Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Feel-good Jackie Robinson biopic is simplistic but positive.

PG-13 2013 128 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 23 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 73 reviews

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age 11+

A great portrayal by Boseman

How to squeeze in 2 hours the impact of one man's extraordinary life. A bit bombastic and heavy-handed with the score, but all of that is forgivable because of the incredible story. Boseman is believable although I wanted him to cross his arms and turn into Black Panther a few times and yell out WAKANDA FOREVER! at Alan Tudyk's character. Ford does an apt job and the script dances a fine line between inspiration and savior ultimately staying on the inspiration side. A fine film.
age 14+

good movie

Its a good movie but the language i did not like at all. It says n-word s-word and h- word. The s-word and the h-word weren't so bad but the n-word my son and i did not like. It would of been 10+ but the language made it 14+ so watch out.

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Too much swearing

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