A high-school basketball coach volunteers to coach a troubled teen in long-distance running.

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Alex Kendrick
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Kendrick ... John Harrison
Priscilla C. Shirer ... Olivia Brooks
Cameron Arnett ... Thomas Hill
Shari Rigby ... Amy Harrison
Aryn Wright-Thompson ... Hannah Scott
Denise Armstrong Denise Armstrong ... Barbara Scott
Jack Sterner Jack Sterner ... Ethan Harrison
Caleb Kendrick Caleb Kendrick ... Will Harrison
Joshua Kendrick Joshua Kendrick ... Jeff Baker / Basketball Player / Referee
Chuck Hasty Chuck Hasty ... Knight's Coach
Joseph Curtis Callender ... Keith Wright
Phil Scoggins Phil Scoggins ... TV Anchor
Ashley Garrett Ashley Garrett ... Ashley Graham
Steve Hullfish ... Company Rep
Christian Gabriel Anderson ... Trae
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Storyline

Life changes overnight for Coach John Harrison when his high-school basketball team and state-championship dreams are crushed under the weight of unexpected news. When the largest manufacturing plant shuts down and hundreds of families leave their town, John questions how he and his family will face an uncertain future. After John reluctantly agrees to coach cross-country, he and his wife Amy meet an aspiring athlete who's pushing her limits on a journey toward discovery. Inspired by the words and prayers of a new friend, John becomes the least-likely coach helping the least-likely runner attempt the impossible in the biggest race of the year. Written by AFFIRM/Provident Films

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Genres:

Drama | Family | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Denise Armstrong auditioned for Barbara on her birthday. See more »

Goofs

On the second hospital visit between daughter and father (alone), a tight shot shows the father's bedside table with a water glass, tissue box, then TV remote. A few times, the director cuts to a wider, side-shot and the tissue box moves way over to his right, far from the water glass. See more »

Quotes

Hannah Scott: [to Coach Harrison] Ask me who I am.
John Harrison: Who is Hannah Scott?
Hannah Scott: I am created by God. He designed me. So I'm not a mistake. His Son died for me, just so I could be forgiven. He picked me to be His own, so I'm chosen. He redeemed me, so I am wanted. He showed me Grace, just so I could be saved. He has a future for me, because He loves me! So I don't wonder anymore, Coach Harrison. I AM a child of God! I just wanted you to know.
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Connections

Referenced in Some Kind of Heaven (2020) See more »

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The Latter Half Saved It!
15 December 2019 | by rudievalentineSee all my reviews

I love all of the Kendrick Brothers films but initially found this one to be a little predictable and a little on the cheesy side in the beginning. However the latter half of the movie really drew me in and made that impact like I have come to expect from these films! Finding our true identity can only be found in Christ. Unfortunately we need that reminder!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Overcomer See more »

Filming Locations:

Columbus, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,146,533, 25 August 2019

Gross USA:

$34,746,945

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,026,103
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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