The life of 16th-century religious reformer Martin Luther (Niall MacGinnis) is faithfully laid out in this black-and-white classic, long considered the best of several films on the subject. The plot follows his clash with Pope Leo X (Phillip Leaver) as Luther calls for change in the Roman Catholic Church, which leads to his inevitable excommunication. But his efforts result in the birth of Protestantism and a new faith bearing his name.
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- Irving Pichel
- 1954 Academy Award®
- Best Art Direction Black and White nominee
- Best Cinematography Black and White nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it