actor: Hugh Jackman

Logan

March 3, 2017
The Dove Foundation Review Team opted not to review this film. Our report is therefore limited to the business information (title, rating, distributor, producer, director, actors, etc.), synopsis, and the content [...]

Eddie the Eagle

February 26, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Pardon the pun, but "Eddie the Eagle" soars! This movie is uplifting and inspiring. Based on true events, it features the story of Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), a young Brit who has had a dream of going to the Olympics since he was a boy. He has read books about the Olympics and aspires [...]

Pan

October 9, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Pan" is a special-effects extravaganza, a rollicking ride into Neverland! “This isn’t the story you’ve heard before,” the narrator states in a voiceover at the beginning of this prequel, of sorts, to the legendary story of Peter Pan. Indeed. Blackbeard has been added to this story, and we [...]

GOD? The Almighty Question

June 9, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"God? The Almighty Question" is a thought-provoking documentary by filmmaker Peter Rodger, who asks people in various parts of the world what they believe about God. This film ranges the spectrum from those who state they follow Jesus Christ and the Bible and know God personally, to those who don't [...]

Chappie

March 6, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

X-Men: Days of Future Past

May 23, 2014
The new "X-Men" movie, "Days of Future Past", is action packed and features time travel to 1973 as well as seeing characters such as Magneto and Professor X in both versions of their younger and older selves. The viewer gets to see President Nixon, Washington, old TV sets and it might produce a [...]

Prisoners

September 20, 2013
What would you do if your child was abducted? This is the story of two families who are searching for their young daughters. When the young man they believe to be responsible for their children's abduction is released due to a lack of evidence, two fathers kidnap and torture him as they try to [...]

The Wolverine

July 26, 2013
In the latest saga of the X-Men franchise we find Logan "The Wolverine" running from his past and desiring a mortal life. His struggles are aided by an old friend, a man who he saved from death several years earlier. While trying to help his friend's daughter survive he must also protect himself [...]

Rise of the Guardians

November 21, 2012

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Rise of the Guardians" is a fantasy adventure that brings all of the mythical children's characters together in an attempt to stop an old foe. Jack Frost plays a central role in the film. He feels alone since none of the children believe in him, leaving Jack feeling invisible and unloved. There is [...]

Les Miserables (2012)

December 25, 2012
Here is a depressing story for bored viewers on Christmas day. This is a movie version abbreviated from the musical "Les Miserables." While the songs and drama come straight from the popular Broadway show, the cast is from Hollywood. In the first part of the film the viewer is treated to actors [...]