Catch a Fire

Movie review by Jane Boursaw, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

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Gritty apartheid drama pushes PG-13 limits.

PG-13 2006 101 minutes

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Glamorizing Terrorism

This movie justifies terrorist attacks. Bombers claim to not be targeting innocent people. At the terrorist camp they all sing songs like it's some sort of summer camp. Terrorists are the heros in this movie. The filmmakers should be ashamed of themselves.

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Too much violence
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Movie Details

  • In theaters: October 26, 2006
  • On DVD or streaming: January 30, 2007
  • Cast: Bonnie Henna, Derek Luke, Tim Robbins
  • Director: Phillip Noyce
  • Studio: Focus Features
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run time: 101 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: thematic material involving torture and abuse, violence and brief language.
  • Last updated: July 2, 2022

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