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Left Behind: The Movie (2000)

Left Behind (original title)
PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Fantasy | Video 2 February 2001
The Biblical prophecy of Armegeddon begins when the Rapture instantly takes all believers in Christ from the Earth. A reporter left behind learns that the Anti-Christ will soon take power.

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Rayford Steele is an airline pilot whose relationship with his wife has gone sour;he ponders having an affair with an attractive flight attendant, Hattie Durham. In the midst of a flight to London, a number of their passengers mysteriously disappear, and chaos takes hold as a number of vehicles on the ground and in the air are suddenly unmanned. Meanwhile, Buck Williams, a television journalist, is pondering the rash of sudden disappearances as he works on a report about Dr. Chaim Rosenzweig, an Israeli scientist who has devised a formula that would make any soil on earth easy to cultivate. However, Buck wonders if there's more to Rosenzweig than he first imagined when he discovers the doctor is in cahoots with two multi-millionaires who plan to broker the invention to promote their own agenda of international domination. Written by Anonymous

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In an instant, millions of people vanish. For those left behind, the apocalypse has just begun. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,158,780 (USA) (2 February 2001)

Gross:

$4,221,341 (USA) (20 April 2001)
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Trivia

Released directly to video in 2000, copies of the film came bundled with a free pass to watch the film in theaters when it was later given limited release in early 2001. See more »

Goofs

Rayford was supposedly piloting a 747 on the flight to London. While the original 747 models required a flight engineer (there was none on this flight), that position is no longer necessary with the all-digital 747-400, which began shipping in 1989. See more »

Quotes

Bruce Barnes: Oh boy. Ha. What a fraud I am. Everybody bought it. Ha. Except me. I knew your message, I knew your word, I stood right here and preached it, and I was done. But there gone, there gone and, oh but no one would believe in two different things. I was living a lie, living a lie. Oh, God, I am kneeling before you. Now asking you, God forgive me for my sins. And I'm asking you, give me one more chance.
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The Producers wish to thank: Karll Goodman (who inadvertently vanished during editing) See more »


Soundtracks

Midnight Cry
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Performed by Bob Carlisle, Darwin T. Hobbs (as Darwin Hobbs), Helen Baylor,
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a couple of hours will never get back!
10 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

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predictable, campy, bad special effects. it has a TV-movie feeling to it. the idea of the UN as being taken over by Satan is an interesting twist to the end of the world according to the bible. the premise is interesting, but its excution falls waaaay short. if you want to convert people to Christianity with a film like this, at least make it a quality one! i was seriously checking my watch while watching this piece of dreck. can't say much else about this film since i saw it over a year ago, and there isn't really much to say about this film other than.....skip it!


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