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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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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:

$4,281,388, 22 January 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$11,967,000
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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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

In one scene, the rope connected to the bucket suspended from the airplane is cut with a knife by a person in the plane. In the very next shot, the rope is still connected to the plane. 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
Licensed by Columbia Records
Courtesy of Sony BMG Records
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I was not expecting much but WHAT A Surprise
21 January 2006 | by embowlesSee all my reviews

I was very skeptical going to this moving because most films like this are usually a feeble attempt at evangelism at best. But because I'm a movie freak and I prefer not to be accused of uninformed criticism I went.

The story was captivating, produced with excellence and the acting believable. It was good enough to insight laughter, tears and cheers.

It was difficult to predict what may happened next and in the end one came away with a sense of understanding of those who live in what seems like another world and how much alike we really are when all is said and done. The tape that ran during the credits showing the actual people who the film was made about was an excellent end to an otherwise very emotional ending and allowed those to leave the theatre with a smile on their faces rather than tears running down.

I'd like to see it again with out getting all emotional this time as I believe I missed a lot.

Watch out Mel Gibson :-)


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