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Fireproof (2008)

PG  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  26 September 2008 (USA)
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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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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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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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Trivia

During the house fire scene, Kirk Cameron, in a real Albany FD engine, pressed the transmit button on the radio while giving the size-up of the fire. Other Albany FD units began responding, not knowing that it was part of the movie. See more »

Goofs

When the firemen respond to a car wreck, the passenger in the front seat of the car on the tracks disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

Caleb Holt: What? You were married to someone before Tina?
Michael Simmons: For one whole year. I got married for the wrong reasons, then I turned around and got a divorce for the wrong reasons. Man, I thought I was just following my heart.
Caleb Holt: Michael, I have worked with you for 5 years. You've never told me that.
Michael Simmons: Because I'm not proud of it! It was before I gave my life to the Lord. Man, I was only concerned about my rights and my needs. Man, I ruined her life. But when I gave my life to God, I tried to find her but she'd ...
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TO GOD BE THE GLORY! See more »

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You Belong to Me
Written by Matthew Minor & Matthew Minor
Performed by Grey Holiday
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Married folks - watch this film
28 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Anybody who is married should see this movie because we've all had bumps in the road along the way.

Fire department Captain Caleb Holt (Kirk Cameron) is valued and respected everywhere he goes, except at home. His wife Catherine (Erin Bethea), overwhelmed by her career and her mother's inability to communicate, doesn't feel loved by him; and Caleb's withdrawal of love, along with her inability to respect him cause them to pursue divorce.

Upon finding out about their troubled marriage, Caleb's dad asks him to hold off proceeding with the divorce to make one last effort to save his marriage, a forty-day experiment called, "The Love Dare." Caleb reluctantly agrees to it, and forgetting it took years to dig the hole that their relationship is in, he is upset when it doesn't work immediately. For reasonable reasons, she doesn't react to his efforts at first.

Will Caleb continue to keep going even though she refuses to believe he'll change? Can his dad's love and guidance keep him believing? Will God save their marriage, and make it healthy again? These are the questions that this film answers.


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