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Director:
Writers:
Alex Kendrick (story) &
Stephen Kendrick (story)
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Release Date:
26 September 2008 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Never Leave Your Partner Behind.
Plot:
In an attempt to save his marriage, A firefighter uses a 40-day experiment known as "The Love Dare". Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Kirk Cameron ... Caleb Holt

Erin Bethea ... Catherine Holt

Ken Bevel ... Michael Simmons
Stephen Dervan ... Wayne Floyd
Eric Young ... Terrell Sanders
Jason McLeod ... Eric Harmon
Harris Malcom ... John Holt
Phyllis Malcom ... Cheryl Holt
Perry Revell ... Gavin Keller
Stephanie Makulinski ... Robin Cates
Renata Williams ... Latasha Brown
Dwan Williams ... Deidra Harris
Amberly Marquard ... Ashley Phillips
Joy Joiner ... Young Catherine's Mom
Danielle Brooks ... Young Catherine (voice)
Rebekah Willard ... Young Catherine's Photo
Ron Rowe ... Young Catherine's Father
Faye Sharber ... Nurse Anna
Ray Wood ... Catherine's Father
Sue Holt ... Catherine's Mom
Bill Stafford ... Mr. Rudolph
Carla Hawkins ... Tina Simmons
Kelly Johnson ... Bethany
Melanie Tomlinson ... Kelsey
Bailey Cave ... Ross
Tommy McBride ... Kyle
Heidi Johnson ... Dispatcher #1
Shannon Kendrick ... Man on Phone at Wreck
Bill Butler ... Business Man at Wreck
Stephen Kendrick ... Marine at Wreck
Marquez Waller ... Teenager at Wreck
Leigh Cox ... Screaming Lady at Wreck
Luke Bowers ... Officer #1 at Wreck
Mickey Bradford ... Officer #2 at Wreck (as Sgt. Mickey Bradford)
Cornelious Drake ... Officer #3 at Wreck (as Deputy Cornelious Drake)
Chad Warbington ... EMS Worker #1
Rick McDaniel ... EMS Worker #2
Dee Kelley ... EMS Worker #3
John Spencer ... Train Conductor
Walter Burnett ... Dr. Anderson
Shannon Davis ... Dispatcher #2
Anthony Brown ... Mr. James Turner
Allison Dawson ... Mrs. Turner
Taylor Glow ... Megan
Jade Young ... Lacey Turner
Janet Lee Dapper ... Emergency Room Nurse
Blake Bailey ... Reporter Stephanie Mills
Robin Bushnell ... Alice Marks
Lil Mans ... Alice Marks' Dog

Tracy Goode ... Benny Murphy
Jim McBride ... Fire Chief Carl Hatcher
Dot Majors ... Irma Rudolph
Deena Taylor ... Misty Evans
JJ Jasper ... R.M.S. Technician #1
Bob Waliszewski ... R.M.S. Technician #2

Alex Kendrick ... Pastor Strauss
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Rob Whitehurst ... Man at Crash (uncredited)
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Directed by
Alex Kendrick 
 
Writing credits
Alex Kendrick (story and screenplay) &
Stephen Kendrick (story and screenplay)

Produced by
Michael Catt .... executive producer (as Michael C. Catt)
Tracy Goode .... associate producer
Terry Hemmings .... executive producer
Alex Kendrick .... producer
Stephen Kendrick .... producer
Jim McBride .... executive producer
David Nixon .... producer
Brad Weston .... associate producer
Dennis Wiemer .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Willard 
 
Cinematography by
Bob Scott (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Bill Ebel 
Alex Kendrick (edited by)
 
