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The Second Chance

When wealthy and white Ethan Jenkins (Michael W. Smith) is assigned to work in an urban ghetto with broke and black Jake Sanders (jeff carr), the two pastors are forced to reexamine their definition of Christian love and service, as well as their personal pride and prejudice. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Theater Release: 16 Feb 2006
Video Release: 17 Jul 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Second Chance is rated PG-13: for some drug references.

Cast: Michael W. Smith, jeff carr
Studio: 2006 Sony Pictures

Detailed Review

Ethan Jenkins (Michael W. Smith) and Jake Sanders (jeff obafemi carr) may be pastors for sister churches, but the work they do is as different as night and day.… 
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Why Is The Second Chance Rated PG-13?

This Christian movie about life on the inner-city streets covers such issues as drug trafficking,… 
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Talk It Over

Jake accuses Ethan’s congregation of releasing themselves of responsibility for the poor and the needy… 
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