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Based on 21 Reviews
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

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    This deliciously offbeat Canadian comedy gets its charm from marvelous acting and from a screenplay bursting with ideas. Great fun. show more

  • 88
    New York Post

    All of this is punctuated with refreshingly strange wit. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    As predictably uplifting movies go, Saint Ralph isn't completely charmless. show more

  • 63
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    Tthe kind of movie the clergy can recommend to anxious parishioners. show more

  • 50
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    The sins of the inspirational Saint Ralph are venial, but they undeniably prevent the small Canadian film from stretching beyond the boundaries of an After School Special. show more

  • 70
    Stina Chyn Film Threat

    McGowan’s film isn’t just about following this boy’s private quest to accomplish the impossible. It is also about how he affects the other characters in the film. show more

  • 60
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Far from the sentimental drivel you might expect given the subject matter, this amiable and heartfelt drama about an adolescent boy's attempt to rouse his comatose mother explores the meaning of faith by tapping into the original, rebellious spirit of Christianity. 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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