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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Despite the filmmakers claiming to be pro-life, they paid for the services of Dean Cain, who is pro-choice. See more »

Goofs

When the pastor is trying to start the car, it will not run. We hear the starter spinning the engine, but it does not start. He comments it may be the battery or the starter. That is impossible since if the battery were low or dead the starter would not have the electrical power to turn over the engine, and if the starter were bad it would not turn over the engine. 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 Midnight Screenings: Moms' Night Out (2014) See more »

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God's Not Dead
Performed by Newsboys
Written by Daniel Bashta
(c) 2010 worshiptogether.com Songs (ASCAP) sixsteps Music (ASCAP) Go Forth Sounds (ASCAP) (adm. at EMICMGPublishing.com)
All rights reserved. Used by permission
Newsboys appear courtesy of Inpop Records
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Dishonest
17 May 2016 | by allstarrunnerSee all my reviews

I find it ironic that this is a Christian movie, purportedly filled with Christian morals - honestly, you would think, being one of them - and yet this film manages to be completely dishonest in nearly everything that it does.

I am a Christian, and this movie offended me just as much as I am sure it offended atheists. It is completely dishonest to portray atheists as terrible, villain-esqe people who can do no good because they don't know Jesus.

The bottom line is this movie was made for a Christian audience which is only interested in patting each other on the back that they're "the good guys" in God's eyes. It's laughable, and downright depressing (as a Christian), that other Christians actually think this movie might be some form of evangelism for non-Christians.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

God's Not Dead 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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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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