Drama/Biography. Based on the book by Bryan Stevenson. A black lawyer (Michael B. Jordan) from Delaware moves to Alabama to defend inmates on death row, including a man (Jamie Foxx) who was convicted with an inadequate trial.
- Frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and ethno-cultural slurs
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence in prison and policing contexts - little blood or detail; infrequent portrayals of death by execution - no blood or detail
- Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail
- Institutional racism
- The pursuit of justice
- Dedication and commitment
Rated PG for coarse language and some violence