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In an attempt to save his marriage, A firefighter uses a 40-day experiment known as "The Love Dare".

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In Albany, the marriage of Caleb end Catherine Holt is in crisis and they decide to divorce. However, Caleb's father, John, proposes that his son delays their separation process for forty days and follow a procedure called "The Love Dare" to make them love each other again. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

Never Leave Your Partner Behind.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for thematic material and some peril | See all certifications »

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26 September 2008 (USA)  »

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Prova de Fogo  »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,804,764 (USA) (26 September 2008)

Gross:

$33,451,479 (USA) (23 January 2009)
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As of October 25, this is distributor Samuel Goldwyn's highest grossing movie-to-date. See more »

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Walking toward the cross for the father and son talk, the actors pass behind a huge tree about 20 feet from the camera, then emerge perhaps 100 feet away from the camera, throwing the perspective way off. See more »

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Erma Rudolph: Takes one to know one.
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Crazy Credits

Are you Fireproof? (Romans 10:9) See more »

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You Belong to Me
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User Reviews

 
Christians and Non-Christians alike should take a hint from this movie
26 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just got back from seeing this movie opening night. Of the 300 seats, 100 of them were presold and we were told to get there early. I was excited to hear that so many people were supporting this movie on its opening weekend. It's message will hit close to home with so many people. With the high divorce rate these days, I agree that all people should view this movie. I'm not married myself, but it touched me so much because I saw in it the relationship my parent's have had for years. And while it focuses on the husband changing his ways in order to win back his wife, it also touches on wives changing their ways to win back their husbands. There may be many stereotypes shown in this movie, but that comes with movies trying to touch the world. Without stereotypes, we might not understand it so well.

Overall ratings: Plot - 10, Cinematography - 9, Acting - 6 (due to using only one professional actor, kudos to the church members for holding their own)


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