The song you know. The story you don’t.
J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll, Trace Adkins, Priscilla C. Shirer, Cloris Leachman, Dennis Quaid
Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin
|Screenplay||Jon Erwin, Brent McCorkle, Alex Cramer|
|Editing||Andrew Erwin, Brent McCorkle|
|Produced by||Kevin Downes Productions, Mission Pictures International, City on a Hill Productions, Imagine Rights LLC, LD Entertainment, Toy Gun Films|
|Violence||Mild to moderate domestic violence, mostly implied and strongly disapproved|
|Comments||The material contains complex and mature negative themes of being raised by an abusive father,abandonment, being a non-believer, Christian faith, rejection, facing challenged, being diagnosed with cancer with positive inspirational themes of gospel music, talent, love, faith, redemption, forgiveness, fulfilling ambitions, living the dream and overcoming challenges. The positive themes in the film mitigate the complexity of negative themes. The intention of the film is to inspire and all negative themes have positive resolutions.|
|These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.|
|Sex / Nudity
||Blood / Gore / Gross
|Guns / Weapons
||Alcohol / Drugs
||Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
|Frightening / Tense Scenes
||Tense Family Scenes
||Topics to talk about
|Suggested age limit
||Positive role models
||Drinking, drugs, smoking
What the Critics say
Jim Judy A solid offering that’s given me faith that a faith-based film can deliver something beyond a sermon.
Tomatometer Can Only Imagine’s message will have the most impact among Christian audiences, but overall, its performances and storytelling represent a notable evolution in faith-based cinema.
Sandie Angulo Chen Poignant faith-based drama about hit song’s inspiration.
What the People say
|The Movie DB|
Average .. 66%