Balloon Man

Movie review by Sabrina McFarland, Common Sense Media
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age 13+

Ex-NFL player scores as first Black balloonist master pilot.

NR 2021 98 minutes

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The First Black Ballonist

Decision is that both my son and daughter get to gain this historical knowledge once I watch it as well. Previews and the fact within itself is why my rating is what it is.

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