6.9/10
305
7 user 4 critic

The Woodcarver (2012)

PG | | Drama | 5 March 2012 (Canada)
A troubled youth vandalizes a church and winds up in a close association with the woodcarver whose work he destroyed.

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A moving and thought provoking story about a group of Americans - a singer, a newspaper editor, a pastor & a real estate mogul who vow to walk "in the steps of Jesus." Every day and every ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Makowski
Stars: John Schneider, Maxine Bahns, Adam Gregory
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The journey continues from WWJD as the drifter (John Schneider) arrives into a new town - inspiring a group of people to live as Jesus would. A troubled teen heads down the wrong path ... See full summary »

Director: Gabriel Sabloff
Stars: John Schneider, Lorenzo Lamas, Raquel Elizabeth Ames
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Seven years after the world's most devastating tsunami in Thailand six strangers find themselves trapped in a beach side resort on the brink of an oncoming hurricane. Each of their hearts ... See full summary »

Director: Bobby Smyth
Stars: David A.R. White, Bruce Marchiano, Gary Daniels
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.

Director: Jon Gunn
Stars: Mira Sorvino, Sean Astin, Alexa PenaVega
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

In 605 B.C. Jerusalem was conquered by the Babylonians and many of their best young men were taken into captivity, including Daniel. Daniel was taken to Babylon to serve it. As Powerful ... See full summary »

Director: Anna Zielinski
Stars: Robert Miano, Andrew Bongiorno, Lance Henriksen
The Encounter I (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Five strangers with nothing in common are forced to come together at a remote roadside eatery because of a road closure. They place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems... See full summary »

Director: David A.R. White
Stars: Bruce Marchiano, Steve Borden, Jaci Velasquez
Courageous (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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.

Director: Alex Kendrick
Stars: Alex Kendrick, Ken Bevel, Kevin Downes
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An wise old Christian man imparts Biblical truths to three boys during the summer of 1970.

Director: Rich Christiano
Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Jansen Panettiere, Robert Guillaume
Fireproof (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In an attempt to save his marriage, a firefighter uses a 40-day experiment known as "The Love Dare".

Director: Alex Kendrick
Stars: Kirk Cameron, Erin Bethea, Ken Bevel
War Room (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A seemingly perfect family looks to fix their problems with the help of Miss Clara, an older, wiser woman.

Director: Alex Kendrick
Stars: Priscilla C. Shirer, T.C. Stallings, Karen Abercrombie
October Baby (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A college freshman's world is rocked when she learns she is the adopted survivor of a failed abortion.

Directors: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin
Stars: Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, John Schneider
Unconditional IV (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A woman's idyllic life is shattered when her husband is killed in a senseless act of violence. As she prepares to take matters into her own hands, two unexpected encounters begin to change everything.

Director: Brent McCorkle
Stars: Lynn Collins, Michael Ealy, Bruce McGill
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Ernest
...
Matthew
...
Jack Stevenson
...
Rita Stevenson
...
Pastor Robert Clark
...
Jerry Sandstone
...
Principal Stark (as Tom Mcbeath)
...
Christine

What You Missed at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

From the madness of the convention floor to the emotional panel reveals and star-studded interviews, catch up on all the unforgettable sights from Comic-Con.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Edit

Storyline

Unable to cope with the squabbles of his divorcing parents, fifteen-year-old Matthew Stevenson takes it out on his church. The old and godly widower whose woodcarvings Matthew trashed takes in the kid as a worker to help repair the damage, which also provides Matthew a quiet harbor in which to consider WWJD (What would Jesus do?). That phrase gets back to and influences his parents as well, and the family that was once disintegrating after turned from God mends. Written by statmanjeff

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some thematic material | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

5 March 2012 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

WWJD II: The Woodcarver  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Ernest Otto: You see this grain, how beautiful it is? It's called flame and quilt. Now that only happens randomly in individual trees. You don't discover it until after you saw the wood.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Prayers are still answered
27 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In WWJD II: The Wooodcarver, John Ratzenberger plays Ernest, a hard working, decent and faith filled man. It could be my Dad or many other people's Dad, Grandfather, brother or husband. I wouldn't say that the movie is perfect, but nothing is. That's why I liked it. It's just down to earth and shows the messiness that exists in this world.

I don't think the film is overly preachy. Yes Jesus is mentioned, but in a way that shows hurting people that if they want a fulfilled life like Ernest has, they might try putting God first. And just because they do, it doesn't cause everything in their life to be rosy--just meaningful.

Of course, a lot of people become bitter and miserable when life seems to fail them. This movie shows how prayers often need humans to act unselfishly in order for positive change to occur. In that sense, I believe that prayers are answered. This movie affirms my belief.


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?