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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

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
Liam Matthews ... Charles
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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Storyline

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.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Even though in the movie Anjelah Johnson's character struggles with telling a joke, Anjelah is actually an accomplished stand-up comedienne who has done 3 stand-up comedy specials (one on Comedy Central and they other two on Netflix). 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 E! True Hollywood Story (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Not Done
Written by James Templeton
Performed by James & The Wild Spirit
Courtesy of Gold Sounds
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Good if you are a hard core Christian.
22 April 2017 | by gdogaruSee all my reviews

Cheesy story and filled with Christianity stuff. This is clearly a Christian movie. The story is pretty cheesy and pretty shallow and for my personal preference too much tide to any religion. It will not bring up some hidden talent or feeling in you, it is just like a preach of how finding Jesus and being correct will make you happy. The comedy part will not make you flip over, just some innocent jokes. Not too bad, I am just not into religious movies


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