Overcomer

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Well-made Christian drama succeeds despite stereotyping.

PG 2019 119 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 23 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 10+

Inspiring

This is such an inspiring movie for everyone but especially for Christians. I cried throughout the whole show and I love it so much. I think everyone should watch it. Stay blessed!

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Keep secrets from parents- AKA : grooming

So sad this movie failed us. I wanted to watch a movie with my kids ages 9 - 14 during Xmas break. The main characters that are ADULTS trusted adults....coach, teachers, principal ALL supported a young minor going behind her guardians back (grandmother) . They knew she would have to lie / deceive her grandma . All to meet her bio dad who abandon her. My husband and I had to stop the movie and tell our kids...no adult...NO adult gets to treat them like this...it is called GROOMING in any other setting. I understand what the movie makers were going for but unfortunately they seem out of touch with the reality of society today. We as parents have to take classes regarding predators who groom children and fool adults - this is real. Adults do not get sidestep parents and guardians because they want to..... Not ok.

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