The Good Lie Synopsis
An American woman (Reese Witherspoon) helps young Sudanese refugees adjust to new lives in America.
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Movie Reviews

Excellent Movie!

By TLC_28
Wow, I absolutely loved this movie. I went to this movie with my 16 year old daughter, possibly the only person under 30 at the screening and she loved it as well. It's a great drama about the...

heartwarming with real life perspective

By emtomaras
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"The Good Lie" ... a great film!

By stoutrichard482
An excellent film in all respects. Especially good for youths who are still developing their basic characters. Fosters empathy, compassion, and respect for fellow humans in deep hardship...

The Good Lie

By Mekonesco438
Excellent movie depicting true to life conditions. Acting was superb, especially knowing that the actors were authentic African survivors of the horrible war. Photography was tremendous. Very moving...

A Good Lie tells a Great Truth

By juliecttova
Such an amazing story of courage, family, and faith....

Powerful!

By lgeyer1
Very touching and so nice to view a movie that depicts actual happenings. Those boys were much better 'super heros' as any fake action movie could produce....

Great movie. Highly recommended.

By faugustop3
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An important and good story

By angelathompson28
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Excellent!!!

By soldierchic
A great movie for all to see!!...

a good lie

By minapoler
A good lie... It makes you cry, it makes you laugh. Nice music... nice photography... Values, it makes you think... learn about different cultures... It has it all! One of the best movies I...

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Rated PG-13 | For Drug Use, Brief Strong Language, Some Violence and Thematic Elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Heartbreaking but hopeful drama about Sudanese Lost Boys.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
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