A word about left behind iitribulation force the second movie in the series compared to the first left behind movie, left behind iitribulation force was like a breath of fresh air. Those who believe the church will make a heavenly disappearance prior to a period of great tribulation could very well enjoy this movie. He coauthored the recordshattering left behind series with jerry b. Jenkins, and starring nicolas cage, chad michael murray, cassi thomson, nicky whelan, and jordin sparks, the film was released to theaters on. World at war 2005 edit on the will there be more question. Starring nicholas cage and chad michael murray, the movie was a financial failure. I really enjoyed this movie, it tells of a period written in the bible of the rescue of gods children from a world where being a christian is becoming a crime, many families are divided because of there faith, some go to heaven and some are left behind, to work out what is happening on earth between good and evil, it deals with mans strength not to surrender during persecution and great. Throughout the movie, left behind is referenced as a possible reason for the disappearances. Rayford steele is an airline pilot whose relationship with his wife has gone sour. Oct 02, 2014 the rapture wont come soon enough for the unfortunate souls forced to suffer through left behind, the bigscreen reboot of the directtovideo, faithbased film series starring kirk cameron. The film was based on the bestselling christian eschatological endtimes novel of the same name written by tim lahaye and jerry b. In one cataclysmic moment, millions around the world disappear. It is based not just on the first in a series of bestselling books, but also on the biblical book of revelations, and is made by people who care as much about teaching their views of the word of god as they do about making an exciting movie.
The whole series was eventually rebooted, with a new movie, also called left behind, being released in 2014. Left behind ii tribulation force 2002 the original. Smiths never been unloved bruces song, and jakes believer bucks song relate to the key characters in the film, which is an adaptation of the bestselling book series. The movie depicts the rapture the way it will probably be. A gripping saga the story begins with the sudden vanishing of christians into thin air, which is commonly called the rapture. I do believe it will be awful for the ones left behind. Left behind is a terrible movie, bad in almost every way, not even qualifying as sobaditsgood material. Parents need to know that left behind is the biggerbudget reboot of 2000s indie hit left behind. The left behind trilogy kicked off in 2000 with the first movie in the series left behind. Oct 02, 2014 the church crowd is coming to a left behind movie regardless, but the shame is in the movie missing a chance to reach a wider audience. The rest of mankind, having been left behind, suddenly wake up to the nightmare of a world.
The soundtrack to left behind features songs from ccm artists such as third day, joy williams, kathy troccoli, and fred hammond. I really enjoyed this movie, it tells of a period written in the bible of the rescue of gods children from a world where being a christian is becoming a crime, many families are divided because of there faith, some go to heaven and some are left behind, to work out what is happening on earth between good and evil, it deals with mans strength. Customers who viewed this item also viewed these digital items. To good not to be re aired on this channel as well. In the movie trailer for left behind, one reads, in the blink of an eye, the biblical rapture strikes the world. The movie 2000 starring brad johnson and chelsea noble on dvd and bluray. In one chaotic moment, millions people around the world suddenly disappear. I went to see left behind as a selfdescribed proponent of the pretrib rapture doctrine and armchair movie critic.
The scripture tells of a time when those who are followers of christ. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. In 2002 a second film was released staring bob carlisle, russ lee, bill corcoran, kirk cameron, and in 2005 the series was completed with left behind. This is a new format for a christian novel, says dan balow, director of business development for the left behind series. The left behind movie series is it built on a scriptural. Oct 03, 2000 the soundtrack to left behind features songs from ccm artists such as third day, joy williams, kathy troccoli, and fred hammond. The primary conflict of the series is the members of the tribulation force, an underground network of converts, against the nwoesque organization. Based on the novel of the same name written by tim lahaye and jerry b. The first two left behind graphic novels will release the day after thanksgiving on friday, november 23, 2001.
