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Courageous (2011)

PG-13 | | Drama | 30 September 2011 (USA)
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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.

Director:

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 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:

Honor Begins At Home 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:

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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 big speech Adam (Alex Kendrick) gives at the end was read to the same audience about 12 times in a row to get it right. See more »

Goofs

The Bible verse (Joshua 24:15) shown before the credits begin says "Choose today who you will serve . . ." when the correct pronoun to use is "whom". See more »

Quotes

[Last lines]
Adam Mitchell: So where are you men of courage? Where are you, fathers who fear the Lord? It's time to rise up and answer the call that God has given to you, and to say, "I will. I will. I will."
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Connections

References Fireproof (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

When We're Together
(Mark Willard, Mark Harris)
(c) 2011 MAW Music, LLC (BMI); Coastal Lyric Publishing (ASCAP)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.
Performed by Mark Harris
Master Copyright (c) 2011 Vision Vineyard, L.L.C.
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Exciting
1 October 2011 | by petersonmlpSee all my reviews

What a great movie. It is entertaining, exciting, draws you in an keeps you, stirs your emotions, and leaves a positive message. Most other Hollywood movies are shallow and leave you exhausted and wanting for more substance. My time and money is too valuable to just be "amused." It was fun seeing so many people that I have not connected to in a long time. I would go to more movies, but the are very few that have any substance. I hope people can spread the word about this movie. I think our society could turn around if dads took a greater role in the lives of their children. It is not hard, it takes courage to go against the modern culture of "if it feels good, do it" and chasing after the trappings of success, like money and possessions.


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