Death of a Salesman
Death of a Salesman (1985)

In 1984, actor Dustin Hoffman starred in a critically-acclaimed Broadway revival of playwright Arthur Miller's classic Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Death of a Salesman. A year later, Hoffman and most of his fellow cast members starred… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 28, 2003
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Randy White
Common Sense Media

A classic American tragedy.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

They MAKE you watch it in English class for a good reason!

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Death of a Salesman, directed by Volker Schlondorff, draws out the multiple meanings of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Arthur Miller about change, family and fatherhood, work and love.

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Dan Lybarger
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Schlöndorff's artificial settings and some amazing performances help keep this from looking like a typical "filmed play."

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Daniel Mumby
It's easy to look down on TV movies. They share the same stigma as films which go straight to DVD: if they weren't good enough to get a theatrical… More
Mike T.
A terrible adaptation. Even Dustin Hoffman's performance is painfully over-the-top and forced in this shoddily directed, cheap-looking TV movie. Stay away… More
Marcus Woolcott
Great performances aside, it's still a play. Therefore, it involves four people talking in a room. Whether you enjoy it or not depends on your definition… More