The movie revolves around 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist who runs away from an orphanage and then falls in with a group of street-urchin pickpockets and masterminded by an elderly mentor.
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February 24, 2014 Even if you're not a fan of the musicals, Oliver is so witty, so bright and so endearing that even the iciest viewer should start melting in its corona.Read in Source
Common Sense Media
December 26, 2010 Glorious musical based on Dickens' Oliver Twist.
New York Times
February 24, 2014 The focus of the movie is so wide, and the logistics of the production so heavy, that Oliver himself, dutifully played by 9-year-old Mark Lester, gets flattened out and almost lost, as if he had been run over by a studio bulldozer.Read in Source
January 26, 2006 Reed is craftsman enough to make an efficient family entertainment out of Lionel Bart's musical, but not artist enough to put back any of Dickens' teeth which Bart had so assiduously drawn.Read in Source
December 13, 2006 In retrospect, it seems emblematic of the triviality Reed descended to in the last years of his career. The Third Man it's not.Read in Source
February 24, 2014 Today, it works well as a child's introduction to Dickens.Read in Source
New York Daily News
February 27, 2015 Oliver! is a timeless classic that will be as lovable in 10 or 20 years as it is today.Read in Source
February 19, 2008 After a season of watching inane twitching in the name of dance, the viewer is most happily greeted by Onna White's choreography, an exuberant step-by-step exploration of Victorian zeal.Read in Source
February 19, 2013 In adapting Lionel Bart's lavish musical for the screen, director Carol Reed tempered the sticky sentimentality with suitably Dickensian scenes of squalor.Read in Source
April 07, 2015 Mistrust a movie with too many close-ups of Bisto Kid children and doleful dogs: they suggest a director cleverly boxing his way out of some very tight script corners.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...