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The Shack (2017)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy | 3 March 2017 (USA)
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A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack."

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Papa
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Willie
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Nan Phillips
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Kate Phillips
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Josh Phillips
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Missy Phillips
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Sarayu (as Sumire)
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Sophia
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Emil Ducette
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Emily Ducette
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Vicky Ducette
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After the abduction and presumed death of Mackenzie Allen Phillips' youngest daughter, Missy, Mack receives a letter and suspects it is from God, asking him to return to The Shack where Missy may have been murdered. After contemplating it, he leaves his home to go to The Shack for the first time since Missy's abduction and an encounter that will change his life forever.

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You're never as alone as you think.

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Drama | Fantasy

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material including some violence | See all certifications »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$16,172,119 (USA) (3 March 2017)

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$44,668,662 (USA) (22 March 2017)
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Based on the 2007 novel by Canadian author William P. Young. See more »

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When Josh and Kate left Multanomah Falls to race to the car they headed off to the left. That is the path heading up the mountain, you have to go to the right to get to the parking lot. See more »

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Jesus: It's always better when we do it together.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Logan/The Shack (2017) See more »

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Nothing But The Blood of Jesus
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If you loved the book...
3 March 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you enjoyed the book--you will love the movie. The movie addresses the ageless philosophical question, "Why does God let bad things happen?" It presents some theology in an unorthodox fashion--but not a heretical one. I found it more inspiring than Narnia--which I dearly love. The film follows the book closely, but not 100%. As a film and story it's not perfect--but it's very close. If you have an open mind, I suggest you see it.


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