Hillsong - Let Hope Rise
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise (2016)

Capturing the on-stage energy and off-stage hearts of the Australia-based band Hillsong UNITED, HILLSONG - LET HOPE RISE is a new motion-picture genre: the theatrical worship experience. The film explores Hillsong's humble beginnings… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 16, 2016
DVD Release Date: December 20, 2016
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andy Webster
New York Times

"God created music for the sole purpose to connect the human heart, our soul, with heaven," Joel says. Perhaps, but these tunes won't keep you awake.

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Dave White

It may even be the one Christian film that properly reaches out beyond its built-in audience, accomplishing the goal of Evangelicals everywhere: actual evangelism.

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Roger Moore
Movie Nation

"Hillsong's" biggest worry is "being underwhelming." Are you ready for some bad news, kids?

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

Though there is undeniable uplift to the performances and Warren builds to a suitably inspiring crescendo, the film's hybrid format may prove frustrating.

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Sandie Angulo Chen
Common Sense Media

Moving concert docu is ideal for Christian teens, families.

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John Hanlon
John Hanlon Reviews

Offers viewers the opportunity to understand and appreciate more fully the powerful success story of Hillsong United.

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Rafer Guzman

A one-note documentary on a one-note band, though fans may enjoy getting screen time with their favorite members.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Upbeat and meaningful. Effectively showcases how the band's work has touched lives everywhere.

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David N. Butterworth
Movie Boeuf

The biggest band that nobody's heard of (to quote one of its members) is documented in this flashy, big screen hucksterfest.

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May not be the best Christian film I've ever seen, but at least it sorta tries to become its thing. Hillsong - Let Hope Rise isn't what you guys think… More