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The Grace Card (2010)

PG-13 | | Drama | 25 February 2011 (USA)
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Everything can change in an instant...and take a lifetime to unravel. Every day, we have the opportunity to rebuild relationships by extending and receiving God's grace. Offer The Grace Card, and never underestimate the power of God's love.

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Michael Higgenbottom ...
Sam Wright
Joy Parmer Moore ...
Sara McDonald
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George Wright
Dawntoya Thomason ...
Debra Wright
Rob Erickson ...
Blake McDonald
Kiana McDaniel ...
Grace Wright
Taylor Ollins ...
Emily Wright
Cindy Hodge ...
Dr. Vines (as Cindy Holmes Hodge)
Chris Thomas ...
Brayden Negelein ...
Tyler McDonald
Amisho Baraka ...
Rand
Jessica Maharrey ...
Jenny
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Ken Newman
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Everything can change in an instant ... and take a lifetime to unravel. When Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, the ensuing 17 years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and leaves him angry with God ... and just about everyone else. Mac's rage stonewalls his career in the police department and makes for a combustible situation when he's partnered with Sam Wright, a rising star on the force who happens to be a part-time pastor and a loving family man. Can they somehow join forces to help one another when it's impossible for either of them to look past their differences-especially the most obvious one? Every day, we have the opportunity to rebuild relationships and heal deep wounds by extending and receiving God's grace. Offer THE GRACE CARD ... and never underestimate the power of God's love. Written by David G. Evans

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Rated PG-13 for violence and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)

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$1,010,299 (USA) (25 February 2011)

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$2,428,241 (USA) (15 April 2011)
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This was Rob Ericksons very first acting role. See more »

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The Doctor at the Hospital states Blake needs a Kidney transplant and he has A+ blood; therefore his mother can't give one of her kidneys because she has O+ blood, but O is called the universal donor and anyone (including A) can receive O. See more »

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George Wright's grandfather: I promise to pray for you every day, ask your forgiveness, grant you the same, and be your friend always.
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Surprisingly good
27 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like others I wasn't expecting much because of the Christian theme but was really surprised. The cinematography was great. Some issues were a little too much use of depth of field and a little too much smoke in scenes. The acting was exceptional given that many are not experienced. Some of the circumstances were a little unbelievable too. Some say it was a little slow moving but that's because there's serious dialog going on and not car chases the American audience seems to relate to. The jist of the movie is about the disconnect between sitting in church and hearing some feel-good sermons and the reality of what is happening in the streets of our country. Mac could have been a carpenter, lawyer, dentist, or farmer; the lesson still fits. It is a touching story and there were people still crying as we left the theater.

If it were Hollywood I would give it an 8 but extra points here for spirituality and a great job done on budget!


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