The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music poster
In 1930's Austria, a young woman named Maria (Dame Julie Andrews) is failing miserably in her attempts to become a nun. When Navy Captain Georg Von Trapp (Christopher Plummer) writes to the convent asking for a governess that can handle his seven mischievous children, Maria is given the job. The Captain's wife is dead, and he is often away, and runs the household as strictly as he does the ships he sails on. The children are unhappy and resentful of the governesses that their father keeps hiring, and have managed to run each of them off one by one. When Maria arrives, she is initially met with the same hostility, but her kindness, understanding, and sense of fun soon draws them to her and brings some much-needed joy into all their lives - including the Captain's. Eventually he and Maria find themselves falling in love, even though Georg is already engaged to a Baroness and Maria is still a postulant. The romance makes them both start questioning the decisions they have made. Their ...

Director: Robert Wise
Writer: George Hurdalek (with the partial use of ideas by), Howard Lindsay (from the stage musical book by), Russel Crouse (from the stage musical book by), Ernest Lehman (screenplay)
Production: 20th Century-Fox
Year: 1965
MetaScore: 63/100
ImdbRating: 8.0
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 01 Apr 1965
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 13 nominations.


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Movie Video Clips

You know how Sister Berthe always makes me kiss the floor after we've had a disagreement - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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You know how Sister Berthe always makes me kiss the floor...
When the Lord closes a door - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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When the Lord closes a door
It's the dress - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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It's the dress
Reverend Mother - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Reverend Mother
The wool from the black sheep is just as warm - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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The wool from the black sheep is just as warm
They wouldn't dare - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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They wouldn't dare
Only grown up men are scared of women - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Only grown up men are scared of women
Herr Zeller - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Herr Zeller
When I want you - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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When I want you
I wonder what grass tastes like - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I wonder what grass tastes like
Auf Wiedersehen - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Auf Wiedersehen
You brought music back into the house - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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You brought music back into the house
How are you - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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How are you
How many have I had - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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How many have I had
With Fraulein Helga - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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With Fraulein Helga
I don't understand - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I don't understand
What happened to your finger - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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What happened to your finger
I've not asked you where you and your family are going - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I've not asked you where you and your family are going
Fraulein Maria - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Fraulein Maria
The children - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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The children
I'm Brigitta - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I'm Brigitta
I forgot the other boy - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I forgot the other boy
And let us eat - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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And let us eat
The Von Trapp Family Singers - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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The Von Trapp Family Singers
I'm afraid - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I'm afraid
My fellow Austrians - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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My fellow Austrians
You boys weren't scared - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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You boys weren't scared
It's meant to be a secret - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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It's meant to be a secret
These are a few of my favorite things - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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These are a few of my favorite things
Why don't you sing - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Why don't you sing
The von Trapp Family dancers - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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The von Trapp Family dancers
Play clothes - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Play clothes
Dear Father - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Dear Father
You have to face them - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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You have to face them
Is it to be at every meal - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Is it to be at every meal
Dear Liesl - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Dear Liesl
The Von Trapp children don't play - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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The Von Trapp children don't play
It'll be my first party - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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It'll be my first party
I trust you will be an improvement on the last one - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I trust you will be an improvement on the last one
There's nothing more irresistible to a man than a woman who's in love with him - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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There's nothing more irresistible to a man than a woman...
Can we really keep the puppet show - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Can we really keep the puppet show
I like rich people - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I like rich people
And I'm going to be seven on Tuesday - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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And I'm going to be seven on Tuesday
I don't care to hear anything further from you about my children - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I don't care to hear anything further from you about my...
What is it - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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What is it
He's got to at least  pretend  to work with these people - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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He's got to at least pretend to work with these people
We'll have to think about that one - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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We'll have to think about that one
What's so funny - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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What's so funny
I think your dress is the ugliest one I ever saw - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I think your dress is the ugliest one I ever saw
Why doesn't father turn the motor on - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Why doesn't father turn the motor on
What's going to happen's going to happen - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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What's going to happen's going to happen
There were times when we would look at each other   oh Mother - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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There were times when we would look at each other oh...
Haven't you ever heard of a delightful little thing called boarding school - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Haven't you ever heard of a delightful little thing called...
The least they could have done is to let us say hello - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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The least they could have done is to let us say hello
Why don't we ever get to see the baroness - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Why don't we ever get to see the baroness
I hope you appreciate the sacrifice I'm making - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I hope you appreciate the sacrifice I'm making
There's nothing wrong with the children - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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There's nothing wrong with the children
Not too sweet - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Not too sweet
I'm Friedrich - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I'm Friedrich
I shall miss all of you - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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I shall miss all of you
Is there anything you can't do - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Is there anything you can't do
Fond as I am of you - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Fond as I am of you
You'll never be one of them - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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You'll never be one of them
Why didn't you tell me - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Why didn't you tell me
You're Gretl - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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You're Gretl
Are you sure Father will approve of our singing in public - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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Are you sure Father will approve of our singing in public
The first rule of this household is discipline - screenshot from movie The Sound of Music
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The first rule of this household is discipline

Movie Quotes

Movie Cast

Captain Von Trapp - Christopher Plummer
The Baroness - Eleanor Parker
Max Detweiler - Richard Haydn
Mother Abbess - Peggy Wood
Friedrich - Nicholas Hammond
Gretl - Kym Karath
Sister Margaretta - Anna Lee
Sister Berthe - Portia Nelson
Herr Zeller - Ben Wright
Frau Schmidt - Norma Varden
Sister Sophia - Marni Nixon
Sister Bernice - Evadne Baker
Baroness Ebberfeld - Doris Lloyd
Party Guest - Leon Alton
Party Guest - Gertrude Astor
Party Guest - Frank Baker
Party Guest - Alex Ball
Party Guest - Herman Boden
Party Guest - Steve Carruthers
Party Guest - James Gonzalez
Party Guest - Sam Harris
Sister Augusta - Dorothy Jeakins
Sister Catherine - Ada Beth Lee
Party Guest - William Meader
Party Guest - Monty O'Grady
Party Guest - Jean Ransome
Waiter - Fred Rapport
Party Guest - Leoda Richards
Party Guest - Jeffrey Sayre
Party Guest - Bernard Sell
Party Guest - Norman Stevans
Party Guest - Bert Stevens
Sister Agatha - Doreen Tryden
Extra during 'I Have Confidence' number - Maria von Trapp