Fahrenheit 9/11

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Controversial docu has graphic imagery and violence.

R 2004 120 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 14 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 11 reviews

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age 18+

Sad, Please Don't Waste Your Time

Again more partisan crap, trying to connect dots that are not connectable. Please don't waste your precious time with this. We need to work together for a better future not engage with this type slanted, fictitious, sad excuse for a documentary.
age 15+

For teens who are just starting to be exposed to the world of politics.

Michael Moore is unabashedly and overtly partisan, and he sometimes does go overboard in the process. With that having been said, this is a much-needed movie. Moore discovered much irony about the Bush administration. For example, Moore pointed out how much then-President George W. Bush spent on our soldiers while they served in Iraq, but how little he spent on our soldiers once they returned home, especially on those who needed to be hospitalized. It seems that John Kerry and President Obama, as well as all the Democrats who ran for President in 2008, obviously watched this movie. Regardless of what you or your teens think about Moore, Bush, the Iraq War or the 2000 election, this is a very important movie for you and your teens to watch and discuss as they're forming their political views.

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