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Antwone Fisher

Denzel Washington makes his directorial debut in this poignant film about the senseless acts of murder, abuse and abandonment that color a child's existence. Based on the real life experiences of the film's screenwriter, Antwone Fisher explores those events and the conscious choices needed to make a course correction in life. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 120
Theater Release: 19 Dec 2002
Video Release: 20 Jan 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Antwone Fisher is rated PG-13: for violence, language, and mature thematic material including child abuse.

Cast: Denzel Washington, Derek Luke
Studio: 2002 Fox Searchlight Pictures
Website: Official site for Antwone Fisher.

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Antwone Fisher (Derek Luke) took his first breath of life inside the confines of a prison wall. Seized by the state's child services program, the fatherless child of an… 
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