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

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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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References Facing the Giants (2006) See more »

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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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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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