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"BLACKLIGHT"
(2022) (Liam Neeson, Emmy Raver-Lampman) (PG-13)


At-A-Glace Content Summary

Alcohol/Drugs Moderate
Blood/Gross Stuff Moderate
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Extreme
Frightening/Tense Scenes Heavy
Gun/Weapons Extreme
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Moderate
Music (Scary/Tense) Extreme
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity Heavy
Sex/Nudity Minor
Smoking None
Tense Family Scenes Heavy
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Extreme


QUICK TAKE:
Drama/Action: An off-the-books FBI fixer uncovers wrongdoings in the agency and tries to make things right, all while concerned about how that might impact his daughter and granddaughter.
PLOT:

Travis Block (LIAM NEESON) is a man who's worked for years as an off-the-books fixer for FBI Director Gabriel Robinson (AIDAN QUINN), specifically in dealing with undercover agents who've run into trouble of any kind. While he excels at that, he hasn't been a good father to Amanda (CLAIRE VAN DER BOOM), but is now trying to make amends, especially as related to his granddaughter, Natalie (GABRIELLA SENGOS). She's started imitating his ultra-safety conscious ways, something that has Amanda concerned.

As does his line of work, with that now involving rogue undercover agent Dusty Crane (TAYLOR JOHN SMITH) who no longer believes in what he's doing and wants to spill the beans to reporter Mira Jones (EMMY RAVER-LAMPMAN), although her boss, Drew Hawthorne (TIM DRAXL), doesn't yet think there's a story there for him to run.

As Travis tries to help the agitated agent, he soon uncovers troubling facts, including a secret operation that simply doesn't sit well with him despite all of the amoral things he's done over the years in his job. From that point on, and while worrying that his family will be swept up in the mess, Travis does what he can to make things right.

WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
It's possible some teens might show some interest, especially if they like dramatic action films featuring Liam Neeson playing characters with "a special set of skills."
WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: PG-13
For strong violence, action, and language.


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