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Born Again (1978)

PG | | Biography, Drama | October 1978 (USA)
Charles Colson was involved in the infamous Watergate scandal that brought down the administration of former President Richard Nixon. Colson was sentenced to prison for the crimes he ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Charles W. Colson
... Patty Colson
Jay Robinson ... David Shapiro
... Tom Phillips
... Jimmy Newsom
... Judge Gerhard Gesell
Harold Hughes ... Sen. Harold Hughes (as Senator Harold Hughes)
... Rev. Billy Graham
... President Richard M. Nixon
Scott Walker ... Scanlon
Robert Gray ... Paul Kramer
... Al Quie
Ned Wilson ... Douglas Coe
Dean Brooks ... Dick Howard
Christopher Conrad ... Christian 'Chris' Colson
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Charles Colson was involved in the infamous Watergate scandal that brought down the administration of former President Richard Nixon. Colson was sentenced to prison for the crimes he committed in the name of "national security", and while in prison he underwent a religious conversion. This film tells the story of his life up to, including and after his conversion. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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For everyone who ever wanted a chance to start over.

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Final film of director Irving Rapper. See more »

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Born Again
Music by Les Baxter
Lyrics by Craig Johnson
Sung by Larnell Harris
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A commercial for the Born Again bunch.
6 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Charles Colson who was perhaps the sleaziest of all of the members of Richard Nixons core of Watergate gang members is portrayed here by Dean Jones most widely known for his many roles in Disney films. Much of this film deals with Colsons conversion as a born again Christian. The actual Watergate activities are only touched on. If you're looking for a film about the Watergate scandal this isn't one of the better ones. Dean turns in an admirable performance but yet doesn't come off well as a person of Colsons character, which for the most part was that of a villain. Any one who knows of the Watergate affair and knew of Charles Colson will look upon this story with a bit of skepticism over his claim to have become a born again Christian when the heat was suddenly turned up on him . Those who are deep into the Christian message will no doubt enjoy this film as it is pretty much a commercial for becoming `Born Again'


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