Machine Gun Preacher Movie

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Who's Involved:

Gerard Butler, Madeline Carroll, Kathy Baker, Michelle Monaghan, Deborah Giarratana, Michael Shannon, Marc Forster, Brad Simpson, Alan Siegel, Jason Keller, Robbie Brenner, Craig Chapman, Myles Nestel, Louise Rosner, Gary Safady

Release Date:

Friday, September 23, 2011 New York / Los Angeles

violent content including disturbing images, language, some drug use and a scene of sexuality
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Gerard Butler will star in Machine Gun Preacher, the story of Sam Childers. Childers is a former drug dealer and gang member who turned around his life and now dedicates his time to rescuing children in war-torn Sudan.

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Who stars in Machine Gun Preacher: Cast List

... Reverend Sam Childers

Plane, Kandahar  

... Lynn

Blood, Spinning Gold  

... Donnie

Bullet Train, Amsterdam  

... Paige Childers

I Can Only Imagine, Indivisible  

... Daisy Childers

The Art of Racing in the Rain, The Age Of Adaline  

Who's making Machine Gun Preacher: Crew List

A look at the Machine Gun Preacher behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Marc Forster last directed A Man Called Otto and Disney's Christopher Robin. The film's writer Jason Keller last wrote Escape Plan and Mirror Mirror.


Jason Keller


Robbie Brenner
Craig Chapman
Marc Forster
Deborah Giarratana
Gary Safady

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Production: What we know about Machine Gun Preacher?

Filming Timeline

  1. 2011 - May: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2011 - February: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2010 - June: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Set for a July 5 start

  4. 2010 - January: The film was set to Announced  status.

Machine Gun Preacher Release Date: When was the film released?

Machine Gun Preacher was a New York / Los Angeles release in 2011 on Friday, September 23, 2011 in around 4 theaters. There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Abduction, Dolphin Tale and Moneyball.

Machine Gun Preacher DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Machine Gun Preacher was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 .

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