Left Behind Movie

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Who's Involved:

Nicolas Cage, Nicky Whelan, Vic Armstrong, John Patus, Chad Michael Murray, Cassi Thomson, Paul Lalonde, J. David Williams

Release Date:

Friday, October 3, 2014 (Limited)

some thematic elements, violence/peril and brief drug content
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Follows Rayford Steele (Nicolas Cage) who is piloting a commercial airliner just hours after the Rapture when millions of people around the globe simply vanish. Thirty thousand feet over the Atlantic, Rayford is faced with a damaged plane, terrified passengers, and a desperate desire to get back to his family. On the ground, his daughter, Chloe Steele (Cassi Thomson) is among those left behind, forced to navigate a world of madness as she searches for her lost mother and brother.

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Who stars in Left Behind: Cast List

... Rayford 'Ray' Steele

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Renfield  

... Cameron 'Buck' Williams

Fortress, Fortress: Sniper’s Eye  

... Chloe Steele


Maneater, Hall Pass  

Who's making Left Behind: Crew List

A look at the Left Behind behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Vic Armstrong last directed The 39 Steps and Sons of the Cross.

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Production: What we know about Left Behind?

Key Facts

  1. Reboot of the series which started in 2001. Based on the novels by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins.

Filming Timeline

  1. April 2014: The film was in Completed status.
  2. December 2012: The film was in Pre-Production status.

    Producers are working with a budget in the $15 million range and are aiming to shoot spring 2013 in Baton Rouge, La.

  3. October 2012: The film was in Development status.

    Stunt Icon Vic Armstrong is in negotiations to direct Nicolas Cage in what producers hope will be a new trilogy of movies. Producers are working with a budget in the $15 million range and are aiming to shoot the first movie in spring 2013 in Baton Rouge, La.

  4. October 2012: The film was in Announced status.

    Reboot. Paul Lalonde and John Patus, who both worked on the original films, are eyeing a more mainstream direction for the new project.

Left Behind Release Date: When was the film released?

Left Behind was released in 2014 on Friday, October 3, 2014 (Limited release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Gone Girl, The Good Lie and Annabelle.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

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