PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy
A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack."
Filming for this movie commenced on June 8, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.
Is the Great Spirit another name for Papa?
Mack Phillips: He is a spirit. And he is great. Right?
Missy Phillips: Then how come he's so mean?
Mack Phillips: Why'd you say that?
Missy Phillips: The Great Spirit made the princess jump off the cliff and made Jesus die on the cross. Don't you think that's mean?
The entire movie, God is portrayed from a Christian point of view (Jesus, etc...). The prayers at Missy's funeral toward the end that can be heard in the background are the ones recited at Jewish funerals and have no connection to Christianity whatsoever.
$16,172,119 (USA) (5 March 2017)
$57,330,873 (USA) (12 May 2017)
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