Machine Gun Preacher (2011) (C)
"An astonishing true story that will blow you away."
Jeff Craig, Sixty Second Preview.
Gerard Butler (300) delivers a searing performance in this explosive, action-packed story of an inspiring real-life hero.
Butler stars as Sam Childers, a drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing spiritual transformation and makes a life-changing decision to travel to war torn East Africa.
After witnessing unspeakable horrors faced by innocent children, he vows to save them at any cost, including his own safety.
Childers begins waging a relentless battle against the territory's renegade militia, leading harrowing missions behind enemy lines to rescue kidnapped orphans and restore peace to their lives - and eventually his own. -- (C) Relativity Media, 2011, USA.
Starring Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Shannon, Kathy Baker, Souleymane Sy Savane.
Directed by Marc Forster.
Official Selection Toronto International Film Festival (2011).
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2012.
Based on a true story.
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