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November 16, 2012
A very thought provoking movie.I love movies based on real stories.
August 20, 2012
The critics must be blind or anti-religious or something. I don't see how they could give this movie a 47%. This was an amazing story that mixes Guns, God, & Government. It was emotional but full of action. This movie has awaken me to the cause. Great flick, highly recommended.
June 09, 2012
i like your movie please!!! i want look cinema please!!!!!
March 01, 2012
Academy award movie! Best picture, best actor, best screen[lay!, if this movie doesn/t get several awards then the academy is a hoax!!
December 16, 2011
Gerard Butler deserves an Academy Award for this outstanding performance. My husband and I are saddened that so few people we speak to about this film, have never even heard of it. It had a very limited release, and we hope it gets nominated for an Academy award so it can receive the acclaim it deserves!
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Gerard Butler, who's honed his screen persona as a brutish, charismatic jerk, isn't a bad fit for the role of Sam, even if he's more believable spraying bullets and stabbing hitchhikers than he is delivering a sermon. Full Review
The New York Times
In movie terms, Mr. Childers's story is too true to be good. Machine Gun Preacher, directed by Marc Forster and starring Gerard Butler, illustrates some of the ways that a terrific story can turn into a bad film despite the best intentions of everyone involved. Full Review
Los Angeles Times
If anything, watching the film is like attending an old-style Southern tent revival - you want to believe in the fight against all that fire and brimstone. Heck, you want to join the righteous brigade. But when the lights go up and the fever dies down, it feels more like you've witnessed a show than a real showdown with the devil. Full Review
Machine Gun Preacher has a lot more wrong with it than a bullet-riddled premise. It is yet another iteration of the big, strong white man who comes to save legions of poor anonymous black Africans. Full Review
Time Out New York
Childers's varied, charitable life story warrants a movie, but whether that means it's okay to simply mash up sappy Christian piety and action-movie chaos is highly debatable. Full Review