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Facing the Giants -- From the award winning producers of FLYWHEEL comes an action-packed drama about a Christian high school football coach who uses his undying faith to battle the giants of fear and failure
Facing the Giants -- Drama about a football coach in this home video trailer
Facing the Giants -- 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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Release Date:
29 September 2006 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Never give up. Never back down. Never lose faith. See more »
Plot:
A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

 

Directed by
Alex Kendrick 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Alex Kendrick 
Stephen Kendrick 

Produced by
Michael Catt .... executive producer
Tracy Goode .... associate producer
Terry Hemmings .... executive producer
Alex Kendrick .... producer
Stephen Kendrick .... producer
Jim McBride .... executive producer
David Nixon .... co-producer
Brad Weston .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Alex Kendrick 
Mark Willard 
 
Cinematography by
Bob Scott (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ryan Hensley 
Alex Kendrick 
 
Casting by
Lisa Arnold 
Terri Catt 
 
Costume Design by
Terri Catt 
 
Makeup Department
Curry Bushnell .... makeup department head
Marie Keefe .... assistant makeup artist
Mary Smit .... assistant makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Nixon .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Patrick Donahue .... sound re-recording mixer
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer
Nick Palladino .... sound designer
Rob Whitehurst .... production sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chip Byrd .... first assistant camera
Ben McLeod .... second assistant camera
Chip Monk .... additional camera operator
Keith Slade .... gaffer
Keith Slade .... lighting director
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hayley Catt .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Ryan Hensley .... assistant editor
Scot Olive .... digital intermediate colorist
 
Location Management
Lisa Arnold .... location scout
 
Other crew
Larry Frenzel .... distribution & licensing
Holly Stiegel .... script supervisor
Mark Joseph .... marketing (uncredited)
 

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Rated PG for some thematic elements
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111 min
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Any profits received by the church from this movie will be used to build a youth center in Albany, Georgia.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): The WALB sports reporter states the Eagles began the season with 0 wins and 3 losses. Any team begins their season with 0 wins or losses. What the reporter should have said was that the Eagles came back from a 0 and 3 record this season to play in the state championship.See more »
Quotes:
Grant Taylor:We weren't supposed to have a winning season, but we do. We weren't supposed to advance to the playoffs, but we did. We're not supposed to be here, but we are.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Fireproof (2008)See more »
Soundtrack:
Voice Of TruthSee more »

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92 out of 160 people found the following review useful.
Go see it!!!, 29 September 2006
Author: youngace-1 from United States

It was an awesome movie. I laughed. I cried. I clapped. I cheered. I smiled! At times, I was on the edge of my seat! The message is truly inspirational. Reminds me a lot of "Remember the Titans" but faith-based. The movie stays away from the usual Hollywood hype. It's clean.....no sidetracking on meaningless words, bad language, or other things that detract from the plot or overall movie. They don't shy away from talking about God or praying. It has down-home charm and a feel-good quality. Our family loved it and will go see it again. I recommend it to anyone who wants to be inspired! My kids are already saving to buy it!

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