Machine Gun Preacher, staring Gerard Butler as Sam Childers, is an inspirational true story about a former biker/drug dealer who single-handedly takes on the Lord’s Resistance Army in order to save young Sudanese refugees. Childers is determined to keep the children from a life of fear, violence and being enslaved by the brutal Army, Childers. Gerard Butlers character undergoes a drastic transformation while looking to God for Inspiration. In his path to help give the orphans of Sudan a better future, the former drug dealer starts to find a new meaning to his own life.
Directed by Marc Forster, who brought us Monster’s Ball and Finding Neverland, Machine Gun Preacher is a moving story of violence and Redemption.
Opens in Theaters on November 4 2011
Director: Marc Forster
Writer: Jason Keller (screenplay)