The R.M.
The R.M. (2003)

A returned missionary, or "R.M." for short, finds that his life back home didn't wait for him in this religious comedy. Kirby Heyborne plays Jared, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints who's just… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 31, 2003
DVD Release Date: July 4, 2006
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andrew Griffin
Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)

It's a pretty swell flick, with an amusing storyline, endearing characters, fine acting, great music, and quality production.

Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

A strange mess.

Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)

...the film is a witty and enjoyable romp...

Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

A lame production that suffers from a paucity of fresh ideas.

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William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Witty and highly polished, if very forgettable, satire that pokes self-deprecating fun at the church while strongly reaffirming its values.

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Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

Even with its shortcomings, it's hard not to like as family entertainment and though the genre is still in its incipient stages, 'R.M.' can claim the title of funniest LDS-based movie to date.

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Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune

Amateurish performances and production values, pointless local cameos and a parochially exclusionary tone that penetrates all the way to the movie's title.

Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

Non-Mormons may find themselves scratching their heads at the LDS in-jokes, but much of the film is surprisingly funny.

Eric D. Snider

It is not a great film, but it's a good one, a pleasant one.

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