This rapture, as commonly believed, refers to the idea that the saved will be secretly and suddenly caught up to heaven before a sevenyear period of tribulation on earth that precedes the second coming of christ. The movie video 2000 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Rayford steele is an airline pilot whose relationship with his wife has. Sep 22, 2016 after millions of people around the globe mysteriously disappear, veteran pilot ray steele must fight to protect the passengers that remain on his flight. The gospel was never proclaimed and the pretrib rapture was never taught, but the viewer leaves the movie knowing the message.
Left behind film series is based on the left behind bestselling book series by tim lahaye and jerry b. The films were produced by cloud ten pictures and directed by vic sarin left behind. Bob carlisles after all rayfords song, larues fly chloes song, michael w. A reporter left behind learns that the antichrist will. Find out whats playing at your local movie theatre at canadas longest running online movie resource. Oct 31, 2000 left behind the movie is by far the better production from both the lalonde brothers and cloud ten companies, but it still lacks the quality flair of a movie making action or nonaction such as china cry, the hidden, jesus the movie that have been translated into numerous languages, and so many other christian films made by christians whom. Nicolas cage flies through the rapture in godawful left behind. We know that there will be a rapture of the christian born again believers. The plot dawdles along at a painful pace for far too long, and even i figured out the rapture part about ten minutes into it i didnt initially believe that they would try and use that as the real explanation, but i wasnt exactly shocked when they did. Jenkins, dealing with christian dispensationalist end times.
Not only do we not think the mayan calendar is correct, we reject any prophecy from any source that has not proven 100% correct in the past. I got to watch the movie, and its not the best religioustype movie ive ever seen, but its not bad. Left behind ii tribulation force 2002 the original movie kirk cameron. There have been video games released based on the left behind concept. The movie 2000 video plot summary 2 the biblical prophecy of armegeddon begins when the rapture instantly takes all believers in christ from the earth.
In the first movie, the name of jesus was rarely mentioned, but in this second movie, the name of jesus is given its rightful place. The movie left behind does it bring biblical prophecy to. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing left behind. Left behind the movie board game adventure 2001 talicor. Goodbye 20th century 2011 tv episode another apocalypse film made around the turn of the century.
The movie about the rapture, in which all of the worlds good people are whisked away to heaven, leaving the rest behind. Like the original left behind starring kirk cameron, the movie emotionally presents what occurs on the day of a pretribulation rapture. Eschatology end times expectations varies widely among christians. Many christian movies are simply so forced in plot as to bring the scene to a christian altarcall that the only word that can be used to describe them is contrived. Left behind is a 2014 american apocalyptic thriller film directed by vic armstrong and written by paul lalonde and john patus. Aug 15, 2008 a nineyear legal dispute between the producers of the left behind movies and tim lahaye, who coauthored the books, came to an end last week when a settlement was reached between both parties. Oct 17, 2008 there are three left behind movies, and you saw the third one. The movie indeed earned a cap final score equivalent to pg movies in the cap comparative baseline database of movies, making is a pg film rated by the mpaa, thus a pg. The movie, produced by cloud ten pictures, is scheduled to open in theaters across america. The left behind movie series takes its theme from the socalled biblical rapture. This epic film has been re filmed but the original is simply best.
His 2014 film, saving christmas, was panned by critics and peaked the imdb bottom. No, the problem with left behind is just that the movie totally fails to excite. The film deals with the prophecy as told in the book of revelations of the holy bible. I cant in good faith tell you to see it, but id be. The movie full movie 2000 a reporter left behind learns that the antichrist will soon take power. Starring kirk cameron, brad johnson, clarence gilyard jr. A worldwide phenomenon leads to the disappearance of millions of people. This movie represents the first in a series of films that were based on the popular christian books written by tim lahaye and jerry b. Poor production values, slow pacing, and an implausible story makes left behind a movie only for the faithful. In one chaotic moment, millions people around the world suddenly disappear leaving their clothes, wedding rings, eye glasses and shoes in crumpled piles.
After millions of people around the globe mysteriously disappear, veteran pilot ray steele must fight to protect the passengers that remain on his flight. A reporter left behind learns that the antichrist will soon take power. As a child actor, cameron made several other television and film appearances through the 1980s and 1990s, including the films like father like son 1987 and listen to me 1989. Theres some general chaos, shouting, pushing, shoving, and looting, as well as a plane crash scene.