Production Design by
Sheila McBride 
 
Costume Design by
Terri Catt 
 
Makeup Department
Diana Alvey .... assistant hair stylist
Erin Bethea .... assistant hair stylist
Erin Bethea .... assistant makeup artist
Yvette Bowles .... assistant hair stylist
Curry Bushnell .... key makeup artist
Jackie Byrd .... assistant makeup artist
Jerilyn Byrd .... assistant makeup artist
Melanie Carter .... assistant hair stylist
Billy Cave .... assistant hair stylist
Darlene Cave .... assistant hair stylist
Lesha Cawley .... assistant hair stylist
April Everett .... backstage salon hair stylist
Toni Hatfield .... assistant makeup artist
Abby Hembree .... backstage salon hair stylist
Brenda Humphries .... assistant hair stylist
Serena Jenkins .... backstage salon hair stylist
Delores Lamborgese .... assistant hair stylist
Jodi Mann .... backstage salon hair stylist
Amy Mercer .... hair supervisor
Ivy Sceals .... assistant makeup artist
Carmen Shults .... hair stylist: Mr. Cameron
Kacey Smit .... assistant makeup artist
Mary Smit .... assistant makeup artist
Martha Snipes .... assistant hair stylist
Amie Theiss .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Steve Dapper .... production manager
Justin Tolley .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tracy Goode .... second unit director
Ben McLeod .... first assistant director: second unit
David Nixon .... assistant director
Justin Tolley .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Sheila McBride .... set designer
Frances Sadler .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Kevin Daughtry .... boom operator
Patrick Donahue .... sound re-recording mixer
Nick Palladino .... sound designer
Madelyn Smit .... sound assistant
Brian Straka .... sound editor
Rob Whitehurst .... production sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Heath Hood .... special effects foreman (as G. Heath Hood)
Harry Hurst .... special effects foreman
Bruce E. Merlin .... special effects coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David S. Campbell .... Steadicam operator
Hayley Catt .... still photographer
Mike L. Germaine .... key grip
Dan W. Howell Sr. .... swing
Ben McLeod .... first assistant camera
Shane McMullin .... best boy grip
Chip Monk .... Steadicam operator
Chip Monk .... first assistant camera
Bob Scott .... camera operator
Mike Smallwood .... gaffer
 
Editorial Department
Scot Olive .... colorist
Savvas Paritsis .... on-line editor
 
Other crew
Hayley Catt .... production secretary
Hayley Catt .... web site coordinator
Jay Clark .... technical coordinator
Doug Cochran .... technical advisor
Larry Frenzel .... distribution & licensing
Kenny Loudenbarger .... technical advisor
Warner Loughlin .... acting coach
Wendy MacLeod .... prayer coordinator (as Wendy McLeod)
Holly Stiegel .... script supervisor
Mary Tolley .... talent coach
Dennis Wiemer .... technical advisor
 
Thanks
Chip Monk .... in memory of (as Robert 'Chip' Monk)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Fire Storm" - Japan (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG for thematic material and some peril
Runtime:
USA:122 min
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Trivia:
Knowing that this Christian morality tale would be put under a Hollywood microscope, the producers put Kirk Cameron through a strong vetting process, to ensure that no "skeleton in the closet" issues would be discovered. "If you're cheating on your wife or have a problem with drugs or alcohol, they would rather not have you out there on 'The Today Show' promoting the movie," explained Cameron.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the Catherine drives up to the firehouse to tell Caleb she loves & forgives him, the bays are all full and no trucks are in front of the bays, but when he comes out to see her the 2 bays are empty and the trucks are sitting out front.See more »
Quotes:
Pastor Strauss:It is the desire of Caleb and Catherine to establish their vows from this point on as a covenant, and not a contract. For marriage is a sacred institution established by God and one that is meant to last for life. Caleb, in the presence of God and these witnesses, do you come today to freely and unconditionally commit to this covenant marriage with Catherine?
Caleb Holt:I do.
Pastor Strauss:And Catherine, do you come today to freely and unconditionally commit to this covenant marriage to Caleb?
Catherine Holt:I do. With all my heart.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Jeopardy!: Episode #26.27" (2009)See more »
Soundtrack:
Slow FadeSee more »

FAQ

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126 out of 220 people found the following review useful.
Ignore the nattering nabobs of negativity, 28 September 2008
Author: abchulett from United States

I am a born-again Christian. I am also somewhat of a film snob who counts movies among his favorites that are decidedly R rated (I have no problem with sin being presented in movies as long as it's not presented as something good), and some of my favorites are over 100 years old. Just to let you know where this review is coming from.

With "Fireproof" the Kendrick brothers have matured. Their first film, "Flywheel," was a wonderful story with almost no budget, and amateurishly done. Then came "Facing the Giants," which was pretty good but ultimately forgettable. "Fireproof" finally puts together solid production values, mostly topnotch acting, and a very nicely written script that includes some clever plot twists.

Yes, it is explicitly Christian in its message. Yes, it upholds the sanctity of marriage and celebrates a man fighting for all he's worth to win the love of a wife who's filing for divorce. Yes, there are two or three moments where the sentimentality goes just a bit over the top.

If any of these statements about "Fireproof" close your mind to it, that's your loss, but God bless you as you pass on this one to go see something lighter or edgier. But I promise you, I was very pleasantly surprised at just how good this film is.

Highly recommended for anyone old enough to appreciate the opposite sex.

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