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Heaven is for Real

After a young boy (Connor Corum) miraculously survives a medical emergency, he begins talking about dead relatives, as if he had met them. When his father (Greg Kinnear), a local minister, starts paying attention to his son's babblings, he becomes convinced that heaven is for real. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 16 Apr 2014
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MPAA Rating: PG
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Heaven is for Real is rated PG: for thematic material including some medical situations.

Director: Randall Wallace
Cast: Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, Connor Corum, Margo Martindale
Studio: 2014 TriStar / Sony Pictures
Website: Official site for Heaven is for Real.

Detailed Review

Who would guess a four-year-old could cause such a ruckus? In 2010, Preacher Todd Burpo released the book Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of… 
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Why Is Heaven is for Real Rated PG?

Violence: A man breaks his leg during a baseball game. A man yells loudly and… 
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