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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.

Director:

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 »

Parents Guide:

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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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

In the beginning of the film, where John is playing basketball at school. When the crowd is cheering, one of the extras is wearing a Winnipeg Jet's White-out shirt underneath her hoodie. Which you can clearly see when she is cheering in the bleachers. 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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Great movie
13 May 2019 | by mlf-19663See all my reviews

It cracks me up to read reviews of people complaining about the religious parts in movie. The whole thing was...it was advertised that way! If you don't like religion....don't go see a religious movie!!! Too funny! It was a great movie about faith and the power of it! Great to see a movie like this out there be a big hit!!


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