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Fruitvale Station

(2013)

Rated R for some violence, language throughout and some drug use.

R In Theaters 07/12/2013 , 84min.
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Viewer Score
86%
Viewer score based on 21 ratings
72%
Critic score based on 4 reviews

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March 08, 2014
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The feel-good movie of the year!
September 01, 2013
hoffstrod50
Awesome movie!!! Michael B. Jordan played his part superbly. When movie was over, I sat right there and cried. I was that moved. Best movie I have seen in a long time. I want to see it again, but I can't because it is too sad.
August 14, 2013
willbstone
I loved this movie. Although it was based on a true story, and as disturbing as it was, the acting was superb!!
August 12, 2013
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This was the most informative movie that I have seen this year. It provides insight on being a young African American/Black male in America. Oscar Grant III reality was similar to the Travon Martin - however, Oscar death did not get the media attention in the way in which Travon's did. A must see
August 11, 2013
azevalpine
Just a lifetime movie and low budget.....This belongs on TV for free not for sales for movies.

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

RogerEbert.com
In many ways, Fruitvale Station is as green and earnest as "Boyz N the Hood," a debut film made by another alumnus of Coogler's alma mater, USC: John Singleton. Yet its ambition is closer to that of the most important American indie film in at least a decade, Patrick Wang's "In the Family," a must-see that's now available on DVD. Full Review
Amanda May Meyncke
Film.com
Fruitvale is outstanding, a telling portrait and testament to the life of one man and the complicated relationships to race and class that still exist within America today. Full Review
Bob Mondello
NPR
Fruitvale Station isn't really a surprising film, except insofar as it's rare to see such a warmly emotional big-screen portrait of black family life. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
Michael B. Jordan is superbly multi-dimensional as Grant. Full Review
David Edelstein
New York Magazine (Vulture)
Fruitvale Station will rock your world — and, if the life of Oscar Grant means anything, compel you to work to change it. Full Review

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