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Saint Ralph Reviews

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May 13, 2009
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 21, 2007
The heart of the film and ensemble, however, is Adam Butcher. If there's any justice, this guy could have a hell of a career. Highly recommended.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
March 1, 2007
What writer-director Michael McGowan has pulled off is a bit of a miracle.
October 2, 2006
For the jaded moviegoer, here's a little film that just might restore your faith -- in movies and a whole lot more.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
December 12, 2005
A likable little underdog-triumphs drama from Canada... This is a case where my idealistic side won out over my cynical side.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 15, 2005
Butcher carries the film well, interpreting Ralph as a tangle of mixed-up yearnings tempered with an indomitable drive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 25, 2005
Canadian writer-director Michael McGowan has packed it so full of earnestness that viewers end up jogging along.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 19, 2005
Ralph may be more a sinner than a saint, and his movie may be a little cheesy, but who cares - I thoroughly enjoyed following him on his quest.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 16, 2005
The movie rests on (Adam) Butcher, and the actor proves to be a well-rounded smart aleck in the making.
| Original Score: 3/4
August 13, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 8, 2005
Funny, touching and uplifting.
August 5, 2005
It's worth seeking out this bittersweet comedy with its emotionally resonant story and stellar performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 5, 2005
McGowan's film demonstrates how sometimes the strongest acts of faith can only occur entirely outside the church.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 5, 2005
Even when it's pushing the limits of shameless manipulation, this cheeky Canadian film has charm and wit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 5, 2005
The lack of condescension, the decent jokes and an absolutely terrific performance by Butcher make Saint Ralph an honest-to-God crowd-pleaser.
Read More | Original Score: B
August 5, 2005
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 5, 2005
Writer-director Michael McGowan proves there's a reason people keep making underdog sports movies.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 5, 2005
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.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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