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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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Papa
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Willie
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Nan Phillips
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Kate Phillips
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Josh Phillips
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Missy Phillips
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Sarayu (as Sumire)
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Sophia
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Male Papa
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Emil Ducette
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Emily Ducette
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Amber Ducette
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Vicky 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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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$16,172,119 (USA) (3 March 2017)

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$44,668,662 (USA) (22 March 2017)
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Based on the 2007 novel by Canadian author William P. Young. See more »

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When Mack walks to his neighbor to ask him about the note, the driveway has two paths through the snow on the driveway cleared; when he returns, the entire right side of the driveway is clear. See more »

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Jesus: It's always better when we do it together.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Logan/The Shack (2017) See more »

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Only Love Can Break Your Heart
Written by Neil Young
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Well done adaptation from book
4 March 2017 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I loved the book, and therefore was very interested to see the movie production. I thought the movie followed the book as closely as I've ever observed before...while there are differences, the essence of the message, and desire of God to have a personal relationship with each one of us - came through. I thought the casting was well done, and the visual translations of the book's imagery close to how I "imagined" it in reading. Thank you for bringing this book to the big screen, and I hope many find hope in Jesus, outside of religion.


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