PRESS RELEASE: WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL a Big Touchdown for 46 Million Faith Driven Consumers


Sony/TriStar Pictures New Film on the end of De La Salle High School’s record-setting, 12-year, 151-game, football winning streak earns a 4.5-star Faith-Friendly Film Rating from Faith Driven Consumer 

(Raleigh, NC – August 22, 2014) — Faith Driven Consumer™ — the group behind the movement which played a leading role in Phil Robertson’s return to Duck Dynasty, the #OpenZilla campaign for workplace tolerance at Mozilla, and the #FlipThisDecision campaign supporting the Benham Twins after their show’s cancellation by HGTV – continues to track the commercial viability of major Hollywood films courting faith audiences as part of its self-proclaimed 2014 “Year of the Bible Movie.” The organization’sFaith-Friendly Film Ratings use five specific criteria to measure the faith-compatibility of entertainment products aimed at the 46 million Americans who are Faith Driven Consumers and spend $1.75 trillion annually. 

WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL, the Sony / TriStar Pictures inspirational film on the end of the record-setting, 12-year, 151-game, football winning streak at De La Salle High School of Concord, California, rates a faith-friendly 4.5 out of 5 stars.  

When The Game Stands Tall is an uplifting and unapologetically faith-based film that is going to do well with Faith Driven Consumers who resonate deeply with the uniquely American themes of faith, family and football. The film’s producers have done an outstanding job of successfully weaving wholesome and positive messages about marriage, family, brotherhood, character, integrity, teamwork, self-sacrifice, humility and perseverance that are consistent with core biblical teachings,” said Chris Stone, Certified Brand Strategist and Founder of Faith Driven Consumer. “The 46 million people we represent, who spend $1.75 trillion annually, will be eager to spend their hard-earned dollars on this and other entertainment choices that welcome and respect their values and worldview – and therefore bring strong value to them.”

Faith Driven Consumer’s Faith-friendly Film Ratings are based on five core criteria: Overall Faith and/or Biblical Relevance; Faith-compatible Depiction of Characters and Character Relationships; Faith-compatible Depiction of Situations, Family Viewing Suitability; and Entertainment Value.

The Sony / TriStar Pictures film When The Game Stands Tall rated 4.5, 4.5, 4.5, 4, and 4.5 in each of the above categories for a total rating of 4.5 out of a possible 5, making it a must-see for faith-driven audiences.

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About Faith Driven Consumer

Faith Driven Consumer is a movement representing 46 million consumers — 15% of the U.S. population — who spend $1.75 trillion annually. By connecting these consumers with companies that are relatively more compatible with a biblical worldview, Faith Driven Consumer provides a community forum offering resources for making more faith-conscious decisions, encourages companies to meet the unique needs of Faith Driven Consumers, and offers a national voice for this rapidly emerging, economically powerful and Christ-centered consumer market segment. Visit for more information. 


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