Cradle Will Rock
Cradle Will Rock
- 2h 14m
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Powerful and sweeping, the critically acclaimed CRADLE WILL ROCK, starring Hank Azaria, Joan Cusack, John Cusack, Bill Murray, and Susan Sarandon, takes a kaleidoscopic look at the extraordinary events of 1930s America. From high society to life on the streets, director Tim Robbins brings Depression-era New York City to vivid life. It's a time when DaVincis are given to millionaires who help fund the Mussolini war effort and Nelson Rockefeller commissions Mexican artist Diego Rivera to paint the lobby of Rockefeller Center. A time when a young Orson Welles and a troupe of passionate actors risk everything to perform the infamous musical "The Cradle Will Rock." As threats to their freedom and livelihood loom larger, they refuse to give into censorship. Based on actual events, CRADLE WILL ROCK will move you.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Witty and provocative.
Globe and Mail
June 17, 2017
Rock actually rocks out as one of the year's most purely entertaining movies.
June 16, 2017
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Common Sense Media
Common Sense Says
Art and politics and ideals; mature.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this movie has strong language, nudity, including an artist's nude models, and sexual references, including references to homosexuality.
A Lot or A Little?
The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
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- Release Date:December 8, 1999
- Languages:English, Spanish
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:5.1
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