Courageous Poster

Release Date: September 30th, 2011

DVD Release Date: January 17th, 2012

PG-13|2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
Sheriff's deputy Adam Mitchell (Alex Kendrick) endures a terrible personal tragedy that causes him to question what is really important to him. Taking comfort in his religion, Adam vows to become a better parent to his teenage son (Rusty Martin), and convinces his friends on the force to sign a pledge that they will all strive to become better Christians and better parents. Unfortunately, one of the men's moral compass appears to be broken when it comes to earning some fast money.

Cast: Alex Kendrick, Kevin Downes, Ben Davies, Rusty Martin, Ken Bevel, T.C. Stallings, Matt Hardwick, Rusty Martin Sr.

Director: Alex Kendrick

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Sherwood Pictures

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Ratings & Reviews

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  • For all Kendrick's stolidity, he delivers a couple of wrenchingly tender scenes. show more

  • Even the logos for the companies involved in its making (Sherwood Films and Affirm Films) and distribution (TriStar Pictures) scream that this will be a message from on high. show more

  • Courageous reveals the duo's growing expertise as filmmakers with its skillful blending of moving drama, subtle comedy and several impressive action sequences, including a well-staged foot chase and a harrowing shootout between the cops and bad guys. show more

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