It's the song that brings ultimate hope to so many…often in the midst of life's most challenging moments. Amazingly, the song was written by MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard. In reality, those lyrics took a lifetime to craft. Although he found faith at a young age, life wasn't easy for Bart. He leaned into an active imagination and his love of music as escapes from a troubled home life. As he grew older, Bart turned to football in hopes of somehow connecting with his abusive father. But a career-ending injury-combined with the vision of a teacher who saw unlimited potential-set Bart on a musical pathway. Chasing a dream while running from broken relationships with his father and Shannon, his childhood sweetheart, Bart hits the road in an old, decrepit tour bus with his new band MercyMe-named for his grandmother's favorite expression. With the guidance of a grizzled music-industry insider, the band begins a journey none of them could ever have imagined. A gripping reminder of the power of forgiveness, I Can Only Imagine, beautifully illustrates that no one is ever too far from God's love-or from an eternal home in Heaven.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
324 Ratings
324 Ratings

63% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 5.8/10
  • Fresh 17
  • Rotten 10

Critics Consensus: I 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.

10+ COMMON SENSE

Poignant faith-based drama about hit song's inspiration.

Information

Studio
Lionsgate
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2017 Imagine Rights LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials 2018 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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