When the Game Stands Tall

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Football biopic has positive messages but doesn't score.

PG 2014 115 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 9+

Amazing story. Excellent message. Great for family!

This film tells an amazing story about De La Salle High School's legacy and the coach behind it all. It has plenty of action and emotions. The message is about commitment, honor, faith and love. It is refreshing to see a film like this instead of the usual garbage that Hollywood aspires to shove down teens and adolescent throats.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 13+

Teen movie that is actually OK for teens to see

The movie provides positive messages on mature behavior; being fair, being part of a team, and acting responsibly. There is minor violence and there are references to teenage sexuality, but in this case, the characters are being responsible by abstaining from reproductive behavior.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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