Machine Gun Preacher

Synopsis: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, addicted gang biker Sam Childers is released from prison and learns that his wife Lynn is no longer a stripper but has converted to Christianity. One night, Sam and his best friend Donnie give a ride to a hitchhiker who threatens Donnie with a pocketknife; however Sam reacts and turns the tables on the stranger. Sam is affected by the incident and is convinced by Lynn and his mother Daisy to join their church, and he is baptized. Sam finds a straight job in construction. When he meets a preacher from Africa, he decides to visit the continent. Sam travels to Northern Uganda and South Sudan many times and builds an orphanage for the victims of the cruel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). Further, he fights whenever necessary and becomes a legend known as The Machine Gun Preacher.
Director(s): Marc Forster
Production: Relativity Media
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
6.8
Metacritic:
43
Rotten Tomatoes:
28%
R
Year:
2011
129 min
$400,000
Website
167 Views


[DONNIE]:
Yup. Find it?

We good? Yeah?

- Get the wheel, get the wheel.

- [SAM]:
Got the wheel.

Whoa, whoa, whoa. Whoa.

(WHOOPING)

You got it! You got it.

I feel the need.

The need for fucking speed.

(BOTH LAUGH)

Whoa, whoa.

Look at this sorry fucker over here.

[DONNIE]:
I see him.

- Should we pick him up?

- Yeah.

[DONNIE]:
This is my good deed

for the day, right'?

- Come on, bro!

- Come on.

Fucking cold as hell.

[DRIFTER]:
Shit.

Ah, f*ck.

Cold enough for you out there, boy?

[DRIFTER]:
Yeah.

Where you going, man?

Dushore.

That's up there

past Muncy, right?

Yeah.

We can take you as

far as McClure.

Take me to Dushore.

We ain't going to Dushore.

We said we can take you as far as...

(DONNIE GASPING)

What the f*ck!

Keep driving.

I'll cut his fucking throat.

Take that fucking blade off him!

Dushore or I cut his

fucking throat.

Take that fucking blade off him!

- (CAR SPEEDING)

- No! Shit!

(ALL CLAMOURING)

(KNIFE STABBING)

(DRIFTER SCREAMING)

[DONNIE]:
What are you doing?

[SAM]:
Pull over!

(WATER SLOSHING)

(SAM PANTING)

Help me.

[LYNN]:
Good.

Wanna try it again?

Okay.

Let's try it one more time.

- I pledge allegiance to the flag...

- To the flag...

- of the United States of America.

- Of the United States of America,

and to the republic

for which it stands.

[LYNN]:
One nation...

[PAIGE]:
One nation...

[LYNN]:
.. Under God...

[PAIGE]:
... Under God,

indivisible, with liberty

and justice for all.

He coming or ain't he?

I don't know.

Honey, you ready?

I don't got no good shoes, Lynn.

Oh, baby, He don't care what

kind of shoes you wearing.

[PASTOR KRAUSE]:
He breathes his

spirit into the darkness,

and He makes something good.

He sees our shadow

and He says, "Let there be light".

The point of receiving

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