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This critically acclaimed, 1970 Best Picture Academy Award® Winner is a riveting portrait of one of the 20th century's greatest military geniuses. The only Allied general truly feared by the Nazis, George S. Patton (George C. Scott in a Best Actor OSCAR®-winning performance), Patton out-maneuvered Rommel in Africa, and after D-Day led his troops in an unstoppable campaign across Europe.
© 1969 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
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Critics Consensus: George C. Scott's sympathetic, unflinching portrayal of the titular general in this sprawling epic is as definitive as any performance in the history of American biopics.
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Common Sense Says
Oscar-winning biographical war epic is complex, violent.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Patton is an epic war movie, and a biopic about General George S. Patton Jr. It was a big hit in its day and won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. It includes widescreen battlefield violence, with shooting and explosions; dead bodies and blood are shown in the aftermath. Patton has a potty mouth, though he tends to stay away from very strong language: "s--t" is heard only once. Far more common is "bastard," "goddamn," and "son of a bitch." There's also some brief innuendo, though no sexual situations. Patton smokes a cigar and occasionally drinks at military functions. The movie is a very complex mix of celebrating military strategy and excellence, but also commenting upon the evils of war, though it's apparent that Patton himself comes out looking like a hero either way. It will be a good discussion starter for mature teens.
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- Genre:Drama, Action
- Release Date:January 25, 1970
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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