Miracles From Heaven

Miracles From Heaven

DVD - 2016
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"A young girl suffering from a rare digestive disorder finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident"--from www.imdb.com.
Publisher: Culver City, California :, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ♭2016
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 109 min.) :,sound, colour ;,12 cm., in container
video file, DVD video, region 1, rda
digital, optical, surround, Dolby 5.1, rda


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Feb 08, 2018

We really enjoyed this movie - much more so than other "Christian" movies we've watched lately. Totally recommend!!

Jan 21, 2018

Miracles From Heaven – Excellent movie. I defy any person to watch this movie without keeping a tissue handy. A wonderful movie portrayed somewhat differently than the book by the same name by author Christy Wilson Beam. How does one explain or dismiss this documented Miracle? A young girl with incurable diseases: pseudo-obstruction motility disorder and antral hypomotility disorder, falls 30 feet into a tree, has an out-of-body experience, visits Heaven, and is sent back cured.

Jennifer Garner and Martin Henderson did superb jobs playing the roles of Christy and Kevin Beam. Watch for Kylie Rogers who played Anna Beam to be in more movies, she was magnificent. Highly recommended viewing by Senior Doctor-at-Bass! D. A.

Dec 16, 2017

So, so sad. Incredible, too. Exceedingly well-done.

Nov 29, 2017

I saw the movie and I had liked it but not for children to watch

Sep 11, 2017

I really enjoyed this movie. I couldn't keep the tears back. This is a real good feel good movie.

Aug 02, 2017

Miracles from Heaven is the perfect movie that is filled with important morals about family, hope and miraculous recoveries. The story of Anna and her incurable disease pulls your heartstrings as you watch the pain and sadness that goes on during this emotional and hard time for her family. Seeing Anna in such pain brought literal tears to my eyes and the play by play of this movie was beautiful; I think my whole family was in tears after she was rescued from the hollow tree. When I watched this movie, I didn’t feel the need to criticize their religion and I thought that they did their best to make it as real as possible. I don’t think this movie should not be watched because of its religious aspect because there is much, much more to be appreciated. When you take into context that this is just the story of a young, sick girl it really adds to the overall experience and your attitude towards the movie. Rating 5/5
- @jewelreader of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Feb 18, 2017

Regardless of your religious beliefs and how much truth you think there is in the story, the movie is very well-done and enjoyable. Miracles could happen everyday to anyone, because life itself is a miracle.

Feb 07, 2017

Beautiful touching story. Recommend to those who want to keep their faith alive.

Jan 01, 2017

A wonderful film on faith, hope and motherly love when dealing with a family calamity. As the good doctor said in an interview:

Ultimately, Nurko said, Miracles is a movie about something he finds important: “being an advocate for your child.” Boston Children’s Hospital treats “the sickest of the sickest,” he said. and “The movie is about realizing that day-to-day miracles happen all around us. … The movie is about hope.”

While less skeptical than Janice21383, "miracles" or "anomalies" in "rare" and less understood medical conditions do occur now and then. After all, there are 7.5 billion people living on this planet, 1 in a billion chance affords 7.5 cases. Also, the disease is generally not as dire as portrayed per NIH's information page on "Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction" in "Summary":

"This condition can occur in people of any age. Some infants are born with congenital intestinal pseudo-obstruction, and some people develop this condition as adults. Intestinal pseudo-obstruction may be acute, occurring suddenly and lasting a short time, or it may be chronic, or long lasting."

Lastly, here is an interesting fact-check article about the people and events (They should have kept the tree stump grounds in situ as a religious site attraction:)


Dec 24, 2016

An emotional journey which left us satisfied. Great if you like to feel something when you are watching a movie. Great acting- the little girls was amazing, as were the other cast members.

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Jan 01, 2017

Wisdom for all faith:
(Some doctors are idiots)
Well, Mom, I'm the doctor, and that's my diagnosis. So, if you'll excuse me, I have other patients I need to see.
-Excuse me, this is not acid reflux. She's not lactose intolerant. There's something wrong with our little girl.
Mrs. Beam, you need to calm down.
-No, you calm down! You find me another doctor, you run some more tests! I'm not leavin' this hospital
until I know what's wrong with my daughter!
(God's punishment)
Honey, Anna is not better, and she should be. Now, somebody's sins are preventing the healing. Either yours or Kevin's or maybe even Anna's.
Kevin told me what those ladies said to you, and I... I have to say, I sure wish that I could give everybody a spiritual IQ test before they walk in the door.
Mrs. Beam, I see this every day. And although there is currently no cure for Anna's condition, our treatments are focused on improving quality of life and controlling the pain. There's hope.

Jan 01, 2017

A miracle or anomaly as "spontaneous remission":
She's asymptomatic. Both her stomach and her intestines are functioning normally. I mean, all the parts are talking to each other.
-I know that's what's happening medically, but can you tell me how? Can you... Can you explain it?
Maybe when she fell and hit her head, something happened. Her central nervous system has been regenerated. It's like her software's been reset.
-So you're telling me that when this baby girl fell 30 feet, she hit her head just right and it didn't kill her
and it didn't paralyze her and instead it healed her?
People in my profession use the term "spontaneous remission" to explain what can't be explained.
-You're saying she's cured?
There's no cure for Anna's condition.
-But according to everything you're telling me, she's cured.
I can't medically say that.

Jan 01, 2017

Wisdom for all faith:
(Not Einstein but from Pascal's Wager per Wiki: It posits that humans all bet with their lives either that God exists or that he does not. Pascal argues that a rational person should live as though God exists and seek to believe in God. If God does actually exist, such a person will have only a finite loss (some pleasures, luxury, etc.), whereas they stand to receive infinite gains (as represented by eternity in Heaven) and avoid infinite losses (eternity in Hell))
Well, you could tell me why a loving God would let Annabel suffer the way she has.
- I'm sorry. I don't have an answer for that. Mmm-hmm. But just because she's sick doesn't mean there's not a loving God. Let me tell you, at the lowest points of my life, I've tried it both ways, doing everything I can to connect to God or walking away. And in my experience, one feels a whole lot better than the other.

Dec 18, 2016

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.” -- Albert Einstein, in Jennifer Garner's closing testimonial.

Except that Albert Einstein never said it, or wrote it. Einstein is one of the founding fathers of the mis-attributed, unsourced, wishful thinking quote, along with Abraham Lincoln and Mark Twain. http://fakebuddhaquotes.com/debunking-fake-albert-einstein-quotes/

In re.: the alleged Pascal's Wager quote -- what if you "wager" on the wrong god, or the wrong religion? Whoops! Or if there is no god, and finite gains, like love and truth, are all there is, and your religion has guided you away from them?


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Jan 01, 2017

NIH's information page on "Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction" in "Summary":

"This condition can occur in people of any age. Some infants are born with congenital intestinal pseudo-obstruction, and some people develop this condition as adults. Intestinal pseudo-obstruction may be acute, occurring suddenly and lasting a short time, or it may be chronic, or long lasting."


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