God's Not Dead

Synopsis: Freshman university student Josh Wheaton attends a philosophy class, where the uncompromising Professor Radisson requires all students to submit a signed statement that the "God is dead" and never existed. When Josh refuses due to his own Christian beliefs, the Professor challenges him to defend his position that his god, Yahweh, is real, leading to a series of confrontational presentations between himself and the professor, with the class as jury. Josh's plans to go to law school depend on not failing this class. Josh's girlfriend urges him not to throw away his future with this pointless act of defiance. At the same time, Pastor Dave and African missionary Jude attempt to leave town on a trip, but are hindered by comical accidents. Student Ayisha is at odds with her father's conservative religious principles. Businessman Mark acts cynically towards his mentally ill mother, while his journalist girlfriend receives bad news from a doctor.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Harold Cronk
Production: Pure Flix Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
113 min


It wasn't enough

No, it's not enough

So just let it go

J" But the angels,

they brought you

And they're

gonna hold you up

They see

the fear in your eyes

When nobody stands,

stand on your own

J" But the angels,

they brought you

And they're

gonna hold you up

They're gonna

hold you up

You got your

pre-registration sheet?


All core requirements

are here.

What is your

humanities elective?

Philosophy 150.


I'd recommend Patel

or maybe Mueller.

Come on, man.

It can't be that bad.

I don't think

I can really--

It's your funeral.

Last drop date

is the 22nd.

You might want to

keep that in mind.

You're done.

- Hi.

- Martin Yip.

What does

P.R.C. stand for?

Oh. Seriously?

Oh yes, always serious.


White &

Wolfe, how can I help you?

Yes, please hold.

White & Wolfe.

Thank you, bye-bye.

As you can on-margin.

You're on with Marc.

Hey, I need you

to give me directions.

You're kidding, right?

Can't do it. The

Nikkei just opened

and there's a massive

sell-off going on.

At La Rive Gauche.

Wait, you'll take me

to La Rive Gauche

What's in it for me?

You're kidding, right?

You're serious.

Of Duck Commander

Willie Robertson,

and I am going to

crash that party

and hold his feet

to the fire.

And my--

--own advertisers.

That's my girl!

Not just another

pretty face.

Oh my, chicken!

Are you serious?

Is it okay if I help?

Oh, alright, alright.

You're new here,

aren't you?

It's me, Mom.

Mina, your daughter.

I'm sorry, I don't--

It's okay, it's okay.

I don't see a ring.

It's complicated.

If either of those facts

is news to you,

then now would be

your turn to leave.

I understand

some of you are here

Pfft, I'm out.

There's always one.

Michel Foucault,

Bertrand Russel,

Ludwig Feuerbach,

Bertolt Brecht,

Sigmund Freud

N o a m C ho ms k .

The list goes on.

Philosophers, poets,

scientists, authors,

towering intellects,

all of them.

But what do they

all have in common?


They're all dead.


that would be I n correct.

G-dog Gerard Trigga.


Anyone else?

No one?

Well, they are,

or were...atheists.

From the Greek "theos,"

meaning "God,"

and from the prefix "a,"

In short, each of

the thinkers I named

took the strong position

that there is no God,


supernatural being.

- Hey!

- How was your flight?

- Wonderful.

- Wonderful?

It's like

a 30-hour flight.


Great to see you.

Nice to see you.

Dakar to Zurich,

Zurich to Frankfurt,

an 8-hour layover,

and direct

to Carter International.

All the time.

And all the time?

God is good.

God is dead.

This is, of course,

a metaphor,

and crop failures,

diseases and disasters,

which we now ascribe

to bacteria and viruses,

and we are

all the better for it.

There is no God.

All that I require

from each of you

"God is dead,"

which I expect we will,

I will be spared

the tedious duty

their lowest grades

of the semester.

Thank you.

Thank you.

Oh, a lower case

Thank you.

Excuse me, Mister--


Josh Wheaten.

Mr. Wheaton,

is something wrong?

Yeah, I can't.

I can't do

what you want.

I'm a Christian.

Oh, don't worry.

You can still go back

to your dorm room

and sink to your knees

but what you do

in this class is mine.

I can't.

Alright, Mr. Wheaton.

Allow me to explain

the alternative.

Then you will need

to defend the antithesis

that God is not dead.

And you'll need to do it

in front of this class

from the podium.

Are you ready

to accept that?

Well, who would decide

whether I won

or lost the argument?

Well, I Would.

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