Freshman university student Josh Wheaton attends a philosophy class, where the uncompromising Professor Radisson requires all students to submit a signed statement that the "God is dead" and never existed. When Josh refuses due to his own Christian beliefs, the Professor challenges him to defend his position that his god, Yahweh, is real, leading to a series of confrontational presentations between himself and the professor, with the class as jury. Josh's plans to go to law school depend on not failing this class. Josh's girlfriend urges him not to throw away his future with this pointless act of defiance. At the same time, Pastor Dave and African missionary Jude attempt to leave town on a trip, but are hindered by comical accidents. Student Ayisha is at odds with her father's conservative religious principles. Businessman Mark acts cynically towards his mentally ill mother, while his journalist girlfriend receives bad news from a doctor.
"What do you believe?"
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21 March 2014 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Deus Não Está Morto
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Opening Weekend USA: $9,244,641,
23 March 2014, Wide Release
Gross USA: $60,755,732
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $63,838,966
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Although most of the movie is shot in Louisiana, the concert scene was actually filmed in Houston, Texas. See more
Kevin Sorbo (Professor Radisson) identifies as an Atheist, however he is shown to believe in God but hate him, he would correctly identify as a Misotheist. See more
It's not easy. But it's simple.
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
God's Not Dead
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Written by Daniel Bashta
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