Leap of Faith

Lists: Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 1992: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Steve Martin (Jonas Nightengale)
  • Debra Winger (Jane Larson)
  • Lolita Davidovich (Marva)
  • Liam Neeson (Sheriff Will Braverman)
  • Lukas Haas (Boyd)
  • Meat Loaf (Hoover)
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman (Matt)
  • Richard Pearce (Director)