The Blind Side

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Syrupy sports drama uplifts but glosses over deep issues.

PG-13 2009 128 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 67 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 226 reviews

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age 15+

Reinforces negative stereotypes of Black Americans

Watch this film to learn how films perpetuate racist stereotypes of Black people. Can you find any Black characters who do not reinforce negative racial stereotypes? Does the movie help solidify the stereotype that Black neighborhoods are inherently dangerous and overflowing with drugs? What's the message about white people? They are the "saviors" of black people, right? This is a "feel good" movie for whom? *unfortunately commonsense media does not have a box to check for "advances racist ideology."
2 people found this helpful.
age 10+

Feel good movie

I loved this movie! I love how the Tuoy’s fell in love with Mike and just wanted to care for him unconditionally.

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