Catching Faith

Movie review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Religious take on family, football has mature themes.

NR 2015 88 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 17+

A Disappointing effort

This movie began with a promising topic ~ Christian family hitting difficulties. However, the dialogue was almost indecipherable. The music was too loud and disruptive. The scene changes were not fluid. I believe the message would be lost, as few would persevere to listen and watch the whole movie. A wonderful opportun ity to show a valuable lesson failed dismally.
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age 10+

Should be titled "Catching Guilt"

Like others have said, the sound ruins the movie. I don't think they used microphones which would make sense for a low budget christian film to oversee. The story was not awesome, it was white privilege on display. Only the dad had any redeeming qualities, but he only had like 3 lines. If you are a middle-aged woman that has poorly raised kids and realize you need to make a major change during their senior year, have fun! The plot felt like it might have been written as a high school project since several of the retaliations by adults were akin to high school drama. It was wholly unbelievable, I can't understand how they got Bill Engvall to be involved, he must owe some favors...

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