Breakthrough (2019) Review, Release date, Cast and Plot


Breakthrough is an upcoming 2019 American Christian drama movie directed by Roxann Dawson. And its written by Grant Nieporte. The movie is based on the Christian novel The Impossible, an account of true events written by Joyce Smith with Ginger Kolbaba. It stars are Chrissy Metz, Josh Lucas,  Marcel Ruiz,  Topher Grace, Sam Trammel, Mike Colter, and Dennis Haysbert.

Breakthrough Movie Cast

The Movie Cast
Topher Grace Pastor Jason Noble
Chrissy Metz Joyce Smith
Sam Trammell Dr. Kent Sutterer
Josh Lucas Brian Smith
Marcel Ruiz John Smith
Dennis Haysbert Doctor Garrett
Rebecca Staab Cindy Reiger
Mike Colter Tommy Shine
Ali Skovbye Emma
Lisa Durupt Paula Noble
Victor Zinck Jr. Joe Morrow
Kristen Harris Kay Quinn
Nancy Sorel Mrs. Abbott
Stephanie Czajkowski Melissa
Isaac Kragten Josh


Breakthrough Movie Plot

When her 14-year-old son drowns in a lake, a faithful mother prays for him to come back from the brink of death and be healed. John Smith (Marcel Ruiz) fell through ice on Lake St. Louis while playing with friends. He was put in a coma after being rescued by first responder Tommy Shine (Mike Colter). The movie follows his parents Brian (Josh Lucas) and Joyce (Chrissy Metz), whose faith in God keeps their hope alive that John will pull through.



The movie is scheduled to release in North American theaters on April 17, 2019.


Breakthrough Movie overview

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Roxann Dawson
Produced by DeVon Franklin
Screenplay by Grant Nieporte
Based on The Impossible
by Joyce Smith with Ginger Kolbaba
  • Chrissy Metz
  • Josh Lucas
  • Topher Grace
  • Mike Colter
  • Marcel Ruiz
  • Sam Trammel
  • Dennis Haysbert
Music by Marcelo Zarvos
Cinematography Zoran Popovic
Edited by Maysie Hoy
  • 20th Century Fox
  • Fox 2000 Pictures
  • Franklin Entertainment
  • Unanimous Media
Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release date
  • April 17, 2019
Running time
116 minutes
Country United States
Language English


Trailer: Breakthrough

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