In 2002, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron galloped its way into cinemas. The children’s animated movie, created by John Fusco, told the story of a beautiful Kiger Mustang stallion, by the name of Spirit.

Upon release, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron was met with a warm reception from audiences, as well as praise from critics. It was nominated for multiple awards, and picked up eight, including four Annies.

Due to the success of Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, the movie kick-started a Spirit franchise which included TV shows, TV specials and movies. But how many Spirit movies are there?

For all the details and more, keep reading.

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The Spirit movies in order

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To date, there are two entries in the Spirit movie series. The films include:

  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
  • Spirit Untamed (2021)

In addition to the movies, Spirit has also spawned three television shows:

  • Spirit: Riding Free (2017)
  • Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales (2019)
  • Spirit Riding Free: Riding Academy (2020)

The television shows have also spawned two TV specials:

  • Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas (2019)
  • Spirit Riding Free: Ride Along Adventure (2020)
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Are the Spirit movies the work of the same director?

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The Spirit movies are the work of four directors. Kelly Asbury and Lorna Cook directed Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, while Elaine Bogan and Ennio Torresan directed Spirit Untamed.

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Who are the cast of the Spirit movies?

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Notable actors in the Spirit movie series include Matt Damon, Frank Welker, James Cromwell, Charles Napier, Sherry Lynn, Jake Gyllenhaal, Isabela Merced, Julianne Moore, and Walton Goggins.

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