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Summary In this adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, an African American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.

Written By: August Wilson

Fences
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 48 Critic Reviews
79
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 271 User Ratings
7.3
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Summary In this adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, an African American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.

Written By: August Wilson

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 48 Critic Reviews
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 48 Critic Reviews
79
90% Positive
43 Reviews
10% Mixed
5 Reviews
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 271 User Ratings
7.3
78% Positive
211 Ratings
14% Mixed
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8% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 271 User Ratings
7.3
78% Positive
211 Ratings
14% Mixed
39 Ratings
8% Negative
21 Ratings

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Production Company BRON Studios, Escape Artists, MACRO, Paramount Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions
Release Date Dec 16, 2016
Duration 2 h 19 m
Rating PG-13
Genres
Tagline Some people build fences to keep people out - and other people build fences to keep people in.
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations
Black Reel Awards
• 2 Wins & 10 Nominations