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"Find Your Voice"
  • 2015
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 6.7  (112)

Uncommon is a 2015 American Christian drama film that tells the story of the journey of a student named Aaron Chase. The film is directed by David Hunt and was produced by Erik Estrada, who also stars in the movie. Other cast members include Ben Davies and Irma P. Hall. The story of Uncommon revolves around Aaron Chase, having been abandoned by his mother at a young age, he is raised by his grandmother. When Aaron gets admitted to a high-profile college, he is thrilled. His grandmother’s desire for him is not just to succeed in life but to do so while following the word of Christ. Aaron starts to form his identity amidst this pious influence and navigates the rigorous academic landscape of the prestigious institution by putting in long hours of study, avoiding distractions and prioritizing his commitments. However, as his athletic abilities are noticed by coaches, he gets an offer to train at the Olympic trials. Aaron hopes to gain a platform that can lead him into a lucrative career.

The movie Uncommon is an inspirational story of Aaron Chase who tries to balance between his passion for sports and his Christian faith. Along his journey, Aaron encounters many difficult situations, including temptation to skirt his beliefs and risking his athletic future to make the right choices, and struggles to stay true to his beliefs amidst arising adversity.

Erik Estrada plays Dean Bursnell, a Christian mentor and figure to Aaron, who helps guide Aaron through his journey. The character of Dean is inspired by the real-life story of Tony Nathan, a college football star, who inspired the movie’s writer and producer. Dean teaches Aaron that his faith is as important as his athletic aspirations, and guides him to become a man true to his beliefs.

Irma P. Hall plays the character of Mrs. Davis, Aaron's loving and religious grandmother. She is Aaron’s spiritual and physical support throughout the movie, even as she is stricken by health problems. She stands firm in her beliefs and encourages Aaron to lean into God’s plans for his life despite the challenges ahead.

The movie Uncommon showcases the theme of faith over worldly ambitions. It features a well-written script, and the actors deliver sensational performances. Erik Estrada portrays his character with conviction and integrity, bringing a spiritual and paternalistic presence to the film. Ben Davies ably plays the role of Aaron with candor and conviction, portraying the character’s transformation as he overcomes obstacles and strives to honor his grandmother’s wishes. Irma P. Hall brings to life a character driven by spirituality, strength, and unwavering love for her grandson. Her character's illness creates a perfect balance to the film’s themes of perseverance, strength, and faith.

Overall, the movie Uncommon is a stirring and heartfelt story that celebrates the power of faith, family values, and personal dedication. The movie delivers a message that is uplifting and inspiring, and the audiences are left with a sense of empowerment and optimism, resonating with them long after the credits roll. It is a reminder that the challenges we face in life can empower us if we turn our struggles into stepping stones and believe in ourselves and what we stand for.

Uncommon is a 2015 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7.

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  • Release Date
  • Runtime
    1 hr 43 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (112)