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1.

Bleak, tear-stained turn-of-the-century drama focusing on the hard knocks of tenement living offset by brilliant direction and radiant performances; an absolute must.

10/10
Author: gary brumburgh (gbrumburgh@pacbell.net) on 10 November 2001
2.

The Nolan Family

Author: lugonian on 26 December 2003
3.

Did not expect to be so moved by this movie

9/10
Author: Scarlett O on 13 March 2002
4.

One of my personal top ten

10/10
Author: Boyo-2 on 27 August 1999
5.

A Large Dose of Reality and Sentiment

9/10
Author: bkoganbing on 3 May 2005
6.

Brooklyn -- the way it was

10/10
Author: the_old_roman on 3 September 2001
7.

On my personal top ten list

10/10
Author: Tom White on 15 June 2005
8.

Go Forth Into the World and Make Thy Dreams Come True.

Author: tfrizzell on 10 July 2004
9.

A Charming Family Story

Author: Snow Leopard on 27 October 2004
10.

The Best Movie Ever Produced

10/10
Author: cervantes1547 on 27 August 2007
11.

People will still be enjoying this movie 100 years from now

10/10
Author: Tom Hull on 31 August 2000
12.

The best movie ever adapted from a novel

10/10
Author: rollo_tomaso (rollo_tomaso@excite.com) on 13 May 2001
13.

Brilliant

10/10
Author: aimless-46 on 23 April 2006
14.

Genuinely moving, with a cast that could not be bettered.

Author: Greg Couture on 1 July 2003
15.

Determined to break through the cement -- a Hollywood Gem!

10/10
Author: mdm-11 on 24 May 2005
16.

A Great film superbly acted with a superb cast.

10/10
Author: (WishfulDreamer) on 31 October 2004
17.

Get out your hankies

10/10
Author: kinolieber on 11 August 2001
18.

Simply Splendid!

10/10
Author: bestactor on 24 December 2003
19.

Peggy Ann: The Best

10/10
Author: ccthemovieman-1 on 27 December 2004
20.

one of the nicest movie ever made

10/10
Author: arun_singh300-1 on 15 June 2009
21.

Growing up poor in Brooklyn

8/10
Author: jotix100 on 24 February 2011
22.

Kazan's Directorial Debut Foreshadows His Later Contributions

9/10
Author: CitizenCaine on 15 February 2009
23.

Good family viewing...

6/10
Author: moonspinner55 on 24 September 2005
24.

Nostalgia and sentiment makes for a heady mix

8/10
Author: Tim Kidner (tim@kidnerpix.com) on 8 February 2012
25.

"Tree" stands tall

10/10
Author: Dan-13 on 3 January 2008
26.

My favorite movie

10/10
Author: rstory-3 on 13 June 2007
27.

This movie will forever be in my collection!

10/10
Author: jonesd-864-252472 on 7 October 2010
28.

And is still growing in our hearts....

7/10
Author: dbdumonteil on 12 November 2008
29.

Kazan Hits a Home Run With His First At Bat!

9/10
Author: (bsmith5552@rogers.com) on 1 February 2014
30.

Profound Fmily Drama

10/10
Author: SpaceComics on 2 July 2012
31.

Dreamer and Doer

10/10
Author: eigaeye on 16 February 2012
32.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)

9/10
Author: Martin Teller on 4 January 2012
33.

Irresistible.

Author: Robert J. Maxwell (rmax304823@yahoo.com) on 24 August 2011
34.

...and the movie grows on viewers.

10/10
Author: Poseidon-3 on 22 July 2009
35.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn- Rural Realization in Urban Area ***1/2

9/10
Author: edwagreen on 24 December 2007
36.

It's a Wonderful Tree in Brooklyn

Author: (futures@exis.net) on 17 July 2005
37.

great emotional experience

Author: david on 21 August 2004
38.

Read the novel, then see the movie

7/10
Author: nickcarterlover86 on 25 March 2002
39.

I just love this movie

10/10
Author: Maureen Finebesser (m.finebesser@ivillage.com) on 3 August 2001
40.

Two superb performances

9/10
Author: paur46 on 23 May 2001
41.

A family classic

8/10
Author: Elizabeth (endofroad2@aol.com) on 24 July 2000
42.

Kazan's a genius

Author: Robert D. Ruplenas on 12 October 1999
43.

A wonderful story of the love of a daughter for her father.

Author: dugfowlr on 14 March 1999
44.

Where's the DVD of this fine film?

10/10
Author: Doug Deuchler (deuchler@sbcglobal.net) on 13 August 2008
45.

A Must See, For Everyone! A Cinematic Family Album of the Irish in America!

10/10
Author: John T. Ryan (redryan64@hotmail.com) on 9 July 2007
46.

Elia Kazan's directorial debut...heartfelt performances...

8/10
Author: Neil Doyle on 1 December 2006
47.

a truly beautiful movie!

10/10
Author: planktonrules on 12 June 2005
48.

Be prepared to laugh and cry

10/10
Author: calgal33 on 25 May 2017
49.

My favorite movie of all time, it's unparalleled

10/10
Author: leisurelymoments on 19 March 2017
50.

Wonderfully gritty, emotional and engaging movie

10/10
Author: grantss on 11 March 2017

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