Taglines: A boy raised a question, a man answered, and the whole world paid attention.
Chuck Murdock is an all American kid living in a sleepy town in Montana. He is the top pitcher of the little league team as well. After taking a tour of a nuclear silo, Chuck decides to quit playing little league until nuclear weapons are disarmed. Boston Celtic Amazing Grace Smith hears about Chuck’s exploits, and decides to do the same thing. Amazing then moves to the young boy’s town to live. More athletes follow suit as well. The town begins to hate Chuck and his family, and this makes Chuck’s father angry. But can one kid’s message make the world listen?
Amazing Grace and Chuck is a 1987 film starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Gregory Peck, Dean Alexander, Jim Allen, William Petersen, Red Auerbach, Lee Richardson, Frances Conroy, Joshua Zuehlke and Michael Bond. The film was directed by Mike Newell. It was released on VHS in the UK as Silent Voice.
Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987)
Directed by: Mike Newell
Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Gregory Peck, Dean Alexander, Jim Allen, William Petersen, Red Auerbach, Lee Richardson, Frances Conroy, Joshua Zuehlke, Michael Bond
Screenplay by: David Field
Production Design by: Dena Roth
Cinematography by: Robert Elswit
Film Editing by: Peter Hollywood
Costume Design by: Jack Buehler
Set Decoration by: Michael Taylor
Art Direction by: John Myhre
Music by: Elmer Bernstein
Distributed by: TriStar Pictures
Release Date: May 22, 1987