2011 Documentary Rated PG 89 Minutes

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In Theaters June 17, 2011
On Blu-ray December 27, 2011 Now Available ?
On DVD October 4, 2011 Now Available ?

Principal Cast



"Your horse is a mirror to your soul, and sometimes you may not like what you see. Sometimes, you will." So says Buck Brannaman, a true American cowboy and sage on horseback who travels the country for nine grueling months a year helping horses with people problems. BUCK, a richly textured and visually stunning film, follows Brannaman from his abusive childhood to his phenomenally successful approach to horses. A real-life "horse-whisperer", he eschews the violence of his upbringing and teaches people to communicate with their horses through leadership and sensitivity, not punishment. Buck possesses near magical abilities as he dramatically transforms horses - and people - with his understanding, compassion and respect. In this film, the animal-human relationship becomes a metaphor for facing the daily challenges of life. A truly American story about an unsung hero, BUCK is about an ordinary man who has made an extraordinary life despite tremendous odds.

Rated PG for thematic elements, mild language and an injury.

Box office gross: $3.8 million. View box office history.

Released by IFC Films. See more credits.


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