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Courageous (2011)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy | 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
3 wins & 3 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 | Fantasy

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:

Courageous See more »

Filming Locations:

Albany, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,112,839, 2 October 2011

Gross USA:

$34,522,221

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$35,185,884
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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

In December 2010 the film was given a PG-13 rating for" Some violence and drug content". The Kendrick brother's only intended the film to be Rated PG and tried to make some tweaks to some scenes while filming with that goal in mind. They decided to surrender the rating. Although, the rating was later reinstated. This is the first and only Sheerwood Pictures/Kendrick Brothers movie to receive a PG-13 rating. (Flywheel is not rated, and all the other films were PG). 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

Nathan Hayes: You can't go on a date with anyone 'til they come and talk to me. And they have no business talking to me until you're 17.
Jade Hays: It's not even a real date. We're just going to the mall and walk around.
Nathan Hayes: If a boy asked you to go anywhere with him, it's a date.
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Connections

References Hawaii Five-O (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Sound of Your Voice
(Mac Powell, Tai Anderson, David Carr, and Mark Lee)
(c) 2010 Songs from the Quarry (ASCAP) (adm. by EMICMGPublishing.com)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.
Performed by Third Day
Courtesy of Essential Records and Provident Label Group LLC
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17 October 2011 | by kilzeweSee all my reviews

I happen to know that some of the previous reviews are written by those affiliated with the film. No deception there (rolling eyes). C'mon people, this is typical, predictable, cheesy crap. Yes, it's preaching to the choir who will, unfortunately, accept sub-par story lines, below average acting, and marginal cinematography. This is NOT reality as previously mentioned. Truly broken people say and do things that aren't as "polished" here for the Christian viewing audience, and hence, it layers guilt on those of us who may not have it as together....but still seek redemption and restoration. Save your money and catch it on Netflix in a few months.


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