Black or White

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Flawed but thoughtful, touching look at race and family.

PG-13 2015 121 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+

Surprisingly, contains offensive language

Contains a blasphemy , which I didn't expect. A down-point. As the film had potential. I would have watched the whole film, but the one profanity put me off, unfortunately.

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 15+

Amazing movie!

This movie deals with many harsh themes: dealing with death, drugs, and absent parents. An amazing movie that deals with the such of racial discrimination, the complexity that is family, and dealing with the grief of losing loved ones.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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