• Released
  • October 18, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • PG , 1 hr 58 min
  • Drama
    Family
  • 330 Fan Ratings
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

By IEmperessReignSuprem
Fabulous! Beautifully made true story....

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Rated PG | For thematic elements, a scene of violence, some suggestive content and brief language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 11+ Drug dealer's conversion story appeals to faith audiences.
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