The Washington Times-Herald

April 16, 2014

Movie preview: “Heaven Is For Real”


Rated: PG for thematic material including some medical situations, and for brief language

Running time: 1 hr 50 min

Cast: Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, Margo Martindale, Thomas Haden Church

Plot: A young boy suffers a near-death experience in which he claims to have visited heaven in this earnest inspirational drama based on the best-selling book of the same name. Despite the boy’s accurate and intimate revelations about people he has never encountered, skeptics hastily dismiss any possibility that the young boy’s fantastical claims could be true. Meanwhile, his astonished parents seek meaning in the alleged miracle that has turned their once-peaceful lives completely upside down.