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Saint Ralph Reviews

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M.E. Russell
Oregonian

The lack of condescension, the decent jokes and an absolutely terrific performance by Butcher make Saint Ralph an honest-to-God crowd-pleaser.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B

August 5, 2005
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
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You can't argue with the message. But its well-worn homilies might give you reason to question the messenger.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2/4

August 5, 2005
Michael Hardy
Houston Chronicle
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It's hard to dislike schmaltz as mild as Saint Ralph, but let's try: The film is as bland as a communion wafer, sentimental as a Christmas homily, and predictable as the liturgy.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 5, 2005
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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What began as a too familiar coming-of-age story set in an all-boys Catholic school steadily morphs into something arguably as familiar but more satisfying -- a triumphant sports tale.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 5, 2005
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Your interest is bound to fade long before Ralph does.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 5, 2005
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Writer-director Michael McGowan must be exhausted after all the tugging he does on our heartstrings in this sentimental drama.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/4

August 5, 2005
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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It succeeds in flashes, but the movie's mixture of humor and inspirational fluff never quite meshes.

| Original Score: C+

August 5, 2005
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Writer-director Michael McGowan proves there's a reason people keep making underdog sports movies.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

August 5, 2005
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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As predictably uplifting movies go, Saint Ralph isn't completely charmless.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 5, 2005
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News

Saint Ralph sticks, for the most part, to the road less traveled, delivering a droll feel-good movie that has a little something to say about modern-day miracles.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

August 5, 2005
Larry Ratliff
San Antonio Express-News

Occasionally, a movie that makes only the faintest blip, if any, on the hype radar just shows up and gets it right.

| Original Score: 3/4

August 5, 2005

E! Online

Going beyond the never-say-die concept, McGowan paints an evocative picture of provincial life and mostly steers clear of cliche.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: A-

August 5, 2005
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Michael McGowan's conventionally heartwarming underdog drama doesn't miss a cliche on the eccentric troublemaker's rocky road to sainthood.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: C

August 4, 2005
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

I feel guilty criticizing it because it's about a kid running a marathon to save his mom from dying of cancer. CANCER, for crying out loud! What am I supposed to do with that?

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B-

August 4, 2005
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Saint Ralph is the kind of movie that makes you see why people can believe in miracles.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B+

August 4, 2005
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Saint Ralph has all the elements of a sapfest waiting to happen, but it never does, instead delivering its heart with solid doses of harshness and humor

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B

August 4, 2005
Tony Medley
tonymedley.com

You might shed a few tears at the tender moments between Ralph and his comatose mother, but you'll laugh and chuckle and feel good far more often.

Full Review Source: tonymedley.com | Original Score: 9/10

August 4, 2005
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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An amiable sentimental fantasy, joining running, religion and a boy with a whole lot of problems into an earnest production that entertains even as it milks some of its situations for all they're worth.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 4, 2005
Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
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Touches the heart in unexpected ways.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: A-

August 4, 2005
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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This crude, inspirational tear-jerker is as sweet as a bowl of instant oatmeal smothered in molasses.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1/5

August 4, 2005
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