actor: Mel Gibson

Daddy’s Home 2

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are back as the hilarious daddy-duo, Brad and Dusty, in this funny holiday-themed sequel. Brad (Farrell) and Dusty (Wahlberg) have put aside their differences from the first film and are now the loving, attentive co-patriarchs of a flourishing blended family. Brad is [...]

Steve McQueen: An American Icon

October 10, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

Steve Mcqueen was the King of Cool. Fame, fortune, women, cars—he had it all. At the height of his career in the ‘60s and ‘70s, he was Hollywood’s highest-paid actor, charging $50,000 to simply read a script. Still, something was missing. With two failed marriages, a near-death experience [...]

The Expendables 3

"The Expendables 3" is an action-packed film from beginning to the end and filled with many well-known actors. This reviewer has not seen the previous Expendables films so cannot compare, but this movie has something for everyone including drama, comedy, action, adventure and suspense. The only [...]

Machete Kills

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

Edge of Darkness

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

Braveheart

December 18, 2007
William Wallace lives again in this film by Mel Gibson! Gibson does a terrific job in playing the legendary hero, a man who has a reason to fight. The king of England, known as "Longshanks", is responsible for the deaths of those close to him. In a frightening scene in the beginning of the film, [...]

The Big Question

April 4, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This documentary deals with the existence of God. Questions are asked such as, "Who is God for me?" "Is God male?" "How do you pray?" "Are there miracles today?" A variety of answers are given by actors, rabbis, ministers, Christians, Jews, Muslims and non-believers. This can be a faith-builder as [...]

Maverick – Edited

June 28, 2005

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a really fun and modern western about a con-man who talks a big game but can't deliver when the time comes unless it's at cards. Maverick cheats his way across the West just to enter himself in what is supposed to be the highest stakes poker game to date. Along the way he meets a pretty [...]

The Patriot – Edited

June 28, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie was originally rated R for strong war violence. In the edited version there is still a war, but there is none of the graphic, bloody violence of the original. You can tell that people are dying, but there isn't blood and guts spilling out everywhere. Basically, Mel Gibson plays an early [...]

The Singing Detective – Filtered

March 23, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Singing Detective" is a story of a man who thinks of his novel in his head while not being able to move or write because of his skin disease-psoriasis. He gets frustrated, confused, and thinks he is the main character in his novel. Although the images of his skin disease are somewhat [...]

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