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Driven by the tragic and fatal car crash that took the life of his fifteen year old brother Luke, and wearing Luke's number 5 jersey, Jon Abbate helps to lead the Wake Forest Demon Deacons to the most successful season in school history.

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In February, 2006, young Luke Abbate accepted a ride home from a fellow student following his high-school team practice. In a severe case of irresponsible and reckless teen-age driving, and over the objections of Luke and the other young passengers, the driver lost control of the car at nearly 90 miles-per-hour, spinning off a narrow road and landing in an embankment some seventy feet below. Luke suffered irreparable brain damage, and died in the hospital two days later - just four days before his sixteenth birthday. Written by anonymous

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From the ashes of great tragedy can come great achievement.

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Rated PG for thematic material, some language, medical images and brief smoking | See all certifications »
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25 March 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La vittoria di Luke - The 5th quarter  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$202,342 (USA) (25 March 2011)

Gross:

$399,611 (USA) (8 April 2011)
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Josh Gattis: Luke was with you today, I know he was
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Less Than Zero
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Good Movie, But Surprisingly Vulgar
18 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being a pastor, I was excited to see another faith-based movie. The movie was inspirational with great values supporting faith, dealing with the death of a loved one, and overcoming tremendous obstacles. However, I was surprised at the amount of alcohol that was promoted in the movie, especially when the mother was shown drinking shots with her friend. When she couldn't get her breath, I didn't know if it was stress or taking too big of a swig. There is a time or two when vulgar language is used in the movie. So, I would recommend this movie for Christian families, however I do not know that I would approve of watching this film in church. Do not let the eccentricities keep you from watching. Although this movie is not at the level of spiritual prowess that Fireproof and Facing the Giants are at, it is still a great movie overall.


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