Thirteen Synopsis
A young black girl (Wilhamenia Dickens) runs away from home and raises money for a car.
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Chicago Reader

By Lisa Alspector
With the devout collaboration of the cast, Williams blurs the boundary between experience and storytelling as if the distinction were not...
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Village Voice

By J. Hoberman
The movie is as eloquently uninflected and filled with quirks as its star.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
One of the truest films I've seen about the ebb and flow of a real relationship.
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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
For all its narrative glitches and its homemade quality, Thirteen evokes the rhythm, texture and tone of Nina's world in a way that a more...
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Chicago Tribune

By John Petrakis
The acting is amateurish at times, but always convincing.
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New York Post

By Hannah Brown
Watching Thirteen is like spending an hour and a half with a poker-faced teen who's obviously unhappy but refuses to talk about what's...
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
This quietly gripping film is both universal and particular.
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By audreyluvsu3
Its a GREAT movie. The acting is awesome, and it shows a could be real life true story that a lot of teens are really going through. Sex, drugs, alcohol, pressure. At times I would close my eyes...

best movie ever.

By nicoleexbaby
i love this movie so much <3...

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By PaigeGroce
I honestly was blown away at the content of this movie. By the end I was in tears because it's shocking to see what the youth of America is getting themselves into. All in all an amazing movie!...

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Rated NR