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Miracle Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 26, 2010
Moving story of the 1980 Olympic hockey team.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
August 15, 2009
A story about people rather than just one a team going for the win. In doing so, O'Connor makes Miracle one of the more thoughtful and enjoyable films revolving around sports.
Cole Smithey
July 17, 2009
Even if you don't know a "blue line from a clothes line," "Miracle" is a thoroughly enjoyable film that unspools like a Robert Altman movie where many characters' individual essences are revealed at once.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
June 19, 2009
Miracle capitalizes on its understanding of team dynamics: the bonding of pain and gain alike, the ownership of integrity over ego, the satisfaction of communal accomplishment. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
June 18, 2009
This isn't anyone's finest hour.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
June 16, 2009
Russell is at his understated best in the film, which stands as a living tribute to Coach Herb Brooks.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Writer Eric Guggenheim and director O'Connor master the two key elements: the team and Brooks.
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
This inspirational, rough and tumble, profanity-free testament to ingenuity also touches on the conflicts between work ethics and domestic responsibility.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Rob Gonsalves
July 18, 2008
A complex portrait of a man, and Kurt Russell delivers a major performance as that man.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
December 20, 2005
Kurt Russell is perfect as hockey coach Herb Brooks in a true story that still manages to be rousing and inspirational despite its inherent predictability.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
November 30, 2005
Esquemático em toda a narrativa, é apenas mais um exemplo inferior do gênero "azarão-com-espírito-de-vencedor".
| Original Score: 2/5
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
May 4, 2005
Believe in the greatness of Kurt Russell.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Ethan Alter
NYC Film Critic
March 5, 2005
While I don't like the way it simplifies history, I have to admit that Miracle is a hugely effective crowd-pleaser.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer
December 31, 2004
[It takes] a wonderful story and transforms it into by-the-numbers entertainment that doesn't show us anything new about hockey or this historic event.
| Original Score: 2/4
Mark Collette
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
September 16, 2004
It's not too hokey, not politically correct, not a mass of chewy, Disney-fried steak, not even a miracle -- it's just good storytelling.
| Original Score: 4/4
Tony Medley
September 15, 2004
The best sports movie I've ever seen.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
June 4, 2004
Captures all the excitement of U.S. hockey win.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
May 7, 2004
Invaluable proof that nothing can save a hackneyed screenplay
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Anita Katz
San Francisco Examiner
May 1, 2004
You're glad that Brooks and his team have received the big-screen treatment that their story seems ideal for. But it's sad to see their excellence revisited in such a mediocre movie.
| Original Score: 2/4
April 9, 2004
Everything about this movie is painfully stock.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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