• Released
  • May 11, 2012
  • (Available on VOD 7/03/12)
  • NR , 1 hr 34 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Drama
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The Cup (2012) Synopsis
A jockey decides to race for the Melbourne Cup in memory of his brother.
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The Hollywood Reporter

The family drama The Cup revisits this popular win in a workmanlike fashion.
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Betsy Sharkey
Given all the impossible choices the young jockey had to face, The Cup should have been a weepie if ever there was one - but the filmmakers...
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40

Arizona Republic

For one thing, all the characters are far too pleasant.
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Slant Magazine

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One wonders who the audience is for a film this far removed from the dirt and grime of the reality it claims to be based on, and why they...
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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ True sports tale about overcoming tragedy has mature themes.
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