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Saved! (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 11 June 2004 (USA)
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When a girl attending a Christian high school becomes pregnant, she finds herself ostracized and demonized, as all of her former friends turn on her.

Director:

Brian Dannelly
1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jena Malone ... Mary
Mandy Moore ... Hilary Faye
Macaulay Culkin ... Roland
Patrick Fugit ... Patrick
Heather Matarazzo ... Tia
Eva Amurri Martino ... Cassandra (as Eva Amurri)
Chad Faust ... Dean
Elizabeth Thai ... Veronica
Martin Donovan ... Pastor Skip
Mary-Louise Parker ... Lillian
Kett Turton ... Mitch
Julia Arkos ... PE Coach
Donna White Donna White ... Trudy Mason
James Caldwell James Caldwell ... Hairdresser
Nicki Clyne ... Guitar Player
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Storyline

Mary is a senior at American Eagle Christian High School in suburban Baltimore. She considers herself born again, despite the fact that her rebirth was at age three. Her best girlfriends are two classmates that comprise the Christian Jewels band with her. Hilary Faye is the alpha Christian, who outwardly is perfect, especially in her connection to God. And Veronica is ethnic Vietnamese who was adopted and thus saved by a black Christian couple. A third is Tia, who is generally an outsider in her geek status but who aspires to be in this Christian clique. Also within their social circle solely out of necessity is Hilary Faye's older brother Roland, who has been in a wheelchair since age nine after falling out of a tree, and who, out of family obligation Hilary Faye transports everywhere including to/from school. Beyond that transportation, Roland and Hilary Faye generally have disdain for each other. One of Hilary Faye's God driven missions for the year is to save Cassandra, a Jewish ... Written by Huggo

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Lead us not into temptation. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for strong thematic issues involving teens - sexual content, pregnancy, smoking and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 June 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

¡Salvados! See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$459,386, 30 May 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$8,940,582, 2 September 2004

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,156,933, 9 April 2006
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film is set in Baltimore County, Maryland, just north of Baltimore City, as evidenced by Hilary Faye's Maryland license plate and the "Baltimore County Bus Company" public transportation that Mary takes to and from the clinic. See more »

Goofs

After Cassandra is saved, the next day at school, at Hilary Faye's locker, Cassandra pinches Hilary's cheek. When Cassandra pinches her cheek, Hilary's sweater goes down from her face, in the next shot, Hilary's sweater is back up. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mary: [voice over] I've been born again my whole life... accepting Jesus.
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Connections

Referenced in Indie Sex: Teens (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Joy to the World
(1719)
Traditional
Music by George Frideric Handel (unconfirmed) (uncredited)
Lyrics by Isaac Watts (1719) (uncredited)
Arranged by Charles Blaker and Kevin Hiatt
Courtesy of Megatrax Production Music, Inc.
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Enjoyable, safe satire
2 December 2004 | by mgoodstSee all my reviews

Not a bad movie for family consumption. Humorous and pushes its point home (that Christians should act like Christians and not bigots) without being too nasty. I watched with my wife and two high school daughters ... we all enjoyed it. Of course, if you're "sophisticated" you might sneer at this film -- but take it for what it is, a simple story with a talented young cast (the star, Jena Malone, is refreshing!), and you'll find it's worth the time spent to watch it and the money spent to rent it. If there's anything to criticize, it's the film's short length. They could have done much more with it in a longer format. However, that's a minor criticism. Overall the film is solid and enjoyable.


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