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Based on 14 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Has a made-for-television style. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The documentary is enjoyable, though it could have been edited more tightly. The ending, in which three of the contest participants write and perform a catchy pop song, is buoyantly fun. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    An OK sports doc that owes as much to reality TV competitions as it does to the genre of nautical cinema. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    A Disney movie about a Disney project, this slick sailing documentary feels a little too self-promotional, almost like an attraction you might stumble into at Epcot. But at least it turns out to be a fairly wild ride. show more

  • 60
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    An old-fashioned doc about a sailboat race is well produced but lacks urgency and true insight show more

  • 50
    Bob Mondello NPR

    The film is more appealing for its scenery, which is as breathtakingly blue as you'd expect, than for its drama. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    A fluffy piece of Disney nonfiction. show more

  • 75
    William Arnold Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Vividly captures the joy of sailing. show more

  • 50
    M. E. Russell Portland Oregonian

    At one point during the big race, the kids get passed at close range by a team of pros so seasoned, they wrote the navigation software the kids use. I was begging the camera crew to follow them. show more

  • 60
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    Like the disastrously overpopulated "Amazing Race: Family Edition," Morning Light never finds a way to make us care who wins. show more

  • October 17, 2008 Wonderful
    Report This User

    I am very excited to view this movie tonight, as it will bring me back to working the Farr 40's at On Deck in St. Thomas, USVI. This past summer....I know i won't be disapointed!

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