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Summary A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family. (New Line Cinema)

Directed By: Tony Kaye

Written By: David McKenna

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Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 32 Critic Reviews
62
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 647 User Ratings
8.5
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Summary A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family. (New Line Cinema)

Directed By: Tony Kaye

Written By: David McKenna

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 32 Critic Reviews
62
66% Positive
21 Reviews
25% Mixed
8 Reviews
9% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 32 Critic Reviews
62
66% Positive
21 Reviews
25% Mixed
8 Reviews
9% Negative
3 Reviews

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Universal Acclaim Based on 647 User Ratings
8.5
90% Positive
583 Ratings
6% Mixed
39 Ratings
4% Negative
25 Ratings

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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 647 User Ratings
8.5
90% Positive
583 Ratings
6% Mixed
39 Ratings
4% Negative
25 Ratings

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Production Company New Line Cinema, Savoy Pictures, The Turman-Morrissey Company
Release Date Oct 30, 1998
Duration 1 h 59 m
Rating R
Tagline His father taught him to hate. His friends taught him rage. His enemies gave him hope.
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Awards Circuit Community Awards
• 1 Win & 5 Nominations
Satellite Awards
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations