With nothing more than a blazing spirit of philanthropy and his beat-up red wagon, Zach sets out to help homeless children in America. In the process, he sweeps his fractured family - and ultimately the entire country - along with him.

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David Anspaugh
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chandler Canterbury ... Zach Bonner
Anna Gunn ... Laurie Bonner
Frances O'Connor ... Margaret Craig
Daveigh Chase ... Kelley Bonner
Dylan Matzke Dylan Matzke ... Jim Craig
Deena Dill ... Kristy Kilgo
Sydney Penny ... Ashley Lagare
Griffin Roper Griffin Roper ... Mikey
Jason Davis ... Parrish
Kenny Roach Kenny Roach ... Davey
Bonnie Johnson ... Nana Galloway
Elizabeth Powell Elizabeth Powell ... Softball Girl
Juliet Cesario ... Dana Philp
Erin Hunter Erin Hunter ... Receiving Nurse
Karan Kendrick ... Ms. Tucker
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Carrot-topped 8-year-old Zach Bonner lives in Tampa with his realtor mom Laurie and teenage sister Kelley. In 2004, in the wake of Hurricane Charley, Zach uses his beat-up toy wagon to collect water, food and clothing for families left homeless by the storm. Emboldened by his success and the attention he is receiving from the local media, Zach battles bureaucratic hurdles to start his own charity, the Little Red Wagon Foundation, to produce and distribute "Zach Packs", backpacks filled with life's bare essentials, plus a toy. Zach's life intersects with that of newly widowed Margaret Craig and her young son Jim, whose hardships spiral out of control and land them in a series of homeless shelters. Suddenly, Zach gets the idea to walk from Tampa to the state capital, Tallahassee, to bring attention to the plight of homeless youth. His mother is against it; and his sister feels increasingly resentful of Zach and the attention he's getting. Zach's walk begins amid great fanfare: a rousing... Written by Philanthropy Project/Zach Movie, LLC. (info@giveandglow)

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Rated PG for thematic elements and some language | See all certifications »
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Kelley Bonner: Mom said to come to breakfast.
Zach Bonner: She make biscuits?
Kelley Bonner: Yeah. She thinks she can buy me with biscuits.
Zach Bonner: Well, it works for me.
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Angels We Have Heard On High
Traditional, lyrics written by James Chadwick
[Incorrectly credited as written by Cameron Lasswell]
Performed by Cameron Lasswell
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Great Movie.
19 June 2020 | by greenmaniamSee all my reviews

I think some of the people that didn't like this movie missed the point or ((((( ---> Most Likely <---))))) have never watched this movie.


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Release Date:

5 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Força de Um Sonho See more »

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Awendaw, South Carolina, USA See more »

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