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Summary:
Held yearly for centuries, the Ocean of Fire--a 3,000 mile survival race across the Arabian desert--was a challenge restricted to the finest Arabian horses ever bred, the purest and noblest lines, owned by the greatest royal families. In 1890, a wealthy sheik invited an American, Frank T. Hopkins, and his horse to enter the race for the first time. During the course of his career, Hopkins was a cowboy and dispatch rider for the U.S. cavalry--and had once been billed as the greatest rider the West had ever known. The Sheik puts his claim to the test, pitting the American cowboy and his mustang, Hidalgo, against the world's greatest Arabian horses and Bedouin riders--some of whom are determined to prevent a foreigner from finishing the race. For Frank, the Ocean of Fire becomes not only a matter of pride and honor, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible.

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Cast:
Viggo Mortensen (as Frank Hopkins)
Zuleikha Robinson (as Jazira)
Omar Sharif (as Sheikh Riyadh)
Louise Lombard (as Lady Anne Davenport)
Adam Alexi-Malle (as Aziz)
Sad Taghmaoui (as Prince Bin Al Reeh)
Silas Carson (as Katib)
Harsh Nayyar (as Yusef)
J.K. Simmons (as Buffalo Bill Cody)
Adoni Maropis (as Sakr)
Victor Talmadge (as Rau Rasmussen)
Peter Mensah (as Jaffa)
Joshua Wolf Coleman (as The Kurd)
Franky Mwangi (as Slave Boy)
Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman (as Chief Eagle Horn)

Directed By: Joe Johnston
Written By: John Fusco
Produced By: Walt Disney Pictures

Release Date (US): March 5th, 2004

Length of Movie: 2h 15min

MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for adventure violence and some mild innuendo.

Budget: $78,000,000

Opening Weekend: $18,829,435

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1. Main Title
2. Don't Waste Our Money
3. Arriving in the Desert
4. Morning of the Race
5. The Race Begins
6. The Second Half
7. Sandstorm
8. Frank Pushes On
9. Katib
10. Montage
11. The Trap
12. The Last Push
13. The Final Three
14. Let 'Er Buck

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