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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.

Director:

Harold Cronk

Writers:

Hunter Dennis (story), Chuck Konzelman (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

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 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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Taglines:

"What do you believe?" See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

All the Christians in the film use iPhones with the exception of Kevin Sorbo's character. See more »

Goofs

Josh is told to look up Matthew 10:32-33 and Luke 12:48; when he reads Matthew 10:32-33 the Bible he is reading from is turned to a page in Luke. See more »

Quotes

Josh Wheaton: How can you hate someone who doesn't exist?
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Mobsters and Mormons (2018) See more »

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Performed by Manic Drive
Written by Shawn Cavallo, Michael Cavallo, Michele Cavallo
(c) 2011 L4M3 Publishing (SESAC)/Cavallo Publishing (SESAC)/Manic Drive Publishing (SESAC)
Manic Drive appears courtesy of Inpop Records and BEMA Media
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God's not dead, but he is disappointed
27 December 2016 | by morganwilliams-75966See all my reviews

I am a Christian and this is one of my least favorite movies of all time. The type of Christians who like this movie are mostly mindless consumers who don't question authority or even their own beliefs. This movie is out right Christian propaganda. By making every non Christian in this movie a terrible person, they attempt to keep from drawing any of your own conclusions about religion. There is absolutely nothing subtle about this movie. Real life Chrstianity is complicated and filled with many tough questions. Instead of addressing these questions, God's Not Dead terminates the narrative entirely by making religion as simple as 'Christian- good, Not Christian- evil'.

If this was a movie that simply panders to the Christian audience then maybe it could be forgivable. But on top of that, the acting is awful, cinematography is bland, and the writing sounds like an alien trying to guess what real people talk like.

God's Not Dead may think they are helping Christianity, but their obvious bias towards Christianity only turns people away from religion.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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