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The Trial of the Chicago 7
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The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

Drama
Rated R
129 min.
Release Date
October 16, 2020 (Limited)
Digital Date
October 16, 2020 (Netflix Exclusive)
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Running Time
129 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for language throughout, some violence, bloody images and drug use

What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest—including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale—were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history.

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MOVIE REVIEW

The kind of movie that tries a little too hard to earn a lot of Oscars, The Trial of the Chicago 7 is a well-written, entertaining courtroom procedural about the questionable prosecution of seven (eight?) protesters following violent riots preceding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago--it’s just not nearly as powerful or important as writer/director Aaron Sorkin thinks it is. Full movie review »
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