Opening

64% The Maze Runner Sep 19
—— A Walk Among the Tombstones Sep 19
56% This Is Where I Leave You Sep 19
82% Tracks Sep 19
92% The Guest Sep 17

Top Box Office

13% No Good Deed $24.3M
73% Dolphin Tale 2 $15.9M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $8.1M
19% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $4.9M
20% Let's Be Cops $4.4M
88% The Drop $4.1M
37% If I Stay $3.9M
36% The November Man $2.8M
33% The Giver $2.6M
67% The Hundred-Foot Journey $2.4M

Coming Soon

68% The Equalizer Sep 26
69% The Boxtrolls Sep 26
86% The Two Faces of January Sep 26
—— Two Night Stand Sep 26
91% Jimi: All Is by My Side Sep 26

Premieres Tonight

—— Brickleberry: Season 3
—— The Mindy Project: Season 3
—— New Girl: Season 4

New Episodes Tonight

88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
83% Sons of Anarchy: Season 7

Discuss Last Night's Shows

71% Dallas: Season 3
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Spirit of the Marathon Reviews

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Anya Weimann
FILMINK (Australia)

Surely a special treat for Chicagoans and marathoners alike, especially for how it provides a human face for one of the city's major annual highlights.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

October 31, 2008
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

Captures the preparation and, in an understandably restricted way, the race of the film's participants. And it's really moving.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

October 31, 2008
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

This rousing and involving documentary explores different facets of the marathon and why some find it easy to get hooked. It is clear that the marathon is much more than an interest. It is a passion, an obsession and a way of life ..

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

October 25, 2008
Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter
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A docu that makes pounding the pavement appear utterly uplifting.

September 15, 2008
Chad Greene
Boxoffice Magazine

Like the majority of its subjects, this inspiring doc may not be able to hang with the big girls and boys at the front of the box office pack, but it looks to have the legs to last in the right theatres -- perhaps especially so during the Olympics.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

August 14, 2008

New York Times
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A symphony of snapping sinews and pumping thighs... Enthusiastically directed by Jon Dunham.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 8, 2008
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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Even if you've never run for anything but a bus, you'll likely get swept up in this movie's inspiring journey of physical endurance and personal achievement.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

January 25, 2008
Jake Wilson
The Age (Australia)

In its more tranquil stretches, Spirit of the Marathon might be mistaken for a feature-length sneaker advertisement, but if you're looking for inspiration, you could do worse.

Full Review Source: The Age (Australia) | Original Score: 2.5/5

November 7, 2008
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