The Last Whistle

Movie review by Lynnette Nicholas, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Compassion and teamwork beat pride and ego in sports drama.

PG 2019 88 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

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age 15+

Classic football movie; ungodly

It's like any other football movie where the coach starts to have a tough time but then gets his life together. Way too many uses of the Lord's name in vain.

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