Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987) - Rotten Tomatoes

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.

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Cast

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
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
James Cotterell
as Third Baseman
Clarence Felder
as Dick Ferguson
Brian R. Hager
as First Baseman
A.J. Kallan
as Man in Truck
Matt Kerns
as Shortstop
Johnny Most
as Himself
Natalie Oliver
as Boston Reporter
Maite Petersen
as School Girl
John Russell
as Stuart Shipley
Joe Sabatino
as Airplane Mechanic
Vasek C. Simek
as Soviet Premier
Joe Sabatini
as Airplane Mechanic
Rudolf Svehla
as Russian Translator
Vasek Simek
as Soviet Premier
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Critic Reviews for Amazing Grace and Chuck

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Puerile.

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

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

March 24, 2008 | Rating: 2/5
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.

March 24, 2008 | Full Review…
Variety
Top Critic

Intermittently entertaining and embarrassing.

March 24, 2008 | Full Review…
DVDLaser

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

March 24, 2008 | Rating: 3.5/5
Filmcritic.com

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

March 24, 2008 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
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Haven't seen this movie in a long time. Perhaps its long overdue for a dvd release?

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