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Breakthrough (2019)

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When her 14-year-old son drowns in a lake, a faithful mother prays for him to come back from the brink of death and be healed.

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Roxann Dawson

Writers:

Grant Nieporte (screenplay by), Joyce Smith (based upon the book by)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcel Ruiz ... John Smith
Topher Grace ... Pastor Jason Noble
Sarah Constible ... Neighbor Lady
Dennis Haysbert ... Dr. Garrett
Nancy Sorel ... Mrs. Abbott
Miriam Smith ... VP Nancy Benes
Victor Zinck Jr. ... Joe Marrow
Mike Colter ... Tommy Shine
Chrissy Metz ... Joyce Smith
Josh Lucas ... Brian Smith
Taylor Mosby ... Chayla
Ali Skovbye ... Emma
Maddy Martin ... Abby Sutterer
Isaac Kragten ... Josh
Nikolas Dukic ... Rieger
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Storyline

When he was 14, Smith drowned in Lake Saint Louis and was dead for nearly an hour. According to reports at the time, CPR was performed 27 minutes to no avail. Then the youth's mother, Joyce Smith, entered the room, praying loudly. Suddenly, there was a pulse, and Smith came around.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic content including peril | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Breakthrough See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,282,333, 21 April 2019

Gross USA:

$40,713,082

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$50,444,358
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The first 20th Century Fox film to be released after the Disney purchase. See more »

Goofs

When the pastor and his family are eating breakfast, there is a plate of strawberries by his daughter. When the kids get up, the plate changes to strawberries AND bananas, then back to just strawberries. This is probably not another divine sign. See more »

Quotes

Joyce Smith: Now's not a good time.
Pastor Jason Noble: I know... that's why I'm here.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Standing with You
Written by Diane Warren
Performed by Chrissy Metz
Produced by Kyle Townsend
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Wow!
22 July 2019 | by gsheridan42See all my reviews

I saw this last night on DVD and was stunned. I am a believer in God and I was blown away with this modern day miracle. I wish I knew about more of these miracles happening all over the world. These sort of miracle stories can only make the world better. #kindness


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