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(2015) (Mira Sorvino, Ted McGinley) (PG-13)

Alcohol/Drugs Minor
Blood/Gross Stuff Moderate
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Heavy
Frightening/Tense Scenes Moderate
Gun/Weapons Heavy
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Moderate
Music (Scary/Tense) Heavy
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity None
Sex/Nudity None
Smoking None
Tense Family Scenes Extreme
Topics to Talk About Extreme
Violence Heavy

Christian Drama: The lives of a dozen Chicagoans and a few others intersect as each undergoes a crisis of spiritual faith.
When Pastor Matthew (TED McGINLEY) encounters an old man named Malachi (DELROY LINDO) carrying a cross and confronting a couple of gun-toting gang bangers nick-named Kriminal and Pretty Boy (SENYO AMOAKU and rapper SCHWAYZE, respectively), he is inspired by the man's courage and faith and challenges members of his congregation to put their faith into action. Among them are senior couple J.D. and his wife, Teri (LEE MAJORS and CYBILL SHEPHERD, respectively), who are still grieving over the loss of their grown daughter years earlier to a drunk driver; husband-and wife EMT Bobby (LIAM MATTHEWS) and Elena (VALERIE DOMINGUEZ); and cancer-stricken Joe (BRIAN BOSWORTH).

J.D., Teri, and Joe seek to help a homeless widow, Samantha (MIRA SORVINO), and her daughter, Lily (MACKENIZE MOSS), get off the streets. Joe tries to help Pretty Boy go straight. Pastor Matthew and his infertile wife, Grace (TRACY MELCHIOR), care for an unwed pregnant homeless teen named Maggie (MADISON PETTIS). And Elena opens her home to her younger brother, Carlos (JOSEPH JULIAN SORIA), a war veteran suffering from PTSD who falls for a young suicidal woman named Lacey (ALEXA PENAVEGA).

In their orbit is Dr. Farell (SEAN ASTIN), an ER physician who doesn't understand why more of his patients thank God and not him for saving their lives. His wife, Andrea (ANDREA LOGAN WHITE), represents the wife of a man who recently died while Bobby administered care and shared Holy Scripture with him. All of these characters have crises of faith on some level. And many of their storylines come together late during a frightening multi-car accident on a Chicago bridge in which some will be saved physically and others will be saved spiritually.

Teenagers and those in middle school who have been brought up in Christian households could have some interest.
For thematic elements, an accident scene, and some violence.

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