A pro ball player with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team.
Set in rustbelt Buffalo circa 1980, Queen City follows the gritty struggle of two flawed detectives from both sides of the tracks whose private and public lives cross as they cope with strain in search of redemption and forgiveness.
A disc jockey invites an author of a best-selling book, PJ Payton, as an on-air guest. They explore LA relationship struggles and share unbelievable stories, and in the process laugh, learn and discover the power of love.
The Smiths could be any family. They could be your neighbors. When 12-year-old Jason looks in his neighbor's window, he learns he's not the only kid living in an abusive environment. What he learns will change his life forever.
When high-powered sports agent Rob Decker arrives looking for his next major league prospect, he finds more than he bargained for at the Cooke Boys Ranch. As he works to secure Shawn Hart, ... See full summary »
Ashley Nicole Anderson,
Tiffany and Marcus decide to wed during the holiday season in the rural town where Tiffany grew up. After spending time with Tiffany's sisters and their husbands, the couple has second thoughts about their wedding.
Vivica A. Fox,
Miguel A. Núñez Jr.,
HOME RUN It's a usual nightout in a local disco: Lena, pretty twentysomething, who dreams of to leave this countryside tristesse and break out in to the world. She meets Wolk, a interesting... See full summary »
Fabian Joest Passamonte,
Forced back to his small home town, an alcoholic baseball hotshot fakes recovery to regain his position on the roster, coaches a little league team to regain his popularity, pursues his old flame to regain a romance, all while finding redemption among a group of addicts. Written by
At the 2012 Celebrate Recovery Summit at Saddleback Church, John Baker (founder of CR) mentioned that the testimonies featured in the film depiction of the CR meetings were based on actual testimonies. (Of course, the testimonies of the main characters were created for the plot.) See more »
When Corey and Clay get in his truck Corey puts his seat belt on twice. See more »
I have no special interest in Christian-themed movies but found this a realistic and moving story, simply told yet with considerable dimension to the central characters and their conflicts. The Christian story element is neither obtrusive nor preachy. That he is an addict and must come to terms with it is what drives the story, and his denial, arrogance and resistance make it universal. If he finds solace, support and meaning in the Church, as opposed to some other form of recovery, why not? Many do. And it comes across here as natural given the circumstances. The lead actor was quite good, really able to represent the physicality and confidence of a professional athlete and at the same time his vulnerability and pain. He's both effectively callous and sympathetic in turn. Excellent supporting work as well; the two lead women were convincing. Thanks to Amazon Prime -- never would have discovered this movie otherwise.
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