Coal Miner's Daughter

Movie review by Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Loretta Lynn's tough but heartwarming biopic.

PG 1980 125 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

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age 14+

Old favourite

I watched this film in the eighties as a child around 13 and it stayed with me. I recently watched it with my daughter and i had to fast forward the wedding night bedroom scene, its very disturbing to watch now. Wow back then this happened alot, very young girls married off, heck who we kidding it is still happening in backward places. 13 , is too young. Thats my problem with this film I loved the story but I can never forget how young Loretta is. What a life she had though. Loretta and Doo stayed together until 1996 when Doo passed. It was a tumultuous relationship though. I guess why I give this 5 stars is its real, no pretentious. It happened. Past that awful bedroom scene the film is fabulous.

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age 12+

This story speaks to the heart and contains enough truths about relationships

Tells the life story of Loretta Lynn and her about their rags-to-riches life of with depictions of career obstacles, marital conflicts, and battles with prescription drugs,the difficulties of show business. This story speaks to the heart and contains enough truths about relationships to make it collectively inspirational.

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Too much violence
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