actor: Steve Martin

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

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


July 28, 2015

Dove Approved for All Ages

"Home" is fun for the entire family! It features a group of aliens called Boov who relocate to Earth while moving humans from their homes to other places on the planet. They are hiding from the Gorg, their monstrous enemies. One of the misfits in the Boov group is named Oh (Jim Parsons) because [...]

The Big Year

This movie is, for all intents and purposes, a morality tale. It's too bad the content in the language department crosses our acceptable level because it is a charming movie in various ways. It features three men who want to win "The Big Year", the highest total points for either seeing or hearing [...]

Its Complicated

Meryl Streep's character, named Jane, winds up having to choose between two men, her ex-husband Jake (Alec Baldwin) or a new man she's met named Adam (Steve Martin). However, a problem area for us is that Jane becomes the "other woman" when she has an affair with her now remarried ex-husband Jake. [...]

The Pink Panther 2

June 23, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Inspector Clouseau is back (Steve Martin) in his second turn in a "Pink Panther" movie. The film definitely has its moments of humor, most of them as a result of the bumbling inspector. When some new members (known as the Dream Team) join his force to find the criminal known as Tornado, they want [...]

The Pink Panther (2006)

June 13, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This film is hilarious in spots, with Steve Martin's bumbling Inspector Clouseau revealing how inept he can be at one moment, and yet brilliant in other moments. The audience I viewed the film with roared at times as the inspector made note of such things as a murder victim "falling perfectly [...]

Cheaper By The Dozen 2 – Filtered

May 23, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This was a humorous film taking a closer look at the Baker family. Steve Martin does a wonderful job, as usual, in his role as the father in the movie. The parents are positive role models, back each other up and stick together on their discisions. There are some humorous moments and plenty of fun [...]

Cheaper by the Dozen 2

May 23, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

This sequel is family friendly and delves into the relationships of the Baker family. The film opens with one daughter ready to move to New York and another daughter about to move to Houston with her new husband. Tom Baker talks his wife into sharing a family vacation before school starts and [...]

Shopgirl – Filtered

April 25, 2006
"Shopgirl" is a slow-paced movie. It has a plot about sexual relationships. It is not recommended for any viewer as a family film. Mirabelle meets Jeremy, a normal guy without any money and who wants to be with Mirabelle. Then she meets Ray, a rich man who buys her everything to continue to sleep [...]


April 25, 2006
Many girls dream of a Prince riding in on his silver steed to save her. Mirabelle sees Ray as that Prince. As happens from time to time in real life, sometimes we pick the wrong person to be the Prince. In this movie it is no different. The girl falls for the wrong guy and is left behind with the [...]