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The Sound of Music

In this classic musical, a nervous novice named Maria (Julie Andrews) agrees to act as a governess for the von Trapp family before taking her vows. But instead of becoming a nun, the impetuous and passionate young woman finds a new vocation where she will need the sound of music to help her climb every mountain until she finds her dream. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: A
Sexual Content: A
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 177
Theater Release: 29 Mar 1965
Video Release: 02 Nov 2010
MPAA Rating: G
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The Sound of Music is rated G:

Director: Robert Wise
Cast: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer
Studio: 2000 Twentieth Century Fox

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The Sound of Music is considered to be one of the greatest movies of all time. Based on a true story, the movie follows the plight of a young woman… 
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