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God Bless the Broken Road (2018)

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While grieving the loss of her husband, a financially struggling widow meets a race car driver.


Harold Cronk





Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Derek Davis Matthew Derek Davis ... Schaefer (as Matthew Davis)
Arthur Cartwright ... Nelson
Adam Agee Adam Agee ... Johnson
Liam Matthews ... Darren Hill
Lindsay Pulsipher ... Amber Hill
Makenzie Moss ... Bree Hill
Jordin Sparks ... Bridgette
Robin Givens ... Karena
Kaelin Stockwell Kaelin Stockwell ... Casualty Notification Officer
Andrew W. Walker ... Cody Jackson (as Andrew Walker)
Gary Grubbs ... Joe Carter
Shane Carson Shane Carson ... Process Server
Madeline Carroll ... Hannah
Patrika Darbo ... Rosie
LaDainian Tomlinson ... Pastor Williams


God Bless the Broken Road tells the story of a young mother who loses her husband in Afghanistan and struggles to raise their young daughter in his absence. The film combines elements of faith, country music, and stock car racing while paying tribute to those who serve in the United States Military.

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No matter where life takes you... Faith takes you further.


Drama | Family | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and some combat action | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

God Bless the Broken Road See more »

Filming Locations:

Manistee, Michigan, USA See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,386,254, 9 September 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,846,257, 8 November 2018
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Did You Know?


"Bless the Broken Road" was written by Marcus Hummon (a frequent Rascal Flatts contributor), Bobby Boyd, and Jeff Hanna. Written in 1994, it was first released by the country group "Nitty Gritty Dirt Band", then in 1995 by Marcus Hummon, In 1998 Christian performer Melodie Crittenden released the song on her country music self-titled debut CD. This version received some notoriety after it was prominently featured in the first season of "Dawson's Creek". In 2004 it was covered by Rascal Flatts on their platinum selling album "Feels Like Today" under the revised title "God Bless the Broken Road". Since 2004 the song has been covered by other various musical acts, and become a variety and musical reality show competition standard. See more »


Amber Hill: Some seeds don't grow where we live.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: God Bless the Broken Road (2018) See more »


I Could Be Wrong
Performed by James the Mormon
Written by James the Mormon (as James Curran Jr.), RJ Rouse, Chance Clift
Courtesy of James the Mormon
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Touching & moving movie
8 September 2018 | by ycnimSee all my reviews

My daughter and I went to see God Bless the Broken Road. It really had a great scenes. My daughter and I cried several times throughout the movie. Andrew Walker *Cody did a fantastic job. I enjoyed the movie and hope you all will too.

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