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One Good Man (2009)

Father in Israel (original title)
PG | | Drama, Family | 9 October 2009 (USA)
Aaron Young is a good man. But when he suddenly faces new challenges at work, at home, and in church, he is put to the test. Can he rise to the occasion and help the people closest to him?



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Threlfall ... Aaron Young
... Cindy Young
Talon G. Ackerman ... Michael Young
... Amanda Young
Lindsay Bird ... Laura Young (as Lindsey Bird-Nielson)
... James Wellington
... Sam Young
Nick Whitaker ... Luke Young
Shelby Randall ... Shelby Young
Andrew Jay Rindlisbach ... Peter Decker (as Andy Rindlisbach)
Geoff Hansen ... Victor Decker
Stella McComas ... Martha Smith
... Liz Decker
... Mr. Lyman
Bob Walkingshaw ... Aaron's Father


Aaron Young is a good man. But even good men can be put to the test. Just when it seems his life can't get more complicated, it does. Pressures with his job are reaching the breaking point, one daughter is struggling to find herself, and another has found a fiancé - complete with future in-laws who are anything but supportive. To top it all off, Aaron has been called to be the bishop of his ward. At this pivotal point in his life, Aaron wonders if anything he does helps the people closest to him. A warm and deeply moving film about the choices and complications of everyday life, ONE GOOD MAN is the story of an unsung hero trying to do the right thing, regardless of the consequences. Written by Anonymous

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Life as a Latter-Day Dad


Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements and brief smoking




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1.78 : 1
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When Aaron is packing up his desk before potentially quitting his job, the mountains outside his office window are green. This scene is supposed to be set in Utah in December, making those green mountains an impossibility. See more »


References NFL Monday Night Football (1970) See more »


Joy to the World
Music by Lowell Mason
Lyrics by Isaac Watts
Performed by Talon G. Ackerman, Pam Eichner, Maclain Nelson, Shelby Randall, Tim Threlfall,
Aley Underwood, and Nick Whitaker
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Wonderful Family Film
15 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

If you are anybody who gives a hoot about the wellbeing of your family, you are not so different from the people who made this film. You can tell by the trailer alone that this dram/com film, though not made on a blockbuster budget (it didn't need one) has quality and heart. You may be a naysayer to films that come out of Utah, but seriously, give this one a shot. Don't let silly prejudice or unfair judgment hold you back. The production quality is superb. There is no language, sexual content or violence. So basically, you don't have to shield your eyes, cover you ears or feel sick to your stomach when you leave the theater. It's something you can watch with everyone in your family.

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