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To Sir, With Love Reviews

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April 4, 2015
It beat Dead Poets Society to the punch by over two decades.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 28, 2014
Sentimental reflections on an inspirational teacher are often the makings of weak dishwater films, but in James Clavell's To Sir, with Love, a strong cast and an unforgettable title song make this an undeniable classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 2, 2011
Sydney Poitier at his best; teens and up.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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August 24, 2010
Even the weak moments are saved by Poitier, who invests his role with a subtle warmth.
August 24, 2010
One factor in the picture's popularity and its sustaining charm is the tuneful title song, which was a top hit for Lulu and is heard throughout the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 10, 2008
Sidney Poitier stars in an excellent performance.
June 24, 2006
Incessant Cockney street market vignettes and shots of London buses seem to suggest that it was all primarily intended for American consumption anyway.
May 9, 2005
A cozy, good-humored and unbelievable little tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 20, 2003
Sidney Poitier is a beleaguered English teacher in this multi-cultural Mr. Chips
| Original Score: 3/5
September 11, 2003
Generally effective comedy drama with standout performances.
| Original Score: 4/5
May 24, 2003
The film has gone in and out of fashion, but it's old enough now to return to it with a clear eye, and see the strength beneath the kooky sentimentality.
March 10, 2003
Good performances elevate the material.
March 2, 2003
Poitier is good, but the film is memorable mostly for the song.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 24, 2002
Well-meaning tripe.
January 1, 2000
The charisma of Poitier and the energetic performances of a groovy-looking cast of high school hellcats (some of whom look like they've repeated year 12 at least 5 times) compensate for the shortcomings.
November 4, 2007
| Original Score: 5/5
October 8, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
June 30, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 13, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 31, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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