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Saving God (2008)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama | 14 October 2008 (USA)
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Convicted felon Rev. Armstrong returns back to his neighborhood a changed man looking to take over his father's old church. The neighborhood is tough and full of drugs and gangs. Through ... See full summary »

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Armstrong Cane
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John Henry James / Blaze
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Rev. Danny Christopher
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Norris Johns
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Ashley Ellis
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Sherri Butler
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Mike
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Mr. Ken Salter
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Pastor Curry
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Marcus Ellis
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Officer Earle
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Mavis Johns
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Deacon Jake
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Convicted felon Rev. Armstrong returns back to his neighborhood a changed man looking to take over his father's old church. The neighborhood is tough and full of drugs and gangs. Through Armstrong's tough demeanor and strong faith he tries to make a difference with Norris - a youth on the edge of falling into a lifetime of drugs and gangs. Also Armstrong must deal with his past history of violence and make sure he doesn't fall again. Written by Andre van Heerden

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Crime | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving drugs and some violence | See all certifications »
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The Light
Performed by Jelleestone
(JD Smith-Carty, JC Smith-Carty, Noah Shebib)
Cutta Music Pub. JeeJee Music Pub., 40 Days & 40 Nights Pub.
Rex Entertainment, Inc.
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That movie was simply one of the best I've ever seen, just awesome.
30 September 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Two stories of two guys, running together. This movie is not some pro-Christianity stuff made by some right-wing super Christ freak. NO! This just tells about chances, helping and the good in ourselves. And damn believe me, cause I'm really not related to this religion in anyways. This movie was acted amazingly, Ving Rhames is simply one of my favorite actors. Music was well done. The character development was awesome. You can't give this movie something under 7, that's just not realistic. It blew me away. I can understand that some people don't like movies that play in black ghettos in the USA and so on but you have to just watch it and think about, it's really great.


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