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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Frankie Muniz
Hayden Panettiere
Bruce Greenwood
Michael Clarke Duncan
Jeff Foxworthy
Whoopi Goldberg
Dustin Hoffman
Joshua Jackson
Mandy Moore
Joe Pantoliano
David Spade
Patrick Stewart
M Emmet Walsh
Casapar Poyck
Directors
Frederik Du Chau
Screenwriters
Kirk De Micco
Mike Samonek
David Schmidt
Frederik Du Chau
Steven P Wegner
Kirk De Micco
David Schmidt
Running Time
102 minutes

Racing Stripes
Babe meets the ugly Duckling in this animated family caper about a talking zebra's bid for acceptance.


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Plot
Stripes the baby zebra (voiced by Muniz) is accidentally left behind by the circus and adopted by a widower farmer (Greenwood) and his daughter (Panettiere). Growing up, Stripes longs to race like his neighbouring horses and finds his way onto the track.


Verdict
If this film were as good at manipulation as its animal characters, it'd be more than just burping zebras and shit-eating flies. Sadly it's not.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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