Metascore
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No score yet - based on 3 Critics

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  1. It's very much in "A League of Their Own" league, but what the inspirational sports drama Believe in Me might lack in freshness, it nicely compensates for in heartfelt, winning conviction and spirited performances.
  2. Reviewed by: Robert Koehler
    50
    Even with ties to the true story of high school hoops coach Jim Keith and his unlikely triumph with a 1960s Oklahoma high school girls' squad, the hackneyed, overlong Believe in Me is much too similar to a recent flood of inspirational basketball pics to distinguish it.
  3. Reviewed by: Josh Rosenblatt
    50
    Despite all its clich├ęd moralizing and blatant borrowings, the movie does offer a few clever twists on an old formula. "Hoosiers" may have been a better film, but Hackman never had to coach a team to victory after his star player quit to go have a baby.
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 1 out of 6
  1. DonD.
    Sep 23, 2007
    9
    Very enjoyable movie. Would recommend for anyone to see.
  2. KarenH.
    Sep 22, 2007
    10
    If you are familiar with girl's basketball in the 60's, you understand why this is truly an inspirational story. It is still If you are familiar with girl's basketball in the 60's, you understand why this is truly an inspirational story. It is still relevant today because we should stand up for what we believe in, even when the outcome might not be what you want, but you might be surprised who is there to support you. Full Review »
  3. MonaR.
    Sep 7, 2007
    10
    It was refreshing to be able to watch a movie with my kids and not worry about cussing, sex, or violence. We were swept up in the story and It was refreshing to be able to watch a movie with my kids and not worry about cussing, sex, or violence. We were swept up in the story and thoroughly enjoyed it! Excellent family movie that truly inspired my pre-teen daughters. Full Review »