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      The Other Side of Heaven

      PG Released Apr 12, 2002 1 hr. 53 min. History Drama Biography Adventure List
      30% 43 Reviews Tomatometer 74% 10,000+ Ratings Audience Score Mormon missionary John Groberg (Christopher Gorham) faces hardships and natural disasters after he ventures to Tonga. Read More Read Less
      The Other Side of Heaven

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      Critics Consensus

      The Other Side of Heaven preaches to the converted; others will likely consider it simplistic, even offensive, propaganda.

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      Cole G One of the best lds movies made, definitely a watch Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/22/23 Full Review steve d An unwatchable and simplistic story badly told. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member A wonderful true story about a missionary and his journey from Idaho to the Tongan islands to love & care for people as he brings them the Gospel of Jesus Christ Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/13/23 Full Review s r Not a bad a effort and an interesting story. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member Loved this movie! Story of love, faith, and trials. Very inspirational. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/19/23 Full Review Audience Member It was such a gripping story of the hardships that missionaries go through. It was beautiful! ♥️ Rated 5 out of 5 stars 10/06/19 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Nell Minow Common Sense Media OK movie of young Mormon missionary. Rated: 3/5 Dec 28, 2010 Full Review Kimberley Jones Austin Chronicle Rated: 2.5/5 Mar 10, 2003 Full Review Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune Captures a breathtaking exotic landscape cluttered only by the smugness of its characters. Rated: 2.5/4 Jul 20, 2002 Full Review Rachel Wagner So maybe it isn't for everyone but it's pretty well made and acted. Rated: B May 4, 2019 Full Review Mark Halverson Sacramento News & Review Rated: 3/5 Aug 7, 2008 Full Review Carol Cling Las Vegas Review-Journal Painfully earnest and painfully dull. Rated: 2/5 Sep 29, 2006 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis Mormon missionary John Groberg (Christopher Gorham) faces hardships and natural disasters after he ventures to Tonga.
      Mitch Davis
      Executive Producer
      Mitch Davis
      Mitch Davis
      Miramax Films
      Production Co
      3Mark Entertainment, Molen/Garbett Productions
      PG (Thematic Elements|Brief Disturbing Images)
      History, Drama, Biography, Adventure
      Original Language
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Apr 12, 2002, Wide
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Sep 16, 2016
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      Sound Mix
      Dolby SR, Dolby Digital, Dolby A, Dolby Stereo
      Aspect Ratio
      Flat (1.85:1)