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5000 BLANKETS

"Loving Others in Times of Need"

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What You Need To Know:

5000 BLANKETS is a moving, inspiring drama about a woman and her son who start a movement that inspires a city. Cyndi loves her husband, Bobby, very much, but Bobby deals with mental health issues. One day, he suffers a breakdown and goes missing. Cyndi and her son, Phillip, look for Bobby throughout the town and in the areas where homeless people congregate. One day, while talking to a homeless woman, Cyndi realizes she and others like her need blankets to keep them warm. So, she and Phillip start handing out blankets to homeless and needy people.

5000 BLANKETS is a faith-filled Christian movie that also talks about mental health and helping the homeless and less fortunate. The movie talks about helping others when in need and relying on your church body to support you. Though there are very little questionable elements, the themes may scare young children and are geared more toward older viewers. 5000 BLANKETS is well-written. It has a plot that keeps moving forward. Also, the acting is excellent and deals with topics and concepts difficult to portray.

Content:

(CCC, BBB, V):

Dominant Worldview and Other Worldview Content/Elements:
Very strong Christian, biblical worldview, with church scenes, pastor preaches, Bible verses read, and talks with the pastor about God

Foul Language:
No foul language

Violence:
Man tries to commit suicide, man tries to hit other man, man yells at woman and child

Sex:
No sex

Nudity:
No nudity

Alcohol Use:
No alcohol use

Smoking and/or Drug Use and Abuse:
No smoking or drugs; and,

Miscellaneous Immorality:
Nothing else objectionable.

More Detail:

5000 BLANKETS is a moving, inspiring drama about a woman who’s determined to find her husband when he has a mental breakdown and goes missing. 5000 BLANKETS is a well-written, well-acted, faith-filled Christian movie that talks about mental health and helping the homeless and less fortunate.

When Bobby and his son Phillip are out fishing, Cyndi is planning a surprise party for Bobby’s birthday. Once they arrive back home, they are greeted by Bobby’s friends. Toward the end of the night, however, Bobby undergoes some horrible emotional responses and lashes out at everyone. Everyone leaves the party, and not too long after, Bobby is at work and trying to focus. As Bobby focuses, he starts to have another episode and goes to the roof of the building to jump off. Cyndi is called, and she talks him off the ledge, but Bobby runs off and takes the truck.

Weeks pass, and Cyndi and her son, Phillip, haven’t seen Bobby. They are concerned and have contacted the authorities and put missing person signs up in their town.

One day, Cyndi’s called in to determine if a body is her husband’s. Happily, it’s not his body, but the man was wearing her husband’s coat. When she goes to the nearby homeless camp, she asks around who this man might be. A woman named Delia starts talking with her, and Cyndi takes her to dinner. They spark up an unlikely friendship and understanding of hardships. When Delia is walking away, Cyndi realizes she could use a blanket and gives Delia her son’s blanket in the car. She tells Phillip she’s given away the blanket, and he says they should give away blankets to those in need. The pair start collecting blankets, but when disaster strikes, and the cold storm is coming, they may not be able to give out the blankets.

5000 BLANKETS is a faith-filled Christian movie that is all about giving and loving on people. The movie talks about mental health and the homeless. Also, the movie talks about helping others when in need and relying on your church to help and support you. This is a great example of how Christians should help and minister to the homeless and needy. Though there are very few questionable elements in the movie, the themes may scare very young children and are geared more toward older audiences.

5000 BLANKETS is a well-made, entertaining movie. The movie is well written. It has a plot that keeps moving forward. Also, the acting is excellent and deals with topics and concepts that are difficult to portray.