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Gracie Reviews

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May 31, 2007
Gracie is painless enough and, at times, even enjoyable. But it suffers from an overriding feeling that this would be better positioned as a made-for-TV feature.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 31, 2007
GRACIE clearly was made with affection and was meant to serve as an inspirational story, but the reliance on trite and overused images undercuts its message.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
May 30, 2007
Gracie strives to be G.I. Jane in shin guards, but it ends up as She's the Man without the comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 5, 2010
When you wake up after napping through this earnest timewaster, you'll feel relieved, but you won't know why. Here's a clue: Gracie can't bend it.
May 31, 2007
Gracie is no failure, but its mishmash of sports tropes and melodrama doesn't satisfy the way it could have.
June 4, 2007
As labors of love go, this one is harmless enough. It's just not particularly elegant or well-crafted, or even inspiring, to be worth seeking out.
Full Review | Original Score: C
June 1, 2007
It's puzzling to watch someone present her own life in terms of cliché.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
May 31, 2007
If you competed in high school athletics, you might be able to overlook that Gracie is just another formulaic, if well-intentioned, sports movie.
September 1, 2007
It's too bad that Gracie's story seems bent on staying on the surface of such familiar turf, rather than digging deeper to reveal what propels her.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 31, 2007
Unfortunately, this is one of those times when keeping a family scrapbook would have been far more effective.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
June 2, 2007
Gracie is painfully earnest, which might be OK were it not also painfully trite, painfully cliched and painfully formulaic.
Read More | Original Score: C
May 29, 2007
Firing on all formulaic cylinders, Gracie is heavy with tidy meaning and mealy morality.
May 31, 2007
Between the schmaltzy messages about family and the super-sweet on-field heroics, this is cheese washed down with syrup. Yuck.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 31, 2007
While doing fine work otherwise, Carly Schroeder is never able to elevate the athletics of the role to make us believe the guys aren't taking it easy on her.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 1, 2007
All the film's good intentions are still somewhat undercut by its corn content.
June 1, 2007
Meant to be a thrilling inspiration, it only feels a little like a teacher-recommended Afterschool Special.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 31, 2007
Disintegrates into movie-of-the-week predictability.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 29, 2007
An unbelievable mix of sports movie clichés and girl-power attitude
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
June 1, 2007
Everyone who made this movie had his or her heart in the right place, even though they got so much wrong.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
June 9, 2007
Despite flaws, though, this stirring independent production is remarkable for its honest portrayal of a family grappling with grief and a female taking the penalty kick to score points for gender equity.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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