Leap of Faith
Leap of Faith (1992)

Richard Pearce's comedy-drama stars Steve Martin as Jonas Nightengale, a con artist whose latest scheme has him posing as a traveling evangelist. When his caravan breaks down in a poor Southern town, he tries to make the best of the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 18, 1992
DVD Release Date: September 23, 2003
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Quentin Curtis
Independent on Sunday

It's half a good film, only lacking the courage of its cynicism.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Miracles cannot be summoned by command, they happen spontaneously by grace, and often to those who least expect them.

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Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone

I believe - that this movie is pretty funny.

Clint Morris

Martin gives a multi-layered performance

Paul Salfen

I actually walked out of this one...bad!

John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

Comic Steve Martin gives an underappreciated dramatic performance as a phony preacher man. Among his best work.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

An underrated drama, highlighted by Martin's flamboyant performance.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Predictable from the first minutes. The story's to blame here. Martin is good as a bogus preacher but is given nowhere to go.
Candy Rose
Steve is a con man who plays on people's faith.
Tim Salmons
One of Steve Martin's last interesting roles.
Lafe Fredbjornson
I like most Steve Martin movies. This one was fun enough with him as a faith healer stuck in a small town. I enjoyed it. There was comedy, drama and a bit of… More