Waves


Waves
Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, we trace the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family. The family is led by a well-intentional but domineering father, and they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

137 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Violence, Prejudice, Drug abuse).
Drama, Romance, Sports.

Showtimes

Daddy’s little girl is all grown up now.
Daddy’s little girl is all grown up now.

Credits

Cast
Taylor Russell, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Alexa Demie, Bill Wise, David Garelik, Justin R. Chan, Joshua Brockington
Director
Trey Edward Shults
ScreenplayTrey Edward Shults
MusicTrent Reznor, Atticus Ross
CinematographyDrew Daniels
EditingIsaac Hagy, Trey Edward Shults
SoundtrackListen to samples or get it right now on Amazon

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SA distributorUIP
Made in2019
Produced byA24

IMDB page | FPB Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone
SexNone (sic)
ViolenceNone (sic)
PrejudiceNone (sic)
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

R: RestrictedRated R for language throughout, drug and alcohol use, some sexual content and brief violence-all involving teens
Runtime135
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.

British Board of Film Classification rating

15: Suitable for 15 years and olderStrong language, Drug misuse, Violence
Runtime136
British 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
3
Sex
3
Language
5
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
4

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
39 critics
16
Rottentomatoes critics
187 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconAn up-close look at one family’s emotional ups and downs, Waves captures complicated dynamics with tenderness and grace.
17
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
15
CommonSenseMedia
Tara McNamara quote iconIntense drama reflects teen culture; substance use, cursing.
20

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
36 users
13
Rottentomatoes users
305 users
15
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
16
IMDB
2804 Netizens
16
The Movie DB
Community
14

Average .. 79%

16

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