1776 (1972)

You'll be seeing stars and stripes as the most fascinating leaders in American history come to life in 1776, a musical about the birth of a nation! With the Boston Harbor still stained from over-taxed British tea, a revolution is… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: January 1, 1972
DVD Release Date: July 2, 2002
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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Every American should watch this once a year.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A wonderful, witty underrated musical. A 4th of July tradition in my house.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Americans have a propensity for getting chummy with heroic figures of the past -- a tendency on display in this lightly amusing history lesson.

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Emanuel Levy

Semi-successful transfer to the big screen of the 1969 Broadway musical hit, nominated for the Best Cinematography Oscar.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Long and boring musical about the American Revolution.

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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

A star-spangled, all-singing delight.

Scott Weinberg

A whole lotta toe-tappin' musical patriotism.

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