For Petes Sake (1966)
Suitable for any age.
Video Release: 4/2/2013
Reviewer: Edwin L. Carpenter
Writer: James F. Collier
Producer: World Wide Pictures
Director: James F. Collier
Runtime: 97 min.
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Starring: Robert Sampson, Pippa Scott, Sam Groom, Johnny Jenson, Terri Garr, Billy Graham as himself
"For Pete's Sake" is the heartfelt and inspiring story of a man (Robert Sampson) struggling to come to terms with his wife's (Pippa Scott) untimely death, while raising their young son (Johnny Jenson). Sam Groom portrays the family's pastor and Terri Garr debuts as a wayward young woman in this entertaining and thought-provoking comedy-drama. Special appearance by Billy Graham as himself.
This movie shows how a person can come to terms with God and how a relationship can develop. Pete loses his wife unexpectedly and he mourns and deals with his loss and anger with God. He must help his young son and his mother to deal with the loss. Thanks to a Billy Graham crusade God gets ahold of the family and their lives are dramatically changed and Pete and his son become powerful soul winners.
We are very pleased to award this movie our Dove "Family-Approved" Seal for all ages. Don't miss this one!
Sex: Kissing by a couple.
Language: H (as a place)-1
Violence: Man drives recklessly on motorcycle and a man is hurt; man falls off motorcycle but not hurt.
Drugs: Smoking in a few scenes (cigarettes).
Nudity: Shirtless man.
Other: Neighbor runs over man's roses and then man mows lawn at night; tension between neighbors; sudden death of man's wife and grieving; man has anger toward God when wife dies but he comes to terms with it.