SOUL SURFER is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through the love of her family, her sheer determination and unwavering faith. The film features an all-star cast, including AnnaSophia Robb and Helen Hunt, with Carrie Underwood in her film debut, and Dennis Quaid.
Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
Bethany's determination and faith are remarkable. It's too bad this movie made a brave young woman's life appear like an unremarkable soap opera.Claudia Puig, USA Today, 04.07.2011
The surfer's story is so made-for-cinema that a complete wipeout seems almost impossible. And yet the filmmakers come pretty close.Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 04.07.2011
Its bubbling optimism and spectacular scenery are hard not to like.John Anderson, Wall Street Journal, 04.07.2011
It's Bethany and Alana's friendship - its sturdiness and vulnerability, its laughs and sincere apologies - that rules the day.Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post, 04.08.2011