Movie Review: Overcomer

I’m not usually a fan of sports or high school movies but I went to see “Overcomer” because I loved the Kendrick Brothers’ last movie, “The War Room”. Moreover, I was in need of seeing a good, positive story in the midst of all the negative news in the world.

About the Movie

Life changes overnight for coach John Harrison when his high school basketball team’s state championship dreams are crushed under the weight of unexpected news. When the largest manufacturing plant in town suddenly shuts down and hundreds of families begin moving away, John must come to grips with the challenges facing his family and his team. Urged by the school’s principal to fill-in and coach a sport he doesn’t know or like, John is frustrated and questioning his worth… until he crosses paths with a student struggling with her own journey.

Filled with a powerful mix of faith, a twist of humor, and a ton of heart, the Kendrick Brothers return to theaters with OVERCOMER, their newest feature following FACING THE GIANTS, FIREPROOF, COURAGEOUS, and the #1 box-office hit, WAR ROOM. The inspiring family film stars Alex Kendrick, Priscilla Shirer, Shari Rigby, Cameron Arnett, and introduces Aryn Wright-Thompson.

From the Overcomer Movie Website

Watch the Trailer

This is a movie for everyone. I especially recommend that churches take their youth groups. They’ll love it.

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