the boys: the sherman brothers' story Poster

the boys: the sherman brothers' story

Release Date: May 22nd, 2009

PG|1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
As contract songwriters for Disney, Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman compose many of the studio's best-loved hits, including "It's a Small World (After All)" and songs from "Mary Poppins," "The Jungle Book" and many more. Their prolific professional collaborations result in many awards, including two Oscars. However, a deep, longstanding rift strikes a sour note in the brothers' personal relationship.

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Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Walt Disney

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • This entertaining, inside-show-business documentary is greatly enhanced by the presence of the two engaging "boys" of the title -- brothers who found harmony through music and dissonance with each other. show more

  • The result is an excellent film - entertaining and informative and sometimes stunning in its display of the personal demons shared by these two geniuses. show more

  • Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke and a host of other notables sing the praises of the estranged siblings, whose work is illustrated by copious film clips. show more

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