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The Case for Christ (2017)

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A hard-driving journalist, Lee Strobel was exactly where he expected to be at work: on top. His award-winning investigative reporting recently earned him a promotion to legal editor at the ChicagoTribune. But things weren't going nearly as well at home where his wife Leslie's newfound faith in Christ went against everything Lee believed-or didn't believe-as an avowed atheist. Utilizing his journalistic and legal training, Lee begins a quest to debunk the claims of Christianity in order to save his crumbling marriage. Chasing down the biggest story of his career, Lee comes face-to-face with unexpected results that could change everything he knows to be true. Based on Lee Strobel's award-winning bestselling book and starring Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway, and Robert Forster, THE CASE FOR CHRIST opens in theaters April 7. It's an ideal Easter-season movie for anyone who has ever pondered the existence of God ... and what role He could play in their lives.

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Cast

Mike Vogel
as Lee Strobel
Erika Christensen
as Leslie Strobel
Robert Forster
as Walter Strobel
Faye Dunaway
as Dr. Roberta Waters
Frankie Faison
as Joe Dubois

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The Case For Christ is pretty slow going, tedious rather than offensive.

April 9, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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Based on Lee Strobel's best-selling book, this religious-themed drama earns points for proselytizing in more narratively compelling form than usual.

April 9, 2017 | Full Review…

Give credit to the filmmakers for making a faith-affirming picture that aims to be more thoughtful than maudlin. But what they've ended up with is a fairly rote Christian redemption narrative - albeit with more charts and graphs.

April 7, 2017 | Full Review…

An intriguing faith-based detective story in which an investigative reporter becomes a true believer.

April 6, 2017 | Full Review…
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Interesting Journey of an Atheist Journalist

April 26, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The film may be only intermittently successful, but when it takes its own story seriously rather than treating it as a means to an end, it stands among the best films yet produced by the Christian film industry.

April 13, 2017 | Full Review…

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