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Fall from Grace (1990)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 29 April 1990
Biographical film about televangelists Jim and Tammy Bakker chronicles their rise in the religious arena and their ultimate fall in 1987 after Jim's 1980 dalliance with Jessica Hahn which ... See full summary »

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Karen Arthur

Writer:

Ken Trevey
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bernadette Peters ... Tammy Faye Bakker
Kevin Spacey ... Jim Bakker
Richard Herd ... Richard Dortch
Beth Grant ... Paulene
John McLiam ... Rev. Aubrey Sara
Richard Paul ... Rev. Jerry Falwell
Travis Swords Travis Swords ... Patrick
Jon Lindstrom ... Brian
Justin Lord
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steven Barr Steven Barr ... Bodyguard #1
Rod Britt ... Finance Executive
Robert Broyles Robert Broyles ... Construction Foreman
Randy Crowder ... TV Director
Mark Davenport Mark Davenport ... Real Estate Man
Keith Joe Dick ... Cowboy
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Biographical film about televangelists Jim and Tammy Bakker chronicles their rise in the religious arena and their ultimate fall in 1987 after Jim's 1980 dalliance with Jessica Hahn which came to light and their mismanagement of funding of their PTL ministries. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Sündenfall See more »

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NBC Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Bernadette Peters wore padding for the scenes where Tammy Faye Bakker was overweight. See more »

Quotes

Richard Dortch: Brian, I've just had a very upsetting phone call from a Jessica Hahn.
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Connections

Featured in The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2000) See more »

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Preacher gets a little on the side, gets caught, then hollers "I have sinned!"
23 June 2002 | by helpless_dancerSee all my reviews

"Judge not lest ye be judged". True, but this little twerp Bakker is guilty as sin. He thinks it is fine to cheat on his spouse but when he is caught it's "hey, it was just this one time and, hey, I'm real sorry Jesus". This whining, blubbering clown could have been a success had he stayed true to his calling instead of selling out to the Gods of power, sex, money, drugs and vanity. How could anybody be gullible enough to fall for the spiel of these 2 God hollering bozos? There was enough plastic in them to produce enough 4" schedule 40 pvc to totally re-pipe the state of Texas. These 2 losers deserved each other and the fate they suffered. Good flicker with the 2 leads being played to perfection; almost had me believing they were the genuine article. I'll never trust another televangelist....hell, I didn't anyway.


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