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PG| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
While he was once on the way to becoming a minister, David Taylor (Boris Kodjoe) instead chose to become a popular music star, and the hedonism that followed turned his father against him. But despite the gulf between them, David comes home when he finds out that his father is sick. At the church David once stood to inherit, he finds that the Rev. Charles (Idris Elba), who has been groomed to shepherd the congregation after his father's retirement, has ideas that could ruin everything.

Cast: Boris Kodjoe , Idris Elba , Clifton Powell , Aloma Wright , Donnie McClurkin , Omar Gooding , Tamyra Gray , Keshia Knight Pulliam

Director: Rob Hardy

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

The Gospel (2005)

Release Date: October 7th, 2005|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    You may not subscribe to the film's evangelical message, but you'll be floored by the extraordinary musical scenes, which lead up to a showstopper featuring gospel superstars like Donnie McClurkin and Yolanda Adams. show more

  • 40
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Though the concept serves as a soul-stirring showcase for contemporary inspirational performers, the writing and direction (both attributed to Rob Hardy) commit a multitude of sins. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Like an Astaire and Rogers musical, this is a movie you don't go to for the dialogue. show more

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