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Based on 32 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    There's no arguing that Cuba Gooding Jr. is trying to do right by the mentally disabled James Robert Kennedy. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Radio is almost as bad as it gets. That it isn't is thanks to Ed Harris, who brings depth and focus to his performance. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Though probably well-intentioned, Radio comes off as manipulative of its audience and exploitative of the mentally challenged. show more

  • 30
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Mr. Gooding is out there in almost every scene, and the destruction of his once-promising career proceeds apace. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    The real Radio, and the real coach -- seen together in the movie's feel-good epilogue -- deserve better. show more

  • 25
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    What really makes the jaw drop is the presence of so many talented actors in what seems like traditional TV treacle. Saddest of all is Debra Winger, reduced to playing the wife-as-wallpaper role. For this she came back to Hollywood? show more

  • 40
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The cast, which includes Alfre Woodard and Debra Winger, manages to give thoughtful performances that salvage the film's integrity. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    There is no cynicism in Radio, no angle or edge. It's about what it's about, with an open, warm and fond nature. Every once in a while human nature expresses itself in a way we can feel good about, and this is one of those times. show more

  • 75
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    What could have been an all-occasion Hallmark card turns out to be an emotionally genuine love letter to a young man who transformed the town of Anderson, S.C., in the 1970s. show more

  • 63
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A feel-good flick that doesn't make you feel too bad -- in this genre, that almost qualifies as a ringing endorsement. show more

  • March 02, 2011 hjt43434
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    Best sports movie ever!!! Those critics have no taste in anything! GET A LIFE!

  • September 14, 2010 Happybaker12
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    asome and sad

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