Sylvester

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  • PG
  • 1985
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 6.2  (451)

A young girl's unwavering faith in a battered horse takes them both to the prestige and honor of national competition in this touching, heroic drama. Melissa Gilbert makes a spirited film debut as Charlie Railsberg, a 16-year-old wrangler who recognizes the noble spirit of a wild horse she christens "Sylvester." Oscar(r) nominee Richard Farnsworth portrays John Foster, a hard-headed stockyard boss who takes Charlie and her two orphaned brothers into his home. Foster is convinced that Sylvester isworthless, but is proven wrong when Sylvester and Charlie become the odds-on favorite at the National Equestrian Trails. Before it's all over, Charlie falls in love and is faced with the opportunity-and decision-of a lifetime.

Description
A young girl's unwavering faith in a battered horse takes them both to the prestige and honor of national competition in this touching, heroic drama. Melissa Gilbert makes a spirited film debut as Charlie Railsberg, a 16-year-old wrangler who recognizes the noble spirit of a wild horse she christens "Sylvester." Oscar(r) nominee Richard Farnsworth portrays John Foster, a hard-headed stockyard boss who takes Charlie and her two orphaned brothers into his home. Foster is convinced that Sylvester isworthless, but is proven wrong when Sylvester and Charlie become the odds-on favorite at the National Equestrian Trails. Before it's all over, Charlie falls in love and is faced with the opportunity-and decision-of a lifetime.

Sylvester is a 1985 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2.

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  • Release Date
    1985
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 43 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (451)