producer: David Dobkin

Vacation (2015)

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 [...]

The Judge

"The Judge" is a heartbreaking story of a father and son that do not get along and have been estranged for many years. When Hank returns to his small town in Indiana it seems that nothing in town has changed and neither has his father's attitude towards him. The only thing that has brought the two [...]

Jack the Giant Slayer

June 18, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Jack the Giant Slayer" is a retelling of the classic story "Jack and the Beanstalk". In this version, Jack is an unlikely hero when he attempts to rescue the princess who was whisked up into the clouds when Jack's house is raised by the beanstalk. Sometimes campy and at other times funny, this [...]

The Change-Up

You might just think the theme of characters switching bodies has been done a lot and is a tired theme. When this movie is compared to "Freaky Friday" from several years ago, with a then still fairly innocent Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Leigh Curtis, you would be right. That film was genuinely funny [...]

Green Eggs & Ham

Dove Approved for All Ages

The Synopsis: Failed inventors Guy-I-Am (Michael Douglas) and Sam-I-Am (Adam DeVine) set out on an unlikely road trip, encountering adventures and meeting new friends along the way. The Review: Guy-I-Am and Sam-I-Am are polar opposites: the first is incredibly pessimistic and cynical, the second [...]

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