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PG| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Small-town businessman, pastor and volunteer firefighter Todd Burpo (Greg Kinnear) and his wife, Sonja (Kelly Reilly), are struggling to make ends meet during a tough year. After their young son, Colton (Connor Corum), undergoes emergency surgery, Todd and Sonja are overjoyed at the child's miraculous recovery. However, the Burpos are unprepared for what happens next -- Colton says that he went to heaven and back, and tells his parents things that he couldn't possibly know.

Cast: Greg Kinnear , Kelly Reilly , Margo Martindale , Jacob Vargas , Connor Corum , Thomas Haden Church , Lane Styles , Thanya Romero

Director: Randall Wallace

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Heaven Is For Real (2014)

Release Date: April 16th, 2014|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    The images of heaven somehow diminish the impact of the boy's experience, perhaps because heaven is just too profound for anyone to film. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    A wide-eyed 4-year-old makes a fairly convincing case for the existence of an afterlife in Heaven is for Real. But it's Greg Kinnear — with his characteristic affability — that just about seals the deal. show more

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    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    This heavy-handed movie is simply a sermon its makers think we all should hear. show more

  • July 06, 2014 jacquejo
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  • June 08, 2014 fyc234
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    I loved this movie and believe every word of it. Why are we all going to church reading the bible and praying, if we don't believe in it? It is a REAL place. Christ said " I have gone to prepare a place for you". This little boy saw that place.

  • May 24, 2014 Wazzzup?
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    Good movie very touching and well done!

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'Heaven Is for Real' Trailer: Greg Kinnear's Son Sees Dead People (VIDEO)

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Kelly Woo on Nov 15th, 2013 3:15PM

Believing is at the heart of "Heaven Is For Real," an upcoming adaptation of Todd Burpo's bestselling Christian book. The movie's first trailer was just released and outlines the uplifting...

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