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Miracle Reviews

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December 26, 2010
Moving story of the 1980 Olympic hockey team.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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.
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-
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
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
April 29, 2009
Writer Eric Guggenheim and director O'Connor master the two key elements: the team and Brooks.
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
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
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
May 4, 2005
Believe in the greatness of Kurt Russell.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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
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
September 15, 2004
The best sports movie I've ever seen.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
June 4, 2004
Captures all the excitement of U.S. hockey win.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
April 7, 2004
Director Gavin O'Connor has given us one of the greatest sports movies of all time and the best hockey movie this side of the comedic hockey masterpiece Slap Shot.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
March 16, 2004
The film is about the moment of victory, and what a beautiful moment it was.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
March 1, 2004
The film has many great moments, but dare I say, it's not melodramatic enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 27, 2004
Like all great sports movies, 'Miracle' is less a study of a competitive contest than it is a character analysis. And ho-hum, another great performance by Kurt Russell.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
February 23, 2004
Gavin O'Connor takes a potentially jingoistic movie and makes it into a challenging little politcal statement--hey, you get the *puck* out of Afghanistan!
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 19, 2004
It’s a great sports movie that recreates an amazing moment in sports history with no frills.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 3/4
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