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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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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)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$34,522,221 (USA) (20 January 2012)
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The scene that Adam Mitchell is watching on TV (with his daughter in his lap) is from the house fire in Fireproof (2008). See more »

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During the carjack scene there are several shots of the interior of the truck, and the gear select lever is obviously in the Park position even though they are "driving". See more »

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[Last lines]
Adam Mitchell: So where are you men of courage? Where are you, fathers who fear the Lord? It's time to rise up and answer the call that God has given to you, and to say, "I will. I will. I will."
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Your Love
(Brandon Heath, Jason Ingram)
(c) 2010 Sony/ATV Cross Keys Publishing/Big Skwawka Music (ASCAP)
All rights on behalf of Sony/ATV Cross Keys Publishing and Big Swawka Music admin. By Sony/ATV Timber Publishing/West Main Music/Windsor Hill Music (SESAC).
Performed by Brandon Heath
All rights on behalf of Sony/ATV Timber Publishing, West Main Music and Windsor Hill Music admin. by Sony/ATV.
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Courtesy of Reunion/Monomode Records and Provident Label Group LLC
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Faith, Family, Fatherhood - all in one
2 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is quite simply a superb movie about faith, love, family and what is really important in life. A must for all fathers and would be fathers. The movie weaves real life adventure and problems into a compelling police-based story and delivers solutions to those problems that can be used in our lives. Sure, some of the jokes are a little corny, but they are all in good taste - a rare exception to Hollywood's sex, sex and more sex mentality. The acting is really pretty good - there's no Brad Pitt here, but there is plenty of heart and soul from the entire cast. Hard to believe a movie with this much drama, acting and pathos was created with only a one million dollar budget! It is not only entertaining and funny but didactic as well. Don't miss this one - do it for yourself - do it for God!


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