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The Cup (2012)

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Born into a legendary racing family, jockeys Damien Oliver and his brother, Jason, were destined for greatness. However, tragedy strikes when Jason is in a deathly riding accident just days before the prestigious Melbourne Cup race. Damien considers bowing out of the race and wonders if he’ll ever ride again, but with the encouragement of famed Irish horse trainer Dermot Weld, he realizes that racing is the one way he can pay tribute to the memory of his beloved brother. In a moment that captured the attention - and the hearts - of the world, Damien and his horse Media Puzzle victoriously cross the finish line at the Melbourne Cup.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
29% - Rotten
46% - Spilled

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 11th, 2012 (Limited) by Myriad Entertainment Group
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements and language.
(Rating bulletin 2224, 5/23/2012)
Running Time: 99 minutes
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Keywords: Horse Racing, Father's Footsteps, Young Child Dealing with the Death of a Parent, Inspirational Sports
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Silver Lion Films, Myriad Pictures, Film Victoria, Screen Australia, Roadshow Films, Simon Wincer, Lance Hool, Ingenious Broadcasting
Production Countries: Australia


   Dermont Weld
Daniel MacPherson    Jason
Jodi Gordon    Trish Oliver

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Simon Wincer
Screenwriter    Eric O'Okeefe
Producer    Jan Bladier
Producer    Lee David
Producer    Simon Wincer
Executive Producer    Lance Hool
Executive Producer    Kirk D'Amico
Executive Producer    Joel Pearlman
Executive Producer    Greg Sitch
Executive Producer    James M. Vernon
Executive Producer    Peter De Rauch

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