Lean on Pete is a 2017 drama film directed by Andrew Haigh.

Official trailers

A24 on Thursday, December 07, 2017 released the trailer:
Lean on Pete | Official Trailer HD | A24.

Story intro

Charley, a 15-year-old living with his single father, finds casual work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean On Pete. When his father dies, making him likely to go into care, and he learns Pete is bound for slaughter, Charley and the racehorse embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a long lost aunt.


Charlie Plummer
Charley Thompson, Ray's son
Travis Fimmel
Ray Thompson, Charley's father
Chloë Sevigny
Bonnie, a jockey
Steve Buscemi
Del Montgomery, a horse trainer
Steve Zahn
Amy Seimetz
Lynn, Ray's love interest
Justin Rain
Lewis Pullman
Frank Gallegos
Julia Prud'homme


Principal photography began on 13 August 2016, and took place in Portland and Burns, Oregon.

The film Lean on Pete was scheduled to be released by Curzon Artificial Eye and A24 on September 1, 2017 (Venice), on April 6, 2018 (United States) and on May 4, 2018 (United Kingdom, Ireland).

The duration of the film is 121 minutes. With a budget of $8 million, the film grossed over $2.4 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.


Lean on Pete got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film.

External links

Official website: leanonpete-movie.com

Google: #LeanOnPete

Youtube: #LeanOnPete

Wikipedia: Lean on Pete