Let It Shine

Movie review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Rousing rap-style musical has family-friendly themes.

NR 2012 104 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 23 reviews

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age 6+


I don’t really like movies like this. Romance movies just aren’t my cup of tea. This movie did have a good story and music. This movie is completely family friendly and would make a good family movie... I wouldn’t watch this movie again. I would listen to the music again though. I watched it a lot when I was a kid. This movie is slow. They definitely could have cut out some of the parts that were irrelevant. 5/10 — What’s in the movie? Violence - A brief scuffle between teens during an argument, and a girl slaps a guy when she realizes he lied to her. Flirting/Kissing - Two teens vie for a beautiful girl's attention, but there's nothing physical about the flirtatious exchanges. Occasionally it's said that someone looks "hot."

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 13+

A horrible movie

It was super bad. I just cannot explain how bad it was.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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