Written May 31, 2016
Generally I refuse to pay what they are asking for a movie without special effects or great cinematic value. Broke that "rule" for Boom to take my son and glad I did. Granted it's not a deep plot by any stretch of the imagination, but if you need a good clean movie to get away from it all for a couple hours it's worth the trip to your area theater.
Written October 21, 2016
its a good movie, However the fight Scenes are on the edge. the story is a good one.
kinda "Rocky" like. Not for young kids because of the fight Scenes.
Written February 14, 2016
It was wonderful to see Kevin James as a mature actor, in this story. His low key approach in the movie brought a cinematic reality to the story. I thought the story could have kicked Winkler around more as the aging (pick a type) character. He never ceases to be annoying. And James' character did a great job not to become the bully he needed to be to overcome Winkler and accomplish his goal. To nail the Salma Hyak Character. The kids loved the movie from beginning to end. We cheered, laughed, applauded, through out the film. And something very rare happened. We felt GREAT after seeing it. Usually after the cartoon movies or super hero movies I check the kids reaction to what they just watched. They usually have no interest in talking about what they just saw. But this movie had them talking and laughing, all the way home. They especially like the throw up scene. This really is an all time Great film.
Written September 25, 2016
The movie is has a good message but lacks in the funny category. Definitely a movie to take the boys (kids) too. The ladies really didn't enjoy the movie too much but I'd wait until the DVD and save your money. We laughed maybe 4 times throughout the film.
Written October 22, 2016
Ingredients include; patriotism, pride in hard work, positive involvement in your school, admiring those who make sacrifices for the good of others, a positive view of religion/prayer. It was a beautiful and inspiring movie.