The White Tiger

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

age 16+

Compelling dark dramedy has violence, language.

R 2021 125 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 16+

a nuanced and violent depiction of class hierarchies

A fantastic depiction of the complicated and violent relationship between masters and their servants. A too common occurrence that is largely unexamined, how disposable we are conditioned to see too many human beings. The film is light and funny until it is not and then it is dark and its criticism is sharp. A wonderful film that grabs a hold of its audience and doesn't let go until the end. Do we root for him? Do we not? I think the response is that it's complicated and much more nuanced than yes or no.
age 14+

Violence throughout

This movie contains some disturbing scenes of violence scattered throughout. Lots of physical abuse like slapping, hitting and kicking. A man gets shot in the head execution style, another gets repeatedly bludgeoned with a brick as a deceased womans bludgeoned body lays next to him. Old women gets stabbed in the stomach. Person gets run over by car. People shot with a shotgun trying to flee. Man is repeatedly stabbed and his throat is slit. Child's body is shown in the street after being hit by a taxi. Despite the occasional gore and violence it's was a good movie and none of the scenes felt extended. There is definitely a much bigger story line and the above scenes are not the primary focus. However, I couldn't think of any great life lesson to tie into this movie for my teens except maybe exactly how not to treat people.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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