The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass the area they are in real trouble. Should they fight, despite their peaceful attitude?Friendly Persuasion featuring Gary Cooper and Dorothy McGuire is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's a drama and romance movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 88% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (5,652 votes).