Hope Ranch (film)

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Hope Ranch
Hope Ranch DVD cover.jpg
DVD cover
Genre Family
Western
Distributed by Animal Planet
Directed by Rex Piano
Produced by C. Thomas Howell (producer)
Paul D. Goldman (executive producer)
Stephen P. Jarchow (executive producer)
Dale G. Bradley (producer)
Grant Bradley (producer)
Jim Snider (co-producer)
Ben Moses (producer)
Written by C. Thomas Howell (screenplay)
Chris Howell (story)
Lynne Moses (additional writer)
Jim Snider (screenplay)
Starring Bruce Boxleitner
Lorenzo Lamas
Barry Corbin
Gail O'Grady
Music by Bruce Lynch
Cinematography Howard Wexler
Editing by John Blizek
Country United States
Language English
Original channel Animal Planet
Release date September 2, 2002
Running time 100 minutes

Hope Ranch is a television feature film about a reformatory farm for delinquent youths, starring Bruce Boxleitner, Lorenzo Lamas, Barry Corbin, and Gail O'Grady. Hope Ranch was the first The Discovery Channel-Animal Planet original feature film, which initially aired in 2002 and was later released on DVD in 2004. Hope Ranch was directed by Rex Piano.

Plot summary[edit]

J.T. Hope, a former police officer and marine, owner of a ranch called "Circle Hope Ranch" decides to start a program for troubled teens on his ranch to help rehabilitate them and help them get out of the life of crime, drugs and other bad things. Hope starts the program and 3 boys are brought in to the new program. J.T. has 2 good friends who work with him on the ranch, Shorty, and Colt Webb, a former juvenile delinquent who was given a second chance with the help of J.T. Hope.

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DVD[edit]

Hope Ranch was released on DVD on March 9, 2004. It is available to order at Amazon.com.

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