Amazing Grace and Chuck
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When young Chuck Murdock (Joshua Zuehlke) visits a nuclear missile site, he learns that one bomb would destroy the earth in less time than it would take a piece of silverware to drop from his hand to the floor. This information sends the sensitive boy into existential angst. Wondering why anybody should do anything when the world can be destroyed so quickly, and hoping to raise consciousness about nuclear weapons, Chuck quits his Little League team. He gains a little bit of local press. One of those stories is read by NBA star "Amazing Grace" Smith (Alex English), who is so moved by… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 29%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

‑ , Time Out
"Intermittently entertaining and embarrassing."
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"A hope-filled film portraying how the individual can make a difference and that humanity is capable of following its best instincts."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"The film's style is as doggedly ordinary as its story is preposterous."
‑ Janet Maslin, New York Times
"Ultimately Mike Newell manages to make the film into something worthwhile."
‑ Christopher Null,
"As amazingly bad as it is audacious, film will live forever in the hearts of connoisseurs of Hollywood's most memorably outrageous moments."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"[Director Mike Newell] might have fared better had he employed a more whimsical touch."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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