To Save A Life

To Save A Life
To Save A Life
  • PG-13
  • 2h 0m
  • 2010
Rotten36%
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Jake is the most popular kid in school and has a promising future, but his world is rocked when his childhood best friend commits suicide. Now Jake is forced to ask “Could I have saved him?” With help from a few new friends, he embarks on a journey to live a life of purpose, knocking down the sacred social barriers of high school life and befriending a loner, Johnny Garcia. But When Johnny’s life soon spiral’s out of control, will Jake have what it takes to stop him from the same tragic end? Can one person really make a difference?
© 2010 New Song Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

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Orlando Sentinel
Roger Moore
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One of the biggest problems in most Christian genre movies is their lack of edge, a reluctance on...

June 22, 2017
New York Times
Andy Webster
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But forget the lame performances and arch, preachy sentiment; the movie's sham hip-hop and spuriou...

June 22, 2017
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Common Sense Says
Message-heavy teen drama with iffy behavior, dark themes.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that although this Christian-themed drama has tons of heart, it gets a little heavy-handed. Teens engage in all sorts of stereotypically “troubled” behavior -- including drinking, drug use, premarital sex, bullying, and cutting. But the movie's ultimate message -- that this behavior is negative and has consequences -- comes through loud and clear. While it's not particularly graphic, there's one disturbing scene in which an important character brings a firearm to school and then uses it on himself. Production company New Song Pictures is a division of New Song Community Church in Vista, Calif.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:January 22, 2010
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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