Fruitvale Station Synopsis
Oscar is shot and killed on a BART platform by the police.
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saw this on the day of Trayvon's verdict - remarkable film

By jgillson
This is an amazing, heartbreaking film. All of the actors are remarkable. It resonated in a particularly tragic way for me, having seen it on the same day as the Trayvon Martin verdict. This film...

Skip the action movie, see a movie with more substance this time around!

By canumvenaticorum
I felt like I was experiencing the life of Oscar Grant through his eyes and the eyes of the people that came into contact with him during his last day; the random strangers, his mother, his...

Must see. Powerful, intense, timely.

By reviewbeatz
The film opens with the actual video footage of the tragic events that ended with the death of Oscar Grant at Fruitvale Station. The movie rewinds to bring you the every day life of the characters...

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By thomasbender
This power film is visually and humanly compelling The acting and directing are outstanding. The characterization of the leading character is beautifully played, and the supporting actors are all...

Brilliantly Done!

By wiseone
The movie was sobering, and amazingly true to the essence of what can take place within the life of an individual... it humanized him despite how the criminal justice system attempted to portray him....

A feeling like never before

By reneemcgruder
When this movie ended I was actually numb. I couldn't move. Everyone left and the cleaning crew came in. I was still sitting there. This movie is very raw, real, and emotional. It's more like a...

Fine movie!

By AJerZ_Girl
This movie is so thought provoking. Ryan Coogler, the director, did not have to crown his character Oscar with sainthood for us to feel and understand the tragedy of this event. Michael B Jordan...

Living it!

By adellpickens
I think everyone who is not black or Hispanic should go see this movie with one of their black or Hispanic friends. As an African American man it something that I believe we see and live everyday,...


By QB1023
This movie informed me of the life and untimely death of Oscar Grant. It puts the subject into a respectable perspective. Michael B. Jordan was ever so convincing in this role; not designed to make...

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By ahastings
An excellent, very well made film. I highly recommend it, especially in this period following the Travyon Martin trial. It helped me to understand what black youth are up against. Riveting....

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Rated R | For Some violence, language throughout and some drug use.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Powerful, mature drama based on tragic-real life shooting.
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