The Grace Card
The Grace Card (2011)

This earnest evangelical drama draws inspiration from the Bible verse Hebrews 4:16 ("We will find grace to help us when we need it") in its tale of a police officer named Bill "Mac" McDonald (Michael Joiner) whose life… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 25, 2011
DVD Release Date: August 16, 2011
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Critic Score: 35% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Tailored for a very specific audience, The Grace Card delivers its noble religious message via implausible plot twists and preachy dialogue.

Tom Long
Detroit News

As stiff as it is sincere.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

It's OK to put out a movie with a message. But rendering even potentially dramatic stories so inoffensive that they bear no relation to reality makes for middling drama.

Mike Scott

Dragged down by earnest but amateurish performances and an overall Afterschool Special vibe

Kate Shellnut
Houston Chronicle

Movie goers likely will look over The Grace Card's entertainment value to focus on this simple prescription for how to gracefully love your neighbor.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Despite its lapse into melodrama, this faith-based drama is surprisingly effective.

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Jackie K. Cooper

Not up to the level of "Facing the Giants" or "Fireproof" but a pretty amazing first try

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Joe Leydon

Blessed with fine performances, credible dialogue and slick production values that belie a reportedly paltry budget, The Grace Card ranks among the better religious-themed indies released in recent years.

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Sean O'Connell
Washington Post

"The Grace Card" is a Christian drama about a racist cop and his gospel-preaching partner who . . . hey, wait a second. Where are you going?

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A heartfelt and inspirational drama about the healing power of grace, reconciliation and forgiveness.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Jarrin Rozenblad
Great wholesome film about loss, faith, and family. Anyone would enjoy this touching yet inspiring story. Film that makes you look at your interactions with… More