"The Case for Christ" available soon to bring home

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Award-winning film starring Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway and Robert Forster comes to home entertainment on August 15

The Case for Christ, one of the best-reviewed faith-based films of 2017, is coming to home entertainment on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD and Digital HD on Aug. 15, 2017, from Pure Flix Entertainment, the largest faith and family studio in the world. The film will be released into the general consumer market by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

During its April national theatrical release, the movie earned a “fresh” rating from critics at Rotten Tomatoes and a rare A+ from Cinemascore, the industry standard for measuring audience opinion of a film. The film also received the K-LOVE Fan Award for Film/Television Impact.

The Case for Christ is based on the 1980s true story of a hard-driving journalist and atheist, Lee Strobel, who is exactly where he expected to be at work: on top. His award-winning investigative reporting has earned him a promotion to legal editor at the Chicago Tribune. But things aren’t going nearly as well at home, where his wife Leslie’s newfound Christian faith put a strain on their marriage. Lee sets a plan to use his investigative skills to disprove Christianity, which goes against everything Lee believes — or doesn’t believe — as an avowed atheist.

Utilizing his journalistic and legal training, Lee begins a quest to debunk the claims of Christianity in order to save his crumbling marriage. Chasing down the biggest story of his career, Lee comes face-to-face with unexpected results that could change everything he knows to be true.

Based on Lee Strobel’s award-winning bestselling book and starring Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, Academy Award® winner Faye Dunaway and Academy Award® nominee Robert Forster. The Case for Christ was applauded by critics, including Christianity Today, which declared that it “stands among the best films produced yet by the Christian film industry,” and received a number of endorsements from prominent Catholics, including Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., archbishop of Philadelphia, who said, “The Case for Christ is an engaging, beautiful story of a family coming to faith in Jesus Christ, made more compelling by its basis in real events. I warmly recommend it.”

The Case for Christ is rated PG and directed by Jon Gunn (Do You Believe?) from a script by Brian Bird (Captive, Touched By an Angel). The film is produced by Michael Scott, David A.R. White, Russell Wolfe, Elizabeth Hatcher-Travis, Brittany Lefebvre, Karl Horstmann and Alysoun Wolfe.

For additional information, visit www.caseforchristmovie.com.

Read Lisa Hendey’s review of this movie.

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About Pure Flix Entertainment: Founded in 2005 by Michael Scott, David A.R. White, Russell Wolfe and Elizabeth Travis, Pure Flix has become the largest independent faith and family studio in the world. Their recent releases include The Case for Christ, I’m Not Ashamed, God’s Not Dead 2, God’s Not Dead, Do You Believe?, Woodlawn and the upcoming Same Kind of Different as Me.

With offices in Los Angeles and Scottsdale, Pure Flix has produced, acquired, marketed and distributed nearly 100 faith and family-friendly films. Aligned with their mission to transform the human spirit through values-based entertainment, Pure Flix is the industry leader in creating high-quality inspirational feature film content. Their official web site is http://www.pureflix.com.

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