Facing the Giants | Full Movie

Facing the Giants
  • PG
  • 1h 51m
  • 2006
Rotten13%
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In six years of coaching, Grant Taylor has never led his Shiloh Eagles to a winning season. After learning that he and his wife Brooke face infertility, Grant discovers that a group of fathers are secretly organizing to have him dismissed as head coach. Devastated by his circumstances, he cries out to God in desperation. When Grant receives a message from an unexpected visitor, he searches for a stronger purpose for his football team. He dares to challenge his players to believe God for the impossible on and off the field. When faced with unbelievable odds, the Eagles must step up to their greatest test of strength and courage.
© 2006 Sherwood Baptist Church of Albany Georgia, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Critics Consensus: The tropes of both football and evangelical movies are gracelessly on parade in this banal, insipid drama.
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Faith-based pigskin tale.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that characters face adversity, like poverty, infertility, and generally not getting what they want. But the characters also succeed and face their challenges head-on. The film is heavy on scripture and religious revivals, which may or may not complement your family's religious leanings. For instance, students cry in religious fervor and Coach Taylor makes an example of one team member by forcing him to carry another team member on his back across the football field even though he's in pain.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:September 29, 2006
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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