Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Fine performances propel well-intentioned Owens biopic.

PG-13 2016 134 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 9 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

A great movie.

A must see for families. Lots to be able to talk about. Some very important themes and messages. Well filmed with wonderful emotion. There is some swearing and sexual references but I feel the positive messages outweigh these negative aspects. Worth seeing.

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age 12+

Amazing movie! Perfect for a family movie night with teens!

There was so much to this movie. We were on the edge of our seats even knowing the outcome. It showed the effects of racism and anti-Semitism both overt and subtle. Some "what would you do?" moments. I cannot believe we didn't watch this sooner. Highly recommend for parents of middle schoolers and high schoolers. Lots to be discussed during and after this movie!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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