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1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Dreary sports drama based on true story has mature themes.

Movie NR 2014 97 minutes
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age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

An Inspirational Story

I love sports movies, and while this one really had very little action in the sports area, it was still a great and inspiring story. The story drew me in and made me feel the emotions and heartache the main character Cory was feeling. The best message of the movie was "Everything happens for a reason". Cory finds out what his reason was.

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Even fans of basketball may find it hard to stick with this somewhat dreary sports movie. Although it has a positive message and ends on a high note, most of 1000 TO 1: THE CORY WEISSMAN STORY is a boring trudge through physical therapy appointments and setbacks to Cory's recovery. Too much focus is spent on Cory's physical condition and recovery, and the thin, formulaic plot isn't enough to hold most viewers' interest.

Parents looking for a clean sports movie and a positive role model may be fans. But tweens who are old enough for the subject matter may find it hard to get into the plot, even if they're rooting for Cory.

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