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Mercy Streets (2000)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Crime | 31 October 2000 (USA)
Estranged twin brothers - one a con man, the other an Episcopal deacon - accidentally switch places... and find God in the process.

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Cast

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John / Jeremiah
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Tex
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TJ
Lisa Furst ...
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Peter
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Harry (as John Mann)
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Sergeant Griffin
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Estranged twin brothers - one a con man, the other an Episcopal deacon - accidentally switch places... and find God in the process.

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One con out to save his million dollar scam, one priest out to save his only brother See more »

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Action | Drama | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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31 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La calle del perdón  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$79,607 (USA) (3 November 2000)

Gross:

$171,988 (USA) (17 November 2000)
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Goofs

When Rome confronts John in the alley, Rome lowers the gun in one shot; in the next it is still raised. See more »

Quotes

Tom: You see, the great thing about God - unlike my ex-wife - you don't have to be perfect for him to accept you.
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Crazy Credits

Special thanks to CHIEF JOHN KUNKEL who, without hesitation and with great joy, allowed the members of the EXETER POLICE DEPARTMENT and his equipment to participate in this film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Me Again (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

GONNA MAKE YOU MOVE
Written and Co-produced by A.J. Mora, Amilcar Monteroso, Gladys Prawl & Sergio San Roman
Performed by A.J. Mora featuring The Midnight Sons
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Not 100% Awesome, but comes VERY close...
11 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Christian films are still in their infancy, and this film, while great, proves a point. Hollywood is still the "big dog" on the block and it's hard for a film with a positive message such as this to find a better place at the table. MERCY STREETS has a few good things going for it, starting with the acting. It's not a stilted as you'd expect from a religious-themed film. The writers took great care to avoid unnecessary and gratuitous cursing (even though the violent content garnered a PG-13 rating) and also to avoid being too "preachy" with the message. Writer/director Jon Gunn and co-writer John Mann bring a message of hope and deliverance to the screen in a truly artistic way. So, while the gun-play might be a bit much for young viewers, I think this film is a worthy addition to any home library.


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