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Courageous (2011)

PG-13 | | Drama | 30 September 2011 (USA)
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When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives.

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Kayla Hayes
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Lady 1 at Wreck (as Ashley McClearn)
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Storyline

Four men, one calling: To serve and protect. As law enforcement officers, they face danger every day. Yet when tragedy strikes close to home, these fathers are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, and their faith. From this struggle will come a decision that changes all of their lives. With action, drama, and humor, the fourth film from Sherwood Pictures embraces God's promise to "turn the hearts of fathers to their children, and the hearts of children to their fathers." Souls will be stirred, and hearts will be challenged to be ... courageous! Written by Anonymous

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Four men, one calling: To serve and protect See more »

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and drug content | See all certifications »

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Reto de valientes  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,063,147 (USA) (30 September 2011)

Gross:

$34,522,221 (USA) (20 January 2012)
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Trivia

The "sling shot" move that Adam uses to fling Nathan out of the car to catch the suspect is a move that some officers really do use, while others have never heard of it. See more »

Goofs

When Nathan falls off the truck while the thug crashes the truck in the tree, a stunt double is seen in the truck (wearing a green shirt/goatee) instead of the thug. See more »

Quotes

Javier Martinez: Why did you ask me to help?
Adam Mitchell: Because I thought you were a guy named Javier.
Javier Martinez: I am.
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Connections

References Fireproof (2008) See more »

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When We're Together
(Mark Willard, Mark Harris)
(c) 2011 MAW Music, LLC (BMI); Coastal Lyric Publishing (ASCAP)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.
Performed by Mark Harris
Master Copyright (c) 2011 Vision Vineyard, L.L.C.
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Reality Movie vs. Reality TV
23 March 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Reality TV is not really real. I mean, I have no friends who've been stranded on an island or locked in a house (nor, as far as I know, has that happened to people who don't like me). In contrast, the movie, Courageous, truly reveals the reality of life. This highly entertaining film is about the struggles of fatherhood. Which of us guys hasn't struggled with the boundaries between work and home?

The story centers on a group of law enforcement officers and is filled with action, outstanding humor and at times, some tough emotional moments. At the show I attended, everyone cried. They cried at some tragic moments and at some moments of great relief. At my side was a good buddy who is a successful business pro and strong family man. He & I both walked away with some deeper awareness of how we could be better fathers to our kids and to our brides.

So there are also some distinct learning moments that makes this film much more than just an escape from reality. How often do you have an opportunity to take someone to a movie that has trailing impact on your life? I'll suggest you get some Dads together to watch Courageous and sit down for a meal afterward to talk about what it showed you were doing well, or right - and what you could be working on to better build into your family and their future. Powerfully-told story with an outstanding cast.


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