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End of the Spear (2005)

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Two people come to the end of a spear in order to realize that the divisions between them are not real.

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Jim Hanon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louie Leonardo ... Mincayani
Chad Allen ... Nate Saint / Steve Saint
Jack Guzman ... Kimo
Christina Souza ... Dayumae
Chase Ellison ... Young Steve Saint
Chemo Mepaquito Chemo Mepaquito ... Gikita
Ninabet Bedoya Ninabet Bedoya ... Gimade
Sara Kathryn Bakker ... Rachel Saint
Cara Stoner Cara Stoner ... Marj Saint (as Cara Stoner-Parris)
Beth Bailey ... Elisabeth Elliot
Ocniel Barrigon Ocniel Barrigon ... Nenkiwi
Yariela Caizamo Yariela Caizamo ... Ompodae
Andrea Lino Mache Andrea Lino Mache ... Dawa
Marco Flaco Marco Flaco ... Young Mincayani
Gabriela Valdespino Gabriela Valdespino ... Young Dayumae
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Storyline

"End of the Spear" is the story of Mincayani, a Waodani tribesman from the jungles of Ecuador. When five young missionaries, among them Jim Elliot and Nate Saint, are speared to death by the Waodani in 1956, a series of events unfold to change the lives of not only the slain missionaries' families, but also Mincayani and his people. Written by Anonymous

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Dare to Make Contact


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

20 January 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Walk His Trail See more »

Filming Locations:

Colon, Panama See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,712,000, 22 January 2006

Gross USA:

$11,967,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,128,105
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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

During casting it was difficult to find a pilot in the Screen Actor's Guild qualified and willing to fly the 1947 Piper plane in the jungle. For the movie the plane ended up being piloted by the real life Steve Saint. See more »

Goofs

As the bright yellow Piper is maneuvering over the jungle in the mid-1950s, we briefly see a view of the top of the plane, and there we see the one object that isn't yellow - the white Garmin GPS antenna. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Steve Saint: Some people say we live in a world of irreconcilable differences. Others say that true peace, lasting peace, can't be obtained because we haven't found a way yet to change the human heart.
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Followed by The Grandfathers (2011) See more »

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Don't Be That Way
Written by Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish and Edgar M. Sampson (as Edgar Sampson)
Performed by Benny Goodman
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Courtesy of Sony BMG Records
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18 January 2006 | by tomstoerzbachSee all my reviews

I got to see a sneak preview several weeks ago, and you really need to go and see if this changes your view of what movies can do!

The creators of this film were deeply moved when they learned of the original true-life event this film is based on, and they poured their all into making a film that would reach people on a more spiritual level than most Hollywood fare these days, without being preachy (thank heavens), and while maintaining the natural lure of an adventure story. See if you agree that they succeeded!

It really doesn't matter if you know the historical true life story or not -- your heart will be pounding, then broken, then softened, and finally strengthened as you emerge a different person.


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