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Courageous (2011)

 -  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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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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30 September 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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

While filming the arrest early in the film, the actors who played the gangsters were actually sharing their faith with local people in between takes, including the two that pass by on bikes while they're driving to the house. See more »

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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

Adam Mitchell: You ever hear of the snake kings?
Lamont: The who?
Adam Mitchell: The snake kings you ever cross 'em?
Lamont: I ain't heard of no snake kings.
Adam Mitchell: We got their leader in the back. If he tries to cut you or go for your throat, just yell and we'll stop the car.
Lamont: Hold on. I ain't ridin with no killer.
Adam Mitchell: Just stay on your side, don't look at him, don't talk to him.
[to Javier]
Adam Mitchell: Martinez, you hurt this guy, I'll put you under the jail, you got it?
Lamont: I ain't ridin with no snake king!
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References Fireproof (2008) See more »

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My Creed
(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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Exciting
1 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a great movie. It is entertaining, exciting, draws you in an keeps you, stirs your emotions, and leaves a positive message. Most other Hollywood movies are shallow and leave you exhausted and wanting for more substance. My time and money is too valuable to just be "amused." It was fun seeing so many people that I have not connected to in a long time. I would go to more movies, but the are very few that have any substance. I hope people can spread the word about this movie. I think our society could turn around if dads took a greater role in the lives of their children. It is not hard, it takes courage to go against the modern culture of "if it feels good, do it" and chasing after the trappings of success, like money and possessions.


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