Release date:December 16, 2016
(limited; wide: Dec. 25)
MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for thematic elements, language and some suggestive references)
Starring:Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Willimason, Saniyya Sidney
An African American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life. Based on the play "Fences" which opened on Broadway in 1987, and the production won the Tony Awards for Best Play, Best Actor, James Earl Jones and Best Featured Actress, Mary Alice. A revival of "Fences" opened in 2010, and the production won Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play, Best Actor, Denzel Washington and Best Actress, Viola Davis.