In Theaters Thu, Apr 12
The Amendment is the inspiring true story of Brooks Douglass who survived, along with his sister, an unthinkable attack in his youth that claimed the lives of his parents, and who eventually found triumph over tragedy through faith and forgiveness.
The Amendment is a powerful and inspiring true story of finding triumph over tragedy, injustice, and loss. In 1979, Brooks Douglass and his sister Leslie survived a devastating crime that rocked their community and took their parents’ lives. Initially sent into an emotional tailspin, Brooks regained his footing, became Oklahoma’s youngest state senator, and championed important victims’ rights legislation. It is not until his quest for justice brings him face to face with his parents’ killer that he finds the lessons of his father may hold the answer to finally finding peace.
The Amendment features Mike Vogel and Taryn Manning, and in his film debut, Brooks Douglass plays tribute to his father by playing him in the movie.
NOTE to viewers: The crime scene is told gracefully, but is not appropriate for children.
Following the feature content, audiences will see a panel of experts discussing the importance of victims’ rights. The panel will be led by Chris Harrison (The Bachelor) and include the film’s writer/producer Brooks Douglass, lead actor Mike Vogel, and others.
Run Time: 2 hours
Dr. Richard Douglass
Dr. Richard Douglass
Brooks Douglass is a film producer and actor, lawyer, businessman and former state senator in Oklahoma. In 1990, Douglass was elected as the youngest State Senator to serve in Oklahoma at age 27. His signature legislation was a 1992 bill championing the rights of crime victims.
Mike Vogel is an American actor who began acting in 2001 and has since appeared in several notable films and series, including The Case For Christ, The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants, Poseidon, and Under The Dome. Mike currently portrays Captain Adam Dalton on NBC‘s The Brave.
Taryn Manning is an artistic phenomenon actress/singer/songwriter and entrepreneur. She has appeared in movies such Hustle & Flow, 8 Mile, Crazy/Beautiful, and Cold Mountain. Manning has also appeared in several TV series: Hawaii 5-0, The Practice, Boston Legal, CSI: Miami, and Law & Order: SVU.