Saint Ralph


Mixed or average reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 21
  2. Negative: 2 out of 21

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Critic Reviews

  1. This deliciously offbeat Canadian comedy gets its charm from marvelous acting and from a screenplay bursting with ideas. Great fun.
  2. Reviewed by: Claudia Puig
    The kind of well-acted, genuine heartwarmer that some people complain Hollywood doesn't bother making anymore. And in this case, Hollywood didn't.
  3. 88
    All of this is punctuated with refreshingly strange wit.
  4. Wants to be a sex farce, a sports film and a serious meditation on Catholicism. To its credit, it succeeds as all three.
  5. Reviewed by: Stina Chyn
    McGowan’s film isn’t just about following this boy’s private quest to accomplish the impossible. It is also about how he affects the other characters in the film.
  6. Reviewed by: Joe Leydon
    Even though it sprints along a well-trod path through familiar territory, Saint Ralph remains surprisingly compelling.
  7. A tart and tender comedy that pulls off a little miracle of its own by being genuinely heartwarming without leaving any cloyingly sticky emotional residue.
  8. Tthe kind of movie the clergy can recommend to anxious parishioners.
  9. 63
    As predictably uplifting movies go, Saint Ralph isn't completely charmless.
User Score

Universal acclaim- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. JonathanF.
    Jun 15, 2007
    Great, funny, inspirational. Adam Butcher was surprisingly very good.
  2. HeatherH.
    Aug 23, 2006
    I really liked the movie. I just wish they would have showed him seeing his mother awake.
  3. Sean
    Jan 22, 2006
    the script was witty and the movie was never boring to watch. "inspiring".