In the 1940’s, the US government targeted beloved jazz icon Billie Holiday as part of their war on drugs, to prevent her from performing her heart-wrenching ballad Strange Fruit, a blatant cry against lynching. Directed by Lee Daniels, written by Suzan-Lori Parks and starring Andra Day.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.2 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

54% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Although The United States vs. Billie Holiday often falls shy of its subject's transcendence, Andra Day's performance offers brilliant compensation.

16+ COMMON SENSE

Disappointing biopic has drug use, violence, sex.

Information

Studio
Entertainment One
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in available languages with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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