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Facing the Giants (2006)

PG  |   |  Drama, Sport  |  15 April 2010 (South Korea)
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A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.

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An action-packed drama about a Christian high school football coach who uses his undying faith to battle the giants of fear and failure. In six years of coaching, Grant Taylor has never led his Shiloh Eagles to a winning season. After learning that he and his wife Brooke face infertility, Grant discovers that a group of fathers are secretly organizing to have him dismissed as head coach. Devastated by his circumstances, he cries out to God in desperation. When Grant receives a message from an unexpected visitor, he searches for a stronger purpose for his football team. He dares to challenge his players to believe God for the impossible on and off the field. When faced with unbelievable odds, the Eagles must step up to their greatest test of strength and courage. What transpires is a dynamic story of the fight between faith and fear. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Sport

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Rated PG for some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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15 April 2010 (South Korea)  »

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Affrontando i giganti  »

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,343,537 (USA) (29 September 2006)

Gross:

$10,174,663 (USA) (19 January 2007)
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In the waiting room at the doctor's office where Brooke Taylor waits for her results, on the left was a real couple who had been told that they would never have kids, but after years of prayer they did. Also visible in the room were Alex Kendrick's wife and 3 of their kids. See more »

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The shadows on the title sequence are backwards. If the letters in the name "Facing the Giants" were truly back-lit by the lights in the stadium, the shadows would be upside-down, not right-side up. See more »

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Brooke Taylor: She said that I'm fine, my numbers were normal, and there was nothing that gave her concern.
Grant Taylor: That's good.
Brooke Taylor: It doesn't mean the problem is with you.
Grant Taylor: What else could it mean?
Brooke Taylor: We may just have not given it enough time.
Grant Taylor: Four years?
Brooke Taylor: You still hoping we'll have a baby?
Grant Taylor: You know I am.
Brooke Taylor: Me too. I catch myself thinking about it more and more. Don't you want to know if something is preventing it? Are you afraid of getting checked out?
Grant Taylor: Yes.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits after "TO GOD BE THE GLORY!" a good advice follows: "FACE YOUR GIANTS!" See more »

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only for i-cry-in-church christians
29 October 2008 | by (Chile) – See all my reviews

this movie es completely awful as a movie. the dialogues are all bible based, same as the music, is a constant preach, cheesy as hell, unwatchable if you don't believe the Christian story, and if you are a Christian that doesn't live by the bible in every way (let's say,if you believe that dinosaurs existed). the movie is pretty bad, the acting is horrible, the dialogues are just old and new testament verses and that's makes disgusting the way to "spread the message" this movie has... in fact, this movie is, before anything else, a preach, second, a bad movie.

the only way that you can enjoy this is if you already are a belligerent Christian or if you are in desperate need for salvation.

don't be fooled by the rating, this movie is, with luck, a 4... most probably a 3, but i will give it a 1, because i really feel disgusted by it...

and sorry for my English, is not my native tongue.


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