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Sam Childers (Gerard Butler) leaves his past life of crime and substance abuse behind, in order to follow God. His new path takes him to Sudan, Africa where he uses some of his former skills to rescue and protect orphaned children who are being forced to become soldiers. This movie is based on a true story.

MPAA Rating R for violent content including disturbing images, language, some drug use and a scene of sexuality.
Theatrical Release October 14, 2011
Director Marc Forster
Cast Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Shannon
Run Time 103
2011 Relativity Media / Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Official Movie Website

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