Saved!
Saved! (2004)

"Good girl" Mary and her domineering best friend, Hilary Faye, are starting their senior year at the top of the social food chain at American Eagle Christian High School--that is until Mary's boyfriend tells her that he thinks… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 5, 2004
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
61%
Flixster
User Score
79%



Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A satirical teen comedy that, unfortunately, pulls its punches.

Time Out

It's a shame the closing moral about a more pragmatic, inclusive approach to spirituality is conveyed with such a heavy hand.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

After two comically inventive scenes, it quickly turns soft and flat.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

The real value lies with what its audience does afterwards

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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

No doubt the filmmakers are bracing for -- even hoping for -- a display of ire from religious conservatives. But the truth is, nothing in Saved! stings.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Something puts the fear of God into Saved! about halfway in.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Begins as a satire, ends with a renewal of faith.

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David Denby
New Yorker

A minor work, yet it has a teasing lilt to it, and to make it at all took courage and originality.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Saved! ultimately can't quite go the distance, but it's a promising debut by a filmmaker to watch.

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Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

A successful mix of John Waters' naughty sass with Frank Capra's' cordial sweetness, "Saved!" questions Christianity's constant urgency: Is salvation really unattainable for these teenagers if they're not seeking it this second, every second, 24/7?

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Bethany Murphy
I really liked this film! It was funny and it also gave out a positive message. A must see!
Spencer S.
Introspective, good cast and script, and blatantly different.
Alice Shen
A teen comedy with the typical cliques and baddies but also, many deep commentaries on love, sex, faith, humanity, and diversity. Every character achieves… More
Jennifer D
VERY cute. Very, very cute.
Lenny Muggsy
I thought it was hilarious in high school, gets less funny as an adult and you analyze da chuuch issues. Solid satire.
Manu Gino
It was allright just wasn't that interesting. Mary is a good Christian girl who goes to a good Christian high school where she has good Christian… More

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