Breakthrough (2019)

Based On The Impossible True Story

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2019-04-10
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 361 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Fox 2000 Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Roxann Dawson
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Tragedy strikes when a woman named Joyce's son falls through the ice on a frozen lake and is trapped underwater for over 15 minutes. After being rushed to the hospital, the 14-year-old boy continues to fight for his life as Joyce, her husband and their pastor stay by his bedside and pray for a miracle.

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  • Chrissy Metz

    as Joyce Smith
  • Topher Grace

    as Pastor Jason Noble
  • Mike Colter

    as Tommy Shine
  • Josh Lucas

    as Brian Smith
  • Rebecca Staab

    as Cindy Reiger
  • Lisa Durupt

    as Paula Noble
  • Alissa Skovbye

    as Emma
  • Isaac Kragten

    as Josh
  • Marcel Ruiz

    as John Smith
  • Nikolas Dukic

    as Reiger
  • Travis Bryant

    as Jonah
  • Sam Trammell

    as Dr. Kent Sutterer
  • Dennis Haysbert

    as Doctor Garrett
  • Victor Zinck Jr.

    as Joe Morrow
  • Kristen Harris

    as Kay Quinn
  • Nancy Sorel

    as Mrs. Abbott
  • Stephanie Czajkowski

    as Melissa
  • Taylor Mosby

    as Chayla
  • Maddy Martin

    as Abby Sutterer
  • Connor Peterson

    as Band Student / Student (uncredited)
  • Mel Marginet

    as Trauma Nurse #1
  • Logan Creran

    as Luke Noble
  • Isla Gorton

    as Daughter #2
  • Kevin P. Gabel

    as Male Nurse
  • Karl Thordarson

    as Don
  • Tristan Mackid

    as Punk
  • Phil Hepner

    as Mr. Reiger
  • Jemma Griffith

    as Doreen
  • Kerry Grace Tait

    as Joyce's friend #1
  • Elena Anciro

    as Trauma Nurse #2
  • Danielle Savage

    as Mom #2
Directing Roxann Dawson Director
Editing Maysie Hoy Editor
Writing Grant Nieporte Writer
Camera Zoran Popovic Director of Photography
Production DeVon Franklin Producer
Costume & Make-Up Laura Anania Costumer