6.3/10
22,879
237 user 97 critic

The Shack (2017)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy | 3 March 2017 (USA)
Trailer
2:30 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $14.99 (HD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack."

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay by), (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
Reviews
Popularity
2,100 ( 274)
3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mack Phillips
... Papa
... Willie
... Nan Phillips
... Kate Phillips
... Josh Phillips
... Missy Phillips (as Amelie Eve)
... Jesus
... Sarayu
... Sophia
... Male Papa
... Emil Ducette
... Emily Ducette
Laura MacKillop ... Amber Ducette
... Vicki Ducette
Edit

Storyline

After the abduction and presumed death of Mackenzie Allen Phillips' youngest daughter, Missy, Mack receives a letter and suspects it is from God, asking him to return to The Shack where Missy may have been murdered. After contemplating it, he leaves his home to go to The Shack for the first time since Missy's abduction and an encounter that will change his life forever.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You're never as alone as you think.

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material including some violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 March 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La Cabaña  »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,172,119, 5 March 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$57,330,873, 12 May 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,505,116, 20 March 2017
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Based on the 2007 novel by Canadian author William P. Young. See more »

Goofs

Sam Worthington's Australian accent shows through several times throughout the movie, despite his character, Mack, being born and raised in the Midwest. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Willie: Who wouldn't be skeptical when a man claims to have spent an entire weekend with God? In a shack, no less. And not just any shack. This was the shack. What I'm about to tell you is a little on the... well, it's a lot on the fantastic side. But that doesn't necessarily mean it's not true.
See more »


Soundtracks

I Met a Bear
Traditional
Courtesy of John DeFaria
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
If you loved the book...
3 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

If you enjoyed the book--you will love the movie. The movie addresses the ageless philosophical question, "Why does God let bad things happen?" It presents some theology in an unorthodox fashion--but not a heretical one. I found it more inspiring than Narnia--which I dearly love. The film follows the book closely, but not 100%. As a film and story it's not perfect--but it's very close. If you have an open mind, I suggest you see it.


135 of 221 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 237 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed