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The Encounter (2010)

| Drama | 3 May 2011 (USA)
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Five strangers with nothing in common are forced to come together at a remote roadside eatery because of a road closure. They place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems... See full summary »

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David A.R. White

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Jason Cusick (story), Sean Paul Murphy | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bruce Marchiano ... Jesus
Steve Borden ... Nick (as Steve 'Sting' Borden)
Jaci Velasquez ... Melissa
Jamie Nieto ... Hank
Danah Davis ... Catherine
Madison Gibney Madison Gibney ... Kayla
Kass Connors Kass Connors ... Officer Deville
Marc Davies Marc Davies ... Officer Tom
Connor Greenbaum Connor Greenbaum ... Young Nick
Elizabeth Ince ... Sadie
Alexandra Samia Alexandra Samia ... Young Melissa
Olivia Samia Olivia Samia ... Annie
Tom Saab Tom Saab ... Himself
William Waters William Waters ... Drunken Father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jessica Belkin ... Aubrey
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Storyline

Five strangers with nothing in common are forced to come together at a remote roadside eatery because of a road closure. They place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems to know everything about them... and claims he is Jesus. Written by Viewer

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Találkozás See more »

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Trivia

Steve Borden's character was openly opposing Jesus and religion. In real life Borden is a devout Born-Again Christian. See more »

Goofs

The clock on the wall in the diner never moves from 7:54pm. See more »

Quotes

Hank: Hey, how did you know our names?
Jesus: I'm Jesus. I know everything. I know all of you. I've known you since before you were born. And I've got a plan for each of you, a perfect plan. All you have to do is believe in me.
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Connections

Followed by The Encounter: Paradise Lost (2012) See more »

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This movie will stick with me for a long time!
31 October 2011 | by luvhorses79See all my reviews

This movie was amazing! It is different then what we normally watch, but in no way was i left feeling disappointed. The story was a 10/10 but the acting had a little to be desired. The meaning and purpose is very clear.

I am purchasing this DVD, I watched it twice on online and now I find myself wanting to watch it again and again. Both times, I was left feeling very comforted and loved. After watching I can imagine what it would feel like to spend some time in Jesus presence and how much he loves me.

It is great family movie, also recommend for one trying to find their way to Jesus (or even if you already know him). I rank it as my favorite feel good movie. Highly recommended!


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