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

age 12+

Tubman biopic includes realistic violence, racist slurs.

PG-13 2019 125 minutes

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age 12+

Based on 20 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 48 reviews

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age 12+

Historical biography done well

I was excited to watch this film and remained excited throughout. The acting is superb and the decision to engage fully on the historical time period through clothes, cinematography, and vocal delivery offers an immersive experience. However, the overdone sentimental musical cues grew a bit tiresome and very predictable. But the subject matter and the power of Harriet Tubman's existence and incredible US American accomplishments were well presented so that I wanted to rush out and buy a book on the Underground Railroad and learn more about Tubman.
age 12+

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