Leap of Faith (1992)

Jonas Nightengale is a fraudulent Christian faith healer who makes a living travelling around America holding revival meetings and conducting 'miracles' with the help of his friend and manager, Jane, and their entourage. One of their trucks breaks down in Rustwater, a town in desperate need of rain to save their crops. While waiting for spare parts, Jonas decides to hold a revival meeting in the town. The local sheriff, Will Braverman, is skeptical and tries to prevent his town and its people from being conned. However a local disabled boy, Boyd, believes Jonas could make him walk again. Events in Rustwater make Jonas examine his own faith and doubts.

Directing:
  • Richard Pearce

Writing:
  • Janus Cercone

Stars:
Release Date: 1992-12-18
themoviedb icon 5.5/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 108
Debra Winger
Debra Winger
Jane Larson
Lukas Haas
Lukas Haas
Boyd
Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson
Sheriff Will Braverman
Steve Martin
Steve Martin
Jonas Nightengale
Lolita Davidovich
Lolita Davido...
Marva
Meat Loaf
Meat Loaf
Hoover
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymou...
Matt
M.C. Gainey
M.C. Gainey
Tiny
LaChanze
LaChanze
Georgette
Phyllis Somerville
Phyllis Somer...
Dolores
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