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The Cross (2009)

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In 1968 Arthur Blessitt picked up a cross. Today, forty years later, Arthur has been on every continent and island nation with his twelve-foot cross, encountering people from diverse ... See full summary »

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Matthew Crouch

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Stephan Blinn
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In 1968 Arthur Blessitt picked up a cross. Today, forty years later, Arthur has been on every continent and island nation with his twelve-foot cross, encountering people from diverse backgrounds, sharing a message of hope and destiny - the message of the cross. This is the story of his Guinness World Record setting 38,102 mile walk across the globe. Written by R.S.

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How do you live a life of purpose and destiny? One step at a time. See more »

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Documentary

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Rated PG for thematic material, some violent images, and mild language including drug references
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You'll Want S'mores Instead of Popcorn
27 March 2009 | by movielover2001See all my reviews

You'll want s'mores instead of popcorn for this film. As soon as the house lights went down, Arthur Blessitt's warm persona took over, transporting me to another place. The experience of the film reminded me of those summer campfires, exchanging stories over roasting marshmallows. It was a truly moving experience. A bit like a real-life version of Forrest Gump, Blessitt's stories of his travels touch upon the very personal to events of global significance, from the profound to the absurd -- all with a dash of strange heart-warming whimsy. Yet the film isn't without moments of "edge-of-your-seat" intensity as Arthur sucks you in with his stories of...


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USA

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English

Release Date:

27 March 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Cross: The Arthur Blessitt Story See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$309,455, 29 March 2009

Gross USA:

$741,557

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$741,557
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1.85 : 1
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