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The Shack (2017)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy | 3 March 2017 (USA)
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A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack."

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Missy Phillips (as Amelie Eve)
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Sophia
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Emil Ducette
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Vicki Ducette
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After the abduction and presumed death of Mackenzie Allen Phillips' youngest daughter, Missy, Mack receives a letter and suspects it is from God, asking him to return to The Shack where Missy may have been murdered. After contemplating it, he leaves his home to go to The Shack for the first time since Missy's abduction and an encounter that will change his life forever.

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You're never as alone as you think.

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Drama | Fantasy

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material including some violence | See all certifications »

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3 March 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La Cabaña  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,172,119 (USA) (5 March 2017)

Gross:

$57,330,873 (USA) (12 May 2017)
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The character that discusses Wisdom with Mack is named Sophia. The word wisdom in Greek is Sophia. See more »

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Sam Worthington's Australian accent shows through several times throughout the movie, despite his character, Mack, being born and raised in the Midwest. See more »

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Papa: When you focus on pain, you lose sight of me.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Logan/The Shack (2017) See more »

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Bobby Wins
(From Pawn Sacrifice (2014))
Written and Performed by James Newton Howard
Courtesy of Pawn Sacrifice, LLC
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If you loved the book...
3 March 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you enjoyed the book--you will love the movie. The movie addresses the ageless philosophical question, "Why does God let bad things happen?" It presents some theology in an unorthodox fashion--but not a heretical one. I found it more inspiring than Narnia--which I dearly love. The film follows the book closely, but not 100%. As a film and story it's not perfect--but it's very close. If you have an open mind, I suggest you see it.


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