Same Kind of Different as Me Poster

Release Date: October 20th, 2017

PG-13|1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary
Successful businessman Ron Hall and his wife, Deborah, discover a renewed sense of purpose when they begin to volunteer at a local mission in Fort Worth, Texas. Their lives change forever when they develop an unlikely friendship with Denver Moore, a homeless man who inspires them to save their struggling marriage.

Cast: Greg Kinnear, Renée Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou, Jon Voight, Olivia Holt, Stephanie Leigh Schlund, Geraldine Singer, Dana Gourrier

Director: Michael Carney

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Disruption Entertainment

Distributors: Paramount Pictures, Pure Flix Entertainment

Keywords: Friendship, Moving, Rise, Wife, Transformation, Marriage, Husband, 2010s, Underdog, Heartwarming, Emotional, Quest, House

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  • Earnest to a fault and soft-edged in its approach to faith (God is more in the margins here than he is a central, narrative-driving presence), yet direct and moving in some scene-by-scene specifics because of their basis in reality. show more

  • Yet again we have a film with a lovely, life-affirming, uplifting message — unfortunately delivered in such a heavy-handed, gooey-sweet manner that audiences will exit the theater in a near-diabetic coma. show more

  • Same Kind of Different as Me works more effectively when its talented cast is given freedom to engage on an interpersonal level and its various political subtexts are sidelined. show more

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