The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Movie review by Monique Jones, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Disappointing biopic has drug use, violence, sex.

R 2021 130 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 17+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 17+

I think it’s insight into the life of one of our most talented black artist who embodied power, racism and a fight against a crooked government. Directed with grace, performed with determination and produced fearlessly.

Go see it. Then talk about the flaws of this country with an open mind and truth. If you think it’s too much of anything then you don’t want to see honest performances.

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