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Fall from Grace (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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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Sündenfall See more »

Company Credits

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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

Jim Bakker: I'm sorry... I can't go on! Someone come and help me! It's all right, I'm all right.
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Connections

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

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Tawdry, vulgar and inane movie that perfectly suits its subject.
26 December 1999 | by jimthingSee all my reviews

This must be the nadir of Kevin Spacey's career. Who ever thought he'd be a good person to play TV evangelist, philanderer and chipmunk look-a-like, Jim Bakker?! The poor man does his best with cotton wool stuffed in his cheeks (hey! It worked for Brando!) and a toupee that could stop traffic. Bernadette Peters does an equally brave job of portraying bushbaby bimbo Tammy Faye Bakker, a woman who is truly without any merit or value. This is a very bad movie, but is never less than entertaining in that slow motion carcrash kind of way... God bless you Jessica Hahn for exposing these morons for what they are! It is you that is the instrument of the Lord!


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