Overcomer

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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Kimber MyersLos Angeles Times
    Kendrick's film eventually finds its legs in the final stretch, with an emotionally effective conclusion that might persuade even the cynics to its cause.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Carlos AguilarTheWrap
    Scene after rambling scene, everyone in front of the camera spells out the script's messaging with verbose, bold-faced statements that do nothing to improve the overall quality of the cast's efforts. Overacting runs rampant.
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    Mark DujsikRogerEbert.com
    The whole is cheap, cheesy, and, to put it charitably, churchy.
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    Nick SchagerVariety
    "Overcomer" offers nothing in the way of nuance - even its title is awkward - and, also, no respite from its religious propagandizing.
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    Sandra HallSydney Morning Herald
    What seemed like a moderately boring teen movie with a predictable ending in sight is suddenly transformed into an extended sermon on the miraculous powers of prayer.
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    Rachel Wagnerrachelsreviews.net
    There's one moment where Priscilla Shirer literally compliments her own prayer and I laughed out loud
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Tara McNamaraCommon Sense Media
    Well-made Christian drama succeeds despite stereotyping.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Linda CookQuad City Times (Davenport, IA)
    'Overcome' will win over audiences of faith.
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    Tyler SmithBattleship Pretension
    The filmmaking itself is competent, but rarely moves beyond basic functionality.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Tania LambLola Lambchops
    Overcomer is a renewer of faith, a giver of hope, and a testimony of Jesus Christ. It just fell a little flat when it came to story connection.
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