Tommy's Honour
Tommy's Honour (2017)

Set against the early days of the sport and stunning landscape of Scotland, TOMMY'S HONOUR is based on the intimate and powerfully moving true story of the challenging relationship between "Old" Tom Morris (BAFTA winner Peter… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 14, 2017
DVD Release Date: July 18, 2017
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Brad Wheeler
Globe and Mail

If golf is a good walk spoiled, the handsomely shot but subdued period piece Tommy's Honour is two hours drearily wasted.

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Godfrey Cheshire

With its rugged landscapes, handsome production design and, especially, the very appealing work of leads Peter Mullen and Jack Lowden, Tommy's Honour is an ingratiating production all-round.

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Edward Porter
Times (UK)

Golf buffs might appreciate its recreation of the sport in the late 19th century, but to love the film unreservedly, you'll need an appetite for the cinematic equivalent of treacle-topped porridge.

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Scott Marks
San Diego Reader

A surprisingly better-than-average sports biopic with standout performances.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

As biopics go, it's a bogey.

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Ed Potton
Times (UK)

Mullan is never less than compelling, but the editing is abrupt, the story is formulaic and the sparky dialogue is submerged under a clubhouse of dour Scots clichés.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Connery (an actor as well, and the son of Sean Connery) keeps the performers honest, and a few of the father-son tussles, with their admixture of love and envy, are powerful.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

The performances are desultory, the musical score bullying and the drama - aside from the game-changing placement of inconvenient shrubbery - as predictable as Tom senior's steadily sprouting beard.

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Stephen Carty
Radio Times

Tommy's Honour could be described as unremarkable, but it is a solid, well-acted, perfectly enjoyable film that doesn't do much wrong.

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