Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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

age 17+

Exceptional, intense, complex crime drama resonates.

R 2017 115 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 23 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 25 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Outside looking in often best perspective.

I think we are blessed to see this film. As Americans and as seen by someone from another country. This vision of the American reality, from racism, to seismic, to billboards: which most countries don't allow. So it's ebbing and it's miss o ri. Title and all the way through this is a masterpiece, like Shakespeare describing American life. And not only rural life. It's a beautiful story. Even the characters we see as most horrible we realize are ignorant. The brilliance of this movie, is that if the viewer is paying attention to the story and the character arcs. They will feel compassion for every person

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 16+

Excellent acting, and powerful story!

Parents should be warned that this movie contains ALOT of language, but it is clear that the film is intentionally trying to be over the top. This is such a good movie, and the character development is absolutely amazing! The story is extremely well told. There are some heavy themes in this movie (for example rape, suicide, and racism) and the movie contains violence, but please watch because it is all extremely well done and worth seeing. Lots to contemplate in this movie!!

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much swearing

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