Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Jan 19, 2018 1h 33m

Fred Rogers used puppets and play to explore complex social issues: race, disability, equality and tragedy, helping form the American concept of ch...

Overall Rating

8 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 8 # of Ratings: 9 # of Reviews: 5

Overall Rating

8 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 8 # of Ratings: 9 # of Reviews: 5

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Director: Morgan Neville



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  • BarneyNuttall


    9 / 10
    This documentary is bursting with love. From both the filmmakers and Mr Rogers himself, the whole documentary feels like a warm embrace. Being British I never watched Mr Roger's Neighborhood. Seeing this documentary, I wish it was broadcast in E... Read the full review »
  • “The best thing we can do is tell someone they’re loved and capable of loving”. This is the central quote in “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”, the stellar new documentary from Morgan Neville (“20 Feet to Stardom”) on Fred Rogers of “M... Read the full review »
  • Official FilmFed Review


    10 / 10
    I can vividly remember hearing about Mister Rogers on many occasions during my early childhood. The elusive figure in a red cardigan was a childhood icon for practically every American born from 1968 to 2001. And while I was just a year old when h... Read the full review »
  • ScreenZealots


    6 / 10
    I didn’t love “Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” director Morgan Neville‘s acclaimed documentary that follows the life of Fred Rogers, a television icon who launched the popular PBS series “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.” I didn’t really lik... Read the full review »