The 2021 biopic film, The Eyes of Tammy Faye is based on Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey’s documentary in the same name. Abe Sylvia has penned the story, whereas Michael Showalter has looked after the direction. Kelly Carmichael, Jessica Chastain, Gigi Pritzker and Rachel Shane have produced the film. The film focuses on the history of Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye Bakker, the famous televangelists.
If you are someone who is a keen dweller on biopics, then this one can be for you. So here we will tell you what all to know about the film and where you can enjoy it!
Where to Watch The Eyes of Tammy Faye Online?
The movie can be streamed on Spectrum on Demand along with the subtitles. Apart from this, The Eyes of Tammy Faye can be rented for $5.99 from various platforms like Vudu, iTunes, YouTube, DirecTV, Microsoft Store, AMC on Demand, Amazon Prime Video, Google Play Movies and Redbox.
One can also purchase the movie for $9.99 from YouTube, Vudu, Amazon Prime Video, Google Play Movies, iTunes, Redbox and Microsoft Store, for $10.99 from AMC on Demand and for $14.99 from DirecTV.
What All to Know Before Watching The Eyes of Tammy Faye?
The film’s premise revolves around Tammy Faye Bakker, the televangelist who saw a surprisingly high success, the fall and the ultimate saving. Set in the backdrop of the 1970s and 1980s, Tammy Faye and her beau Jim Bakker set their career into the path of success by starting from scratch by creating the world’s then-largest religious broadcasting network and the theme park.
They were often looked upon for the message of love and prosperity they followed. Tammy Faye was an icon, famous for her ineffaceable eyelashes, distinctive singing and the ability to embrace different individuals irrespective of the age group. But soon, their budding and prosperous business began to cripple owing to financial strains, emerging rivals and scandals that stormed their lives.
Who are All there in The Eyes of Tammy Faye?
The movie comprises of Jessica Chastain essaying the character of Tammy Faye Bakker and Andrew Garfield essaying the character of Jim Bakker in the leading roles. Joining them are Vincent D’Onofrio essaying the character of Jerry Falwell, Chandler Head essaying the character of Young Tammy Faye, Fredric Lehne essaying the character of Fred Grover, and Cherry Jones essaying the character of Rachel LaValley.
Gabriel Olds is essaying the character of Pat Robertson, Louis Cancelmi essaying the character of Richard Fletcher, Jay Huguley essaying the character of Jimmy Swaggart, Sam Jaeger essaying the character of Roe Messner, Randy Havens essaying the character of Steve Pieters, Mark Wystrach essaying the character of Gary S. Paxton and Jess Weixler.
What Else About The Eyes of Tammy Faye?
On September 12, 2021, The Eyes of Tammy Faye had its premiere in the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival and was subsequently released on September 24, 2021. The movie gathered mixed responses from the critics. The stars’ performance was well applauded, but the screenplay was highly criticized.
It has a 67% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and 55/100 score on Metacritic. The film made $2.4 million in terms of collection. The lead star Jessica Chastain has won various accolades as the best actress.