I'm in Love With a Church Girl Synopsis
A powerful, inspiring story of a love between a man and a woman, of God’s never-ending grace, of a family at home and in church that never stops praying and believing, and a faith that knows second-chances never end.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Mary Houlihan
The dialogue in places leans toward the banal, but a couple of plot twists help hold interest.
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50

RogerEbert.com

By Steven Boone
Molina's story is worth telling. I suspect that, in this form, it will reach some of the at-risk youth who are clearly his target audience....
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Glossier and more lavishly produced than most faith-based films, the film directed by Steve Race is ultimately undone by a relentless...
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30

The Dissolve

By Nathan Rabin
As a film, it’s sappy, preachy, and sleepily paced, but it also makes walking in faith seem about as flavorful and appealing as a lettuce...
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30

Los Angeles Times

By Annlee Ellingson
Suffers from the same ills as too many movies that preach to the choir: a laborious length, formulaic plot and dialogue and, disappointing...
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30

The New York Times

By Miriam Bale
This is a message film with the narrative sophistication of a recruiting pamphlet.
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30

Variety

By Joe Leydon
The road to hell is paved with well-intentioned clunkers like I’m in Love with a Church Girl, a strenuously sincere but tediously schematic...
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25

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
It’s a film of limp police procedures — stake outs that aren’t really clandestine, generic prison scenes, interrogations by underlines that...
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25

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
This overlong drama plays like a threefold infomercial: for Christianity, the cheesy resort chain Sandals and Jeff “Ja Rule” Atkins, the...
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10

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
It's hard to quibble with Steve Race's film on theological grounds, though in narrative and aesthetic terms, there's something unholy about...
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I'm in Love with a Church Girl > Great Interracial Love Story

By KATOSUBZERO
Sunday, 3 November 2013: I 100 percent support this movie for a few good reasons. 1. I love to see more Christian movies in theaters like "Courageous" and "Fire Proof". That means there...

This year's must see faith based movie!!!

By susanreynolds
Fantastic movie inspired by a true story. This love story with a great message can be enjoyed by all ages! Director Steve Race & executive producer Galley Molina do a wonderful job of portraying a...

Best movie i've seen to date.

By sharper60452
I've been wanting to see this movie since I first heard about it and I'm glad I went. This movie shows the power of God's love, and shows that God doesn't call the equipped he equips the called. ...

Good Christian movie

By Sharondjohnson
This movie is a must see for all Christians!!!! It is really good, clean wholesome and Bible based. The actual man that the movie is based on, all I can say is, to God be the glory!!! God is able to...

LOVED IT!! EXACTLY What I Hoped for and Much More.

By monirowe
I loved this movie. I loved the real-world relation it had and I was happy that it wasn't corny like a lot of faith-based stories i have seen that are poorly produced and even more poorly enacted....

Excellent Movie.

By email2kl
This movie was great. There were solid performances given by all of the cast. It was good to see a faith based movie that that was entertaining and relatable to a broader audience. It was so good I’m...

Solid Film , Must See!

By mheuneman
I just love the story of the movie , it is not preachy ... I think people must not be actually watching it , just posting bad reviews . Lots of action and drama , lots of feelgood moments , and while...

Faith Based - Not Religious! Must See!!

By larrymoss
I loved the way this movie accentuated the “Faith in Jesus Christ,” vs. religion. For those critics that don’t get the Big Picture of this film, this is it…God Loves Sinners, too! He Loves sinners...

"God' to see it!

By gbargas73
This is truly a movie that inspires and what many people can related to. I've waited a long time for Hollywood to bring this type of film to the big screen. It's a wonderful story that represents...

I'm In Love With A Church Girl

By sdjones111
Must Go! We had family night at the movies last Friday. We were not disappointed!! 'I'm In Love With A Church Girl' is full or nuggets of what Christian parents expect from their children. It...

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Rated PG | For thematic elements, a scene of violence, some suggestive content and brief language
What Parents Need to Know
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