The Challengers

  • 1991
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Children's

Supposedly the French make the best movies about children, but Canada must run a close second. In the case of THE CHALLENGERS, done for CBC TV in 1991 (and bowing on US home video in 1994), a formulaic kidpic plot gets a boost from disarming young performers and bright dialogue. Eleven-year-old Mackie Daniels (Gena Zamprogna) and her widowed mom are recent...read more

The Challengers - Official Trailer
01:59 — Award-winning tale of a fatherless girl who decides to make the most out of her move to a small town.

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  • Released: 1991
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Supposedly the French make the best movies about children, but Canada must run a close second. In the case of THE CHALLENGERS, done for CBC TV in 1991 (and bowing on US home video in 1994), a formulaic kidpic plot gets a boost from disarming young performe… (more)

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