This Day in Movie History – May 24th, 2002 – Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Released

An animated movie focused on a horse in the Wild West was released on this day in history.

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron was released in theaters on May 24th, 2002. The feature film was written by John Fusco, and directed by Kelly Asbury and Lorna Cook. Spirit featured the voice talents of Matt Damon, James Cromwell, and Charles Napier.

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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron was released in theaters on May 24th, 2002. The feature film was written by John Fusco, and directed by Kelly Asbury and Lorna Cook. Spirit featured the voice talents of Matt Damon, James Cromwell, and Charles Napier. Courtesy: Dreamworks Animation

Set in the Wild West of the 1800s, the tale follows a stallion named Spirit as he lives his life in the wild before being captured by Calvary, who attempt to tame him.
The Dreamworks Animation film was a moderate success at the box office, making over $120 million on a reported budget of $80 million.

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