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The Shack (2017)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy | 3 March 2017 (USA)
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A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack."

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Papa
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Willie
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Nan Phillips
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Kate Phillips
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Josh Phillips
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Missy Phillips
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Sarayu (as Sumire)
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Sophia
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Male Papa
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Emil Ducette
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Emily Ducette
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Amber Ducette
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Vicky Ducette
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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.

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You're never as alone as you think.

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Drama | Fantasy

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

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$16,172,119 (USA) (3 March 2017)

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$43,073,003 (USA) (20 March 2017)
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Filming for this movie commenced on June 8, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. See more »

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When Mack is at the shack and has a breakdown, he throws a few pieces of furniture against the walls and lays down on the floor and he is the only thing on the floor; when he awakens at the end of the movie, there is a standing chair next to him on the floor. See more »

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Papa: When you focus on pain, you lose sight of me.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Logan/The Shack (2017) See more »

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If you loved the book...
3 March 2017 | by (United States) – 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.


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