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The Music Man (1962) Movie Information

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The Music Man (1962)
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Overall Rank:

1050

Avg. Rating:

2.95/4

# of Ratings:

100

Genres:

Musical, Comedy

Rating:

G

Language:

English

Theater Date:

06/19/1962

DVD Release:

10/05/2011

Director:

Morton DaCosta

Actors:

Robert Preston
Shirley Jones
Buddy Hackett
Ron Howard
Hermione Gingold
Paul Ford

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Professor Harold Hill, a gilt-edged con artist, tricks the citizens of River City into organizing a boys band so he can sell them nonexistent band instruments.

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mitchellyoung 10/19/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

A fun musical that manages to capture smalltown drama, while, at the same time, showcasing some of the most fantastically colorful and beautiful musical sequences in musical history. The songs are each so memorable and well-done; one of my favorite musicals of all time.

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PsychoKing1227 10/06/2008 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
2/4 

Such a fun musical, "Music Man" is Meredith Wilson's opus of genius. With the very first rap in recorded history and some of the best American-themed plot, this is a story of heist and love. Wonderful and fun (though not the best version I've seen), its a movie that every Mormon family watches and everyone should follow their example.

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serioussir 05/27/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

This is a wonderfully, fun musical. Keeping in mind that it's made in the 60s and about a small town in the first half of the 20th century, there are lots of laughs and fun songs.

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