Grace of My Heart
Grace of My Heart (1996)

Illeana Douglas delivers a superb performance as Denise Waverly, a fictional singer and songwriter whose life bears more than a passing resemblance to that of real-life pop star Carole King. Edna Buxton, the daughter of a Philadelphia steel… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 13, 1996
DVD Release Date: April 18, 2000
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

Charming tale of songwriter finding her voice has profanity.

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Frank Wilkins
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Illeana Douglas grabs onto her first starring role with passion and conviction.

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Emanuel Levy

The lead, Ileana Douglas, is good, but the musical film suffers from repetitive structure and lack of sufficiently interesting ideas.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Pean to creativity and a celebration of one woman's indomitable creativity.

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Michael Dequina

An intelligent, engaging comedy-drama that will have audiences tapping their toes and running off to buy the soundtrack.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Deb S
Grace of my Heart is loosely based on the life of real life singer/songwriter Carol King who yearns to break free of her privileged suburban upbringing to… More
Leo L
A personal favorite. Love it.