Won't Back Down

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

age 9+

Inspiring tale of a mom's quest to better her kid's school.

PG 2012 121 minutes

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Based on 2 reviews

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age 9+

Won't Back Down is a great movie for families

As an advocate for kids with StudentsFirst, I was able to see this movie at a few screenings ahead of release. This movie is a heartwarming, uplifting story about what happens when parents and teachers come together for students. It took a complex subject and made it relevant for so many families in a way that documentaries can't always accomplish. A new "Norma Rae" story for our time - two moms, one a teacher, who rise up against the status quo to improve a school and give their kids a better future. Highly recommend!

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age 16+

Propaganda film

This film is produced by a right-wing guy with an anti-union agenda. It is a right-wing propaganda film.

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Too much consumerism

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