Parents' Guide to

Believe in Me

By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Sweet, feel-good sports flick is girl-powered.

Movie PG 2007 108 minutes
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age 9+

Based on 1 parent review

age 9+

a great movie for girls bball teams!

I love using this for inspiration with the middle school girls' basketball team that I coach! I also throw in how Jesus gives us our gifts and abilities for a great kick-off or ending to our season!

Is It Any Good?

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Yes, it's predictable and features far less star power than many other sports dramas, but this film is a feel-good history lesson that all kids -- especially girls -- should take to heart.

Movies about underdog sports teams defying the odds to reach athletic victories are so common that they tend to blur together after a while (was that the one with the first all-black basketball lineup or the first integrated football team or the first season after a tragic accident?). And yet, each manages to be heartfelt, no matter how hokey the Hollywood formula has gotten. Believe In Me is no different -- except that this time the underdogs are girls.

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