NT Live: War Horse Synopsis
The National Theatre of Great Britain performs the play based on Michael Morpurgo's novel.

Movie Reviews

Visceral entertainment!

By Peaksuniques
The National Theatre's "War Horse" was stupendous! During the most climatic scene my quiet, polite mother actually shouted, "No!" Get the tissues! I hope this eventually comes out on DVD!...

superb amazing theatre and puppetry

By harper71
Of all the recent NT live broadcasts - which were all fantastic, mind blowing & inspiring - this one is the best yet! The incredible puppetry adds to the magic of this piece. Also the lighting &...

War Horse--National Theatre Live Production

By nprotheroe
Loved it, loved it!!! I laughed, held my breath, and cried. The staging was incredible--imaginative and creating a perfect setting for the play. And the puppets were astonishing. I remember when I...

Magic on Stage

By neilr1
War Horse is a magical look at a boy and his horse during WWI that will pull your heart strings. It is a visual masterpiece. Don't miss this one....

War Horse

By marthakle
This is the most powerful (overused word, but so appropriate here) war movie/play I've ever seen. I can't believe how much the stylized presentation created a greater imaginative space than any...

WAR HORSE

By maureenmccabe
THIS WAS AMAZING! I FELT LIKE I WAS IN THE THEATER. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I HAVE GONE TO SEE A PLAY IN A MOVIES THEATER. THE PRODUCTION WAS EXCELLENT THE STORY WAS WONDERFUL. THEY CALLED THE...

The only thing better would have been being there!

By bbcgrrrl
If you can't find the dosh or time to fly across the pond to see a National Theatre production live, this is as close as you're going to get. And is is AMAZING! This is no "one camera, set it, and...

war horse

By jlese757
Go to see the amazing puppetry. Uncanny to realize that the puppeteers become invisible, and you see only the horses (and the splendid goose). The story breaks down somewhat in the war years and...

The best of live theater brought to a screen near you.

By bethjanelle
My family enjoyed the movie War Horse, so I was excited to learn that it would be shown as a live theater production. A friend had seen the traveling production in Toronto, Canada. She had told me...

War Horse

By realbutter
I had seen War Horse on Broadway. Thought seeing it filmed Live on Stage from London's West End would be another great experience with this wonderful play. I was so right on. It amazing. Loved...

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Rated NR | For Treat as PG-13