50 to 1 Synopsis
“50 to 1” is about a misfit group of New Mexico cowboys who find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies for the Kentucky Derby.
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Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
Even if you’ve never heard any of this back story — let alone anything about Mine That Bird — the outcome of the film is never seriously in...
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It’s more of a bawdy buddy movie about the horse’s trainer, Chip Woolley, and owner, Mark Allen (who exec produced), with a bit of slapstick...
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Village Voice

By Zachary Wigon
While the film isn't without charming moments -- the Derby sequence is entertaining -- the lack of narrative sophistication grates.
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Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
Far too much of this plodding picture is spent on odd couple Chip and Alex's road trip transporting Mine That Bird to Kentucky. Forced...
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A fell good movie you can take the family to

By jazzyroses13
I give this film 5 stars. This is a film that you can take the family to, excellent and writing. Even though you might know how the story ends you will be so caught up in the story you forget about...

GREAT moview!!

By javerhoff
Being from New Mexico and being a horse owner, I loved the plot and it was great to see the rich snobs gets their attitudes handed back to them by being beaten by the underdog. Seeing people who...

Fantastic movie, do not miss this one

By dacsmom
50:1 is a wonderful story about a true longshot. It was filmed on locations around the country and has an amazing cast that includes Christian Kane, William Devane, Skeet Ulrich and Todd Lowe. Do not...

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By weatherfran
You need to correct your rating of 50 to 1 as you indicate fans say no when every rating I see but for 1 fans say "I'm In". Not fair to the movie or the fans! I and all my fans are very excited...

So Excited

By nikiortega
Love this movie!! Christian Kane, Skeet Ulrich, Todd Lowe, WIlliam Devane and Maddie Deutch are excellent in this movie, and to have the real jockey Calvin Borel is So Awesome!! It's a great underdog...

50 to 1 is AWESOME!!

By msdaiza
I love this movie, great story, great cast, beautiful NM scenery. Entertaining for sure with a lot of heart! Saw it once today and am going again tomorrow!...

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By remo18
Love it! New Mexico is my adopted state and it is a typical New Mexico type lifestyle. Mine that Bird is a state treasure. Good for everyone involved in bringing this special horse to the forefront...


By Lbpinto
I would return to see it again and again. Not suitable for young kids but older ones after 13 would love it, the action scenes are awesome....

50 to 1 - was a winner!

By nancycallahan02520
This is going to be pretty short...but that is not an indicator of how great this movie is! It is the best movie that I've seen in years.... I remember watching the real race and this movie...

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By proudpantherdad
I actually went to high school with Chip. 50 to 1 has got to be the best feel good movie of the year. The story, the characters and the not to left out horse "Mine That Bird" the main character was...

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Rated PG-13 | For A Bar Brawl and Some Suggestive Material