Grand Champion
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A boy trying to do the right thing for his family loses his closest companion and decides to do something about it in this comedy-drama for the whole family that was shot on location in Texas. Buddy (Jacob Fisher) is a young boy being raised by his single mother Hallie (Joey Lauren Adams) on a small ranch in the Lone Star state. Buddy has been taking care of a young steer he calls Hokey Pokey, and while at first the animal is more of a pet than anything else, with hard work and encouragement Buddy is able to groom Hokey Pokey into a prize-winning steer who wins the Grand Champion award at a… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This low-key family drama is so hokey that its title character is named Hokey."
‑ Jeff Strickler, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"The folks who made Grand Champion are best known for activities other than making movies. Grand Champion won't change that."
‑ Chris Hewitt (St. Paul), St. Paul Pioneer Press
"Doesn't leave you wishing you could get your money back."
‑ Matt Weitz, Dallas Morning News
"(Barry) Tubb fills the screen with wholesome, live-action family entertainment. That's a rarity these days."
‑ Larry Ratliff, San Antonio Express-News
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