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Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Period adventure set in 1890. Frank T Hopkins, a US cavalry officer, and his horse Hidalgo are billed as the greatest horse and rider in the world because of the countless races they have won. They are challenged to take part in the Ocean of Fire, a 3,000-mile desert horse race running across Arabia. They travel to the Middle East for the gruelling race and Frank is forced to face the demons that have plagued him. Show less


Frank Hopkins:
Viggo Mortensen
Sheikh Riyadh:
Omar Sharif
Lady Anne Davenport:
Louise Lombard
Prince Bin Al Reeh:
Said Taghmaoui
Buffalo Bill Cody:
JK Simmons
Rau Rasmussen:
Victor Talmadge
Joe Johnston
John Fusco
Patricia Carr



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