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For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)

 -  Drama | History | War  -  1 June 2012 (USA)
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A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.

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A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.

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He was the last man to believe in their cause. But became the first willing to die for it.

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Drama | History | War

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Rated R for war violence and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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1 June 2012 (USA)  »

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For Greater Glory  »

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,885,608 (USA) (1 June 2012)

Gross:

$5,669,081 (USA) (10 August 2012)
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Partially financed by the Knights of Columbus, whose members in both the United States and Mexico were an integral part of the actual Cristeros Rebellion. See more »

Quotes

Captain Quintana: Please, what do you want? Money? I can get you money.
Victoriano 'El Catorce' Ramirez: Spend it Hell, cabron.
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Wonderful movie on religious freedom!
20 September 2012 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Excellent movie! Eva Longoria and Peter O'Toole are just unique, they are focusing on the most essential issue regarding freedom for the family and faith and society. This film is most accurate and it would deserve to be forwarded to all our friends. Now that the "For Greater Glory" film has been officially released on DVD, and is available all over the U.S. at retail outlets, rental kiosks, online, and through video-on-demand services, I encourage you to get a copy to show friends and family - and offer to set up parish showings. This is an excellent tool to educate and motivate others to understand the dangers to Freedom of Religion that we are facing right now in various countries all over the world.


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