The Trial of the Chicago 7

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Courtroom drama has relevant political messages, violence.

R 2020 129 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 11+

Great film. Aaron Sorkin usual.

Riveting thanks to great performances and screenplay. Somewhere in between 4 to 5 stars. Violence: Nothing way too graphic, but scenes of protest show people getting seriously injured. Punching, kicking, chaos. Tear gas. People are hit upside the heat with batons. Blood is shown occasionally. Someone has his head bashed and he is shown gushing blood and looking pretty injured. A character dies. Referenced later. Pretty sad. Lots and lots of verbal arguments. Language; The F bomb is used probably 40 times. Several with mother. Other profanities are used very often as well. Consumption and sex are basically not here. Extra things include heavy political subjects. And good messages and role models are In full display.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 15+

Must watch historical drama, outstanding performances.

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