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


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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Drama | Music

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

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Did You Know?


Sammy Brown wrote a song for the film called Purple Pink. It plays during the end credits. 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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Fix Me Up
Written by Sammy Brown (as Samantha Brown) and Zach Sobiech (as Zachary Sobiech)
Performed by Sabrina Carpenter and Fin Argus
Produced by Brian Tyler
Sabrina Carpenter appears courtesy of Hollywood Records, Inc.
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Very Inspiring And Emotional Movie
17 October 2020 | by HabibieHakim123See all my reviews

"Well prepared ton of tissue because this movie is gonna be really emotional, god this movie is amazing, how they build the climax scene it's was really amazing, the acting is no doubt they're are a perfect cast, it's more sad that we know this is a true story, this movie is inspiring, when I first see the duration of the movie is 2 hours in my head is like this is gonna be long and maybe boring, but it's not, 2 hours is a perfect duration for this movie, overall it's very recommend movie"

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16 October 2020 (USA) See more »

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Fly a Little Higher See more »

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Baie D'Urfe, Québec, Canada See more »

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Dolby Digital



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2.39 : 1
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