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Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2018)

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A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.

Cast

Jacob Latimore
as Bilal (teen)
China Anne McClain
as Ghufaira (teen)
Cynthia Kaye McWilliams
as Ghufaira / Hamama
Jon Curry
as Soheib
Mick Wingert
as Safwan (Teen)
Al Rodrigo
as Abu Al-Hakam
Sage Ryan
as Safwan (Teen)
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All Critics (32) | Top Critics (10)

Overall, the message is an inspiring one, of racial and class equality, spiritual freedom, and discovering the power that lies within.

February 2, 2018 | Full Review…

The intentions are honorable, for sure, but the execution is awkward, not just visually but tonally.

February 2, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Just who is "Bilal" for?

February 2, 2018 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Where Bilal exceeds in animation and direction, it lacks in entertaining, cohesive story, possibly owing to either the directors' desire to remain accurate to Muslim texts or the huge span of time they are trying to cover in a single movie.

February 1, 2018 | Full Review…
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Suffers from a confusing narrative and a style of computer animation that blurs the lines between the real and the animated in a way that evokes the discomfiting artifice of "The Polar Express."

January 31, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

"Bilal: A Brand New Breed of Hero" took forever to get here, and probably will be missed by the masses. It deserved a better fate.

January 31, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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