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Salvation Boulevard (2011)

 -  Action | Comedy | Drama  -  15 July 2011 (USA)
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Set in the world of mega-churches in which a former Deadhead-turned-born again-Christian finds himself on the run from fundamentalist members of his mega-church who will do anything to protect their larger-than-life pastor.

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Dan Day
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Peter Blaylock
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Jim Hunt
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Jerry Hobson
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Set in the world of mega-churches in which a former Deadhead-turned-born again-Christian finds himself on the run from fundamentalist members of his mega-church who will do anything to protect their larger-than-life pastor.

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For Carl, salvation turned out to be a tight squeeze!


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Rated R for some language, violence, drug material and brief sexual content | See all certifications »

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15 July 2011 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,208 (USA) (15 July 2011)

Gross:

$27,445 (USA) (19 August 2011)
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Although throughout the film, Ed Harris's character is called Paul Blaylock, even including the 'where are they now?' montage at the end, in the end credits he is shown as Peter Blaylock. See more »

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Peter Blaylock: Where does religion come from? It comes from fear. Belief in the supernatural arose to protect us from the frightening unknown. Whether it be volcanoes, thunder, lightning, earthquake, death, evil, somewhere along the line the supernatural became God, and the unknown became Satan.
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Requiem - Rex Tremendae
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as Wolfgang Mozart)
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A very enjoyable Dark comedy
19 July 2011 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

After going through a disappointing summer movie line up this year " 2011 " so far, i was more than happy when i found this film playing in a theater near by.

And after watching this very enjoyable movie, i was left surprised in why it had a very limited release ? unlike most big budget summer movies, this movie focused on substance rather than style. it had a very engaging story that unfolds in a very intriguing way.

the story is that of a well known Pastor played by Pierce Brosnan who gets involved in a debate with a disbeliever and writer played by Ed Harris, soon after, the pastor gets involved in a sinful accident and tries to use his religious influences to get himself out. stuck in the middle of all this, is an ex-deadhead played by Greg Kinnear.

the Characters and acting were the best thing in the movie, a wonderful cast lead by Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connely and Marisa TOmey. they all deliver very memorable performances, and they added a lot to their characters. the characters were fun and seemed very familiar, easy to identify with.

the film was more of a dark comedy, very funny and laugh out loud moments involving religion, relationships and even murder.

I am just so surprised with the limited release, this film deserves a wider release and should reach more audience. I highly recommend this.


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