The Gospel (film)

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The Gospel
The Gospel.jpg
Theatrical film poster
Directed by Rob Hardy
Produced by Will Packer
Written by Rob Hardy
Starring
Distributed by Screen Gems
Rainforest Films
Release dates October 7, 2005 (2005-10-07)
Country United States
Language English
Budget $4,000,000
Box office $15,778,152

The Gospel is a 2005 film directed and written by Rob Hardy. It was released in the United States on October 7, 2005. The film retells the Parable of the Prodigal Son in a modern context.

Cast[edit]

Cameo Appearances[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The soundtrack features the following songs:

  1. He Reigns (Kirk Franklin feat. Papa San)
  2. Victory (Yolanda Adams)
  3. Glorious (Martha Munizzi)
  4. You Are Good (Greg Kirkland)
  5. Still Alive (Kirk Franklin singers)
  6. Change Is Gonna Come (Deitrick Haddon)
  7. Ooh Child (Urban Mix) (Donnie McClurkin feat. Kirk Franklin)
  8. The Closer I Get To You (Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack)
  9. When I Pray (Interlude) (Joann Rosario)
  10. All Things Are Working (Fred Hammond)
  11. I Need You To Survive (Hezekiah Walker & the Love Fellowship Choir)
  12. Now Behold The Lamb (Tamyra Gray, feat. Idris Elba Serman & Clifton Powell Parable)
  13. Put Your Hands Together (Fred Hammond and Natalie Wilson)

Reception[edit]

Produced on a budget of US$4 million, The Gospel reported grosses of $15,778,152 at the North American box office.[1]

According to the Rotten Tomatoes web site, 34% of movie reviews of The Gospel were positive and 66% negative (12 positive, 23 negative).[2]

The film received three nominations in the Black Reel Awards of 2006: Idris Elba was nominated for Best Actor, Nona Gaye was nominated for Best Actress, and Rob Hardy was nominated for Best Screenplay, Original or Adapted.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Gospel". Box Office Mojo. 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 
  2. ^ "The Gospel (2005)". Rotten Tomatoes. IGN Entertainment. 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 

External links[edit]

Reviews