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Best film horses

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Who’s your main mane? We’ve gone to the dogs and herded the cats, but up until now, the Letterboxd Showdown has ignored one of cinema’s finest and most important animals. From Eadward Muybridge’s 1878 pioneering fast-motion experiment all the way to Idris Elba as an inner-city cowboy, the horse has endured on film like no other creature. So, sorry to bother you, but we need you to pony up and fill the starting gate with your top ten screen steeds. Whether it’s Goliath, Trigger, Shadowfax or Mighty Byrd, this Showdown is electric. Bring on the dancing うま.

Most mentioned

  • The Godfather
  • Sorry to Bother You
  • Toy Story 2
  • Tangled
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • Seabiscuit
  • The NeverEnding Story
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • War Horse
  • Shrek 2
  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
  • Hercules
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Black Stallion
  • Mulan
  • Hidalgo
  • The Rider
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Secretariat
  • A Town Called Panic

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