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Parents' Guide to

The 24th

By Barbara Saunders, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Violent but powerful historical drama about Black soldiers.

Movie NR 2020 101 minutes
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Said the G-D in the first 5 minutes

The language rating on this movie is sooooo wrong. It only mentioned the “N” word being used and that is definitely not the case. We rented this movie based on the common sense language information and the 5 star rating. However within the first five minutes they had already used the g-dmn and other fowl language! Shame on you common sense for your misinformation! You should watch the movie before you put a review out!

Is It Any Good?

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Disturbing but nuanced, with stunning naturalistic cinematography, this film is best suited for mature teens and adults. The 24th shines in the way every character is presented with depth. The justifiable rage and emotional scars of the Black soldiers show; none is a saint. And Norton, the helpful White character, isn't presented as a "savior" but rather as a man driven by his insecurities as well as a sense of right and wrong. Even the most despicably racist character gets a genuinely sympathetic backstory, which makes the story emotionally compelling rather than preachy.

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