Same Kind of Different as Me

Same Kind of Different as Me

DVD - 2018
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International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to Deborah, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Paramount, [2018]
Edition: EnglishFrenchSpanish version
Branch Call Number: SAM
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in
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ilovewhippets
Jan 16, 2019

Too syrupy and unrealistic for a true story! She made her husband get to know a violent homeless man because of a dream she had??
Renee was miscast! Her interpretation of her character as a wife of a cheating husband was just over the top and not watchable! She was wrong for this role! No one is that perfect! Her voice inflection was annoying, also!
And her husband's actions/responses were not quite believable, either!

That's the problem with the Christian movies when based on true stories, ...they think they are writing fairytales AND try too hard! Making main characters much better than they were in real life! Too much of black -and- white! And, get too preachy! Subtleness would be much more effective!

The other actors were quite good, esp the black homeless man! He was great in his role!

I didn't finish the movie! Too much syrup!

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WA6228
Dec 02, 2018

Story of compassion, friendship, and love, well worth of our time to watch it. People are so different, yet we are the same! Great example of how a religion can make people strong! I only wish that strength humans gain from religions won’t be used for fighting against one another, that happens too often.

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Janice21383
Nov 25, 2018

Yet another religious film about a well-off, depressed man who learns how to care and share from a magical black street person. Jon Voight, I'm not surprised; but Greg Kinnear, Renée Zellweger and Djimon Hounsou? Is this the best you can get?

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LynJoan
Oct 25, 2018

Inspirational and encouraging. I did go through half a box of tissues though, but all the feelings I had were thanks to the strong characters and real life story. I recommend this.

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fvrlfellow
Aug 04, 2018

Good acting but way too mushy for me. If you're looking to get all emotional, this would be the movie for you. Excellent performers and well done....just too squishy for my taste.

Some parts were too unbelievable for me. I guess it's got a Christian theme. I get that but maybe a bit too much of feel-good in one movie.

Renee Z is barely recognizable after all her cosmetic surgeries. Don't get me wrong; she does look great...but very different from before. I'd not have recognized her if her name was not listed in the movie.

I couldn't get myself to watch past 20 minutes. Great actors can only carry a bad script and directing so far. This one really didn't get very far.

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vlrlmlll
Jul 10, 2018

I never leave comments but often read them so this is a first. I didn’t know what to think about this movie before I watched it because of the mixed reviews but this IS a good movie. It doesn’t matter if you recognize Rene Zellwiger, or find it unrealistic. It’s a movie that we all need to see to be reminded of what really matters: love. It’s a love story, not a romantic story; a love story. And if it will encourage you to live that out a little more, than it’s worth the time you took to sign it out.

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

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LauraSteinert
Jul 09, 2018

It was a lovely story of learning to accept people. Good acting by all, good script, good soundtrack. Because it is about timely issues (and answers such as questions as Are members of the KKK good people? and We got rid of slavery in the 1800s, right?) not everyone will like this movie. If you are politically liberal and/or try to live by the New Testament, you will like this.

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Lucik32
May 22, 2018

This might sound funny, but I was about half in the movie wondering where is Rene Zellweger? I thought she was acting in this one. I paused the movie and look it up online. I was stunned, Rene was the leading actress and half in the movie I did not recognize her!! Shocking what plastic surgery can do - change a person. I guess it was a successful surgery - the actress is unrecognizable, only the name is the same. Sadness how this society and Hollywood can take control over one's life. You are not aging well? Well sorry no roles for you....so a scalpel please.
Anyway, the movie was incredibly boring and I could not finish it (and it was not cos of the strangely looking face of Rene).
A friend of mine recommended this movie to me, but sadly I cannot recommend it to you.

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ralwal
May 15, 2018

Didn’t finish it.

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PHAERTE1
Apr 23, 2018

Incredibly unrealistic and booooring.

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