When an injury ends his amateur boxing career, Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) moves to L.A. dreaming of stardom. While scraping by as a supermarket clerk, he meets Carmen (Teresa Ruiz), a Catholic Sunday school teacher who seems immune to his bad-boy charm. Determined to win her over, the longtime agnostic starts going to church to impress her.

But surviving a terrible motorcycle accident leaves him wondering if he can use his second chance to help others find their way, leading to the surprising realization that he is meant to be a Catholic priest. Despite a devastating health crisis and the skepticism of Church officials and his estranged parents (Mel Gibson and Jacki Weaver), Stu pursues his vocation with courage and compassion, inspiring not only those closest to him but countless others along the way.
Based on a true story.


Father Stu

UNITED STATES || Drama • Comedy || 2022 || 124′


Release Date (U.S.A.)April 13, 2022
Rating ► [ R ] Language throughout.


Distributor ► Sony Pictures Digital Productions Inc.


Directed by
Rosalind Ross

Cast
Mark Wahlberg; Mel Gibson; Jacki Weaver; Teresa Ruiz; Annet Mahendru; Cody Fern; Winter Ave Zoli; Alain Uy; Ned Bellamy; Niko Nicotera; Faith Jefferies.

Written by
Rosalind Ross

Cinematography by
Jacques Jouffret

Music by
Dickon Hinchliffe


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