Skip to main content

G| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Luke Chisholm (Lucas Black) is a young golfer who's about to take a swing at the big time. Luke, however, has a big blowup that makes national news, drives away his father/coach, and seemingly scuttles his once-promising career. While driving along a Texas backroad, Luke crashes through the fence of eccentric rancher Johnny Crawford (Robert Duvall). Johnny makes Luke an irresistible offer: spend a week with him in the tiny town of Utopia and see if Luke can change his life.

Cast: Robert Duvall , Lucas Black , Melissa Leo , Deborah Ann Woll , Brian Geraghty , Kathy Baker , K. J. Choi , Joseph Lyle Taylor

Director: Matthew Dean Russell

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Visio Entertainment

Seven Days in Utopia (2011)

Release Date: September 2nd, 2011|1 hr. 36 min.

watch now
  • subscription
critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 47 )
  • Until its final seconds, Seven Days in Utopia is just a piece of gee-whiz, G-rated, nicely shot evangelism outfitted as a golf movie. Then it cuts away at the pivotal moment that's normally the life's blood of inspirational sports dramas - and becomes something vastly more obnoxious. show more

  • Until Seven Days in Utopia sucker punches you with a surfeit of faith-based platitudes, its upbeat brand of golf mysticism isn't altogether unappealing. show more

  • There's a climactic putt, of course, but by then you wish Duvall would get one more "Tender Mercies" under his belt so you can forget about this tin cup of a family flick. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com
  • March 24, 2012 lovelylill49
    Report This User

    Just saw Seven Days and we loved it. We have seen Lucas Black in a couple other movies and really enjoyed his acting. This time he proved what a good actor he is. I told my husband he\'d look good in a \"cowboy\" hat, but he\'s not bad in his golfing hat as it turns out. I\'m telling my kids and their families to watch this, because I know they will also enjoy it.

  • January 08, 2012 vdvaughn123
    Report This User

    Quietly confident little movie that spoke the truth loud and clear. Enjoyed it.

  • September 28, 2011 Joedy
    Report This User

    In a climate of violence and non existent vakues, this movie is an unexpected jewl. I\'m sure the anal retentive Oscar nomination people will pass it over for not being more secular in scope, but for those of you that actually go to see this film hoping for a valuable and entertaining life lesson, you won\'t be disappointed. The cute and uber sexy little redhead from the \'Trueblood\' series did a fabulous job and deserves massive cudos. The protagonist along with typically incredable assists from Robert Duvall both deserve Oscar nods. It\'s odd almost to the point of LUDICROUS that right out of the blue a movie of such powe and meaningful messages and presentation should appear among the typical \'Harry Potter\' cult fiction and Killer Elite fare. Do yourself a favor and visit this film whenever it comes to your theatres.

featured news

view all news

Weekend Movie Preview: Moon Monsters, Aging Agents and Jabber Jaws

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Sep 1st, 2011 12:00PM

We're not really sure why, but Labor Day weekend has always been somewhat of a dud for us moviegoers. So, for the sake of tradition, we have but three new wide releases to choose to celebrate the...

How do you watch stuff?

loading

How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X