Winner of the "Parents Magazine Gold Medal" My Side of the Mountain, based on the book by Jean George, is the unique adventure of thirteen-year-old Sam Gribley. Sam's hero is naturalist poet Henry David Thoreau, so Sam writes a note to his folks, packs up and leaves home for the challenge of wilderness living. Realizing his dream, Sam feeds himself, builds a makeshift home and learns to live in harmony with nature - miles from civilization.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
33 Ratings
33 Ratings

80% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.2/10
  • Fresh 4
  • Rotten 1

Critics Consensus:

8+ COMMON SENSE

Book-based movie has quiet charm, some intense scenes.

Information

Studio
Paramount Pictures
Released
Copyright
1969 TM & Copyright © 2007 by Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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