The Tuskegee Airmen

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

age 14+

True story of African-Americans in WWII has mature themes.

PG-13 1995 106 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 11+

Great Movie!

Like CSM says...there is STRONG language, particularly the "N" word. They say 14+, I say you know your kid. My child is 11, however given the context of the movie, I am ok with him hearing the language. Of course I talked to him about how a lot of people smoked in that day, and how a lot of people were racist in that time. The overall message of the movie, and historical context of it made up for the language. My kid was able to verbalize what he learned from the movie...and I think it was a great message. My kid is learning about Booker T. Washington in school, so he thought it was cool that they were called the "Tuskegee 6" Sometimes language and history is uncomfortable, but we have got to have these conversations with our kids. I also LOVE that there wasn't a bunch of sexual innuendos in the movie. Great family movie.

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