The Birth of a Nation (2016)

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Stirring, provocative, flawed, bloody slave-revolt story.

R 2016 110 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

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age 16+

Important, yet brutal slave film that has good messages!

I loved The Birth of a Nation! I thought the storyline and acting were well done, and I loved all the positive messages in it, The film does contain some language including multiple uses of the "N" word. Also, the film contains an implied sex scene, as well as some brief nudity. Not much is shown, just some topless women. However, the film does not skimp on its disturbing violent content. This includes brutal beatings, whipping, rape, hangings, as well as some intense brutal fight scenes. Overall, this is a good historical film for teens 16 and up.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 18+

its a good it

Its a good movie because its a true story and if you read your bible he is telling everybody that we was cursed it tells u that in deu 28:25 we as black people was cursed by god because of our forfathers broke gods promise and so he lead us back in slavery this film is more like educational then anything.. thank you nate parker

This title has:

Great messages

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