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Because of Grácia (2017)

Two high-school couples explore friendship and dating along dissimilar lines, leading to courage and transformation for one teen and a personal crisis for another.

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Tom Simes

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Tom Simes
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Schneider ... Principal Schaub
Carol Jean Wells ... Chases Sister
Chris Massoglia ... Chase Morgan
Ben Davies ... Zack Brady
Todd Terry ... James Ryan
Masey McLain ... Amy
Emma Elle Roberts ... Zabrina
Moriah Peters ... Grace (Grácia) Davis
Emma Graves ... Choir Singer #2 (as Emilia Graves)
Christa Beth Campbell ... Hannah
Julian Silva ... Jonah Davis
Lisa Arnold ... Mrs. Morgan
Katie Walker ... Mrs. Ryan
Holly Houk Holly Houk ... Pregnant Mom
Pat Patterson ... Barb
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Storyline

When newcomer Grácia Davis arrives in debate class, "undercover Christians" Chase and OB are challenged to take a stand for what they believe in. Grácia embodies warmth and confidence, making both friends and enemies. Her faith outlook on the world soon turns out to be less welcome in class than other ideas. As she confronts an institutional double-standard on freedom of speech, school faculty clash over a Christian teacher who has misstepped. All the while, Grácia reaches out to a fellow student caught in a destructive relationship. With growing affection for the friend he was once afraid even to call on the phone, Chase ultimately follows her courageous example and takes a tremendous personal risk to discover his own voice.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Because of Grácia See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,171, 17 September 2017

Gross USA:

$90,878

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,878
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A must see for the youth.
17 September 2017 | by cristianjalosSee all my reviews

I have to say the movie gives out a great message to the youth. It talks about serious topics like the embarrassment of many youth to say they are Christian or catholic and that they believe in Jesus. They feel they might be judged and might not fit in. This movie says to stand up for Jesus and praise him because he loves us no matter what. Our past our mistakes anything god will still love us and that we should be proud to be sons of god. Finally I want to say this movie requires more attention. It was sad that me and my girlfriend were the only ones in the whole theater. I really hope movies like this that talk about Jesus and positivity get more light shed on them.


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