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War Room (2015)



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SYNOPSIS: Tony and Elizabeth Jordan have it all-great jobs, a beautiful daughter, and their dream house. But appearances can be deceiving. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan's world is actually crumbling under the strain of a failing marriage. While Tony basks in his professional success and flirts with temptation, Elizabeth resigns herself to increasing bitterness. But their lives take an unexpected turn when Elizabeth meets her newest client, Miss Clara, and is challenged to establish a "war room" and a battle plan of prayer for her family. As Elizabeth tries to fight for her family, Tony's hidden struggles come to light. Tony must decide if he will make amends to his family and prove Miss Clara's wisdom that victories don't come by accident. (C) Sonymore
Rating: PG (for thematic elements throughout)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Alex Kendrick, Stephen Kendrick
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 22, 2015
Box Office: $67.8M
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Priscilla Shirer
as Elizabeth Jordan
T.C. Stallings
as Tony Jordan
Tenae Downing
as Veronica Drake
Jadin Harris
as Jennifer Stephens
Danielle Jordan
as Alena Pitts
Alena Pitts
as Danielle Jordan
Meg Crosbie
as Church Member
Michael Jr.
as Michael
Alex Kendrick
as Coleman Young
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Critic Reviews for War Room

All Critics (32) | Top Critics (10)

Kendrick's view of Christian devotion involves only trivial sacrifices and offers a gospel of self-help that masks its wider doctrinal implications.

Full Review… | October 8, 2015
New Yorker
Top Critic

An affluent African-American family is going through some domestic issues: Husband loses job, daughter is being ignored, mother has a foot-odour situation - the usual. The answer? Submit to a resurrected carpenter.

Full Review… | September 18, 2015
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

War Room is the most slickly made faith-based film I've seen yet in terms of production values, but that doesn't make it quote-unquote good, per se.

Full Review… | September 11, 2015
Top Critic

It's clear that the film, though proselytizing only at itself, is at least savvy enough to realize that "itself" doesn't necessarily look like Mike Huckabee or Pat Robertson.

Full Review… | September 11, 2015
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

By far the most slickly produced and insistently evangelical movie yet from the sibling team of Alex and Stephen Kendrick.

Full Review… | August 30, 2015
Top Critic

Much of what follows is turgid and, for non-believers, ridiculous.

Full Review… | August 28, 2015
AV Club
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for War Room

This is an evangelical movie that will do nothing to convince those not already converted to its message, which, if you think about it, is a pretty shoddy sort of evangelism.

Charles Brennan
Charles Brennan

Super Reviewer

Better than I expected for a faith-based film. I gave it an extra half star because I had friends work on it and it was filmed in my home town. From the creators of "Fireproof" and "Courageous". It's a movie for "Christians" by Christians with a few funny moments, a few ridiculous/stupid moments, and a lot of drama moments. It keeps your attention enough to get through it. Rating: 6 / 10

Oh wow. It's an intense Rollercoaster drama movie. I loved it. Had me thinking about my prayer life. Had me very emotional. Should have watched it sooner.

Andreea Banciu

War Room Quotes

Elizabeth Jordan: I would rather have a man chasing Jesus than a house full of stuff.
– Submitted by Trina B (2 months ago)
Miss Clara: When I fought against my husband, I was fighting against my own husband and my family.
– Submitted by Trina B (2 months ago)
Miss Clara: Just because you argue doesn't mean you fight well.
– Submitted by Trina B (2 months ago)
Mandy: You know what my mama used to say to me? She said submitting to your husband is so you can duck so the Lord can hit your husband!
– Submitted by Trina B (2 months ago)

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