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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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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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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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$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$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 »

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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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THE GRACE CARD entertains and enlightens. Expect to walk out with new resolve to give and receive grace.
25 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's so nice to see a well-made film that entertains, enlightens, and challenges us to be our better selves.

Mac has good reason for his bitterness and unforgiveness, but it's colored his whole life and continually inflicts pain on his family. Sam, on the other hand, is understandably conflicted when he's forced to partner with Mac in this cop drama. The inter-twinings of their families and their lives bring the real issues to a fever pitch in a desperate situation. I also loved Oscar winner Lou Gossett Jr.'s character, as the elder sage who had clearly walked this road before. Everyone has something in their lives--some pain or disappointment they hold on to. THE GRACE CARD is a wonderful drama about shaking free from it, and at the same time, releasing others.


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