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The Second Chance (2006)

PG-13 | | Drama | 17 February 2006 (USA)
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Ethan Jenkins (Michael W. Smith) and Jake Sanders (introducing Jeff Obafemi Carr) are both passionate pastors who worship the same God from the same book--but that's where the similarity ... See full summary »

Director:

Steve Taylor

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Henry O. Arnold (as Chip Arnold), Henry O. Arnold | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael W. Smith ... Ethan Jenkins
Jeff Obafemi Carr Jeff Obafemi Carr ... Jake Sanders
J. Don Ferguson J. Don Ferguson ... Jeremiah Jenkins
Lisa Arrindell ... Amanda Sanders (as Lisa Arrindell Anderson)
David Alford ... Parker Richards
Henry Haggard ... Sonny
Kenda Benward ... Valerie
Jonathan Thomas Jonathan Thomas ... Tony
Calvin Hobson Calvin Hobson ... Julius
Bobby Daniels Bobby Daniels ... Mayor
Shirley Cody Shirley Cody ... Miss Burdoe
Peggy Walton-Walker ... Claudia Jenkins (as Peggy Walton Walker)
Vilia Steele ... Trina
Kobie Jarmon Kobie Jarmon ... Charday Sanders
Erin Hemphill Erin Hemphill ... Payton Sanders
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Storyline

Ethan Jenkins (Michael W. Smith) and Jake Sanders (introducing Jeff Obafemi Carr) are both passionate pastors who worship the same God from the same book--but that's where the similarity ends. White and well-to-do Ethan is comfortable in his music ministry at the media-savvy suburban mega-church, The Rock; Jake is a street smart African-American who ministers to the gang members, teen mothers, and drug addicts of the urban Second Chance. When they are suddenly thrown together in a tough neighborhood and forced to work side by side, Ethan discovers there is no boundary between the streets and the sanctuary. But can the faith these two men share overcome the prejudices that divide them to give themselves and a struggling urban church a second chance? Written by Tracey Zemitis

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Taglines:

Same faith. Same city. Different worlds.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some drug references | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site | sonypictures

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Segunda Chance See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$226,712, 19 February 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$432,253, 5 March 2006
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Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Michael W. Smith's film debut. See more »

Connections

References The Music Man (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

ALL IN THE SERVE
Written by Michael W. Smith and Steve Taylor
Performed by Michael W. Smith
Produced by Steve Taylor and John Mark Painter
Engineered by John Mark Painter, Joe Costa and Dan Rudin
Mixed by F. Reid Shippen
Michael W. Smith appears courtesy of Reunion Records/Provident Label Group, LLC, a unit of SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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One the best Christian films today!
31 July 2006 | by single_in_innaSee all my reviews

When I heard about the movie I was not expecting much ,however, the movie was really great. This film helps bring movies in the general area back to good ground. It is not based on music as many people would probably think. It is about how Christians no matter what race or color they are should stand together and to look at every situation from both sides not just yours. There is one part in which I cried my eyes out. I am proud to see MWS showing his acting ability's!! I hope every one gets something out of this movie. There's is moments for laughter, crying, cheering and thought!! There was one thing that made me sad about the movie and that was the ending. I got it now don't get me wrong but well ill just let you all figure it out!!!


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