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A Mighty Heart

By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Powerful docudrama is for mature viewers.

Movie R 2007 103 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 18+


Boring, prostitute lead, D-. Ex pot head drunk is no better.
age 10+
thanks very good

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (4 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Jolie, in her finest performance since 1999's Girl, Interrupted plays Mariane beautifully. Every curl is in place, every Cuban-French-accented word is well rehearsed, and every reaction to the media whirlwind that eventually surrounds her is completely understood. Clearly the most buzzed-about celebrity mama in the world wants to show that she can still act, and her intimate portrayal proves that.

A Mighty Heart obviously isn't an easy film to see, but it provides a realistic, sometimes harrowing look at what the days between Pearl's capture and killing were like for those desperate to find him. And in the process, it gives Danny's admirable life and his courageous wife a touching tribute.

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