Left Behind (2014 film)

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Left Behind is a 2014 American apocalyptic thriller film directed by Vic Armstrong and written by Paul LaLonde and John Patus.[5] Based on the 1995 novel of the same name written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, the film stars Nicolas Cage, Chad Michael Murray, Cassi Thomson, Nicky Whelan, Jordin Sparks, and Lea Thompson. The second film adaptation of the first Left Behind novel but not following the book's chronology, it centers on a worldwide disaster, which is shown from the perspective of one family, a husband (airline pilot Rayford Steele) and wife facing marital difficulties, and their two children.

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Left Behind
Theatrical release poster
Directed byVic Armstrong
Written by
Based onLeft Behind
by Tim LaHaye
and Jerry B. Jenkins
Produced by
  • Paul LaLonde
  • Michael Walker
  • Ed Clydesdale
CinematographyJack N. Green
Edited byMichael J. Duthie
Music byJack Lenz
Distributed byFreestyle Releasing
Release date
  • October 3, 2014 (2014-10-03)
Running time
110 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States
Budget$16 million[3][4]
Box office$27.4 million[4]

Left Behind was released in theaters on October 3, 2014, by Freestyle Releasing. It was panned by critics and holds a 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film grossed $27.4 million worldwide against its $16 million production budget. A sequel featuring a new cast, titled Left Behind: Rise of the Antichrist, was released in 2023, with Kevin Sorbo starring and directing, while LaLonde returned as producer.