An action-packed drama about a Christian high school football coach who uses his undying faith to battle the giants of fear and failure. 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. What transpires is a dynamic story of the fight between faith and fear.

 

FACING THE GIANTS

Drama


Starring: Alex Kendrick, Shannen Fields, Bailey Cave, Jim McBride, Chris Willis, James Blackwell

Directed By: Alex Kendrick

Written By: Alex Kendrick & Stephen Kendrick

Produced By: Stephen Kendrick, Alex Kendrick, David Nixon

Executive Producers: Michael C. Catt, Jim McBride, Terry Hemmings

Production Co.: Sherwood Pictures, in association with Carmel Entertainment

Distributors: Carmel Entertainment Group, LLC, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Destination Films), Provident Films, Samuel Goldwyn Films

MPAA Rating: PG


Distribution

Theatrical: Samuel Goldwyn Films (USA)

Home Video: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (worldwide); Provident Films (CBA)

Television: Carmel Entertainment (free, cable, satellite worldwide); Sony/Provident Films (pay-per-view)

Non-theatrical exhibition: Provident Films

Theatrical release: September 29, 2006.

DVD release: January 30, 2007.


Notable Facts

Sherwood Pictures produced FACING THE GIANTS for only $100,000. It went on to gross over $10 million theatrically. Its success continued with the DVD release. FACING THE GIANTS was the fastest selling DVD in the Christian (CBA) market since THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST. According to Rentrak, FACING THE GIANTS ranked in the top 2 titles of the Top Limited Theatrical Renters List for its first 9 weeks in release.


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