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Heaven Is for Real (2014)

 -  Drama  -  16 April 2014 (USA)
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A small-town father must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.

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Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, HEAVEN IS FOR REAL brings to the screen the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. The film stars Academy Award® nominee and Emmy® award winning actor Greg Kinnear as Todd Burpo and co-stars Kelly Reilly as Sonja Burpo, the real-life couple whose son Colton (newcomer Connor Corum) claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. Colton recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth ... things he couldn't possibly know. Todd and his family are then challenged to examine the meaning from this remarkable event. Written by Sony Pictures Publicity

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Rated PG thematic material including some medical situations | See all certifications »

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16 April 2014 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,522,221 (USA) (18 April 2014)

Gross:

$91,080,557 (USA) (18 July 2014)
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Refreshing movie
17 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Thought the movie was great, the actors were all excellent. I loved the story line and how it was presented. Great especially at the Easter season. Would recommend this movie to everyone to see, good for families also. I saw as we were leaving a grandmother explaining the movie to a grandchild, so neat. It gave me the idea I should take my grandkids. I think it is especially important for Christians to support these movies so more of them will be made. I intend to see the rest of the Christian movies out now also. I just recently had my husband go to heaven so this was especially sweet to me. I also have read the book and will read the update version if there is one.


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