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PG-13| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
The year 1954 finds teen outcast Ralph Walker (Adam Butcher) getting in trouble at the Catholic school he attends in Ontario, Canada. When the headmaster (Gordon Pinsent) catches Ralph smoking, he puts the boy on the school's cross-county team to force him to put his time to better use. When Ralph discovers that his hospitalized mother has slipped into a coma, he decides to run in the Boston Marathon, hoping that, if he wins, God will grant him a miracle and make his mother well again.

Cast: Adam Butcher , Campbell Scott , Gordon Pinsent , Jennifer Tilly , Shauna MacDonald , Michael Kanev , Tamara Hope , Miranda Black

Director: Michael McGowan

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Saint Ralph (2004)

Release Date: August 5th, 2005|1 hr. 38 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The kind of well-acted, genuine heartwarmer that some people complain Hollywood doesn't bother making anymore. And in this case, Hollywood didn't. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The real miracle here is that the hard-working cast manages to turn McGowan's script into an intermittently touching tale. show more

  • 70
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    A tart and tender comedy that pulls off a little miracle of its own by being genuinely heartwarming without leaving any cloyingly sticky emotional residue. show more

  • June 15, 2012 Nwbeachcomber
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    ************ \" Saint Ralph \" a Canadian movie drama ...missed the first half hour ..but be assurded I will be finding the DVD and adding this to my collection ..great movie about believing in ones self having faith...and running ...Ralph competes in the 1954 running of the boston marthon..believing that if he wins his mother will come out a coma ..good story , good soundtrack ... Adam Butcher stars as Ralph walker with a good cast support ..

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