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Same Kind of Different as Me

  • 2017
  • PG-13
  • 119min
  • 33%
  • 6.5 / 10

Greg Kinnear plays Ron Hall, who has a very successful career as an art dealer. He has a wife, Deborah, and two teenage children, Regan and Carson. But he doesn't appreciate what he has and confesses to his wife that he was unfaithful to her. She gives him an ultimatum demanding that must he dedicate his time and efforts to a shelter for the homeless. There, he meets a homeless man named Denver Moore who was once in prison. It's up to Ron to learn from his experiences with Denver to change himself and save his relationship and be grateful for the wonderful life he's lived up until this point.

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The film is based on the book Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together, which was written by Ron Hall, Denver Moore, and Lynn Vincent. The book ended up as the 11th best-selling book on the New York Times Best Seller list on the week of January 9, 2009. The movie was the first directed by Michael Carney in his career. He also helped write the screenplay along with Alexander Foard. The film experienced a series of release date delays, first scheduled to be released on April 29, 2016, then February 3, 2017, before finally being released on October 20, 2017. It features the song, Stubborn Angels, by country music star Brad Paisley, who wrote the song specifically for the film.

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Same Kind of Different as Me is a Christian drama movie distributed by Pure Flix Entertainment and produced by Paramount Pictures in association with Disruption Entertainment. It was released on October 20, 2017, and has a 33% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It was directed by Michael Carney and its cast includes Greg Kinnear, Renée Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou, and Jon Voight. According to IMDB, the film had an estimated $15 million budget and grossed $6.4 million at the box office.