The Investigator

Theatrical Release: September 13, 2013
DVD Release: September 2, 2014
The Investigator


Limited Theatrical Release – When a drug bust goes wrong, Police Sergeant James Buanacore is forced to quit the job he loves. With his faith falling in doubt, he is encouraged to take on a job at a local Christian high school as a Criminal Justice teacher to troubled students and as coach to the struggling baseball team. Just when James is thinking of giving up, a student challenges him to begin the investigation that will change all their lives forever – an investigation into the existence of Jesus Christ.

Dove Review

When Sergeant James Buanacore is forced into early retirement and his wife has a miscarriage he begins to doubt the existence of God. His famous brother finds him a job at a Christian High School as a Criminal Justice teacher and baseball coach. As he tries to find his purpose again he is challenged by his class to investigate the existence of Jesus and if He is indeed the Son of God.

This intriguing investigation takes place as we also follow the teams rise to the championship game. Will Sergeant Buanacore recover his faith? Will the team come together and play disciplined ball? You will have to watch this inspirational film to find out. You will also be surprised to find out that this moving drama is adapted from real events and we are pleased to award it our Dove “Family-Approved” Seal for ages 12 and over.

Content Description

Sex: None
Language: H-5; D-1; "Suck"-1; "Punk"-2; P-1; "Crap"-1
Violence: Men push each other; man punches another; man shot during struggle with blood on his shirt; man found dead on the floor by police; man punched by another causing a bloody nose.
Drugs: Man smokes a cigarette; man gives drugs to teens - twice; it appears that a man is chewing tobacco.
Nudity: Mild cleavage.
Other: Woman has a miscarriage.


Company: Screen Media
Director: Curtis Graham
Producer: Nicole Abisinio
Genre: Limited
Runtime: 108 min.
Industry Rating: PG-13
Reviewer: Scott Rolfe