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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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John / Jeremiah
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Sam
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Tex
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Dan
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Tom
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TJ
Lisa Furst ...
Sunny
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Peter
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Takashi
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Concerned Passerby
Brian C. Bennetts ...
Concerned Driver
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Harry (as John Mann)
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Accident Victim
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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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A life of faith has just been threatened by a life of crime. See more »

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Action | Drama | Crime

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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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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

TJ: It's not a pickup! It's an El Camino!
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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

References The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

A LITTLE MORE
Written and Performed by Jennifer Knapp
from the album LAY IT DOWN
Jennifer Knapp appears courtesy of GOTEE RECORDS
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Christian films are getting better...
7 October 2002 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

Having worked for four years at a place that shows Christian family movies every week, I have seen quite a number of cheesy clunkers in my time. And while "Mercy Streets" is not the best I've ever seen, it is far better than most.

For once, the production quality is on par with the average TV movie, and it doesn't look like it's been shot with a camcorder. As far as the storyline goes, it's engaging, if not entirely original, and it doesn't beat you over the head with the message.

The performances of both Eric Roberts and David White are to be commended, though most of the other cast members could use some improvement. Even so, the acting is quite a few notches above many Christian movies. I've been a fan of David White for a number of years, having seen him in "The End of the Harvest" and "The Moment After". He is one of the few actors in Christian film that actually tries to act, and he usually succeeds. "Mercy Streets" is undoubtedly his strongest performance so far.

In short, "Mercy Streets" is a movie that seeks to provide good entertainment to both Christians and the secular world, while glorifying God. And it succeeds, where "Omega Code" and similar films failed. "Mercy Streets" utilizes decent actors, a good script and good production values to provide an exciting, entertaining and meaningful film, without being preachy or cheesy.


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