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
A by-the-numbers biopic about young surfer Bethany Hamilton.Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News, 04.08.2011
Shamelessly pandering to the elusive Christian family audience, a committee of 18 producers and seven writers has removed nearly every trace of grit from this airbrushed portrait.Lou Lumenick, New York Post, 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
For plenty of family viewers, this film will catch a wave.Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger, 04.08.2011