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Two people come to the end of a spear in order to realize that the divisions between them are not real.

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Mincayani
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Nate Saint / Steve Saint
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Kimo
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Dayumae
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Young Steve Saint
Chemo Mepaquito ...
Gikita
Ninabet Bedoya ...
Gimade
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Marj Saint (as Cara Stoner-Parris)
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Elisabeth Elliot
Ocniel Barrigon ...
Nenkiwi
Yariela Caizamo ...
Ompodae
Andrea Lino Mache ...
Dawa
Marco Flaco ...
Young Mincayani
Gabriela Valdespino ...
Young Dayumae
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"End of the Spear" is the story of Mincayani, a Waodani tribesman from the jungles of Ecuador. When five young missionaries, among them Jim Elliot and Nate Saint, are speared to death by the Waodani in 1956, a series of events unfold to change the lives of not only the slain missionaries' families, but also Mincayani and his people. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence | See all certifications »

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20 January 2006 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,281,388 (USA) (20 January 2006)

Gross:

$11,703,287 (USA) (3 March 2006)
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After the release of this movie, Chad Allen came out as being homosexual. This outraged a lot of people who saw this movie, who were mostly Fundementalist Christians. As a result, this movie has become a cult item. See more »

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As the bright yellow Piper is maneuvering over the jungle in the mid-1950s, we briefly see a view of the top of the plane, and there we see the one object that isn't yellow - the white Garmin GPS antenna. See more »

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Steve Saint: Some people say we live in a world of irreconcilable differences. Others say that true peace, lasting peace, can't be obtained because we haven't found a way yet to change the human heart.
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18 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I got to see a sneak preview several weeks ago, and you really need to go and see if this changes your view of what movies can do!

The creators of this film were deeply moved when they learned of the original true-life event this film is based on, and they poured their all into making a film that would reach people on a more spiritual level than most Hollywood fare these days, without being preachy (thank heavens), and while maintaining the natural lure of an adventure story. See if you agree that they succeeded!

It really doesn't matter if you know the historical true life story or not -- your heart will be pounding, then broken, then softened, and finally strengthened as you emerge a different person.


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