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In this Disney film, orphan Pollyanna is sent to live with her wealthy Aunt Polly. A humorless sort, Aunt Polly is taken aback by Pollyanna's insistence upon seeing the happy side of everything. With her best friend and fellow orphan Jimmy Bean, Pollyanna spreads her sunshine all over town.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Pollyanna emerges on the wide screen as the best live-actor movie Disney has ever made: a Niagara of drivel and a masterpiece of smarm."
‑ , TIME Magazine
"Heartwarming period coming-of-age tale with typical Disney gloss"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"Hayley Mills' work more than compensates for the film's lack of tautness and, at certain points, what seems to be an uncertain sense of direction."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"One of Disney's best 1960's films...and one of Hayley's best."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"This is Disney at its finest."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"It's so saccharine it's difficult to take seriously."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
More reviews for Pollyanna on Rotten Tomatoes

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