Letters to God Synopsis
A heartfelt tale of inspiration, hope and redemption, 'Letters to God' is the story of what happens when one boy’s walk of faith crosses paths with one man’s search for meaning—the resulting transformational journey touches the lives of everyone...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A bland, pious yet touching faith-based tearjerker.
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L.A. Weekly

With little in the way of story or spectacle to offer nonbelievers, the film itself just preaches to the choir.
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
Mr. Johnson and Ms. Lively are both pretty good, and with a more nuanced approach could have made this a powerful film.
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By Justin Chang
While only the converted will likely see the redemption behind the manipulation, picture delivers a strong enough dose of spiritual...
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Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
Good looking (it was filmed in Winter Garden) but slow and bland, this faith-based tear-jerker is a depressingly unemotional affair, with...
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Pete Hammond
Letters to God is far too simplistic and pandering to find success outside of the targeted church-going family moviegoers it’s hoping to...
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Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
I’ve seen sick kids exploited for all sorts of reasons – usually as easy ploys to manipulate emotions but sometimes to sell things or...
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By freindofgod
I love this movie and it is one of few Christian movies out there. It pleases kids ages 5+ but my whole family laughed and cried! When you see this movie be sure and have some Kleenex handy because...

LOVE- Letters to God

By Movie_BAP
I had the opportunity to see a pre-screening of this movie the only things I knew about it was some little boy who has cancer starts writing letters to God and then his mail man reads them and they...

Two thumbs up for "Letters to God"!

By CaptLobster
I have seen this movie twice and it is terrific! It is based on a true story about an eight-year-old boy with brain cancer who faces his daily battle with courage and grace. To him, God is a...

Letters to God is an excellent movie

By nrdr
Letters to God is an excellent movie and I highly recommend it to all ages. God almighty is the only one that can take us through the trials of life. He loves us with an everlasting love....

Uplifting movie! Must see

By chalfontmom
I saw some people writing to see it for free. We need to support positive uplifting movies like this in the theaters instead of just complaining that there are no good, positive, family movies in...

Screw It

By IndyanaJones
The only reason you retards like this movie is because it has the word "God" in it. The fact that it's rated PG and children will be able to be brainwashed by this Christian propaganda is disgusting....

True Story Reminds Us To Love Life!

By bobdirects
Tyler has cancer, and almost from the beginning the viewer knows where it all leads. But the journey is worth the destination, because in between the beginning and the end, Tyler touches life after...

Five Word Review

By swanie3
inspirational awesome wonderful great lovely...

Five Word Review

By hw2010
moving true story of hope...

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Rated PG | For thematic material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Heavy-handed tearjerker about faith, death, and friendship.
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