The Gospel is a 2005 film directed and written by Rob Hardy. It was released in the United States on October 7, 2005. The film retells the Parable of the Prodigal Son in a modern context.
David Taylor was soon to become a young minister but when tragedy strikes, the loss of his mother, he eventually turns away from God and his father's church, and later becomes a top-of-the-billboards pop star. He returns to the church years later to find the once-powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood friend creating a "new vision" for the church, he is forced to deal with family turmoil, career suicide, and relationship issues that send him on a collision course with redemption or destruction.
The soundtrack features the following songs:
Produced on a budget of US$4 million, The Gospel reported grosses of $15,778,152 at the North American box office.
According to the Rotten Tomatoes web site, 34% of movie reviews of The Gospel were positive and 66% negative (12 positive, 23 negative)....