Gleason Synopsis
Steve Gleason was diagnosed with ALS and given a life expectancy of two to five years, and found out his wife, Michel, was expecting their first child. He records a video journal as a gift for his unborn son.
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Must see movie

By jpete62
The human spirit is alive and well. You must see this movie....

Purpose & LOVE

By heatherlalmond
A must see! And my bets are: - you won't regret making the time - you won't regret crying in public - you will be inspired by fierce determination - you will see the purest forms of love and...


By Seguraallie
I wish I could find the right words that would give this film and the people who are a part of this story the true response they all deserve. Simply put, there is so much we all take for granted....

Very Moving

By psufan34
Gleason is by far one of the best movies I have seen in a very long time. So raw and real. While watching it you expereince many emotions. The joy of seeing Steve and Michel's son Rivers being born...


By devon_r
amazing. changes your perspective on life....

Real unedited life after diagnosis

By dblovelove
Diagnosed at roughly the same time, my wife and I were struck to tears by similarities in Steve's story. Perfectly human with an inhumane disease-we both walked away knowing we are not alone in the...


By cecilylyons
We live in Louisiana and we are Saints fans so it hit home! It was very down to earth! I don't think this is for young kids. Adults and teenagers -yes!...


By Cpolitic2
My son introduced me to Steve Gleason with a video of Steve Gleason's climbing of Machu Picchu as part of his "No White Flags" Foundation. I wear one of Gleason's wrist bands daily. The movie is a...

Moved to tears

By lynnehughes03
What an incredible family to persevere under such an incredible burden. My heart breaks for the Gleason family. Steve is a true hero....


By Bbssp8162016130
A must see for every parent! Husband and wife are so real! Wife left nothing out! Farther and son scene incredible! Enjoy! Leave the kids at home! Date night!...

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Rated R | For Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Emotional docu's powerful story outweighs strong language.
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