Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987)




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Young boy Chuck chooses to boycott his Little League baseball games to protest nuclear proliferation in this drama. His example is soon followed by a number of high-profile professional athletes, led by pro-basketball player Amazing Grace Smith, with whom Chuck develops a close friendship.
PG (adult situations/language, violence)
Drama , Kids & Family
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Joshua Zuehkle
as Chuck Murdoch
Alex English
as Amazning Grace Smith
Gregory Peck
as President
Jamie Lee Curtis
as Lynn Taylor
Joshua Zuehlke
as Chuck Murdock
William L. Petersen
as Russell Murdock
Dennis Lipscomb
as Johnny B. Goode
Lee Richardson
as Jeffries
Frances Conroy
as Pamela Murdock
Jim Antonio
as Strickland
Rudolf Svehia
as Russian Translator
Red Auerbach
as Himself
Alan Autry
as George
Dean Alexander
as Sports Broadcaster
Steven Bothun
as Reporter
Jim Allen
as Missile Soldier
Michael Bowen
as Hot Dog
James Cotterell
as Third Baseman
Clarence Felder
as Dick Ferguson
Lynne Turner Fitzgerald
as Network Anchor
Brian R. Hager
as First Baseman
Robert Harper
as Bowman
A.J. Kallan
as Man in Truck
Matt Kerns
as Shortstop
Cortney Kutner
as Carolyn
Harvey Martin
as Mad Dog
Johnny Most
as Himself
Natalie Oliver
as Boston Reporter
Kurt Olsson
as Tommy
Gwen Petersen
as Teacher
Maite Petersen
as School Girl
John Russell
as Stuart Shipley
Joe Sabatino
as Airplane Mechanic
Vasek C. Simek
as Soviet Premier
Harris Smithe
as Soldier
Joe Sabatini
as Airplane Mechanic
Robert Tilson
as Soldier
Rudolf Svehla
as Russian Translator
Vasek Simek
as Soviet Premier
Cara Wilder
as Laura
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Critic Reviews for Amazing Grace and Chuck

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)


Full Review… | March 24, 2008
Time Out
Top Critic

The film's style is as doggedly ordinary as its story is preposterous.

March 24, 2008
New York Times
Top Critic

As amazingly bad as it is audacious, film will live forever in the hearts of connoisseurs of Hollywood's most memorably outrageous moments.

Full Review… | March 24, 2008
Top Critic

Intermittently entertaining and embarrassing.

Full Review… | March 24, 2008

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

March 24, 2008

[Director Mike Newell] might have fared better had he employed a more whimsical touch.

Full Review… | March 24, 2008
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Audience Reviews for Amazing Grace and Chuck

It's message is as subtle as nuking a country you're angry with. That being said, its heart is in the right place, and the performances are respectable. I'm pretty sure I couldn't go one year in grade school, without a teacher showing this in class.

Ryan Voss
Ryan Voss

Haven't seen this movie in a long time. Perhaps its long overdue for a dvd release?

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

another great movie from my really makes you think..Imagination and possibilities.. you can achieve great things

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