Believe (2016 film)

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Believe
Believe 2016 film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Billy Dickson
Produced by
  • Nelson Diaz
  • Ben Holmes
  • Jacob Patrick
  • Kevin Sizemore
Written by Billy Dickson
Starring
Music by Michael Reola
Cinematography Billy Dickson
Edited by Noah Pontell
Production
company
  • Believe the Film
  • Power of 3
Distributed by
Release date
  • December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02) (United States)
Running time
119 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language English
Budget $3.5 million[2]
Box office $890,303[1]

Believe is a 2016 American Christmas drama film directed and written by Billy Dickson. The film stars Ryan O'Quinn, Danielle Nicolet, Shawnee Smith, and Lance E. Nichols. It was released theatrically by Freestyle Releasing and Smith Global Media on December 2, 2016.[1]

Plot[edit]

In a small town facing tough economic times, business owner Matthew Peyton (Ryan O'Quinn) struggles between his desire for financial success and the responsibility of funding the annual Christmas pageant. Desperate business decisions ruin his popularity amongst his employees. Angered, employees seek their revenge on him. When Matthew meets Clarence (Isaac Ryan Brown), a joyful boy who believes in miracles, he must make a choice: do what's best for himself or give faith a chance by opening his heart to help his community.

Cast[edit]

Release[edit]

Believe was released in the United States on December 2, 2016 and was expected to gross less than $1 million from 638 theaters in its opening weekend.[3] It made $477,387 in its opening weekend.[1]

Reception[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 20%, based on 5 reviews, with an average rating of 5.1/10.[4] The film received the Gold Award for Best Film of the Year in 2016 from The Christian Film Review

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Believe (2016)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 8, 2017. 
  2. ^ Childress, Tammy. "'Believe' it — movie about Grundy now being filmed in downtown Bristol". Bristol Herald Courier. Retrieved 2 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "'Moana' To Repeat at #1 Over Post-Thanksgiving Weekend". Box Office Mojo. 
  4. ^ "Believe (2016)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved December 12, 2016. 

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