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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Fanaticism is Dannelly's target, not faith. That's what makes his film a keeper: It sticks with you. show more

  • 75
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    The achievement of Saved!, a very funny teen comedy set in a Christian high school, lies in its careful avoidance of obvious traps. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Not only is Saved! subversively funny, it is unexpectedly sweet. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    It's a great accomplishment and, at a time when satire is in short supply, a terrific surprise. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Despite a strong cast and a willingness to lampoon the fundamentals of fundamentalism, Saved! isn't as funny, or as wicked, as it should be. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    As an answer to the spreading cultural virus of evangelical conformity, Brian Dannelly's teen farce Saved! is about three teeth short of a full bite. But it leaves an indelible impression. show more

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    This comedic jape delivers some sharp jabs at obvious targets, namely the boosterish excesses of American religiosity. show more

  • 100
    Susannah Gora Premiere

    Boasts both wicked satire and a big heart, and as a result, is nothing short of brilliant. show more

  • 100
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    Saved! is the audacious feel-good satire of 2004. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    An important film as well as an entertaining one. show more

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