Detroit

It’s Time We Knew.


Detroit
Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow turns her camera on the violent civil unrest that rocked Detroit, Michigan during the summer of 1967. The story is ’’based on real events’’ but presents one version of what may have happened, rather than being 100% historically accurate.

144 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence, Prejudice).
Crime, Drama, Period piece, Thriller

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Credits

Cast
John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Jack Reynor, Kaitlyn Dever
Director
Kathryn Bigelow
ScreenplayMark Boal
MusicJames Newton Howard
CinematographyBarry Ackroyd
EditingWilliam Goldenberg, Harry Yoon
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2017
Produced byAnnapurna Pictures, First Light Production, MGM, Page 1

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong and frequent
NudityLow impact, brief
SexNone
ViolenceSustained strong impact
PrejudiceSustained and moderate impact
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

R: RestrictedRated R for strong violence and pervasive language
Runtime143
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
2
Violence
4
Sex
3
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Helen Herimbi quote iconYou won't leave the cinema unscathed.
5
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconBigelow pak vooroordele in 'Detroit'.
15
Metacritic.com
43 critics
16
Rottentomatoes critics
113 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Detroit delivers a gut-wrenching -- and essential -- dramatization of a tragic chapter from America’s past that draws distressing parallels to the present.
18
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
16
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconEssential drama about violent chapter in U.S. history.
20

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
21 users
9
Internet
441 Netizens
14

Average .. 71%

14

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