Inspirational


Orphaned Courage


MPAA Rating:
Not Rated
Genre:
Inspirational
Runtime:
28 mins
Stars:
Cooper Bartlett, Sonny Burnette, Silvio Wolf Busch
Director:
Josiah Stendel
Producer:
Josiah Stendel

Content at a Glance


Sex


none.

Language


freakin'1; idiot-1; screwup-1.

Violence


men fight in ring where a man is punched and knocked out; boy gets in fight, has black eye; when father learns his son hit another boy, he says, "good" in approval; three men attempt to kidnap boys and a fight breaks out; gang fighting; blood; man assaults man; man puts gun to back of man's head; blood on man's face; a man stabs a mattress in anger and almost hits man under the mattress; man holds knife on man; building collapses on man after earthquake.

Drugs


none.

Nudity


men in shorts; shirtless men, fighters.

Other


man collapses on floor with health issue, later passes on; a boy is kidnapped by his real father and is put into gang; several scenes of tattoos; man dies in hospital; grief; tension between characters.



Synopsis

Elliot Thompson, a headstrong orphan raised by a retired professional MMA fighter, discovers his long-lost brother is not only alive, but known on every street corner as a ruthless gang leader. As the net tightens, Elliot begins to realize that he’s chasing down more than his past—it seems both brothers are on a collision course with who they really are.


Movie Message

"Orphaned Courage" is an interesting story about a father's dying wish for his son Elliot to find his other son, Isaac, who was taken from them, actually kidnapped, early in life. The father, a mixed martial arts fighter and champion, wants Isaac to be redeemed and brought back into the family, so Elliot embarks on a search for his brother. The film follows his effort to redeem what was lost and their journey toward a family reunion.

Due to violence, which is featured with some blood in several scenes, we are awarding our Dove Seal for ages 12-plus to the film. Anyone who longs for a reunion with a loved one will especially enjoy this short movie!

For Ages 12 And Over

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