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What price would you pay for freedom In the exhilarating action epic FOR GREATER GLORY an impassioned group of men and women each make the decision to risk it all for family, faith and the very future of their country, as the film's adventure unfolds against the long-hidden, true story of the 1920s Cristero War - the daring people's revolt that rocked 20th Century North America. Academy Award nominee Andy Garcia headlines an acclaimed cast as General Gorostieta, the retired military man who at first thinks he has nothing personal at stake as he and his wife (Golden Globe winner Eva Longoria) watch Mexico fall into a violent civil ...

  • DirectorDean Wright
  • Runtime: 2 hr 25 min
  • StudioRelativity
  • QualityHD

Reviews about For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
C
Excellent movie about true events

Excellent movie about true events. Inspiring story about a young boy's growth in his faith, and the witness of a martyr. Led to great family discussion!

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
Katy J
Five Stars

Heartbreaking but a beautiful story of war and faith.

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
DRCSaid
Five Stars

A movie that should be seen, and a story that today's youth should watch,

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
Charles Ognibene
Five Stars

Excellent story about an almost unknown true event,,,,

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
joey-mike
Five Stars

A fabulous film and true story about the brutal Mexican revolution in the early 1900's and the Mexican Martyrs

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
M. Evidente
Five Stars

Very good movie of courage, faith, conversion & martyrdom.

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
MBlanton
Religious freedoms fight for existance.

If someone wants to know what happens when a country's religious liberties are taken and what will happen this the the one to watch. Very well done. And free as far as history knows, no spin here.

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
Betty A.
What a movie of the truth that happened in Mexico not too many years ago.

This is the true story of what happened in Mexico, when a communist president came in to office and decided to clear out Christian's. And how those Christian's fought it and gave their lives for freedom to worship and live under God. This is an EXCELLENT movie, see it but keep Kleenex handy.

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