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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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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:

Official Site

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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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The first 20th Century Fox film to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. 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

Hold On
Written by Mickey Guyton, Victoria Banks, and Karen Kosowski
Performed by Mickey Guyton
Produced by Karen Kosowski
Courtesy of Capitol Records Nashville
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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what can i say
1 July 2019 | by pejoarSee all my reviews

Of course people who believe that there is a God give this 10 points. But was the movie that good? I did not think so. It was maybe a 6 or a little more but I gave it a 5 for the propaganda of religion.


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