Her Best Move

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  • 2006
  • 5.4  (2,358)

Her Best Move is a heartwarming sports comedy movie released in 2007. The movie revolves around a 15-year-old girl named Sara Davis (Leah Pipes) who is a soccer prodigy. Sara dreams big and aspires to play for the United States Women's National Soccer Team. She is determined to win the National Soccer Championship, which is a crucial step towards achieving her dream.

Sara lives with her widowed dentist mother, Melanie (Lisa Darr), and her energetic little sister, Gabby (Lalaine). Sara's teammates on the Santa Clara Rays soccer team admire and look up to her. However, Sara's life takes a turn when her mother takes a new job that requires her to move to Oregon. Sara's world is turned upside down as she leaves her team, friends, and school behind.

In her new school, Sara struggles to fit in with her reserved personality and her interest in soccer. She meets Josh (Daryl Sabara), an enthusiastic soccer fan who is the school's equipment manager. Josh has been following Sara's soccer career and immediately develops an affinity for her. Sara and Josh bond over their shared love for soccer, and Josh introduces Sara to a group of girls who are passionate about soccer. Sara finally feels like she has found her place among this group of girls, who are also known as the Bees.

Sara's new school is hosting the National Soccer Championship, and the winner gets a chance to play at the Rose Bowl in front of thousands of fans. Sara is hopeful and determined to win the championship with her new team, the Bees. However, things do not go as planned when Sara's old coach from Santa Clara, Coach Morski, shows up at the championship and offers Sara a chance to play for his team. Sara is faced with a tough decision, and she has to decide between loyalty to her new team, the Bees, and the possibility of winning the championship with her old team, Santa Clara.

Directed by Norm Hunter, Her Best Move is a heartwarming tale of determination, friendship, and teamwork. The movie portrays the struggles of a teenage girl trying to fit in and achieve her dreams. The movie's message resonates with viewers of all ages, especially young girls who are struggling to find their place in the world.

Leah Pipes delivers a phenomenal performance as Sara. She portrays Sara's character with grace and authenticity, capturing the essence of a teenage girl trying to balance her passion for soccer with her desire to fit in. Daryl Sabara, best known for his role in Spy Kids, delivers a charming performance as Josh, Sara's love interest. Lisa Darr also delivers a solid performance as Melanie, Sara's mother, as she tries to support her daughter's dreams while also dealing with the reality of uprooting their lives.

The movie's soccer scenes are also well-executed, adding to the overall authenticity of the movie. The soccer games are intense and exciting, making viewers feel like they are part of the action. The movie's soundtrack is also noteworthy, with upbeat and energetic songs that enhance the movie's overall feel-good vibe.

In conclusion, Her Best Move is a must-watch movie for anyone who loves sports, friendship, and coming-of-age movies. The movie's message and themes make it a great choice for young girls who need inspiration and encouragement to pursue their dreams. The movie's beautiful portrayal of soccer and the bond it creates among players is also a refreshing change from the usual sports movies. Her Best Move is a gem of a movie that is not to be missed.

Her Best Move is a 2006 comedy. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

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