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The Grace Card (2011)

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Critic Consensus: Tailored for a very specific audience, The Grace Card delivers its noble religious message via implausible plot twists and preachy dialogue.


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This earnest evangelical drama draws inspiration from the Bible verse Hebrews 4:16 ("We will find grace to help us when we need it") in its tale of a police officer named Bill "Mac" McDonald (Michael Joiner) whose life is shattered (and his faith severely challenged) when he loses his son in a tragic accident. Eighteen years of rage and hostility ensue, marked by rapidly crumbling relationships with his family members and strained relationships on the force. Events reach a fever pitch, however, … More

Rating: PG-13 (for violence and thematic elements)
Genre: Drama , Faith & Spirituality
Directed By: ,
Written By: Howard Klausner , David Evans
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 16, 2011
Box Office: $2.4M
Runtime:
Samuel Goldwyn Films - Official Site

Cast


as George Wright

as Mac McDonald

as Dr. Vines

as Blake McDonald

as Sara McDonald

as Debra Wright
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Critic Reviews for The Grace Card

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (14)

As stiff as it is sincere.

Full Review… | February 25, 2011
Detroit News
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Movie goers likely will look over The Grace Card's entertainment value to focus on this simple prescription for how to gracefully love your neighbor.

Full Review… | February 25, 2011
Houston Chronicle
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Blessed with fine performances, credible dialogue and slick production values that belie a reportedly paltry budget, The Grace Card ranks among the better religious-themed indies released in recent years.

Full Review… | February 25, 2011
Variety
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It's OK to put out a movie with a message. But rendering even potentially dramatic stories so inoffensive that they bear no relation to reality makes for middling drama.

Full Review… | February 25, 2011
Orlando Sentinel
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Despite its lapse into melodrama, this faith-based drama is surprisingly effective.

Full Review… | February 25, 2011
Hollywood Reporter
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"The Grace Card" is a Christian drama about a racist cop and his gospel-preaching partner who . . . hey, wait a second. Where are you going?

Full Review… | February 25, 2011
Washington Post
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