The Shack Movie


The Shack

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2017 | PG-13 | Drama Adaptation | 2hrs, 12m

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

U.S. Release Date

The Shack release date was Friday, March 3, 2017. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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Directed by

Stuart Hazeldine


John Fusco


Rating MPAA

PG-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.

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