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Clouds (2020)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music | 16 October 2020 (USA)
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Young musician Zach Sobiech discovers his cancer has spread, leaving him just a few months to live. With limited time, he follows his dream and makes an album, unaware that it will soon be a viral music phenomenon.


Justin Baldoni


Kara Holden (screenplay by), Casey La Scala (story by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fin Argus ... Zach Sobiech
Neve Campbell ... Laura Sobiech
Sabrina Carpenter ... Sammy Brown
Madison Iseman ... Amy Adamle
Tom Everett Scott ... Rob Sobiech
Lil Rel Howery ... Mr. Weaver
Summer H. Howell ... Grace
Vivien Endicott Douglas ... Alli (as Vivien Endicott-Douglas)
Dylan Everett ... Sam
Jason Mraz ... Jason Mraz
Tyrone Benskin ... Doctor
Benjamin Eli Benjamin Eli ... Eli (as Benjamin Roy)
Aida Yirga Aida Yirga ... Tessa
Luis Oliva ... Hip Agent
Morgana Mogent Morgana Mogent ... Janie

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Seventeen-year-old Zach Sobiech is a fun-loving high school senior with raw musical talent. But a few weeks into his senior year, just after asking out his long-time crush, Zach's world gets turned upside down when he finds out his cancer has spread, leaving him with a life expectancy of just six months. With the limited time he has left, he and his best friend and writing partner, Sammy, decide to follow their dreams and finally make an album. Little do they know, they'll soon become a viral music phenomenon. But with time running out, Zach is confronted with the reality that no matter how he spends his time, he is going to hurt the people he loves the most, including Amy, the love of his life. As Zach's health condition begins to worsen, he is left to make difficult decisions about how to spend his time and more importantly with whom. Ultimately, he discovers the best way to say goodbye is with music, and his hit song CLOUDS is born. With an unfiltered, heartbreaking, and beautiful ...

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A young musician with months to live turns to music to make the most of the time he has left. See more »


Drama | Music

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »

Did You Know?


Zach's personal items were used in the movie, including the signature quilt on his bed, "Pants." tee, red plaid shirt worn when recording the song "Clouds", his red and black crutches, and a pair of crazy mirror eye sunglasses. See more »

Crazy Credits

Despite being co-produced by Warner Brothers, there is no Warner Shield logo in either the opening or closing credits. Only an in credits notice saying A Warner Brothers Presentation. See more »


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Swear You're in Love
Written by Forrest Kline
Performed by Hellogoodbye
Courtesy of Fearless Records
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A young musician will follow his dreams!
16 October 2020 | by TheMovieFan98See all my reviews

'Clouds' is one emotional biographical film that will steal the hearts of millions.

The story is about a young musician who has been diagnosed with cancer, but he will follow his dreams to continue his music hobby.

The casting is very talented; the plot is very good; the cinematography is great; the music is very soothing; and the setting is very magnificent!

If you love dramas with a main character with disorders, 'Clouds' is the one movie you won't want to miss!

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Release Date:

16 October 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fly a Little Higher See more »

Filming Locations:

Baie D'Urfe, Québec, Canada See more »

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2.39 : 1
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