• Network: ABC
  • Series Premiere Date: Dec 1, 2005
Metascore
35

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 20 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 20
  2. Negative: 12 out of 20

Critic Reviews

  1. 88
    Kretschmann... delivers one of the finest performances seen on TV this year.
  2. Any way you portray Karol Wojtyla, he comes out looking extraordinary.
User Score
6.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 13
  2. Negative: 4 out of 13
  1. John
    Feb 7, 2006
    9
    This was as great as the cbs mini series if not better
  2. PaulW
    Dec 8, 2005
    8
    Kretschmann was marvelous. The show was hurried because of the one night format, but it was interesting drama. The directorial decisions of Kretschmann was marvelous. The show was hurried because of the one night format, but it was interesting drama. The directorial decisions of this movie made more sense than those of the CBS miniseries; Thank you ABC for a good effort. Are you selling the DVD? Full Review »
  3. [Anonymous]
    Dec 4, 2005
    0
    probably one of the worst movies I've seen. I'm currently watching the cbs version of the popes life and it seems to be much better probably one of the worst movies I've seen. I'm currently watching the cbs version of the popes life and it seems to be much better made, better acting and more accurately desripting His forming years in Poland Full Review »