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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

Credited cast:
Topher Grace ... Pastor Jason Noble
Josh Lucas ... Brian Smith
Chrissy Metz ... Joyce Smith
Mike Colter ... Tommy Shine
Dennis Haysbert ... Doctor Garrett
Rebecca Staab ... Cindy Reiger
Sam Trammell ... Dr. Kent Sutterer
Marcel Ruiz ... John Smith
Chuck Shamata ... Fire Chief
Ali Skovbye ... Emma
Lisa Durupt ... Paula Noble
Stephanie Czajkowski ... Melissa
Victor Zinck Jr. ... Joe Morrow
Nancy Sorel ... Mrs. Abbott
Isaac Kragten ... Josh
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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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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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$40,510,382, 13 June 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,181,327, 8 May 2019
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Stephen Curry, the point guard for the NBA tram Golden State Warriors, is one of the movie's three executive producers. 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. However, this is clearly a 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 »

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Truly wonderful. When you let go and let God, amazing things happen.
18 April 2019 | by cbeaconSee all my reviews

Faith, is the substance of things hoped for. Prayer is a powerful thing. And in this mother's desperation God answered her to give her something to hang on to. I have experienced miraculous answer to prayer too. This movie is great, and with good acting. It is very touching , showing how love and prayer prevail.


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