Oklahoma!

Movie review by Kathryn McGarr, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Excellent singing and dancing in '50s musical.

NR 1955 145 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 14+

Wonderful singing, but long and with sexual innuendo

Gordon MacRae's singing is the loveliest of any man in the 20th century musicals we have seen so far, and the story of Okahoma! is dramatic and compelling. However, this movie is not for children. There is a great deal of sexual innuendo and some violence and threats of violence that I would not recommend for a young child. It's also quite long, and parts of it drag even for the adult viewer. Adults and teens should give this movie a try. It contains a great deal of humor, and characters such as Ado Annie and Aunt Eller are enjoyable and memorable.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
age 18+

Horrible

In a world that’s already full of darkness, why would anyone want to take kids (or anyone) to this production. Every good thing about the original production has been twisted into evil. My kids won’t sleep for weeks after the bloodbath ending. Avoid!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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