Original Title: Lean on Pete
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Studios: The Bureau
United Kingdom: April 05 2018
United States: March 30 2018
Ranking: 6,831 out of 13,610 movies (up 516)
A teenager gets a summer job working for a horse trainer and befriends the fading racehorse, Lean on Pete.
Cast Lean on Pete
Trivia Lean on Pete
The 2010 novel followed Vlautin's previous works, The Motel Life and North line. Lean on Pete drew praise from critics in the U.S. and abroad, including a rave from Vlautin's fellow Oregon author, Cheryl Strayed, whose bestselling memoir, Wild, was also turned into a movie that filmed in Oregon.
There is an actual race horse called Lean On Pete, registered in Ireland.
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