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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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Angelita Nelson ...
Carmen Martinez
Taylor Hutcherson ...
Jade Hayes
Eleanor Brown ...
Kayla Hayes
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T.J
Matt Hardwick ...
Antoine
Kaleb Bevel ...
Baby Hayes
Ashley Mclearn ...
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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Honor Begins At Home 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

The baby in the truck at the beginning was Ken Bevels real son. They were not expecting him to be crying when they opened the door, but it fit perfectly for the scene. In the audio commentary Stephen Kendrick says "there was nobody in the car prompting him to cry, we all were shocked and got chills that day when he opened the truck and the baby cried like that, it was GOD directing that portion of the scene, we were blown away by that". See more »

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When the thug is put into the back of the squad car with Javier, the boom mic is reflected in the car's rear window. See more »

Quotes

Nathan Hayes: You can't go on a date with anyone 'til they come and talk to me. And they have no business talking to me until you're 17.
Jade Hays: It's not even a real date. We're just going to the mall and walk around.
Nathan Hayes: If a boy asked you to go anywhere with him, it's a date.
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References Fireproof (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Sound of Your Voice
(Mac Powell, Tai Anderson, David Carr, and Mark Lee)
(c) 2010 Songs from the Quarry (ASCAP) (adm. by EMICMGPublishing.com)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.
Performed by Third Day
Courtesy of Essential Records and Provident Label Group LLC
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Great Movie - Must see
2 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was excellent and far surpassed my expectations. There is a definite message to it but it does not feel like a lecture. There is lots of action and lots of emotion. Everyone in the theater was both laughing and crying throughout the movie. The movie was well written and well acted. The movie addressed difficult relevant social issues without being judgmental. The role of fathers in today's society and how many fathers do not live up to their responsibilities was the main theme of the movie. Although this is a Christian movie there is lots of action and does not come across as preachy. Recommend seeing it regardless of your faith and beliefs in God.


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