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Mercy Rule (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family | Video 14 February 2014
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John Miller faces his sons hope of a being a pitcher on a baseball team, and keeping his recycling business from being shut down by a sly business man.

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Darren Doane

Writer:

N.D. Wilson
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Credited cast:
Kirk Cameron ... John Miller
Chelsea Noble ... Maddie Miller (as Chelsea Cameron)
Nicole Neilson Nicole Neilson ... Bea
Jared Miller Jared Miller ... Cody Miller
Tim Hawkins Tim Hawkins ... Uncle Ben
Bas Rutten ... Coach
Joslyn Kramer Joslyn Kramer ... Coach's Daughter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Bladon James Bladon ... Evan Trufant
Robert Cameron Robert Cameron ... District Attorney
Pamela Capone Pamela Capone ... Councilwoman Sadie
Bill Doane Bill Doane ... Lone Citizen
Marshall Foster Marshall Foster ... City Council Member
Rex Holt Rex Holt ... City Council Member
Tate Kallman Tate Kallman ... Jeff
Ben Kientz ... Really Large Astros Coach
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When the game is on the line, you want people you can count on- in baseball and in life. In the midst of a challenging season, Cody (Jared Miller) learns he's not the best pitcher...or the best teammate. Meanwhile, Cody's dad, John (Kirk Cameron), is losing to an unscrupulous lobbysit scheming to take over the family business. Both Cody and John think their only option is to fight their problems on their own. It's not until they learn to rely on friends, teammates, and - most importantly - their faith and family that they discover their battles can truly be won. Starring Kirk and Chelsea Cameron, Bas Rutten (Here Comes the Boom), and comedian Tim Hawkins, Mercy Rule is a film for every family that embraces the values of mercy, patience, sacrifice and trusting God. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Family

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In the final game, there would have not been a triple-play, due to the infield fly rule. The ball hit was a line-drive to Cody and was not caught with "ordinary effort"; thereby a runner would have scored tying the game. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cinematic Excrement: Saving Christmas (2016) See more »

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Straight Up Right Wing Propaganda
13 September 2015 | by brianlupo89See all my reviews

So this film is available on Netflix streaming and I wanted to see a Kirk Cameron movie. I know Cameron is a vocal Evangelical Christian and I was interested to see if this movie was religious based...

Anyway, its far worse than I could imagine. It's basically a rallying call against environmental regulation.

Kirk Cameron's son is on a little league team and he desperately wants to be the team's lockdown pitcher. That's the A plot, and it's more or less harmless.

But the B plot... oh man. Kirk Cameron's family runs a scrap business that's being investigated by the government for it's environmental practices. The way the portray this government "lobbyist" is something you'd see on Fox News. He's this slick, black suit wearing, elitist lawyer, who desperately wants to tear the family business down. Kirk Cameron even says in the film, "You're worse than a corporate raider, you're a civic raider!"

Disgusting anti-environmental propaganda.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Las reglas del juego See more »

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