In Theaters April 16, 2014

Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, HEAVEN IS FOR REAL brings to the screen the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.

The film stars Academy Award® nominee and Emmy® award winning actor Greg Kinnear as Todd Burpo and co-stars Kelly Reilly as Sonja Burpo, the real-life couple whose son Colton (newcomer Connor Corum) claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience.  Colton recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth . . . things he couldn't possibly know.  Todd and his family then are challenged to examine the meaning from this remarkable event. 

  • Directed by Randall Wallace
  • Screenplay by Randall Wallace and Christopher Parker
  • Based on the book by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
  • Produced by Joe Roth and T.D. Jakes
  • Executive Producers Sue Baden-Powell, Sam Mercer and Derrick Williams
  • Cast Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, Connor Corum, Margo Martindale and Thomas Haden Church

This film is not yet rated by the MPAA. 

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  • Writer/Director Randall Wallace
  • Producer T.D. Jakes
  • The Real Burpos: Sonja and Todd

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    Heaven Is For Real - Official Trailer - In Theaters Easter 2014

Press Materials

DocumentHEAVEN IS FOR REAL ON DVD JULY 22Download hifrpressreleasefinal.docx
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