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The Grace Card Reviews

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Kate Shellnut
Houston Chronicle
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Movie goers likely will look over The Grace Card's entertainment value to focus on this simple prescription for how to gracefully love your neighbor.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

February 25, 2011
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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It's OK to put out a movie with a message. But rendering even potentially dramatic stories so inoffensive that they bear no relation to reality makes for middling drama.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 1/4

February 25, 2011
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...not so much a bad movie as a timid one, in that it fails to fulfill the potential of its honestly not bad script, which raises some difficult questions ... and its denouement, however predictable, is genuinely moving.

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: 82/100

February 26, 2011
Mike Hale
New York Times
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The plot twists, involving a shooting, a kidney donation and an 11th-hour apology, are melodramatic even by TV standards.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 24, 2011
Mike Scott

Dragged down by earnest but amateurish performances and an overall Afterschool Special vibe

Full Review Source: Times-Picayune | Original Score: 1/4

March 18, 2011
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

The latest in the market-a-movie-to-churches trend, "The Grace Card" has the ring of a sermon about it.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 1/4

February 25, 2011
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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The movie amounts to a cinematic sermon that, like many of those given in houses of worship, has a good-hearted message that will be difficult to deliver to a snoozing audience.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1/4

February 25, 2011
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Steeped in Christian tenets of forgiveness, brotherhood, and prayer, and rife with earnest platitudes about race and family, The Grace Card is one overwrought piece of work.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2/4

February 24, 2011
Tom Long
Detroit News
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As stiff as it is sincere.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: C

February 25, 2011
Todd Hertz
Christianity Today

The film is powerful when operating on the personal level of two men working out faith, but disappointing that their story is buried in a heavy-handed, manipulative plot.

Full Review Source: Christianity Today | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 25, 2011
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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The filmmakers seem more interested in coddling the converted than ministering to sinners.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

February 25, 2011
Sean O'Connell
Washington Post
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"The Grace Card" is a Christian drama about a racist cop and his gospel-preaching partner who . . . hey, wait a second. Where are you going?

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2/4

February 25, 2011
Michele Kenner
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A series of hard-to-swallow coincidences wrap up the story too neatly.

Full Review Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Original Score: 2/4

February 24, 2011
Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
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This Christian-themed domestic melodrama uses race as cheap window dressing for easily digestible bromides and a conclusion as foregone as a Family Circus panel.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 22, 2011
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Its screenplay is mostly second-rate soap opera and its direction plodding, with many scenes held, awkwardly, longer than they need to be.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 24, 2011
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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Such over-the-top emotional extravagance that even Cecil B. DeMille in his silent period might not have been able to get away with it.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

February 24, 2011
Joe Leydon
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Blessed with fine performances, credible dialogue and slick production values that belie a reportedly paltry budget, The Grace Card ranks among the better religious-themed indies released in recent years.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 25, 2011
Nell Minow

This is an unpretentious but sincere film with quiet power, and its final scenes are moving and inspirational.

Full Review Source: Beliefnet | Original Score: B

February 25, 2011
Keith Cohen
Entertainment Spectrum

This passionate faith-based movie offers moral encouragement and gives people an altruistic goal worth achieving. It deserves to be ranked alongside similar message-driven movies as "Facing the Giants" and "Fireproof."

Full Review Source: Entertainment Spectrum | Original Score: 3/4

February 26, 2011
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A heartfelt and inspirational drama about the healing power of grace, reconciliation and forgiveness.

Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru | Original Score: 8.2521/10

February 26, 2011
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