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The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2016)

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A washed-up former child star, forced to do community service at a local megachurch, pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.

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Dallas Jenkins
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brett Dalton ... Gavin Stone
Anjelah Johnson-Reyes ... Kelly Richardson
Neil Flynn ... Waylon Stone
D.B. Sweeney ... Pastor Allan Richardson
Shawn Michaels ... Doug
Patrick Gagnon Patrick Gagnon ... Anthony Mathias Roundstone
Tim Frank ... John Mark
Tara Rios Tara Rios ... Charlotte
William Matthews ... Charles (as Liam Matthews)
Mary Thornton Mary Thornton ... Pat Liosi
Kirk B.R. Woller ... Jack Roth
Christopher Maleki ... Mike Meara
Daniel Jeffrey Donaldson Daniel Jeffrey Donaldson ... Young Gavin Stone
Sam Jenkins Sam Jenkins ... Teen Gavin Stone
Elle Jenkins Elle Jenkins ... Rachel
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A washed-up former child star, forced to do community service at a local megachurch, pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.

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If church can change him it will be a miracle.


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Rated PG for thematic elements including a crucifixion image. | See all certifications »
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Trivia

There was an actual motorcycle club on the scene, the "Take Up Your Cross" motorcycle ministry. The club president's bike was used throughout the movie and some of the club's members posed for the movie's poster. See more »

Quotes

[Gavin is saying grace]
Gavin Stone: Dear God, as we head into battle each day, we know it will not be easy. But even though our enemies, like the Devil, may try to take away our lives, they will never take away our freedom.
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Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Save You
Written by Matthew Perryman Jones and Neilson Hubbard
Performed by Matthew Perryman Jones
Courtesy of MPJ Music
By arrangement with Secret Road Music Services, Inc.
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User Reviews

 
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone: Nice Flick.
23 April 2017 | by niutta-enricoSee all my reviews

This is a Christian Propaganda movie and I'm an unbeliever. To be precise I made mine Captain Fantastic's lines where the children say 'We don't make fun of People … (Pause) … except Christians'.

This film was however nice. An Indie movie with an inspired plot and good lines. And art is art, no matter who makes it and what his certainties are. What matters is only the result and both Andrea Nasfell (Writer) and Dallas Jenkins (Director) are renowned artists, and all the Cast did well (Brett Dalton in particular).

So if you'd like to watch, sit down and breathe normally. Even though Christians will Try and Convert you, I've already been through it and made it trough the end unchanged. And so will you, I'm sure.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Resurrection of Gavin Stone See more »

Filming Locations:

Elgin, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,206,771, 22 January 2017

Gross USA:

$2,303,792

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,308,355
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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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