Cast & Credits:
Release Date: March 21, 2014 (limited)
Studio: Not Available
Director: Jim Wilson
Screenwriter: Faith Conroy, Jim Wilson
Starring: Christian Kane, Skeet Ulrich, William Devane, Madelyn Deutch, Todd Lowe, Eloy Casados
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Budget: $10,000,000 (estimated)
Rated: PG-13 (for some suggestive material and a bar brawl)
Official Website: http://50to1themovie.com
"50 to 1" is about a misfit group of New Mexico cowboys who find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies for the Kentucky Derby. The cowboys face a series of mishaps on their way to Churchill Downs, becoming the ultimate underdogs in a final showdown with the world's racing elite.
Did You Know?
"50 to 1" is a biopic of the 2009 Kentucky Derby Winner, Mine that Bird, best known for the stunning upset at 50 to 1 odds. Filming began on this long awaited project in September 2012 in the deserts of New Mexico. Mine that Bird was an American thoroughbred race horse with a career in both the US and Canada. While competing and winning or placing in many races, it's the journey to the Kentucky Derby and it's win that caught the world's attention. An owner of Mine that Bird, Mark Allen, will be portrayed by actor - singer Christian Kane (Leverage, Hide, Her Minor Thing), while Skeet Ulrich (Jerico, Law and Order L.A., Into the West) has been cast as the horse's trainer, Chip Woolley.