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Putting Dickens' classic to music, this lavish 1968 production not only won an Academy Award for Best Picture, it also presented the master storyteller's tale of a young orphan championing over neglect, poverty, and crime, in a way most parents could share with their children. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Theater Release: 05 Oct 1968
Video Release: 11 Aug 1998
MPAA Rating: G
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Oliver! is rated G:

Studio: 1968 Sony PIctures

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Mixing lavish production numbers with a tale about 19th century social injustice may seem like an ill-fated match, but that is exactly what Lionel Bart accomplished when he… 
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Why Is Oliver! Rated G?

Covering some complex issues, such as poverty, neglect, abusive relationships, and the ethics… 
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Why is Nancy’s attention drawn to Oliver? What is it they are both looking… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Charles Dickens’ classic tale has been adapted to the silver screen many times. Check out… 
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