Radio

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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age 11+

Lesson of kindness permeates inspiring true story.

PG 2003 109 minutes

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age 12+

More language than "a couple" as listed in category section!

Great movie and a great James Horner soundtrack! It's best for 12 and up I'd say. There is much more language in this than described in content section. There are 8 uses of h-word, 7 used of s-word, 2 d-words.

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Great messages
Too much swearing
age 7+

Very Inspiring Movie

To be honest after watching Radio it was a major influence on me and as a result back in High School I became the manager for the Varsity football team. Yes there may be some scenes like Radio being told to go into the girls locker room without him knowing there were girls in the locker room, Radio being left behind from going with the team onto the bus for an away football game, Radio being tied up in the equipment shed, and being arrested by the police while Radio was delivering Christmas gifts to the community that he actually was given, and having to deal with the death of his mother. However There's a lot you can learn from the movie like learning important life lessons on learning how to accept that everyone is different, Treating others with respect, etc

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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