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Year: 2017
Original Title: The Rider
Length: 104 minutes
Genre: Drama, Western
Age rating: To be shown only in specially licensed cinemas to adults of not less than 18 years
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: September 14 2018

United States: February 19 2018


Ranking: 7,466 out of 16,661 movies (up 3139)


7.2 by 3 users

9.0 by Movie'n'co

8.5 by 4 media



Cast The Rider

Brady Jandreau

Brady Jandreau

Brady Blackburn

Tim Jandreau

Tim Jandreau

Wayne Blackburn

Lilly Jandreau

Lilly Jandreau

Lilly Blackburn

Cat Clifford

Cat Clifford

Cat Clifford



Trivia The Rider

The character Brady Blackburn is based on actor Brady Jandreau, who suffered the kind of head injury shown in the film after all fall from a horse. Writer and director Chloé Zhao first met Brady Jandreau during her research for her earlier film Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015). She visited the ranch where Jandreau was working and he was teaching her how to ride a horse. She wanted put him in one of films, and when he had the accident that left him with life changing head injuries, she decided to base the script for her next film on his story.