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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)

watch animated western film who show us the full story of a young mustang stallion named Spirit who finds adventure and freedom in the Wild West Full quotes SPIRIT: The story I want to tell you, can not be found in a bookThe story I want to tell you, can not be found in a book. They say the history of the West was written from the saddle of a horse. But it's never been told
 
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from the heart of one. Not until now. I was born here. In this place that would come to be called the Old Westthis place that would come to be called the "Old West". But to my kind, the land was ageless. It had no beginning and no end. No boundary between earth and sky. Like the wind in the Buffalo grass. We belong here. We will always belong here. They say the mustang is the spirit of the West. Whether that West was won or lost in the end You have to decide for yourself. But the story I want to tell you is true. I was there. And I remember. I remember the sun, and the sky and the wind calling my name. In the time when the wild horses ran free. SPIRIT: And so I grew from colt to stallion as wild and reckless as thunder over the land. Racing with the eagle. Soaring with the wind. Flying? There were times I believed I could. Like my father before me I became leader of the Cimarron herd. And with that honour, came responsibility. NOTE: To watch the pictures in high resolution, click on them

Pictures of characters

Spirit
Spirit
  Rain
Rain
  Esperanza
Esperanza
 
Little Creek
Little Creek
  Colonel
Colonel
  Murphy
Murphy
 
Sgt. Adams
Sgt. Adams
  Train Pull Foreman
Train Pull Foreman
  Eagle
Eagle
 
Soldier
Soldier
  Joe
Joe
  Jake
Jake
 
Pete
Pete
  Roy
Roy
  Bill
Bill
Cast as voices Matt Damon as Spirit or the narrator; James Cromwell as the Colonel; Daniel Studi as Little Creek; Chopper Bernet as Sgt. Adams; Jeff LeBeau as Murphy, and the Railroad Foreman; Richard McGonagle as Bill; Matt Levin as Joe; Robert Cait as Jake; Charles Napier as Roy; Zahn McClarnon as one of Little Creek's friends; Michael Horse as a friend of Little Creek; Donald Fullilove as the Train Pull Foreman.

Trivia During the opening sequence, the cloud formation behind the eagle looks like a herd of horses. Also, when Spirit is chasing the eagle a while later, his shadow and the eagle's merge together, making Spirit appear to have wings.
The model for "Spirit" was a 3-year-old Kiger stallion named Donner.

Review Production designer Kathy Altieri (The Prince of Egypt (1998)) and a team of animation supervisors have captured the glories of the American West in a film which seamlessly marries traditional cel animation with the computer generated. A solid family western adventure, is a good alternative to the rest of the niche fan-oriented films out there. This is one that the parents can look forward to when the kids tell them they want to se it. It's kind of old fashioned and reps solid animated story telling. The exciting score by Oscar winner Hans Zimmer (The Lion King (1994)) suits the quick moving story that follows our hero, Spirit, through his many adventures in the Wild West.

Watch original songs from soundtrack and other parts of movie

Watch Here I am
Here I am
  Watch This is where I belong
This is where I belong
  Watch You can't take me
You can't take me
 
  Watch Get off my back
Get off my back
  Watch Sound the bugle
Sound the bugle
  Watch I Will Always Return
I Will Always Return
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
  2 Something changed my life
2 Something changed my life
  3 Wild mustang and a rattler
3 Wild mustang and a rattler
  4 Broken easy or broken hard
4 Broken easy or broken hard
5 Love-struck yearling
5 Love-struck yearling
  6 Go in my homeland
6 Go in my homeland
  7 Hauling the steamer
7 Hauling the steamer
  8 We won freedom together
8 We won freedom together
References
Many of the animators who worked on Spirit also worked on Shrek 2 (2004), and their influence can be seen in the horses in that film, such as Prince Charming's horse from the opening sequence and Donkey's horse form. (Wikipedia)
Real horses were recorded for all the audio. At no time were any human vocalizations used for the horse characters. (IMDB)
Two video games based on the film were released on October 28, 2002 by THQ: the PC game Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron - Forever Free and the Game Boy Advance game Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron - Search For Homeland.