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Rated PG · 106 minutes · 2011

Docudrama, Drama
Soul Surfer could be better, but its heart is in the right place. The question really is: Does Soul Surfer actually need to be better, or does it make its point perfectly well as it is? With a noteworthy performance by AnnaSophia Robb as Bethany Hamilton, the young surfer who was mauled by a shark in 2003 and lost her left arm, Soul Surfer sets out to inspire kids, pure and simple. Saying that not only are you fine the way you are, but also that you can achieve great things in spite of or even because any shortcomings you may have, this film can’t be knocked for its intentions.


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Official Site: www.soulsurferthemovie.com
Director: Sean McNamara
Producer: David Zelon, Douglas Schwartz, Dutch Hofstetter, David Brookwell, Sean McNamara, David Tice and Dominic Ianno
Cast: AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid, Lorraine Nicholson, Carrie Underwood, Sonya Balmores, Kevin Sorbo, Ross Thomas, Cody Gomes, Arlene Asperen and Irie Driscoll

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Colorado Springs Independent Opening this week Arthur, Hanna, Born to Be Wild 3D, Soul Surfer, Your Highness 04/07/2011
Boise Weekly The Projector: Movies opening Friday, April 8 A remake about a Rich Englishman, an African animal adventure and an inspirational biopic about a one-armed surfer, it's all at the movies. by James Ady 04/08/2011
The Coast Halifax Heavy-handed Soul Surfer surfing movie's missionary undercurrent spoils the fun by Matt Semansky 04/07/2011
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Portland Mercury Jaws vs. Jesus Soul Surfer: Hanging 10 with the power of Christ. by Dave Bow 04/07/2011
Creative Loafing Tampa Movie openings: Water for Elephants Plus: Arthur, Hanna and more now playing at a multiplex near you. by Joe Bardi 04/21/2011

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