Movie review by Michael Ordona, Common Sense Media
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Overly sanitized biopic tackles bigotry; mild violence.

PG-13 2018 107 minutes

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age 12+

Bigger is uplifting

Bigger tells the story of the Wieder Brothers as they overcame poverty when young to build an empire dedicated to helping people be their best. The film includes some lessons in overcoming adversity, and in the value of focus. It's really a very touching film because even more than being a rags to riches story - it's a story about he power of someone believing in you. In this case Joe Weider' lovely wife, and his younger brother. It's a love story as much as anything. There are some really great and moving moments in the story, and it is cinematically beautiful. This is not a run of the mill cookie cutter movie, so if you want to see something different - go! The ending is very fun, as Arnold Swartzenegger comes into the film - with an actor who plays him to a tee - as if Arnold were really young again. It's really great when the bad guy goes down - he's a bad person. I have graphic novel movies - families need things with values, and meaning. This has it.

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