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Trumbo

Trumbo

When they tried to silence him, he made the world listen.
  • So are you really a commie?

This film is set during the height of the McCarthy era in the USA, where leading media figures were investigated for their alleged sympathies to communism, The successful career of 1940s screenwriter Dalton Trumbo comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. However he has powerful friends in the industry, and they conspire to let him continue working undercover. His most famous script is probably Spartacus, starring Kirk Douglas.


124 minutes, No persons under 13 (Language, Drug abuse)
Biographical, Drama, Period piece, On the art circuit

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Credits
Cast
Bryan Cranston, Michael Stuhlbarg, Diana Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis CK, Elle Fanning, John Goodman
Director
Jay Roach
ScreenplayJohn McNamara, from the book by Bruce Cook
MusicTheodore Shapiro
CinematographyJim Denault
EditingAlan Baumgarten
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2015
Produced byGroundswell Productions, ShivHans Pictures

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama
LanguageModerate impact, frequent
NudityLow impact, infrequent
SexNone
ViolenceLow impact, infrequent
PrejudiceLow impact, infrequent
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)
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Alcohol / DrugsSmokingDisrespectful /
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Imitative BehaviourFrightening /
Tense Scenes
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)
Suggested age limitPositive messagesPositive role models
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape Argus/The StarTheresa Smith quote icon 15
Die BurgerPaul Boekkooi quote icon 15
Cape TimesJordan Mintzer quote icon 10
International Media
ScreenIt (USA)Jim Judy quote icon 12
Metacritic.com33 critics12
Metacritic.com55 users15
RottenTomatoes.com139 critics13
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 15
RottenTomatoes.com17867 users14
Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics quote icon 13
CommonSenseMedia (USA)Staff evaluation quote icon 15
Internet (IMDB)17253 Netizens quote icon 15
Average .. 68%14


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