ATL Synopsis
Coming of age tale with hip-hop and skating.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Buoyed by a superlative soundtrack, ATL plays a familiar song about growing up, but hits notes that sound brand new.
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75

New York Post

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The film mostly avoids easy laughs or simplistic characters, reminding you how few black movies claim the huge middle ground between...
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75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The story is familiar, but terrific performances and a vivid sense of place elevate it above the average teen-oriented picture.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Fresh and unexpected. It feels like a real window on the lives of disenfranchised youths - these are in South Atlanta - as they make their...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
What I liked most was its unforced, genuine affection for its characters.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
An emotionally charged coming-of-age saga that will make you laugh and cry, maybe at the same time.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The more rink time, the better: As directed by hip-hop music-video king Chris Robinson from a story by "Antwone Fisher's" Antwone Fisher,...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Working from a story by Antwone Fisher, screenwriter Tina Gordon Chism is tender toward characters balancing where they come from with...
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63

Boston Globe

Is ATL even a hip-hop movie? There's hip-hop in it, certainly, but unlike the recent vehicles for Eminem and 50 Cent -- respectively, ''8...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Several good ideas for a movie rumble around inside ATL, but they never coalesce.
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if u run bye this movie go go go and pick it up!!! lol its a very good movie and should not be seen bye childeren under the age of thirteen!!!! there is sum sexual materieal and drug content...

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Rated PG-13 | For drug content, language, sexual material and some violence
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Morally grounded kids in the hood come of age.
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