Machine Gun Preacher

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Machine Gun Preacher Movie Trailer. Gerard Butler and Michelle Monaghan star in the biodrama based on Sam Childers’ autobiography. See the movie trailer for ‘Machine Gun Preacher’. When ex-biker-gang member Sam Childers (Butler) makes the life-changing decision to go to East Africa to help repair homes destroyed by civil war, he is outraged by the unspeakable horrors faced by the region’s vulnerable populace, especially the children. Based on Sam Childers autobiography ‘Another Man’s War: The True Story of One Man’s Battle to Save Children in the Sudan’.

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  • Release Date: September 23, 2011 (NY/ LA)
  • Release Date: September 30, 2011 (limited)
  • Studio: Relativity Media
  • Genre: Action, Drama, Crime, Adaptation
  • Director: Marc Forster
  • Screenwriter: Jason Keller
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  • Starring: Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Kathy Baker, Madeline Carroll, Michael Shannon, Souleymane Sy Savane
  • Running Time: 2 hrs. 7 min.
  • MPAA Rating: (R) for violent content including disturbing images, language, some drug use and a scene of sexuality.

Plot Details

Machine Gun Preacher is the inspirational true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing transformation and finds an unexpected calling as the savior of hundreds of kidnapped and orphaned children. Gerard Butler (300) delivers a searing performance as Childers, the impassioned founder of the Angels of East Africa rescue organization in Golden Globe-nominated director Marc Forster’s (Monster’s Ball, Finding Neverland) moving story of violence and redemption.

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