News Of The world is set in the American wild west, in the post civil war era. It follows Captain Kidd (Tom Hanks) and his journey to return a young girl (Helena Zengel) to her last remaining family after she was taken in by Native Americans as an infant.

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  • Rated M for violence
  • Frequent violence which includes several gunfights
  • Depictions of people being shot
  • Animals killed and skinned
  • Keith recommends 15+
  • No language or sex scenes
  • One scene hints at child exploitation

Keith’s final thoughts: “Without Tom Hanks ‘News Of The World’ would just be a somewhat confronting story of a young girl’s survival in frontier America but I think Tom Hanks brings the story alive by adding compassion, tenacity and hope.”