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Letters to God (2010)

PG | | Drama, Family | 9 April 2010 (USA)
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A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and community and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact. An unsuspecting substitute postman... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lisa Curtis ...
Erin Miller
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Walter Finley (as Christopher John Schmidt)
Lyanna Tumaneng ...
Linda Baker
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Lester Stevens
Cris Cunningham ...
Carl - Postal Supervisor
Carol Saragusa ...
Cathy - Postal Clerk
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Ben Doherty (as Michael Christopher Bolten)
Amanda Best ...
Nurse Jamie Lynn (as Mandy Best)
Avery Sommers ...
Nurse Carol
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Brady McDaniels (as Jeffrey S.S. Johnson)
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Jack the Bartender
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Storyline

A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and community and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact. An unsuspecting substitute postman, with a troubled life of his own, becomes entangled in the boy's journey and his family by reading the letters. They inspire him to seek a better life for himself and his own son he's lost through his alcohol addiction. Written by Anonymous

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letter | faith | cancer | prayer | hope | See All (44) »

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Given the right address, anything is possible. See more »

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Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic material | See all certifications »

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9 April 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Briefe an Gott - Letters to God  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,101,204, 11 April 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,848,578, 27 June 2010
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Trivia

Olivia says to Benjamin at one point, "Shall we accept good from God and not trouble?" This is a reference to Job chapter 2. God gives all of Job's status and health in the devil's possession. His wife tells him, "Curse God and die!" Job replies, "You are talking like a foolish woman. Shall we accept only good from God and never trouble?" See more »

Goofs

When Ben Doherty is performing the song for his brother, it is clear that he is not actually playing the guitar. See more »

Quotes

Maddy Doherty: I don't agree with God's will. I don't think God cares about any of this.
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Soundtracks

Amazing Grace
Written by John Newton
Performed by Wintley Phipps
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The message is a good one but terribly delivered
3 January 2011 | by See all my reviews

This film did make me cry, but ONLY because my own child is fighting cancer.

The acting is terrible, the script is awful. They had a lot of sentences in there stating the facts of living with cancer... most were right. But it felt like they were trying to show that they had done their homework rather than evoke genuine feelings from the actors. The music was so cheesy. This was like a bad b movie without the 80's charm.

It's a shame really, because the real story it is based on, is one worth telling.


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