Lilies of the Field - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Lilies of the Field Reviews

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
April 9, 2016
There's not much dramatic urgency to the story, but that's perfectly fine: This is the sort of picture that gives wholesomeness a good name, and its life lessons are imparted in a leisurely and unforced manner.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
March 12, 2011
Ralph Nelson's melodrama is best known for featuring the Oscar-winning performance of Sidney Poitier, the first black actor to win the male lead award.
Full Review | Original Score: B
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
November 3, 2004
Charmingly offbeat
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 16, 2004
Simple story about big hearts. Potier is wonderful.
| Original Score: 5/5
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide
May 8, 2002
Despite the divergence in faith and culture, a tolerant ecumenical respect characterizes the relationship between Smith and the sisters.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
March 16, 2001
Lilies is a humble and humorous tribute to pride, faith, and perseverance, and that's more than enough. Amen.
| Original Score: 7/10
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
August 27, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 8, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 19, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
November 7, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
July 1, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
April 3, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
April 10, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
March 8, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
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September 23, 2006
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February 9, 2006
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