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Getting Grace (2017)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 8 September 2017 (USA)
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Grace, a teenage girl dying of cancer, crashes a funeral home to find out what will happen to her after she dies, but ends up teaching awkward funeral director Bill how to celebrate life.


Daniel Roebuck
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Credited cast:
Daniel Roebuck ... Bill
Madelyn Dundon ... Grace
Marsha Dietlein ... Venus
Dana Ashbrook ... Ron
Duane Whitaker ... Reverend Osburn
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bret Anthony ... Dr. Winslow
Dale Beltzner Dale Beltzner ... Hospital Administrator
Davie Cabral ... Debbie
Steve Christopher ... Dr. Adams
Glorinda Marie Cook ... Extra; Gallery
Milda Dacys ... Mrs. Sebastian
Jeff DeCrosta Jr. ... Raymond
Preston Edwards ... Dylan
Liz Faublas ... Wendy
Dorinda Fox Dorinda Fox ... Nurse


Grace, a teenage girl dying of cancer, crashes a funeral home to find out what will happen to her after she dies, but ends up teaching awkward funeral director Bill how to celebrate life.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some suggestive material | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

8 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$107,676, 23 March 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$217,812, 28 May 2018
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The film's lead actor, producer, director & writer Daniel Roebuck & co-lead actress Madelyn Dundon were born in Bethlehem, PA. See more »


Grace: What are you afraid of, Bill? Me? Well, you'll be glad to know this moment will soon pass.
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Real Life
26 January 2018 | by njd-96574See all my reviews

The one word I think of when I describe this movie to friends is authentic. From watching the trailer I had a pretty good idea of what to expect. But when watching the movie and seeing the story unfold I was immediately taken with all of the main characters. The title character, Grace (an outstanding performance by newcomer Madelyn Dundon), is a pebble in a lake and the ripples of her life touch those around her. It's not too often that you see a funeral director in a film that is not a cliche, but Daniel Roebuck (who, impressively, wore 3 hats here, co-writer, star and director) gives an honest and believable portrayal of the funeral director that makes the interaction with Grace real which sets up some funny but also very tender moments. Overall, the movie is sweet, sensitive but also very funny and that speaks to the care that went in to the script that kept the story grounded in real life which, day to day, under normal circumstances, sees joy and laughter turn to tears and sorry. Some movies about a tragic death may be hard to watch, but Getting Grace is handled so beautifully, that to me, it is a movie I can't wait to share with friends. The take aways from this movie are very uplifting.

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