Overall B

Leaving the hubbub of New York City far behind, Tommy Albright (Gene Kelly) and Jeff Douglas (Van Johnson) head overseas for a quiet vacation.

Violence B
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A-
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Talk to your kids about…


How do you feel about the advice of some of the village elders who council the younger folk: “You’ll never find peace by hating, lad. It only shuts ye off more from the world,” and “It’s the hardest thing in the world to give everything. Though it’s usually the only way to get everything.”

Most of the residents of Brigadoon think of it as a “blessed place,” but one of the characters feels its strict boundaries make it a prison. How does our attitude affect the way we see the world? Why do Jeff and Tommy have such different reactions to their experience in the Highlands?