Gerard Butler Kicks Ass For The Lord In MACHINE GUN PREACHER!
Honestly, hadn't heard of this movie until a week or so ago, but it's got a decent pedigree and it looks entertaining. Inspirational films like this will probably be coming more and more and I'd be aurprised if this didn't do well. But could you imagine Jason Statham making a movie like this? He'd proably stab a crucifix into someone's eye. Here's the trailer for MACHINE GUN PREACHER:
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Aug. 18, 2011, 10:48 p.m. CST
Aug. 18, 2011, 10:48 p.m. CST
gerard butler stops being cast as leading men...he fukcing suckkkkkkkkks.
Aug. 18, 2011, 10:52 p.m. CST
Aug. 18, 2011, 10:53 p.m. CST
it's odd to hear him with a southern accent...some actors it doesn't bother me, but others...I guess he'll always be Hiccup's Dad to me. :)
Aug. 18, 2011, 10:57 p.m. CST
Aug. 18, 2011, 11:09 p.m. CST
He's never been able to pull it off. Hell, he couldn't even pull off an English accent in Phantom without a little Scottish brogue leaking through. He just can't pull it off or make it consistent. Just be a goddamned Scot in your movies, man.
Aug. 18, 2011, 11:33 p.m. CST
Because of Jesus? I dunno. I'm kinda vaguely interested because I can't imagine why anyone would do such a thing. Makes me think of the Book of Mormon actually. I didn't get to see it, but I got the soundtrack. You guys should listen to it if you haven't. Why would there be more inspirational movies coming tho? And wouldn't stabbing someone in the eye with a Crucifix kinda defeat the purpose? btw, the Boromir statue, in the sideshow collectibles ad, is kinda sassy with his hair all blown out like that.
Aug. 19, 2011, 12:04 a.m. CST
He makes even the sucky films he's in enjoyable, and his performance in Rocknrolla always puts a smile on my face. One of my faves!
Aug. 19, 2011, 12:13 a.m. CST
THIS FILM LOOKS ABOUT AS SUCCESSFUL AS HARRY SHOOTING A YOGA FILM. FUCK OFF BUTLER.
Aug. 19, 2011, 2:13 a.m. CST
Because they're so primitive, you know, can never seem to get their shit together. Good thing they have the white man to fly in and save the day. Too bad other black countries in Africa are chasing white people out. Oh well.
Aug. 19, 2011, 2:14 a.m. CST
Aug. 19, 2011, 2:14 a.m. CST
With this shit. How the hell is THIS 'inspirational' ?
Aug. 19, 2011, 2:53 a.m. CST
Aug. 19, 2011, 3:28 a.m. CST
A man taking a stand and fighting to reclaim stolen children despite the odds against him, all the while running an orphanage....AND it's about a REAL guy that REALLY does this in REAL life. Seriously? That doesn't inspire you in the slightest? Do you not have a soul? And what does politics have to do with it? Good Lord, man.
Aug. 19, 2011, 5:32 a.m. CST
THIS... IS... AFRICA!!!
Aug. 19, 2011, 6:03 a.m. CST
A friend of mine was an extra. Watch for Oscar talk for Gerard Butler for this one...
Aug. 19, 2011, 6:39 a.m. CST
I did hear the guy on Mancow a few times. They put him over the top in this but still pretty cool. And he's rockin a beard again! He should always have a beard in the movies. His face never looks right w/o one.
Aug. 19, 2011, 7:26 a.m. CST
I say three, although I'm open to the idea that there could be a few more, depending on whether or not the movie's actual running time is much longer than that two-minute trailer.
Aug. 19, 2011, 8:23 a.m. CST
Rubbing his knees for Blind Side style Oscar glory. You can smell the desperation. Also, there was an article in The Times about the real Angel - who had a falling out with Butler and was kicked off the set of the movie. Seems like he doesn't think Gerry's hard enough in real life.
Aug. 19, 2011, 9:14 a.m. CST
That's the first Gerard Butler vehicle I felt the slightest twinge of interest in during the trailer. More disturbing is how many psychos think they have to barf their political agendas all over the talkbacks.
Aug. 19, 2011, 9:19 a.m. CST
Did that make over 5 mill? Heck, even Kirk Cameron's religious fireman movie made $30 mill. Marketed correctly, Butler could have a huge hit here - conservative audiences love this stuff. A have a movie owner friend in an extremely rural area - Blind Side and Gran Torino were two of his biggest grossers of the past decade. They'll love this film.
Aug. 19, 2011, 9:23 a.m. CST
Aug. 19, 2011, 9:24 a.m. CST
Sorry, but I don't find the story of a lying, psychotic, egomaniac gun runner "inspiring", even if he did manage to accidentally do some good along the way. "True story"? Haven't any of you seen enough movies to know what a load of baloney "true stories" are? http://www.bdkeller.com/resources/who-is-sam-childers/ "If Jesus came back, and saw what's going on in his name, he'd never stop throwing up."
Aug. 19, 2011, 9:43 a.m. CST
Machine Gun Preacher and Hobo with a Shotgun. Next? Nun with a 9mm.
Aug. 19, 2011, 10:01 a.m. CST
He tried, he really did, to mute out his natural Scottish accent but in some words and phrases you can hear it in the trailer. James McAvoy in the movie THE CONSPIRATOR hid his accent so well he was a believable American.
Aug. 19, 2011, 10:32 a.m. CST
Aug. 19, 2011, 10:54 a.m. CST
by Bobby Stryker
Just been watching interviews on youtube with the real Sam Childers - really is inspiring stuff. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yhq54tkNHXo I think Butler is underrated - glad to see him finally do something with some more depth. Looking forward to seeing this.
Aug. 19, 2011, 12:02 p.m. CST
This looks AWESOME
Aug. 19, 2011, 12:46 p.m. CST
Im sold... Cant believe this is a true story. Makes me feel useless...
Aug. 19, 2011, 12:53 p.m. CST
... that bdkeller write up is a classic hatchet job... do your own research and find out the TRUE inspiring story of the Machine Gun Preacher...
Aug. 19, 2011, 1:05 p.m. CST
Why settle for 'Nun With a 9mm' when you can have 'Nude Nuns With Big Guns'? http://tinyurl.com/ygbj68c
Sept. 10, 2011, 10:25 p.m. CST
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