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Fiddler On The Roof

In this classic movie musical, a poor dairy farmer named Tevye (played by Topol) tries to keep his balance by clinging to his Jewish traditions while providing for his five daughters. Moving from light-hearted to heart breaking as the family faces religious persecution in pre-revolutionary Russia, the story celebrates the tenacity of the human spirit. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 181
Theater Release: 03 Nov 1971
Video Release: 07 Jan 2014
MPAA Rating: G
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Fiddler On The Roof is rated G:

Director: Norman Jewison
Cast: Topol, Norma Crane
Studio: 1971 United Artists/ MGM

Detailed Review

In pre-revolutionary Russia, one's existence is as precarious as a fiddler on the roof. While trying to scratch out some sort of melody in his life, Tevye (Topol), a poor… 
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Why Is Fiddler On The Roof Rated G?

Overall: A This 1971 three Academy Awards winner follows the fate of a Jewish family… 
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During a conversation one character pronounces money to be the world’s curse. Tevye retorts, "If… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Life is Beautiful also looks at Jewish persecution, but parents should be forewarned that… 
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