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Tag: Jon Gunn

Ordinary Angels (2024)

Title: Ordinary Angels
Rating: PG
Directed by: Jon Gunn
Written by: Kelly Fremon Craig and Meg Tilly
Starring: Hilary Swank, Alan Ritchson, Nancy Travis, Tamala Jones, Amy Acker, Drew Powell, Skywalker Hughes, and Emily Mitchell
Release Date: 2/23/2024
Running Time: 116 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

Sharon (Hilary Swank) is a fierce but struggling hairdresser in small-town Kentucky who discovers a renewed sense of purpose when she meets Ed (Alan Ritchson), a widower working hard to make ends meet for his two daughters. With his youngest daughter waiting for a liver transplant, Sharon sets her mind to helping the family and will move mountains to do it.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Jesus Revolution (2023)*

Title: Jesus Revolution
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Jon Erwin and Brent McCorkle
Written by: Jon Erwin and Jon Gunn
Based on the book by: Greg Laurie and Ellen Vaughn
Starring: Joel Courtney, Jonathan Roumie, Anna Grace Barlow, DeVon Franklin, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and Kelsey Grammer
Release Date: 2/24/2023
Running Time: 120 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

In the 1970s, young Greg Laurie (Joel Courtney) is searching for all the right things in all the wrong places: until he meets Lonnie Frisbee (Jonathan Roumie), a charismatic hippie-street-preacher. Together with Pastor Chuck Smith (Kelsey Grammer), they open the doors of Smith’s languishing church to an unexpected revival of radical and newfound love, leading to what TIME Magazine dubbed a JESUS REVOLUTION.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Note: Just before the credits roll, we’re told that the Jesus Movement spread from California to the rest of the country and peaked in 1972, accompanied by updates and film on what happened to Chuck, Lonnie, and Greg.

Memoriam: In Memory of Benton O’Banion

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


American Underdog (2021)*

Title: American Underdog
Rating: PG
Directed by: Andrew Erwin and Jon Erwin
Written by: David Aaron Cohen, Jon Gunn, and Jon Erwin
Based on the book by: Kurt Warner and Michael Silver
Starring: Zachary Levi, Anna Paquin, and Dennis Quaid
Release Date: 12/25/2021
Running Time: 112 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

The inspirational true story of Kurt Warner (Zachary Levi), who went from a stockboy at a grocery store to a two-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl champion, and Hall of Fame quarterback. The film centers on Warner’s unique story and years of challenges and setbacks that could have derailed his aspirations to become an NFL player – but just when his dreams seemed all but out of reach, it is only with the support of his wife, Brenda (Anna Paquin) and the encouragement of his family, coaches, and teammates that Warner perseveres and finds the strength to show the world the champion that he already is. American Underdog is an uplifting story that demonstrates that anything is possible when you have faith, family and determination.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Note: “To go deeper with Kurt and Brenda Warner’s story visit IAmSecond.com

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Special thanks to Frank, Alex, and Tony for this submission


I Still Believe (2020)

Title: I Still Believe
Rating: PG
Directed by: Andrew Erwin and Jon Erwin
Written by: Jon Erwin and Jon Gunn
Starring: KJ Apa, Britt Robertson, Shania Twain, and Gary Sinise
Release Date: 3/13/2020
Running Time: 115 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

One love can change your life. One life can change the world. Based on the real-life story of singer Jeremy Camp.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Jason for this submission


Case for Christ, The (2017)

Title: The Case for Christ
Rating: PG
Directed by: Jon Gunn
Written by: Brian Bird
Based on the book by: Lee Strobel
Starring: Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, and Faye Dunaway
Release Date: 4/7/2017
Running Time: 118 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
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 Chicago Tribune. 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.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Memory of Fletcher Shaw 1996 – 2016


Do You Believe? (2015)

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Title: Do You Believe?
Rating: PG-13
Director: Jon Gunn
Writer: Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon
Stars: Mira Sorvino, Sean Astin and Alexa PenaVega
Release Date: 3/20/2015
Running Time: 115 minutes

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When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

In Memoriam: In Loving Memory of Adam Frederick Carter.


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