SAMSON, empowered by God with supernatural strength, endangers his destiny with impulsive decisions that lead to betrayal by a wicked prince and a beautiful temptress. When Samson calls on his God once more, he turns imprisonment and blindness into final victory.  From the creators of GOD’S NOT DEAD comes SAMSON, an action-packed biblical epic. Starring Billy Zane, Rutger Hauer and Jackson Rathbone, Samson’s journey of passion, betrayal, and redemption inspires audiences to realize that life’s failures need not define their future.

Samson is a film produced by Pure Flix, and recently released on Netflix.  This follows the story of Samson and introduces us to Taylor James in the lead role as Samson.  What we at 812review enjoy about the recent faith based films is two things.  The first is for families who are looking for a Christian movie these films are easy to watch, where these films in the past are difficult to make it through them till the end.  The second is you often get treated to seeing various members in Hollywood lending a hand in these films.  For this movie it was great to see Billy Zane bring some experience to the film and was fun to watch him and the cast work through the movie.  If you do not know the story of Samson there are several moments in the film you may not follow.  This is something that may have been due to editing, or writing, either instance it is at times difficult to understand the films direction.  From start to finish it does hit the high points, and for a Netflix weekend it is one to add to your list.  Just make sure you read the story of Samson first so you can catch all the little important moments the director included in the film.  Let us know in the comments below if you liked the film, and if you are a fan of the Pure Flix movies.


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