The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry

The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry

Streaming Video - 2009
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Dustin and his two best buddies are twelve year-olds looking forward to a summer of fun in 1970. When Dustin mows the lawn of seventy-five year old Jonathan Sperry, a man he has seen at church, a unique friendship develops. What happens the rest of this summer is something Dustin and his friends will never forget. A high quality production with a great cast and message!
Topical Term: Boys
Best friends
Older people
Children and adults
Streaming video
Publisher: [United States] : Christiano Film Group, 2009
Branch Call Number: eVIDEO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 96 min.)) : sd., col
digital
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jazzy4u
Dec 04, 2019

It started off slow. Thought it was going to be about the immature minds of adolescent's. Then Mr. Sperry came in and the rest was good. Script has a few surprises. Makes you cry and wish every childhood could be this pure instead of the hell so many bring to the lives of the young. I'm glad I came across this movie and am uplifted by its content.

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Janice21383
Dec 12, 2016

Among the wholesome hi-jinks, The Secrets presents a stark choice: don't become a Christian and burn forever, or become one and spend eternity with the people who made this movie. If you dislike movies, children, adults, and life in general, this is the film for you.

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BloomFree
Jul 26, 2014

Ha - interesting tags on this movie. First of all I am not a christian but I have always appreciated the generosity of spirit and kindness of true christianity. I was looking for some gentle diversion from life and I found it. Sometimes it's not easy to find super kind and wise people such as Jonathan Sperry.

victoriapareja Jan 03, 2014

Excellent movie. It is hard to find movies like this that teach something good to children.

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ostwald
Jul 19, 2013

I saw the movie and I had liked it
this is based on a true story this is a family one to watch even people that go to church and ministers

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Bookworm39
Feb 13, 2013

Very good movie. Forgiveness and Faith are good things.

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bobbles1
Feb 26, 2012

Lots of wisdom and love shared in this movie, the hero is a wonderful man of integrity, someone all growing boys should have in their lives.

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ivycottage
Jan 28, 2011

Very good movie.

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HayFamily0909
Oct 03, 2010

I recommend this movie...great for families/kids with a strong Christian message. It kept all four of my kids ages 6-12 interested.

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peachjubilee
Jul 18, 2010

This movie is a little boring, I find all the religious parts of it a little too much. If you follow the christian faith you may like this movie for the lessons that Jonathan Sperry teaches the young men in this movie.

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