Standing Up

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Insightful, frank look at how two kids survive bullying.

PG 2013 93 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 12+

Standing Tough

As a parent, I like how the movie developed from start to end. Older kids would surely find the film very insightful and worth reflecting on. Grace's character looked frail and scared in the beginning, but, thanks to Howie's help and courage, he rubbed off strength and courage to Grace as the film progressed. The kids may have stolen clothes and money, but it couldn't be helped considering their situation. Howie's writing an IOU would especially be recalled in the film's later scenes. This is a story of two kids standing up to bullying and being branded as "goats", and coming out as winners and being braver and stronger than their bullies.
age 12+

Amazing movie

I highly recommend to any kids 12 and up, it was a awesome film!

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