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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Credited cast:
Michael Higgenbottom ...
Sam Wright
Joy Parmer Moore ...
Sara McDonald
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 ...
Jessica Maharrey ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Bradshaw ...
Ken Newman
Alicia Burton ...
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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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25 February 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Poder da Graça  »

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$200,000 (estimated)

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


$2,428,241 (USA) (15 April 2011)

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Lead actor Michael Joiner lived and studied in LA for 10 long years and went on 350 auditions, landing 40 roles, before moving back to Kansas City,MO. Two months later he got the call to play the lead role in "The Grace Card"...with no audition. See more »


Mac and Sam (of the Memphis Police Dept.) are called to investigate a situation on Exeter Rd. in Germantown; however, Germantown, as a municipality, has its own Police Department. Germantown would be out of jurisdiction for Memphis Police. See more »


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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Family Friendly Drama That Inspires
1 February 2011 | by (Honolulu, HI) – See all my reviews

We had the opportunity of previewing The Grace Card with other local community leaders recently. While many faith based movies that are family friendly and maintain a solid moral direction they often times lack in quality and presentation. The Grace Card, like a few others (Facing the Giants, Fireproof, etc.) is the exception. Overall the plot, presentation and quality of the film was excellent and I'd highly recommend this picture to people looking for an uplifting family friendly movie to watch.

The Grace Card is a drama and we took our teenager and preteen boys to the viewing and they enjoyed the film just as much as we did. While most Hollywood dramas are something can't watch as a family once again The Grace Card is the exception. Anyone looking for a good drama that is thought provoking that they can watch with the family will enjoy this movie.

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