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Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939) Rating: U 11+

2.0000 out of 5 1 Votes (Members)
Duration
124 mins
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Thought-provoking film about an idealistic scout leader made a US senator and faced with the reality of widespread political corruption and cynicism.

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This film has several uses of mild bad language

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Napoleon Dynamite (2004) Rating: PG 11+

3.4986 out of 5 361 Votes (Members)
Duration
88 mins
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Funny, endearing film about a nerdy type of guy with a strange sister, slacker uncle and a couple of pet llamas.

We Shall Overcome

Contains moderate violence

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We Shall Overcome (2006) Rating: 12 11+

4.4000 out of 5 10 Votes (Members)
Duration
109 mins
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Set in 1960s Denmark, this coming-of-age story sees a young Danish boy fighting back against his oppressive headmaster. A really inspirational watch.

Pride

Contains strong and discriminatory language and sex references.

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Pride (2014) Rating: 15 14+

5.0000 out of 5 4 Votes (Members)
Duration
115 mins
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Uplifting comedy about an unlikely moment in recent British history, when in 1984, gay rights activists offered to support the striking miners.

Selma

Contains moderate violence, racist language, infrequent strong language

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Selma (2014) Rating: 12 14+

4.1429 out of 5 35 Votes (Members)
Duration
123 mins
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Powerful drama focusing on Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure voting rights for black Americans.

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