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Androcles and the Lion

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Action & Adventure Comedy 19521h 38mOn: The Criterion Channel Tags: Rome Animal Jungle 
Country: America

George Bernard Shaw’s breezy, delightful dramatization of this classic fable—about a Christian slave who pulls a thorn from a lion’s paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of his kind act—was written as a meditation on modern Christian values. Pascal’s final Shaw production is played broadly, with comic character actor Alan Young as the titular naïf. He’s ably supported by Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Robert Newton, and Elsa Lanchester.Androcles and the Lion featuring Victor Mature and Jean Simmons is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's an action & adventure and comedy movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.1 (878 votes) and was not well received by critics.

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#26,936 Ranked Movie

#65 Ranked in Rome Movies

#1113 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#7112 Ranked in Action & Adventure Movies

Androcles and the Lion has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.1 (878 votes) and was not well received by critics. The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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