A losing football coach (Alex Kendrick) is beset with problems both at his Christian high school and at home with a wife who hasn't been able to have a child. Through prayer, praise, and the firm belief that nothing is impossible with God, things turn around.
Writer/Director/Producer/Star Alex Kendrick and the Sherwood Baptist Church have created an outstanding film. Though the cast is made up of non-professional actors, they are uniformly excellent as are the script and photography. The football scenes are full of solid action and the motivational scenes are realistic and touching.
Pros: clean movie, good message, good music Cons: none for me The Bottom Line: "Time after time you’ve been forgotten Like a picture that’s faded with age Time after time you ran after me When I was still running away" ~Josh Bates I seemed to have a round of religious movies all at once, the latest being Facing the Giants. It directed by Alex Kendrick, … more
Pros: well-paced, engrossing, gives hope, good acting, enjoyable, family-friendly, audience cheered&clapped Cons: a few slower moments might bore young kids, hard to locate The Bottom Line: This movie was well worth the effort to see in theaters. It brought light into my very dark day. I am seeing it again-and I dislike sports! Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie's plot. "Ooohh, NO!" I sobbed as … more