The Last Sin Eater
The Last Sin Eater (2007)

Michael Landon Jr. directs this period drama set in 1850s Appalachia and concerning a young girl who carries a crushing burden. Ten-year-old Cadi Forbes' (Liana Liberato) sister has died as the result of a tragic accident, and now the… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 15, 2007
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72%


Critic Score: 19% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This earnest Christian parable is undone by its pompous dialogue and cheap FX.

Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Squanders its good intentions with its numbingly bloated 140-minute running time.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

It has the same dramatic flatness of Love's Abiding Joy, which was made by the same filmmakers. Frankly, these folks are more suited to the Hallmark Channel.

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Pam Grady
Reel.com

Defects in the story are bad enough, but other issues truly doom The Last Sin Eater.

Stephen Garrett
Time Out

Unfortunately for God-fearing youths in desperate need of counseling on the horrors of sin-eating, [Cadi's] spiritual awakening will likely put audiences to sleep.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

What should be a simple parable of redemption takes nearly an unforgivable 2 1/2 hours.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

The story has enough mystery and drama to keep the attention of any audience.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

The Last Sin Eater is close to nature and boasts many of the elements we expect from solid family entertainment, albeit with tragic overtones that keep the story grounded in a rich emotional context.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

The special effects look like they were executed on somebody's laptop.

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Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

It has earnestness but not a lot of conviction...

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Fox Family Films has nothing but great films and this is another one, Great for ages 12-99. Ranks up there with the movie a Night with the King. You will not… More