The Sound of Music

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Robert Wise Productions & Argyle Enterprises Released 1965

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Director:
Robert Wise
Released:
1965
Rating:
G

The Sound of Music is the 1965 musical sensation that has become a staple of the genre, won numerous Academy Awards and remains one of the most beloved films of all time, from director Robert Wise. Julie Andrews stars as Maria, a nun who is just so in love with the world. The nuns get tired of it, so they send her off to become the nanny of Colonel Von Trapp's house. There are tons of kids in the family. At first, the kids don't like her, but they soon start to. There are many things going on in the house. The oldest daughter is dating a Nazi. The father is engaged to a obstreperous shrew. Maria soon falls in love with the father, and the father soon falls for her.

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  • 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The 20th-Fox release will be one of the movies' all-time hits, one of the all-time great pictures. It restores your faith in movies. If you sit quietly and let it take, it may also...

  • 100

    Empire Caroline Westbrook

    One of the greatest screen musicals ever.

  • 100

    The Telegraph

    As for Andrews, she is just a joy, conveying enough doubt beneath that brisk, clean exterior to stop her character becoming a prig; her comic timing and the way in which she convin...

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Arts, Comedy, Drama, Kids, Music

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Biography, Family Dramas, 60s, Musicals, Love & Romance