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The Electric Horseman
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The Electric Horseman

21st December 1979
2h 2m
Sydney Pollack

The Electric Horseman is a Comedy Drama film released on 21st December 1979; Sydney Pollack directed the film which stars Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, and John Saxon.


A former champion rodeo rider is reduced to using his saddle skills to promote a breakfast cereal in a gaudy Las Vegas show. When he's asked to perform with a $12 million horse that he discovers is being doped to remain docile, he flees into the desert astride the beast in an act of defiance. A story-hungry female reporter gives chase.

Cast (20)

Robert Redford's profile
Robert Redford
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 42
Jane Fonda's profile
Jane Fonda
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 41
John Saxon's profile
John Saxon
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 43
Wilford Brimley's profile
Wilford Brimley
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 44
James B. Sikking's profile
James B. Sikking
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 44
Willie Nelson's profile
Willie Nelson
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 45
Valerie Perrine's profile
Valerie Perrine
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 35
Timothy Scott
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 41
Basil Hoffman's profile
Basil Hoffman
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 40
Nicolas Coster's profile
Nicolas Coster
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 44
Allan Arbus's profile
Allan Arbus
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 60
Brendan Kelly's profile
Brendan Kelly
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 14
Will Hare's profile
Will Hare
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 62
Quinn K. Redeker's profile
Quinn K. Redeker
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 42
Lois Hamilton's profile
Lois Hamilton
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 35
Patricia Blair
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 47

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Production Companies

Wildwood Enterprises

The Electric Horseman Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

5% 13-19
10% 30-39
55% 40-49
10% 60-69
20% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

25% Female
75% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Neutral/Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

The Electric Horseman FAQ

When was The Electric Horseman released?

The Electric Horseman was released 44 years ago, on Friday December 21st, 1979.

How much money did The Electric Horseman make?

The worldwide revenue was $61,801,971.

Is The Electric Horseman on Netflix?

No, The Electric Horseman is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Electric Horseman on Amazon Prime?

No, The Electric Horseman is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Electric Horseman on Disney Plus?

No, The Electric Horseman is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States