HEAVEN IS FOR REAL (Theatrical Release USA 2014)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.9|5.0 Starsììì

Heaven is for Real
puts into movie format Colton Burpo’s vision of heaven. The casting choice of Conner Corum for Colton works very well. The information causes wonder and establishes another example of the life after death experience. The movie also includes the story of Akiane Kramerik and her painting of Jesus. The overall film needs boosting for effect, but the message is strong and well-supported. The acting and portrayal are good.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


A boy has an otherworldly experience which his parents must understand in a real-world context.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Randall Wallace for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Sue Baden-Powell, Sam Mercer, and Derrik Williams for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Todd Burpo (Greg Kinnear), Sonja Burpo (Kelly Reilly), Jay Wilkins (Thomas Haden Church), Colton Burpo (Connor Corum), Cassie Burpo (Lane Styles), Nancy Rawling (Margo Martindale), Michael (Jacob Vargas), Rosa (Thanya Romero), Ray (Danso Gordon), Dr. O’Holleran (Rob Moran), Dr. Charlotte Slater (Nancy Sorel), Lee Watson (Darcy Fehr), Katherine Watson (Vivian Winther), Old Man Watson (Pete Hudson), Painting Girl (Ursula Clark), Jesus (Mike Mohrhardt), Turce (Bryan Terrell Clark), and Slim Forrest (Randy Apostle).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This becomes a must watch for awareness and information. Other films that may be explored are: Victor or Come Sunday.

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