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God's Not Dead (2014)

PG | | Drama | 21 March 2014 (USA)
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College philosophy professor Mr. Radisson's curriculum is challenged by his new student, Josh, who believes God exists.

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Harold Cronk

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Hunter Dennis (story), Chuck Konzelman (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Sorbo ... Professor Radisson
Shane Harper ... Josh Wheaton
David A.R. White ... Reverend Dave
Dean Cain ... Marc Shelley
Willie Robertson ... Willie Robertson
Korie Robertson ... Korie Robertson
Hadeel Sittu ... Ayisha
Paul Kwo ... Martin Yip
Trisha LaFache ... Amy
Cory Oliver ... Mina
Benjamin A. Onyango ... Reverend Jude (as Benjamin Oyango)
Marco Khan ... Misrab
Cassidy Gifford ... Kara
Jesse Wang ... Martin's Father
Lenore Banks ... Mina's Mother
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Storyline

Freshman university student Josh Wheaton attends a philosophy class, where Professor Radisson requires all students to submit a signed statement staying "God is dead" and never existed. When Josh refuses because of his own beliefs, the professor challenges him to defend his position, which leads to a series of confrontational presentations between himself and the professor, with the class as jury. Written by BakedEel

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Rated PG for thematic material, brief violence and an accident scene | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Filmed in Ludington and Manistee, Michigan. See more »

Goofs

When Radisson gets hit by the car, Reverend Jude touches his stomach and says that his ribs are crushed, his lungs are filling with blood, and he doesn't have long. Radisson doesn't once cough up fluid of any sort or even gurgle when he breathes or speaks. See more »

Quotes

Student: God's not Dead!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the film, the concert attendees are asked to text the phrase "God's Not Dead" to every contact on their phone. The credits then read, "Join the movement Text everyone you know", inviting the movie audience to do the same. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Sex Trek (2016) See more »

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The King Is Coming
Performed by Newsboys
Written by Jared Anderson and Seth Mosley
(c) 2011 Integrity Worship Music/Don Quixote Publishing/ASCAP/(adm at EMICMGPublishing.com)/2 Hour Songs/Centric Songs (SESAC)/Admin at Centricity Music Publishing
Newsboys appear courtesy of Inpop Records
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Who Really Believes This?
24 January 2016 | by rmeehan-55411See all my reviews

The ways this film treats all atheists is the rough equivalent of a film treating all Christians as Fred Phelps clones.

It's a thoughtless, unintelligent film whose only appeal is that it preaches to the choir. It presents the world in the most one- dimensional, black-and-white format I've ever seen.

And if anyone sees it fit to jump in and criticize me for being biased against the film: I have several friends who are very sincere and devout Christians. I have the utmost respect for their beliefs, and would never try to convert them.

THEY have even said that this film is the pinnacle of stupidity, and that it misrepresents their religious beliefs entirely.

Skip it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 2014 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,217,013, 23 March 2014

Gross USA:

$60,755,732

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$64,676,349
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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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