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Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987)

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When young Chuck Murdock (Joshua Zuehlke) visits a nuclear missile site, he learns that one bomb would destroy the earth in less time than it would take a piece of silverware to drop from his hand to the floor. This information sends the sensitive boy into existential angst. Wondering why anybody should do anything when the world can be destroyed so quickly, and hoping to raise consciousness about nuclear weapons, Chuck quits his Little League team. He gains a little bit of local press. One of

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David Field

Oct 4, 2011

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Puerile.

March 24, 2008 Full Review Source: Time Out
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The film's style is as doggedly ordinary as its story is preposterous.

March 24, 2008 Full Review Source: New York Times | Comment (1)
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As amazingly bad as it is audacious, film will live forever in the hearts of connoisseurs of Hollywood's most memorably outrageous moments.

March 24, 2008 Full Review Source: Variety
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Intermittently entertaining and embarrassing.

March 24, 2008 Full Review Source: DVDLaser

Ultimately Mike Newell manages to make the film into something worthwhile.

March 24, 2008 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
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[Director Mike Newell] might have fared better had he employed a more whimsical touch.

March 24, 2008 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
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A hope-filled film portraying how the individual can make a difference and that humanity is capable of following its best instincts.

July 18, 2003 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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