Metascore
62

Generally favorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. 88
    It's a family film that deals with real problems and teaches real values, and yet is exciting and entertaining.
  2. 50
    An OK kids movie passing through on the way to video.
  3. Based on the last book in Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's award-winning trilogy, this third installment in the family-friendly "Shiloh" series is perfect for anyone who wishes "The Waltons" was still around.
  4. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    50
    Offers exactly what you've come to expect from the series: Bland but wholly innocuous family entertainment featuring a cute kid and an even cuter dog.
  5. 70
    An honorable, squeaky-clean children's drama, this is notable for its relatively penetrating morality and for Scott Wilson's fine performance as the meanest man in town.
  6. Solid family fare. Like its source material, the Missouri-shot Saving Shiloh is down-home country without condescending to hicks from the sticks.
  7. 60
    Saving Shiloh takes place in 2005, but in its setting and sensibility, it feels like 1930s Walton's Mountain.
  8. Touching, intelligent and admirably thoughtful, but more action-packed than its predecessors, thanks to escaped convicts, a local murder and a truly suspenseful finale, with lives at stake.
  9. Reviewed by: Gregory Kirschling
    75
    Saving Shiloh is like one of those wholesome, old-fashioned films that you used to watch with your third-grade classmates during visits to the library.
  10. Reviewed by: John Anderson
    70
    May be naive and narratively simple, but it's prime fare for the always underserved family audience.

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