The Cup

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At the heart of this true story is Damien Oliver, a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident, hauntingly reflecting of the way their father died 27 years earlier. After suffering through a series of discouraging defeats, Damien teams with Irish trainer Dermot Weld, and triumphs at the 2002 Melbourne Cup in one of the most thrilling finales in sporting history.

  1. Simon Wincer

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Stephen Curry

    Stephen Curry

    Damien Oliver

  2. Brendan Gleeson

    Brendan Gleeson

    Dermot Weld

  3. Alice Parkinson

    Alice Parkinson


  4. Bill Hunter

    Bill Hunter

    Bart Cummings

  5. Tom Burlinson

    Tom Burlinson

    Dave Philips

  6. Kate Bell

    Kate Bell


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget -

Revenue -


Release Information

  • May 11, 2012



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