The Shack

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"You're never as alone as you think."
  • PG-13
  • 2017
  • 2 hr 12 min
  • 6.2  (36,401)
  • 32

In this Christian drama, a man hides away in a remote shack after suffering a family tragedy. He wallows in grief until he's greeted by three mysterious strangers who convince him that dedicating his life to prayer will solve all his problems. Mackenzie "Mack" Phillips suffered physical and emotional abuse as a child at the hands of his drunken father, who abused his mother as well. One day, Mack tells the preacher at his church of his abuse, and as punishment, his father harshly beats him, leading to Mack's mother's decision to leave them. As a 13-year-old boy he chose to poison his father with strychnine in his whiskey. As an adult he has a fulfilling life with his wife, Nan, and their three children: Kate, Josh and Missy. Mack's life is shattered when their youngest child Missy disappears during a camping trip while he is saving Kate and Josh during a canoeing accident. The police determine Missy is the victim of a serial killer after finding her torn dress and blood in a derelict cabin in the forest (the titular "shack"). Kate blames herself for Missy's death because she caused the canoe accident in the first place.

The Shack
Description
In this Christian drama, a man hides away in a remote shack after suffering a family tragedy. He wallows in grief until he's greeted by three mysterious strangers who convince him that dedicating his life to prayer will solve all his problems. Mackenzie "Mack" Phillips suffered physical and emotional abuse as a child at the hands of his drunken father, who abused his mother as well. One day, Mack tells the preacher at his church of his abuse, and as punishment, his father harshly beats him, leading to Mack's mother's decision to leave them. As a 13-year-old boy he chose to poison his father with strychnine in his whiskey.

As an adult he has a fulfilling life with his wife, Nan, and their three children: Kate, Josh and Missy. Mack's life is shattered when their youngest child Missy disappears during a camping trip while he is saving Kate and Josh during a canoeing accident. The police determine Missy is the victim of a serial killer after finding her torn dress and blood in a derelict cabin in the forest (the titular "shack"). Kate blames herself for Missy's death because she caused the canoe accident in the first place.

The Shack is a 2017 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 12 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 32.

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  • Release Date
    2017
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    2 hr 12 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (36,401)
  • Metascore
    32