90 Minutes In Heaven

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Don Piper died Jan. 18, 1989, when a semi-tractor truck crushed his car. Declared dead by the first rescue workers to arrive on the scene, Don's body lay under a tarp for the next 90 minutes. Don's soul, meanwhile, was experiencing love, joy and life like he'd never known before. Don was in Heaven. When another pastor's prayers helped bring Don back to life, he became a living miracle! Yet this is one miracle Don wished never happened. Heaven's bliss was replaced by excruciating pain and emotional turmoil. With the support and prayers of his beloved Eva, their three kids and friends near and far, Don clings to his faith in God and fights to regain a semblance of his previous life. The Piper family's incredible true story of perseverance and overcoming the challenges of life-and death-will bring hope and encouragement to all who see it.

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Cast

Kate Bosworth
as Eva Piper
Dwight Yoakam
as Cecil Beaumont
Hudson Meek
as Chris Piper
Jason Kennedy
as David Gentile
Bobby Batson
as Joe Piper
Elizabeth Hunter
as Nicole Piper
Fred Dalton Thompson
as Jay B. Perkins
Gianna Simone
as Ms. Glenda
Michael Harding
as Dick Onarecker
Rhoda Griffis
as Principal Mary Nell
Cynthia Barrett
as Anita Onerecker
Bruce Taylor
as Grandpa Joe
Mark Oliver
as Police Officer
Matthew Bauman
as Mike Wood
Trevor Martin
as Barry Wilson
Salley Hooks
as Hattie Mann
Jody Thompson
as EMT/Ambulance Driver #1
Aaron Webb
as Fireman
Geoffrey Williams
as Fellow Driver
Geordie White
as ER Doctor - Huntsville
Ashley Bratcher
as Susan Long
Vanessa Cloke
as Suzan Maulden
Cara Mantella
as ER Nurse - Huntsville
Kathy Payne
as Receptionist - Hermann ER
David Carr
as Eva's Dad
Michael W. Smith
as Cliff McArdle
Harrison Powell
as EMT Driver #2
Lynn Cole
as ICU Nurse - Huntsville
Marshall Bell
as Dr. Greider
Lynne Cole
as ICU Nurse - Huntsville
Michael Crider
as Dr. Houchins
Tom Key
as Don's Dad
Marty Stonerock
as Don's Mom
Shane Jackson
as Administrator - Hermann
Deena Beasley
as Don's Nurse - St. Luke's
Gregory Alan Williams
as Therapy Doctor - St. Luke's
Rob Demery
as Paramedic /EMT
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Critic Reviews for 90 Minutes In Heaven

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (7)

  • The screenplay is full of infelicitous dialogue far from a plausible vernacular, which wouldn't matter if the movie had an ounce of stylization to justify its fourth-grade-reading-level airport-novel vocabulary.

    Sep 17, 2015 | Rating: D+ | Full Review…

    Vadim Rizov

    AV Club
    Top Critic
  • A better title would've likely been "121 Minutes in Purgatory," since that's essentially where audiences will find themselves residing during the entirety of this dreary slog down a familiar road paved with painfully good intentions.

    Sep 13, 2015 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
  • This inspirational indie earns points by being more bluntly realistic than many other faith-based dramas in its depiction of an ordeal that likely would challenge the faith of even the most devout Christians.

    Sep 13, 2015 | Full Review…

    Joe Leydon

    Variety
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  • Turns out people can get really irritable after seeing heaven.

    Sep 12, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Although this well-meaning film may appeal to its intended audience on a spiritual level, the result is a sluggish, clinical, largely dreary portrait that tends to mistake trauma for drama.

    Sep 10, 2015 | Full Review…
  • It fails to create a satisfying narrative with a true arc that pays off; it's too caught up in explaining its minor details to focus on the big picture.

    Sep 10, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for 90 Minutes In Heaven

  • Jan 18, 2019
    Very boring. I’m not sure if Hayden Christensen made this character unlikable or if it was the role in general. The title makes it seem as though it would focus more on the time actually spent in Heaven.
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