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The Art of Racing in the Rain is a 2019 American comedy drama film directed by Simon Curtis, and written by Mark Bomback. It is based on the novel with same name by Garth Stein.


Through his bond with his owner, aspiring Formula One race car driver Denny, golden retriever Enzo learns that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life.


  • Kevin Costner as Enzo (voice)
  • Milo Ventimiglia as Denny Swift
  • Amanda Seyfried as Avery "Eve" Swift
  • Kathy Baker as Trish
  • Martin Donovan as Maxwell
  • Gary Cole as Don Kitch


The Art of Racing in the Rain is released on August 9, 2019 by 20th Century Fox.


On Rotten Tomatoes, it gets 43% Tomatometer and 96% Audience Score. The site's critical consensus reads, "Its heartstring-tugging overtures may be difficult for dog lovers to resist, but The Art of Racing in the Rain is sentimental and contrived."

On IMDB, the film gets average rating 7.5/10.0, and on CinemaScore, it gets grade A-.

On Box Office Mojo, the film earned $26,395,642 in North America, and $7,371,145 in other territories.

In North America, the film released in total 2,765 theaters and earned $2,971,423 on its opening date and $8,137,584 in its opening weekend.

In other territories, the biggest market is Mexico, which earned $1,005,328 at opening week and $2,551,018 in total.

In total, the film earned $33,766,787.


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