War Horse

Synopsis: Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.
Genre: Drama, History, War
Director(s): Steven Spielberg
Production: Walt Disney Pictures
  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 70 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
146 min

Come on, easy, girl.

Easy, girl. Easy.

This is a stubborn one, huh?

There we go.

Whos a clever girl?

War Horse

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Good boy.

Here. Come on, boy. Here.

Come on.

Easy does it. Easy does it.

Come on, steady, boy.

That's it. Nice and done.

Hey, hey.

Mornin, pop.

Put your mark here.

Good luck.

Get the colt...

Whoa! Whoa!


Now thats a beauty.

Forget it, Ted. Hes half thoroughbred

and not got a days work in him.

Now, there...

Theres your ticket.

But look at him, Si.

Look at that creature.

Dont be daft.

You need something

solid to plow a field.

Yeah, but hes something else, that one.

Alright gentlemen,

settle down, settle down...

Horses on my right, men with money

in their pockets on my left.

Its the perfect combination.

Is Fred Goddard here?

Yes! Is here.

Good - more money than sense.

Dave Hill?

Im here. Yes!

Bugger off, you tight bastard.

You've been coming here for 20 years,

never bought so much as a pork scratching.

Come on.

Okay, first up today,

a gorgeous young horse...

Prettiest thing I've seen since my

wife on our wedding day.

Lets get going, shall we?

Who wants this wonderful creature.

One guinea.

One guinea,

one guinea, one guinea...

I thought you needed

a plow horse, Mr. Narracott.

- Any advance on one guinea?

- Two guineas.

- Two guineas!

- Three!

Ted Narracott...

Its completely the wrong animal.

Si Easton, Im not gonna let

that bastard see me off.

- Five guineas.

- Six!

- Oh, for the love of...!

- Seven.

Greedy sod thinks he can just

buy anybody. Eight.

Stop it, hes your landlord.

You cant be picking fights with him.

Ten guineas.

You havent got the money.

Lets go home, lets have a pint.

Eleven guineas, sir,

from as good a man as any in this town.

Do I hear twelve guineas? Twelve guineas?

Thats top price for a workin animal.

Ted! Save it for the shire!

There are big days and there are

small days. Which will it be?

Do I hear any advance on eleven guineas?

Just let him go, dad, I dont care

for him, hes too jumpy.

- Shall we say twenty five?

- 25 guineas

Well, hes got you there.

Nice try, Ted.

You were great, Mr N.

Gave him a run for his money.

- Going, going...

- Thirty. Thirty guineas!

Thirty guineas.

Thirty guineas.

Going... Going...

Gone to Mister Ted Narracott.

What have you done, Ted?

What have you done?

Quite a beast, there. But what you

gonna do with him on a working farm?

I hope you got the rent, Ted.

Ill be around for it when it comes due.

Youre a fool, Ted.

And our Rosiell never forgive you.

What have you done?

- Thats Mooneys colt!

- You were supposed to buy a plow horse.

- You bought him?

- Whatd you pay for him?

How much, Ted Narracott?

I wont tell you a lie,

though I would love to.

Thirty guineas.

Thirty guineas!

Hes not worth ten!

Are you out of your mind?

What about the rent?

Hes a strong one, Rosie.

Look at the way he holds his head!

How the hell are we gonna

pull anything with that?

Ted, you have to take him back.

You have to take him back right now.

You have to get down on your knees

and beg for our money back.

No. No, please dont take him back.

We cant take him back till hes broken in.

And how are you gonna

train a horse with that leg?

Ill train him.

No, you stay out of this, Albie.

You dont know nothing about horses.

Please, Mum.

Please let me. I can do it.

We have to keep him.

Weve no choice.

Right. Well, youve got one month to

break him in or Im taking him back myself.

How did you get to thirty,

what other fool bid you up that high?

It was Lyons.

Were gonna lose everything.

After all weve been through,

were gonna lose it all.

Dont worry, Mum, Ill raise him

and Ill raise him good.

Well, you better. Go on, get started.

See if a child can undo what your

fool of a fathers done to this family of ours.

Easy. Easy.

Right. Lets make a start then.

Its oats. Very tasty, that is.

Its beef and gravy to us!

Come on...

I bet youre missing your mother.

Look at you...

First time without your mum.

First time away from home.

But youre not alone, are you?

In fact. Cos Im ere...

Its alright. Its alright.

Im gonna call you Joey.


Joey. Thats you.

And Im Albert.

Its alright, Youre mine now.

Youre mine.

Good boy. Good boy.

Good boy, Come on.

Whoa. I want you to stay there, Joey.

Stay. Thats it.

Good boy.

Thats it, youve got it.

Hey, look at him, Albie.

Hes playing Grandmas Footsteps.

Right, come on, Joey.

Back you go. Come on.

Back you go.

Youre all right.

Thats it. Good boy.

Right. Youve gotta

stay there, understand?

Thats it. Good boy.

Youve got it. Good boy.

Good boy. Good.

Now call him. Whistle.

Come now, Joey.

Come on.

You can come now, Joey.

Dont think he fancies your owls.

No, I read it in a story.

Its how the Indians used to

summon their horses.

Now, Joey, when I whistle,

youve gotta come, understand?

My dad had a dog

who stayed when you called him.

He used to run up behind you

when you werent looking, and uh...

Hes not a dog.

Hes just puzzling it through.

Brilliant. Look at you.


Theres only fifteen here.

The rest will come.

You know by rights I could take

this farm back today, dont you?

And Im a great

believer in my rights.

It will come.

If you drank less beer

and bought fewer horses...

...you might be able to look your

landlord in the eye, Narracott.

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