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Still shot from the movie: Antwone Fisher.

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. »

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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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How We Determine Our Grades

After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

How does the movie depict the social programs designed to help children?

How did the doctor’s relationship with Antwone affect his personal life? Why did he feel so strongly about the young officer finding his family? Was the outcome negative or positive?

What did Antwone learn about forgiveness? How did it affect his relationship with others in the movie?

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