The Grace Card

Synopsis: Everything can change in an instant ... and take a lifetime to unravel. When Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, the ensuing 17 years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and leaves him angry with God ... and just about everyone else. Mac's rage stonewalls his career in the police department and makes for a combustible situation when he's partnered with Sam Wright, a rising star on the force who happens to be a part-time pastor and a loving family man. Can they somehow join forces to help one another when it's impossible for either of them to look past their differences-especially the most obvious one? Every day, we have the opportunity to rebuild relationships and heal deep wounds by extending and receiving God's grace. Offer THE GRACE CARD ... and never underestimate the power of God's love.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): David G. Evans
Production: Samuel Goldwyn Films
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
101 min


It's an African word.

Roughly translated,

it means "family."

The spirit of it is that our creator

made us for one another.

To be connected as a family

is the essence of being human.

To reach out

and take care of any one of us

is to take care of us all.

And to hurt any one of us

is to hurt us all.

- I can't do it, Daddy.

- Don't look down, look straight ahead.

- I want my training wheels back.

- Come on, Tyler, don't give up.

- Yeah.

- Mama.


Oh, goody.

Here comes the mailman.

That's our cue, vato. Let's go.

Police, stop right there.

Get out of the car. Get out of the car.

Let me see your hands.

Look, Daddy, I got it.

- Daddy. Daddy.

- Tyler!

You all right?


Let's go, Blake, 7:20.

Plan on cleaning this place up

or are you waiting for FEMA

to declare it a disaster area?

In other news,

the Memphis Police Department

conducted a round-up

of over 100 violent criminals

as crime in Memphis continued

to drop a reported 17 percent

over a three-year period. Many...

See how long that lasts.

- as the primary reason

for this decrease.

This program identified

certain hot spots...

Is Blake up?

Yeah, doing his morning yoga.

What do you think?

Who's renting

the Johnson house?

Debbie said he's a mortgage broker.

They're Hispanic.

This used to be

a nice place to live, once.

I've got

that appointment today.

- What appointment's that?

- The counselor.

What counselor?

We've talked about this.

She's a family counselor.

- It's mostly about Blake.

- Mostly?

I thought you might wanna come

along and check it out with me.

No, thank you.


- Hey, you hungry, honey?

- No, coffee's cool.

I won't be home till dinner.

Why is that? Get a job?

Nick and I are going to

South Haven to look for a car.

For him or for you?

Nick's got a car, Dad.

This one's for me.

And you're paying

for this with?

I said we'd help him a little.

With what?

We got one income stream here,

and the stream's getting shallow.

How could we forget? You only

remind us every single day.

Let me put this to you

another way.

If you can afford

this little recreational vehicle,

you can afford your own car.

Care to talk about this,

Doobie Brother?

Strike two.

Probably bought it

from our new neighbors.

- Hey, Reverend.

- What's going on?

- Doing good?

- What's up?

Bless me, Father,

for I have sinned.

I told you before, Johnson,

I'm a Nazarene.

- Yeah, yeah.

- I don't wanna hear no confessions.

- Especially yours.

- He looks like a priest to me.

Y'all boys go to

church last weekend?

I know you showed up

for my sermon, I know that.

Roll call.

Relax, guys.

We've got two more car break-ins

at the Cordova marketplace

and complaints

about some non-handicapped

using the handicapped

spaces there.

While we're on the subject

of the mall,

one of us sideswiped

a parked Mercedes there Friday.

Not me.

It was me, lieutenant.

And I reported it immediately

to the shift supervisor.

I see. And how did

this happen, Sanders?

See, I was backing the car up

when I...

- Rookie.

- Rookie.

Lieutenant, he just got

his learner's permit.

Just be more careful next time.

Yes, sir.

Okay, well,

our digital collectors are back.

They sure go

for that home entertainment stuff.


they don't wanna pay for it.

Last Friday, Big Screen Superstore

on Appling was hit about 3 a.m.

The alarm was disabled,

but the backup surveillance camera

got them.

It's the same guys, same MO.

They got about 20 grand

in plasma screens and laptops.

Probably sell them on eBay

on some offshore e-mail account.

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Howard Klausner

Howard Klausner, known also as Howie Klausner, is an American filmmaker and writer, known for writing the script for the 2000 film Space Cowboys. more…

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