Heart of Champions
Heart of Champions (2021)

After finishing last in the national championship, a college rowing team descends into turmoil and constant infighting between team leaders Alex (Alexander Ludwig), Chris (Charles Melton), and John (Alex MacNicoll). A tough Army veteran,… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 29, 2021
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Joe Leydon

"Heart of Champions" clocks in at 120 minutes, a long slog during which the passage of time and the accumulation of clichés are constantly felt.

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Todd Jorgenson

The sequences on the water are exciting, although outside the boat, the film relies on melodramatic contrivances rather than character depth.

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Robert Kojder
Flickering Myth

Heart of Champions lacks a brain

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Joel Fisher
Battle Royale With Cheese

Heart of Champions is a sports movie directed by Michael Mailer and executive produced by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss.

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Mark Jackson
Epoch Times

Director Michael Mailer isn't challenging Ingmar Bergman here; it's a good enough movie to have a positive effect on young viewers. A crew boat gliding across the water in perfect synchronicity is, as the saying goes, a "curiously satisfying experience."

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Alex Saveliev
Film Threat

Mailer's glossy film contains all the expected melodrama that hardcore fans of sports movies have come to expect.

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Steven Prokopy
Third Coast Review

In the realm of sports movies, Heart of Champions is a bit of a stinker...

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Tara McNamara
Common Sense Media

The strong, clear lessons in teamwork and leadership buoy this sports drama a bit, but, in failing to take its own advice, the whole endeavor ultimately capsizes.

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Charles Koplinski
Reel Talk with Chuck and Pam

Perhaps a documentary examining these events may have been a better approach, as this lackluster fact-based approach fails to captivate or inspire.

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