Seven Days In Utopia
Seven Days In Utopia (2011)

Seven Days in Utopia follows the story of Luke Chisolm (Lucas Black), a talented young golfer set on making the pro tour. When his first big shot turns out to be a very public disaster, Luke escapes the pressures of the game and finds… More

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Rated: G
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 2, 2011
DVD Release Date: November 28, 2011
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Critic Score: 15% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle

Supporting bits, like the saintly love interest played by Deborah Ann Woll, function more as archetypes than flesh-and-blood characters in a lively story.

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Sean O'Connell
Washington Post

Russell's spoon-feeding of motivational nuggets turns to full-blown shoveling in the film's final minutes...

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Sr. Rose Pacatte
National Catholic Reporter

The cast is strong and will probably save the film with the general audience because they don't overact; they keep it simple and real.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Seven Days in Utopia, of course, like most sports movies with higher aspirations, tries to position itself as more than a sports movie. And lo and behold, it is -- sort of.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Like a cliche tent at the State Fair, with lessons in oil painting, fly-fishing and church to help us all find our center.

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Karen Benardello
We Got This Covered

The message that winning isn't the most important aspect of life, as well as the chemistry between lead actors Robert Duvall and Lucas Black, make the film very enjoyable.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

At least watching Black fish, paint and pilot an airplane is less boring than golf.

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

There are no real bumps in that road, and though the drama has its heartfelt moments, it unrolls as flat as the Texas terrain, cast in an idyllic summer glow.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

Treats its subject as if it's a tap-in for par, and thus, most of the best clubs were left in the bag.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Cast: Lucas Black, Robert Duvall, Melissa Leo, Deborah Ann Woll, Robert Bear, Brian Geraghty, Madison Burge, Jerry Ferrera, Sarah Jayne Jensen, Joseph Lyle… More
Philip Price
Initially I had no interest in seeing this Christian-based film about golf. Mainly because I have never had any interest in the sport. To be blunt, I have… More