The biblical prophecy of armegeddon begins when the rapture instantly takes all believers in christ from the earth. Financial analysis of left behind 2001 including budget, domestic and international box office gross, dvd and bluray sales reports, total earnings and profitability. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup. Tyndale is the first christian publisher to develop a line of graphic novels. Left behind tries hard to succeed as parable and as thriller. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the enter key is pressed. Before i present my thoughts, i need to make four statements. Left behind, movie, 2001 internet movie cars database. Oct 09, 2014 left behind bears some of the hallmarks of a madefortv religious movie, including a bland, schmaltzy, and often totally inappropriate score it ends with a contemporary gospelsounding cover. I havent ever read any of the left behind books, but ive heard a lot about them. Long after hollywood has come and gone from a filming location, many of the productions have left behind their sets and props that fans can still visit today.
Oct 03, 2014 left behind is a terrible movie, bad in almost every way, not even qualifying as sobaditsgood material. Kirk cameron stars as buck williams, along with brad johnson, janaya stephens. Several people have asked me to comment on the recent movie, left behind, so i rented and watched the video version of the movie. A prominent pastor, tim lahaye 19262016 was a new york times bestselling author of more than 70 books, many on biblical prophecy and endtimes. Left behind 2000 airline pilot ray steele brad johnson discovers that dozens of the passengers on his flight have disappeared suddenly, but their belongings and clothes remain. Unless the movie has changed, it is not mathematically severe enough to warrant a pg rating. Yes, cages howlinducing remake of the wicker man from 2006 actually feels like a legitimately good time compared to this dull groaner about the end times. Produced by cloud ten productions, a christian filmmaking concern, left behind was released with an unusual marketing strategy the film was made available on home video in october 2000, with a theatrical release scheduled to follow in february 2001. Left behind is a 2000 canadianamerican religious science fiction thriller film directed by vic sarin and starring kirk cameron, brad johnson, gordon currie, and clarence gilyard. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.
Jenkins and is considered one of americas foremost authorities on biblical endtimes prophecy. The performances dont help matters any, with acting ranging. With kirk cameron, brad johnson, janaya stephens, clarence gilyard jr the biblical prophecy of armegeddon begins when the rapture instantly takes all believers in christ from the earth. Airline captain rayford steele must search for his family, for answers, for truth.
Display as images display as list make and model make and year year category importancerole date added new ones first episode appearance ep. First, even though the story line in this movie is a work of fiction, it should not be regarded as just another movie. Left behind is a series of 16 bestselling religious novels by tim lahaye and jerry b. The books were great, but when i saw the first movie and thought it was lame, i didnt bother with the other two. Theres no language or sex, but the main character seems about to have an. This is left behind 1 the movie by stephen gregg on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
In the 2000s, he portrayed cameron buck williams in the left behind film series and caleb holt in the drama film fireproof 2008. Truth left behind inside report magazine amazing facts. Tribulation force 2002 the original movie kirk cameron action. The movie left behind, claims to portray events from the book of revelation that will occur in this present age and is based on a bestselling 1995 novel. Left behind is essentially a bad disaster movie, but i swear to god ive seen worse movies this year, and worse nicolas cage movies at that. May 29, 2008 in one chaotic moment, millions people around the world suddenly disappear leaving their clothes, wedding rings, eye glasses and shoes in crumpled piles. Oct 02, 2014 left behind is cheaplooking, overwrought kitsch of the most unintentionally hilarious order, its eschatological bent representing its only real shot at box office redemption. The movie s catalytic event is the christian rapture.1138 411 1583 1294 1402 518 920 131 976 232 1192 1533 735 457 1017 819 472 1123 1264 887 26 1462 1348 889 631 78 411 839 826 193 7 864 490 625 370 1044 69 785 1160 601 465 411 734 923 340 331 704