A father’s transformative journey that will show him the ultimate truth about love, loss, and forgiveness. more
Release DateU.S.The Shack was released on
Friday, March 3, 2017 Nationwide Release
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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Rating MPAAPG-13 for thematic material including some violence
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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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Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on the William Paul Young novel.