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PG-13| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Gracie Bowen (Carly Schroeder) is the only girl among her parents' four children. Her brothers and father (Dermot Mulroney) eat, breathe and sleep soccer, and practice the sport every day. When her beloved older brother, Johnny, is killed in a tragic accident, Gracie attempts to come to terms with her grief by petitioning the school board to let her take Johnny's place on the boys varsity soccer team.

Cast: Dermot Mulroney , Elisabeth Shue , Carly Schroeder , Andrew Shue , John Doman , Peter McRobbie , Leslie Lyles , Joshua Caras

Director: Davis Guggenheim

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Picturehouse

Gracie (2007)

Release Date: June 1st, 2007|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • Sporadic on-field violence is only a tiny reason that Gracie disappoints, but it's indicative of the film's greater problem. Producers Elisabeth and Andrew Shue seem so intent on creating a hero out of the main character and villains out of almost everyone else, that they've completely distorted reality. show more

  • Gracie is ably played by Carly Schroeder, and the tale of her uphill battle to play competitive soccer is based on the youthful activism of actress Elisabeth Shue. Shue was the first person in her New Jersey community to break down the hurdles erected to keep girls from the sport. show more

  • Guggenheim doesn't bring much visual style to the game. But he brings heart (and some Bruce Springsteen on the soundtrack) to the story of a lost Jersey girl redeemed by sport. Yeah, I cried. And cheered. You will too. show more

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