Black Robe
Black Robe (1991)

Missionary Father Laforgue travels to the New World in hopes of converting Algonquin Indians to Catholicism. Accepted, though warily, by the Indians, Laforgue travels with the Indians using his strict Catholic rules and ideals to try and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 5, 1991
DVD Release Date: July 7, 1998
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A demanding film filled with complexities and meant for the discriminating viewer.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

This compelling tale of adventure set in 17th century Canada is a spiritual classic

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Beautiful scenic photography of the area in and around Ontario. I love historical based movies, so I very much enjoyed this. A jesuit priest travels to the… More
This film about a French missionary?s journeys among the Algonquin?s during the colonial era has often been called a Canadian Dances with Wolves, but this story… More
Dillon Lupky
Often simply too pat to enjoy, and all the ending manages to accomplish is closing the film.
Donna Dawson
A good movie, with an interesting story to it. The action with the Native wars was pretty cool and graphic on some scenes. A good one.
Joseph Boomhower
"Black Robe," the 1991 film directed by Bruce Beresford starts off wonderfully until it drifts into a completely different film about an hour into it.… More