Murderball

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Inspiring documentary for older teens and adults.

R 2005 86 minutes

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age 14+

Sports and friendship

The filme shows how sport can give a new meaning to live specially for those who had their lives turned upside down by an accident and became diseabled. The value of friendship is also some of the positive messages of the film.

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Go See This Movie!

If this true story of quadriplegic rugby players doesn't inspire you in your own life, I feel for you. While some of the action may be a bit intense for younger viewers, and parent do note there is a small video clip in the film that is shown to paralysis victims about sexuality in their lives after their accidents which may not be appropriate for teens, it isn't obscene or lurid in any respect. The violence in this project, unlike the relentless and gruesome blood scenes commonly shown on prime time television, is of a contact sport played by men who haven't given up on life and are passionate about the game. This will be the best film you'll see this summer.

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