WATCH: See an Exclusive Clip from Gerard Butler's 'Machine Gun Preacher'

The Scottish actor stars in the intense new film based on a true story about a former drug dealer who tries to help child soldiers in Sudan

In his upcoming drama Machine Gun Preacher, Gerard Butler plays former tough-guy drug dealer Sam Childers,  who finds God and decides to change his ways. Based on a true story, he then makes it his mission to save the children who've been forced to become soldiers in war-torn region of Sudan.

iVillage has an exclusive clip from the film (in select theaters Sept. 23). Watch below as Butler's character attempts to make an emotional connection with a struggling young Sudanese boy.


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