The Boy with Green Hair
The Boy with Green Hair (1948)

Joseph Losey's gentle parable concerning tolerance and understanding had the ill luck to be completed right before R.K.O. shifted hands to Howard Hughes. Hughes, an advocate of entertainment over message, tried to re-edit it and tone… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 1, 1948
DVD Release Date: September 6, 2005
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce

Bracingly peculiar

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Strikes a false note.

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Kam Williams

A precursor to all those radiation fallout monster flicks of the Fifties. A telling cautionary tale worth a watch for far more than the nostalgic factor.

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Michael H. Price
Fort Worth Business Press

A peculiar mixing of bigot-buster and pacifist sensibilities, rendered largely incoherent on account of Howard Hughes' attempts to transform the piece into a pro-war tract. Strange that such a safe-as-milk picture could have caused many of its talents to

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...a rather simplistic antiwar fantasy that pounds its message into the ground for the last twenty minutes or more.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's certainly the most bizarre anti-war film ever made.

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Bruce Bruce
I saw this film on a Netflix Stream and I must say right off the bat that it is the worst video Quality film I have ever watched, though I don't think that… More
Marion Ravenwood
Preach, preach, peach, war orphans, boo hoo... Plus the singing was annoying