The Shack Movie

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A father’s transformative journey that will show him the ultimate truth about love, loss, and forgiveness.

Who's Involved:

Alice Braga, Radha Mitchell, Gage Munroe, Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Graham Greene, Gill Netter, Tim McGraw, John Fusco, Stuart Hazeldine, Ryan Robbins, Megan Charpentier, Amelie Eve, Avraham Aviv Alush

Release Date:

Friday, March 3, 2017 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 2 hrs, 12 m

Plot: What's the story about?

The Shack takes us on a father’s uplifting spiritual journey. After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips [Sam Worthington] spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa [Octavia Spencer]. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making The Shack

A look at the The Shack behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer John Fusco last wrote The Highwaymen and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.


John Fusco


Gill Netter

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Production: What we know about The Shack

Key Facts

  1. Based on the William Paul Young novel.

Filming Timeline

On or about February 28, 2017, the film was in Completed status.

On or about January 14, 2016, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about September 12, 2015, the film was in Production status.

On or about April 22, 2013, the film was in Announced status.

The Shack Release Date: When was it released?

The Shack was released in 2017 on Friday, March 3, 2017 (Nationwide release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Before I Fall, Logan and Table 19.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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