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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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Hope is contagious...... See more »

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Drama | Family

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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

Have You Met Jesus?
Performed by Derric Johnson and Re'Generation
Words by Derric Johnson
Music by Derric Johnson
Arrangement by Derric Johnson
(c) 1965 Derric Johnson Press
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They try to manipulate your emotions
20 March 2011 | by See all my reviews

This movie COULD have been real inspiring. If you have ever lost a loved one to cancer, you will be moved to tears, even though its WAY over acted with it's emotional pulling at your heart string acting. I am a Christian, but I found myself saying out loud to my twelve year old daughter, who lost her beloved Uncle (My brother) to cancer when she was six years old, 'This is WAY too over the top". Lets look at the positive: They family unit was so strong, which you don't see very often in movies. Also, the support that the neighbors and school mates gave to the family was inspiring. I just wish I didn't feel so manipulated by this show.


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