War Horse

Last Updated on: October 2nd, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie War Horse including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

War Horse Description

War Horse (Touchstone Movie)From legendary director Steven Spielberg comes the epic adventure War Horse, a tale of incredible loyalty, hope and tenacity. Based on the Tony award-winning Broadway play, and set against the sweeping canvas of World War I, this deeply heartfelt story begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and his young trainer Albert. When they’re forced apart by war, we follow Joey’s extraordinary journey as he changes and inspires the lives of everyone he meets. War Horse is a “Genuine Movie Masterpiece” and one of the most powerful and moving stories of friendship ever told.

War Horse Cast:
  • Jeremy Irvine: Albert Narracott
  • Peter Mullan: Ted Narracott
  • Emily Watson: Rose Narracott
  • Niels Arestrup: Grandfather
  • David Thewlis: Lyons
  • Tom Hiddleston: Captain James Nicholls
  • Benedict Cumberbatch: Major Jamie Stewart
  • Céline Buckens: Emilie
  • Toby Kebbell: Colin, the British soldier from South Shields
  • Patrick Kennedy: Lieutenant Charlie Waverly
  • Leonard Carow: Private Michael Schröder
  • David Kross: Private Gunther Schröder
  • Matt Milne: Andrew Easton
  • Robert Emms: David Lyons
  • Eddie Marsan: Sergeant Fry
  • Nicolas Bro: Private Friedrich Henglemann
  • Rainer Bock: Brandt
  • Hinnerk Schönemann: Peter, the German soldier from Düsseldorf
  • Gary Lydon: Si Easton
  • Geoff Bell: Sergeant Sam Perkins
  • Liam Cunningham: British Army Doctor
  • Sebastian Hulk: German Officer at Darm
  • Gerard McSorley: Market Auctioneer
  • Tony Pitts: Sergeant Martin
  • Pip Torrens: Major Tompkins
  • Philippe Nahon: French Auctioneer
  • Jean-Claude Lecas: Butcher
  • Julian Wadham: British Captain in Trench
  • David Dencik: German Base Camp Officer
  • Edward Bennett: Cavalry Recruiting Officer
  • Johnny Harris: Infantry Recruiting Officer
  • Tam Dean Burn: British Medic in Trench
  • Maximilian Brückner: German Artillery Officer
  • Maggie Ollerenshaw: the Narracotts’ neighbor

War Horse Crew:
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Producers: Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy
  • Screenplay: Lee Hall and Richard Curtis
  • Music: John Williams

War Horse Details

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  • Year Released: 2011
  • Type of Movie: Live Action
  • Box Office: $177.6 million
  • Awards: Nominated Academy Awards; Nominated British Academy Awards; Nominated Golden Globes
  • IMDB Link

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