9/06/02 Priscilla Postlethwaite So politically correct that title character has to fart out wrong end; 1 stars
8/15/02 Gary Woodhouse Kids loved it, nice mix of animation & CGI. You get involved with characters, I even cried! 4 stars
7/08/02 orpy naaaaayyyyyy, whiiinnnnyyyyy 3 stars
6/24/02 Black Beauty Drivel - Bryan Adams is Elton John 1 stars
6/14/02 spaceworm I dunno, that soaring eagle looked like a comic sidekick to me... 4 stars
5/27/02 devon White I agree with Vidmar for once. Enough is enough 1 stars
5/26/02 Alex Furrow beautiful animation with bland songs and a boring, uninspired and predictable story. 2 stars
5/24/02 J I'm suprisingly going with Bob Atkins on this one. 5 stars
5/23/02 Bob Atkins beautiful American grandeur 5 stars
5/22/02 Veronica Foxx I detest those fourlegged creations of Satan. All that naying & shit got f'n annoying fast 2 stars
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Directed by
  Kelly Asbury

Written by
  John Fusco

  Matt Damon
  Bryan Adams
  James Cromwell
  Daniel Studi

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