Salvation Boulevard
Salvation Boulevard (2011)

Salvation Boulevard is a modern comedy based on the book of the same title by Larry Beinhart about Pastor Dan Day, a charismatic evangelical preacher (Pierce Brosnan) who has captivated a small western American town with his charm - and the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 18, 2012
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Critic Score: 21% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

It's a blunderbuss satire that criminally wastes a talented cast.

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

It's quite funny at times and has some good performances. But it's so predictable it has no bite, either as social satire or as slapstick comedy.

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Sarah Sluis
Film Journal International

An evangelical disciple is pulled into a comically absurd web of crime after witnessing his pastor's dark side.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In truckin' past so many fruitful oases, "Salvation Boulevard" is a bumpy road.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Salvation Boulevard has a terrific cast and not much else.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

If only Ratliff had figured out a decent way to end it, this might have been one of the best comedies of the year.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

[An] enjoyable if simplistic black comedy loosely based on a novel by Larry Beinhart.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Starts out on the right path, but loses its way early on.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Salvation Boulevard wins exclusively on the strength of its cast.

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Flixster Audience Score: 23% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
A wry satire that needs a little bit more love than it was given on release. The script is sharp as is the story, I thought the physical comedy was handled… More
Sol C
The film was a bit of a mess. They had a good idea for a film but didn't execute it correctly. The film needed a rewrite. I felt some of the actors were… More
Manu Gino
For Carl, salvation turned out to be a tight squeeze! Good weird easily offending movie! The story of a preacher gone bad, a dead head turned believer, and a… More
Doctor Strangeblog
Consensus seems to be "Great cast, not much else." I disagree! With the second part, that is. I don't think audiences (and critics) missed the… More
Walter M.
"Salvation Boulevard" starts with a debate between noted atheist intellectual Peter Blaylock(Ed Harris) and Pastor Dan Day(Pierce Brosnan) of the… More