Shenandoah (1965)

A Civil War western about a Virginia farmer reluctant to get involved in the conflict which has taken hold of the country, but when one of his sons is murdered by Confederate looters and his youngest boy is captured by Union soldiers, he is… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 6, 2003
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A well-acted, folksy, sentimental and respectable Civil War drama.

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

A successful film not just because of the marriage of the right actor in the appropriate genre, but also the timely infusion of challenging questions about a nation at war.

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Emanuel Levy

Set in a Virginia farm during the Civil War, this popular family film offers all-American star Jimmy Stewart a classic role, a widower with six sons who initially refuses to takes sides or get involved in the conflict--only to learn otherwise.

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Anthony Lawrie
A forgotten and almost unfashionable anti-war western. When I hear the far right, particularly the American far right, talk of the good ole days they often site… More
xGary Xx
More a rugged outdoor family drama than a cowboys 'n' injuns shoot 'em up, it features a typically reliable performance by old warhorse James… More