Cool Hand Luke

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Paul Newman classic about rebellion and conformity.

NR 1967 127 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 10+

Oustanding classic. Individual grit, leadership & integrity. Newman @ top of his game.

This is a great film -- Hollywood doesn't make films like this one anymore. Film about principal and community & 'espirt de 'corp'... In a way its a lot like Lawrence of Arabia ....Luke is an ex-military hero who sees through the lies and who doesn't want to conform to society's rules and regulations. VIOLATION and STOP figure prominently as do some subtle themes throughout the film. The genius in the film is a combination of the authentic chain gan realism and the character adeptly portrayed by Newman himself... Highly recommended!

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age 11+

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