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Lenore Banks Lenore Banks
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John Beasley John Beasley
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Brett Brock Brett Brock
Christopher Canady Christopher Canady
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Rick Dial Rick Dial
Robert Duvall Robert Duvall
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A good movie

10 years, 8 months ago at Jul 26 9:32
Honestly, beforehand, I have never heard of this movie but since it was starring Robert Duvall, I thought I should give it a try anyway. Actually, it is also one of the few movies directed by Robert Duvall, I thought personally that it was actually pretty good and it seems that it was a really personal project for Duvall. Indeed, he wrote himself the script in the 1980s and was turned down by many... read more
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A successful Southern Pentecostal preacher finds his wife having an affair with a younger preacher, whom he attacks with a baseball bat. On the run from the law but still committed to his faith, he rebuilds a new ministry in a new town.
Release date: 20 February 1998
UPC: 025192032127
Tags: Drama (8), Religion (5), 1997 (5), 1990s (4), Christianity (3), Indie (2), Journeying (2), Relationships (2), Clergy (2), Resurrection (2), Tower (2), Judgment (2), Character Study (2), Dramas (1), '97 (1), SnP (1), MMG (1), Myth/religion (1), Growth/healing (1), Radio Station (1)
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Pop Culture Phenomenon Films: 90โ€™s (1673 movies items)

" Eulis 'Sonny' Dewey is a preacher from Texas living a happy life with his beautiful wife Jessie. Suddenly his stable world crumbles: Jessie is having an affair with young minister Horace. Sonny gets enraged and hits Horace with a softball bat, putting him into a coma. After that he leaves town, takes a new name, 'Apostle E.F.' and goes to Louisiana. There he starts to work as a mechanic for local radio station owner Elmo, and Elmo lets him preach on the radio. E.F. starts to preach every"

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30 From 97: My Favorite Films From 1997 (30 movies items)

"Basically, The Apostle is just an excellent independent effort by Robert Duvall in an "engripping" tale of a troubled on-the-lam minister who finds a new ministry and as a result, a newfound chance at redemption. Also includes great supporting performances by Farrah Fawcett and Billy Bob Thornton. "

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