Fireproof (2008)

A heroic fireman locked in a failing marriage accepts his father's challenge to take part in a 40-day experiment designed to teach both husband and wife the true meaning of commitment in this faith-based marriage drama starring Kirk… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 26, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 27, 2009
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Ed Gonzalez
L.A. Weekly

Fireproof stops becoming relatable to us all and only to the already, or easily, indoctrinated.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

While hardly sophisticated in its approach and certainly not polished in its technical elements, the film does get its heartfelt message across with undeniable sincerity.

Jim Judy
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Unfortunately, the emphasis on what God wants has a way of overwhelming who Caleb and Catherine are as characters.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

In the history of marital discord in the movies, has there ever been a blander conflict than the one between firefighter Kirk Cameron and his goodly wife Erin Bethea in the dismal Christian-themed melodrama Fireproof?

Josh Larsen

As a companion piece to a Bible study group this may have some merit, but it doesn't belong in a theater.

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Chris Willman
Entertainment Weekly

You probably can't blame pastors moonlighting as moviemakers for wanting to pack their film with multiple messages, but the conversion subplot feels shoehorned into the more crucial marital doings.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

This is a decent attempt to combine faith and storytelling that will certainly register with its target audience.

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

People like Kirk Cameron apparently require Scriptural instruction about how to not act like a complete **** to your wife.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
I obviously don't belong to the target audience of this moralizing, pro-marriage piece of Christian propaganda, but nothing can excuse it for being so… More
Thomas Bowler
An okay concept but poor script and acting let it down. Full review later.
Christian C
I have no words for how bad this film is. The clumsy script is an insult to the message...and the acting is worse than sinful. Dimensionless, flat acting by… More
Leigh Ryan
Very "Word of Christ" which was to be expected, but it wasn't too bad. The acting was so below par that it made you winch. With everything… More
Everett Johnson
I don't consider myself a religious person at all, and sometimes question if I really believe in God or Christianity. Therefor, in some ways I'm not… More
Aliyanto Latip
An absolute must see for anyone who wants to see their marriage change for the better, or for those considering marriage to see what God means for marriage.