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Family Time Movie Theater: Saving Grace of Character

In The Blog by Dr James Wellborn

The Saving Grace of character counteracts greed, cruelty, selfishness and theft. Here are some movies that show the power of a saving grace and some that show the devastation (both personal and social) of being a person of low character.


Saving Grace


The Firm (The Firm movie posterR)

An idealistic law school graduate takes a lucrative job offer in a secretive firm only to discover that it is a cover for organized crime.  How can he keep his integrity and not get killed?

Here are some other possibilities: Mulan, The Pursuit of Happyness, Life is Beautiful, Antz, Babe, To Kill A Mockingbird, Oliver, Nicholas Nickleby



Damning Sin

Liar Liar film poster


Liar Liar (PG-13)

What happens when a self-centered lawyer is accidentally cursed by his frustrated young son to only tell the truth?  Jim Carrey, extreme physical comedy, heartwarming messa


Other, more serious possibilities include: Wall Street (1987), Changing Lanes, On The Waterfront, Serpico, All The President’s Men, Quiz Show



You can find all kinds of resources including an extensive list of movies that have a point by visiting the resource pages over on my website.

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