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Lean on Pete

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In English, with optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Charlie Plummer, Chloë Sevigny, Travis Fimmel, Steve Buscemi, Amy Seimetz, Steve Zahn.

Publication Information

Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2018]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 122 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R; language and brief violence.


Fifteen-year-old Charley finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an aging Quarter Horse named Lean on Pete. The horse's gruff owner, Del Montgomery, and is seasoned jockey, Bonnie, help Charley fill the void of his absent father. But when Charley discovers that Pete is bound for slaughter, he takes extreme measures to save him, as Charley and Pete embark on an unforgettable odyssey to find a place they can call home.


Title from container.

Based on the novel by Willy Vlautin.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2017.

Special feature: Searching for home: making Lean on Pete.

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