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Courageous (2011)

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When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives.

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Alex Kendrick
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ken Bevel ... Nathan Hayes
Alex Kendrick ... Adam Mitchell
Kevin Downes ... Shane Fuller
Renee Jewell Renee Jewell ... Victoria Mitchell
Rusty Martin Rusty Martin ... Dylan Mitchell
Lauren Etchells Lauren Etchells ... Emily Mitchell
Ben Davies ... David Thomson
Robert Amaya ... Javier Martinez
Angelita Nelson Angelita Nelson ... Carmen Martinez
Taylor Hutcherson Taylor Hutcherson ... Jade Hayes
Eleanor Brown ... Kayla Hayes
T.C. Stallings ... T.J
Matt Hardwick Matt Hardwick ... Antoine
Kaleb Bevel Kaleb Bevel ... Baby Hayes
Ashley Mclearn Ashley Mclearn ... Lady 1 at Wreck (as Ashley McClearn)
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Storyline

Four men, one calling: To serve and protect. As law enforcement officers, they face danger every day. Yet when tragedy strikes close to home, these fathers are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, and their faith. From this struggle will come a decision that changes all of their lives. With action, drama, and humor, the fourth film from Sherwood Pictures embraces God's promise to "turn the hearts of fathers to their children, and the hearts of children to their fathers." Souls will be stirred, and hearts will be challenged to be ... courageous! Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Four men, one calling: To serve and protect See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence and drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Blog | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Reto de valientes See more »

Filming Locations:

Albany, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,063,147, 2 October 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$34,522,221, 22 January 2012
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The scene where Adam and Dylan are running together and stop to talk was not originally planned. It was something they came up with on the spot and shot quickly in one take during a break from filming other scenes. See more »

Goofs

The worksite where Javier went to for the new job is the same construction site that he was fired from. See more »

Quotes

Pastor Hunt: I have heard many people say, who have lost a loved one, that in some ways it is like learning to live with an amputation. You do heal, but you are never the same.
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Connections

References Facing the Giants (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Your Love
(Brandon Heath, Jason Ingram)
(c) 2010 Sony/ATV Cross Keys Publishing/Big Skwawka Music (ASCAP)
All rights on behalf of Sony/ATV Cross Keys Publishing and Big Swawka Music admin. By Sony/ATV Timber Publishing/West Main Music/Windsor Hill Music (SESAC).
Performed by Brandon Heath
All rights on behalf of Sony/ATV Timber Publishing, West Main Music and Windsor Hill Music admin. by Sony/ATV.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.
Courtesy of Reunion/Monomode Records and Provident Label Group LLC
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Great Movie - Must see
2 October 2011 | by tammyblakeSee all my reviews

This movie was excellent and far surpassed my expectations. There is a definite message to it but it does not feel like a lecture. There is lots of action and lots of emotion. Everyone in the theater was both laughing and crying throughout the movie. The movie was well written and well acted. The movie addressed difficult relevant social issues without being judgmental. The role of fathers in today's society and how many fathers do not live up to their responsibilities was the main theme of the movie. Although this is a Christian movie there is lots of action and does not come across as preachy. Recommend seeing it regardless of your faith and beliefs in God.


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