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Fall from Grace (1990)

Biographical film about televangelists Jim and Tammy Bakker chronicles their rise in the religious arena and their ultimate fall in 1987 after Jim's 1980 dalliance with Jessica Hahn which ... See full summary »

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Biographical film about televangelists Jim and Tammy Bakker chronicles their rise in the religious arena and their ultimate fall in 1987 after Jim's 1980 dalliance with Jessica Hahn which came to light and their mismanagement of funding of their PTL ministries. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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29 April 1990 (USA)  »

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Kevin Spacey initially turned down the lead role but was convinced otherwise following a three and a half hour phone conversation with director Karen Arthur. See more »

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Jim Bakker: I committed adultery.
Tammy Faye Bakker: Silly me. For a minute, I thought this was about our taxes.
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References All That Jazz (1979) See more »

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Tawdry, vulgar and inane movie that perfectly suits its subject.
26 December 1999 | by (Basingstoke, England) – See all my reviews

This must be the nadir of Kevin Spacey's career. Who ever thought he'd be a good person to play TV evangelist, philanderer and chipmunk look-a-like, Jim Bakker?! The poor man does his best with cotton wool stuffed in his cheeks (hey! It worked for Brando!) and a toupee that could stop traffic. Bernadette Peters does an equally brave job of portraying bushbaby bimbo Tammy Faye Bakker, a woman who is truly without any merit or value. This is a very bad movie, but is never less than entertaining in that slow motion carcrash kind of way... God bless you Jessica Hahn for exposing these morons for what they are! It is you that is the instrument of the Lord!


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