A Man for All Seasons | Full Movie

A Man for All Seasons
  • G
  • 2h 0m
  • 1966
Fresh82%
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Adaptation of Robert Bolt's play about Sir Thomas More, a Catholic statesman in England who rebelled against Henry VIII's self-proclaimed status as the head of the Church of England and paid for his religious beliefs by having his head exhibited on London Bridge.
© 1966 , renewed 1994 Highland Films, Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Fresh82%
Critics Consensus: Solid cinematography and enjoyable performances from Paul Scofield and Robert Shaw add a spark to this deliberately paced adaptation of the Robert Bolt play.
Reviews
New York Daily News
Kate Cameron
Fresh

It is profoundly stirring in its dramatic conception, appealing as it does to the mind, heart, eye...

June 25, 2017
The New Republic
Pauline Kael
Rotten

There's more than a little of the school pageant in the rhythm of the movie: Though it's all neate...

June 22, 2017
TIME Magazine
TIME Staff
Fresh

One of the most intelligent religious movies ever made.

February 21, 2019
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Superb movie of More's stand against Henry VIII.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this is an outstanding study of a man faced with a harrowingly difficult moral choice. The king wishes to divorce his wife, which at the time was not allowed. A man stands his ground but is executed (not graphic) for his steadfast beliefs. There's some drinking.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:December 11, 1966
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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