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Director  Daniel Lusko
Initial DVD release  October 14, 2014 (USA)
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Country  United States
3.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Drama, Mystery
Music director  Chris Ridenhour
Writer  Daniel Lusko
Language  English
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Release date  July 18, 2014 (2014-07-18)
Cast  James Remar (John Luther), Bruce Davison (Senator Donald Harrison), Dean Stockwell (Dave Wilson), Fred Thompson (Dr. Charles Luther), Brad Stine (Pastor Ryan Morris), Natalie Grant (Monica)
Similar movies  C Me Dance (2009), Grace Unplugged (2013), The Identical (2014), The Moment After 2: The Awakening (2006), The Lost & Found Family (2009)
Tagline  And you shall suffer as Christ.

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Persecuted is a 2014 American drama film written and directed by Daniel Lusko and starring James Remar, Bruce Davison, Dean Stockwell, Raoul Trujillo, Fred Thompson, Brad Stine, David House, and Tabatha Shaun.

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Plot summary

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Reformed drug addict and America's leading evangelist John Luther opposes Senator Donald Harrison's 'Faith and Fairness Act', which would not allow Christians to state that they have the whole/only truth. To destroy Luther's credibility and ensure passage of the bill, Harrison has Luther framed for the rape and murder of a teenaged girl.

Cast

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  • James Remar as John Luther
  • Bruce Davison as Senator Donald Harrison
  • Dean Stockwell as Dave Wilson
  • Raoul Trujillo as Mr. Gray
  • Fred Thompson as Fr. Charles Luther
  • Natalie Grant as Monica Luther
  • Gretchen Carlson as Diana Lucas
  • Brad Stine as Pastor Ryan Morris
  • Production

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    Principal photography took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The movie's production is finished, and it was screened at the February 2014 National Religious Broadcasters convention in Nashville, Tennessee, and on March 2014 at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, DC

    Other media

    Persecuted (film) Persecuted Movie Review Film Summary 2014 Roger Ebert

    Persecuted has been adapted into a book by Robin Parrish.

    Release

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    Persecuted was released theatrically on July 18, 2014.

    Critical reception

    The film was widely panned by critics and is one of the worst-reviewed films of 2014. The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 0% approval rating with an average rating of 2.5/10 based on 13 reviews. Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 11 out of 100 based on 9 reviews, indicating "overwhelming dislike".

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    In a review for the New York Post, Kyle Smith wrote, "The Lord works in mysterious ways but Persecuted works in blundering, obvious ways, straining a Christianity-under-attack theme through a dopey thriller."

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    New York Times film critic Neil Genzlinger stated, "This terrible attempt at a political thriller for the religious right is aimed not at Christians in general but at a certain breed of them, the kind who feel as if the rest of the world were engaged in a giant conspiracy against their interpretation of good and truth."

    Justin Chang of Variety concluded his scathing review with, "At a time when the world offers us no shortage of examples of what actual religious persecution looks like, for a film to indulge in this particular brand of self-righteous fearmongering isn’t just clueless or reckless; it’s an act of contemptible irresponsibility."

    References

    Persecuted (film) Wikipedia
    Persecuted (film) IMDb Persecuted (film) themoviedb.org


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