The Way Home (2009)





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Inspired by a true story, director Lance W. Dreesen's inspirational family drama tells the tale of a couple who are forced to endure a parent's worst nightmare when their two year old son vanishes without a trace. Much to the dismay of his wife Christal (Lori Beth Edgeman), Randy Simpkins (Dean Cain) always seemed more interested with work than family. One day, while watching their son Joe play in the front yard, Randy becomes momentarily distracted with work, and turns around to see that his son has simply disappeared. Frantic, the couple launches a comprehensive search for Joe, and the community quickly rallies around to help. With each moment Joe remains missing, Randy and Christal's marriage, as well as their faith, are put to the ultimate test.
Drama , Faith & Spirituality
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LionsGate Entertainment

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Brett Rice
as Fire Chief Gary Thomas
Dean Cain
as Randy Simpkins
Lori Beth Edgeman
as Christal Simpkins
Sonny Shroyer
as Ed Walker
Mandy Yaughn
as Joe's Bride
Susan Williams
as Sylvia Walker
Alex Van
as Cousin
David Suri
as Joe Simpkins (Age 20 and 30)
Susie Spear
as Mrs. Emma Joe
Jimmy Shaw
as College News Anchor
Jamie Renell
as Dan Walker
Samantha Margiotta
as Maid of Honor
Matthew Lintz
as Tucker Simpkins
Terry Collins Lintz
as Teresa Yates
Bill Ladd
as Deputy Griffin
Katie Kneeland
as Carol Fulton
Eric Hollenbeck
as Fire Rescue Worker
Kya Haywood
as Joe Simpkins (Age 8)
Marc Gowan
as Chester Gibson
Terrence Gibney
as Pastor Jerry
Pierce Gagnon
as Little Joe (as Pierce Gagnon)
Corey Flaspoehler
as Joe Walker
Michael Cumbee
as Cash Clerk
Bruce McKinnon
as Larry Simpkins
Jackie Prucha
as Mary Simpkins
L. Warren Young
as Sergeant Bert Smith
Jackson Walker
as Terry Walker
Jay Gill
as Bud Benefield
Tom Nowicki
as Sheriff Tony Reeves
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I like movies based on true stories, but this one didn't seem to reach out and touch me as most do, especially when a child is involved. A typical Christian movie with some pretty awful acting. Dean Cain was in this one, so I thought that I would give it a shot. Not terrible, but nothing special at the same time.

Cynthia S.
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