Parents' Guide to

A Man for All Seasons

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Superb movie of More's stand against Henry VIII.

Movie NR 1966 120 minutes
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age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 11+

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age 8+

My Favorite Movie of All Time

I've watched this more times than I can count. The plot is excellent. Everyone in the cast is first rate, particularly Paul Scoffield. (If you watch another actor, no one can touch him.) Witty dialogue. One of the best movies ever made.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (5):

A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS is an outstanding (and brilliantly filmed) study of a man who is faced with a harrowingly difficult moral choice. The choice remains clear to him, even at great cost not just to himself but to his family. Yet within his clear moral imperative, he does calibrate. His conscience does not require him to work against or even speak out against the divorce; he need only keep silent.

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