King Richard

Movie review by Monique Jones, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Winning biopic of tennis stars' dad has language, violence.

PG-13 2021 138 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 12+

Positive true story, a little bit of violence scared my almost 10yo

12+ My 12yo knew it turns out ok, so the violence wasn’t too scary. 9yo cried that she wanted to leave and I had to hang in the hall with her until it was all tennis, she finally would sit down and relax when they got to the tennis academy. A bit of explaining from me on the Rodney King riots and the N word. Overall a terrific story focusing on family, education, enjoying tennis, hard work and believing in yourself.

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age 12+
This is a great family movie! Everyone in my family liked it a lot. My boys (12 yr old) were a little scared about what was going to happen during the gang scenes. It also was an opportunity to talk about Rodney King as there’s a scene that shows the footage. It’s a movie that I’ve been recommending to my friends and family.

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