• The Second Chance (2006)

The Second Chance

Release Date: 2006

DVD Release Date: July 18th, 2006

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Two pastors, one from a wealthy parish in a predominantly white suburb, the other, the head of an inner-city church, must learn to bridge the gap between their different philosophies and their individual prejudices. Together they look for common ground through faith and fight to save one's struggling urban church and the people it serves.

Cast: Michael W. Smith, Jeff Obafemi Carr, J. Don Ferguson, Lisa Arrindell Anderson, David Alford, Henry Haggard, Kenda Benward, Jonathan Thomas

Director: Steve Taylor

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Ruckus Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    As a film, it is earnest, cliched, often awkward and unlikely to inspire anyone who isn't already thoroughly sold on its message of salvation through community activism. show more

  • 50
    Film Threat

    There are a lot of good messages in The Second Chance about how Christianity is a mix of love, both gentle and tough. Some of those, unfortunately, are lost in the uneven performances. show more

  • 50
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    Its message is sugarcoated in a schmaltzy, clich├ęd story line about Smith's conflicts with streetwise black minister (Jeff Obafemi Carr) - and sabotaged by hackneyed dialogue, sluggish pacing and a listless performance by Smith, who only springs to life when he's singing. show more

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