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Based on 14 Reviews
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  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    You may not subscribe to the film's evangelical message, but you'll be floored by the extraordinary musical scenes, which lead up to a showstopper featuring gospel superstars like Donnie McClurkin and Yolanda Adams. show more

  • 40
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Though the concept serves as a soul-stirring showcase for contemporary inspirational performers, the writing and direction (both attributed to Rob Hardy) commit a multitude of sins. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Like an Astaire and Rogers musical, this is a movie you don't go to for the dialogue. show more

  • 63
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Is this the modern version of "Going My Way," with those squabbling, heart-warming Irish Catholic priests mixing up pop songs and hymns? Well, in a way it almost is, though its mood is far different and it's set in a far different world that moves to a different tempo and has graver and more troubling social crises. show more

  • 63
    New York Post

    The gospel according to The Gospel is this: There's a party at God's house, and you're invited. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Though unpolished and formulaic, this tribute to the power of faith and music benefits from the contributions of musicians Tamyra Gray, a first-generation American Idol contestant who plays D.T.'s wholesome love interest; Grammy winner Kirk Franklin, who contributed six songs — three original — to the rousing soundtrack; and faith-based singers Yolanda Adams, Martha Munizzi, Fred Hammond (who also executive produced) and Delores Winans. show more

  • 50
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    A heartfelt but muddled melodrama. show more

  • 40
    Marrit Ingman Austin Chronicle

    Tamyra, Tamyra, Tamyra. I didn't recognize you at first! show more

  • 80
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    Rousing, affirmative entertainment. show more

  • 60
    Andrea Gronvall Chicago Reader

    Writer-director Rob Hardy opts for family-friendly drama but tones down the conflicts so much that none of the story lines can rival the music. show more

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