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

age 11+

Inspiring Jackie Robinson biopic has great messages.

PG-13 2013 128 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 68 reviews

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age 14+

good movie

Its a good movie but the language i did not like at all. It says n-word s-word and h- word. The s-word and the h-word weren't so bad but the n-word my son and i did not like. It would of been 10+ but the language made it 14+ so watch out.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing
age 18+

Too much use of the "n" word...

I showed this to my grade 6 class and did not expect the "n" word to be used often in this film. I would not recommend showing it to any young children, mature people only. The meaning of the film is great, but beyond that, it is pretty raw and not suitable for any children.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing

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