Breakthrough(Movie, 2019)

| 1h 56min | Genre: Drama
BreakthroughRating: 3.9/5 (with 382382 votes) 557
Breakthrough is a 2019 American Christian drama film directed by Roxann Dawson in her film directorial debut. The film was written by Grant Nieporte, based on the Christian book, The Impossible, an account of true events written by Joyce Smith with Ginger Kolbaba. It stars Chrissy Metz, Josh Lucas, Topher Grace, Mike Colter, Marcel Ruiz, Sam Trammel, and Dennis Haysbert with a cameo by Phil Wickham and Lecrae. Stephen Curry and Samuel Rodriguez are executive producers. The film tells the story of a St. Louis teenager who slipped through an icy lake in January 2015 and was underwater for 15 minutes before resuscitative efforts were started. Although being rescued, he is in a coma, and his family must rely on their faith to get through the ordeal. Breakthrough premiered in St. Louis on March 20, 2019, and was released in the United States on April 17, 2019, ... ()
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About Breakthrough

Tragedy strikes when a woman named Joyce's son falls through the ice on a frozen lake and is trapped underwater for over 15 minutes. After being rushed to the hospital, the 14-year-old boy continues to fight for his life as Joyce, her husband and their pastor stay by his bedside and pray for a miracle.

Trailer for Breakthrough + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Breakthrough | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX(Trailer, 2:32)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Missouri
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 27 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 04/18/2019 (World premiere: 04/10/2019)
Director: Roxann Dawson
Producer: DeVon Franklin
Screenwriter: Grant Nieporte
Film Editor: Maysie Hoy
Composer: Marcelo Zarvos
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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:154151, Added: 04/03/2018, Last updated: 09/18/2021