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War Room (2015)

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A seemingly perfect family looks to fix their problems with the help of Miss Clara, an older, wiser woman.

Director:

Alex Kendrick
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Karen Abercrombie ... Clara Williams
Priscilla C. Shirer ... Elizabeth Jordan (as Priscilla Shirer)
T.C. Stallings ... Tony Jordan
Tenae Downing Tenae Downing ... Veronica Drake
Alena Pitts ... Danielle Jordan
Michael Jr. ... Michael Alexander
Jadin Harris ... Jennifer Stephens
Alex Kendrick ... Coleman Young
Dave Blamy ... Tom Stafford
Thomas A. Ford III Thomas A. Ford III ... Leo Williams (as Thomas Ford)
Tyler Mitchell Tyler Mitchell ... War Room Soldier
Roland Mitchell Roland Mitchell ... War Room Soldier
Andrew Hurt ... War Room Soldier
Terrence Evans Terrence Evans ... War Room Soldier
Toochukwu T.C. Anyachonkeya ... War Room Soldier / Tony's Twin (as T.C. Anyachonkeya)
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Filled with heart, humor, and wit, WAR ROOM follows Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, a couple who seemingly have it all-great jobs, a beautiful daughter, their dream home. But appearances can be deceiving. In reality, their marriage has become a war zone and their daughter is collateral damage. With guidance from Miss Clara, an older, wiser woman, Elizabeth discovers she can start fighting for her family instead of against them. As the power of prayer and Elizabeth's newly energized faith transform her life, will Tony join the fight and become the man he knows he needs to be? Together, their real enemy doesn't have a prayer. Written by AFFIRM/Provident

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Prayer is a Powerful Weapon

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements throughout | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Like previous films by the Kendrick Brothers, it was originally planned to use a mostly white cast. But Alex began having dreams about a mostly African American cast, and soon believed that this was how God wanted them to do it. So they switched the main characters to be like in Alex's dreams. At first Sony was concerned about having a film with a mostly African American cast being produced by a white-led production company, worrying that it may not be respected by African Americans. But the Kendrick Brothers assured Sony that the main characters would be presented as a successful family that just had marital issues that they were working through, and not anything that would dishonor the race of any party involved. Interestingly the film was released only months after the Charleston Church Shooting. Those involved with the film believe that the timing was no coincidence. Affirm films said that if it had been told with a different race, it would've been a different movie. See more »

Goofs

The mask Tony uses when washing his wife's feet is a dust mask and would be useless to protect him from the odor of her feet. But once her feet are in the bucket of water there would be no odor issue anyway. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth Jordan: I don't know where you are, Devil, but I know you can hear me. You have played with my mind and had your way long enough! No more! You are done! Jesus is the Lord of this house, and that means there's no place for you here anymore! So take your lies, your schemes, and your accusations and get out in Jesus' name! You can't have my marriage, you can't have my daughter and you sure can't have my man! This house is under new management and that means you are out! And another thing, I am so sick of ...
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Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Black Is Beautiful (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Shake Yourself Loose
Written by Antun Foster, Bernard Deshawn Hailey, Kaija Hayes and Vickie Winans
Performed by Vickie Winans
Courtesy of Verity Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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A Movie of Empowerment
3 September 2015 | by lonelyeco-71482See all my reviews

This movie came out at the right moment. When the trailer first came out you could see and feel the presence of the Lord on it. This movie has been a blessing. I was so happy to see this the #1 movie out after it opened. And at the time I'm writing this movie theaters are being added! This movie is about prayer as it says in the trailer and it makes sure you know it is. There are many precious moments. Some will make you cry, laugh, and then think. It will make you re-evaluate your life. Every couple, dating or married; child and friend, Black, White, Asian, Hispanic and any other race should see this movie. It is helpful on so many levels. Those who are not Christian might not like this, but some might. So check it out while you can. There truly is power in prayer.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

North Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,351,389, 30 August 2015

Gross USA:

$67,790,117

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$73,256,266
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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