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Come Sunday (2018)

TV-14 | | Biography, Drama | 13 April 2018 (USA)
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Evangelist Carlton Pearson is ostracized by his church for preaching that there is no Hell.

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Joshua Marston

Writers:

Marcus Hinchey, Russell Cobb (based on a radio story from WBEZ's This American Life, reported by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Carlton Pearson
Gerard Catus ... Announcer
Allie McCulloch ... Lawyer
LaKeith Stanfield ... Reggie (as Keith Stanfield)
Jason Segel ... Henry
Stacey Sargeant ... Nicky
Condola Rashad ... Gina Pearson
Andrew Masset ... John Heines
Selena Anduze ... Claire
Danny Glover ... Quincy
Nic Starr ... Terry Allen
Martin Sheen ... Oral Roberts
Ric Reitz ... Richard Roberts
Dustin Lewis ... Ron
Tonea Stewart ... Lillie Ruth
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Based on an episode of the public radio series This American Life, which centers on Bishop Carlton Pearson, a rising star among evangelicals until he was ostracized by his own church and declared a heretic after he started preaching that there is no Hell. Written by Anonymous

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Believer. Preacher. Heretic.

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Biography | Drama

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Trivia

Although the events of the film take place in Tulsa, Oklahoma, it was filmed in and around Atlanta, Georgia, in order to take advantage of the state's tax incentives. See more »

Quotes

Carlton Pearson: Things are going okay, you skate by. When they're not, the sky falls in.
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Soundtracks

Old Songs Medley: Hold onto God's Unchanging Hand/I'm a Soldier/He's the Great Consolator/I Get Joy When I Think About It/By & By/All the Way/Yes, Lord/Just Another Day/I Feel Like Going On
Written by Kenny Gamble and Cecil D. Womack (as Cecil Womack)
Performed by Carlton Pearson
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Courtesy of Word Entertainment
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Good performances. Good cinematography.
14 April 2018 | by EuricSantiSee all my reviews

I liked more than anything, the acting. Was really good.

For many may look that the same old, same old story, but this one is not.

We see a guy who actually changed the way modern churches see people even if they don't want to accept it. He fought so churches see everyone as equals, just as God sees them and even though everything went sideways, his teachings (legit story) are now used by many modern churches in a different way and content but in the same essence. Hillsong for example.

If you have Christian friends whom behave like "God is gonna kill us all", you should share a moment with them on Netflix and... chill (With actual popcorn and chat, not... you know); is gonna help them understand that inclusion and God are alike.

Overall I think is a great story and the actors did a good job, even though has its lame moments just wait for a couple of minutes.. they will pass by.

Is it an Oscar worthy? Nup. is the best movie out there? Nup Is worth watching? Yes.


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