The Miracle of the Cards

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The Miracle of the Cards
The Miracle of the Cards.jpg
Directed by Mark Griffiths
Written by Lee Wilson
Starring Thomas Sangster
Kirk Cameron
Karin Konoval
Catherine Oxenberg
Peter Wingfield
Richard Thomas
Release date
  • November 10, 2001 (2001-11-10)
Running time
89 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Miracle of the Cards is 2002 American television drama film distributed by Cloud Ten Pictures.[1] It starred Kirk Cameron, Karin Konoval, Catherine Oxenberg, Peter Wingfield and Richard Thomas. It first aired on November 10, 2001 on PAX (now known as Ion Television).

The Miracle of the Cards' taglines were "Witness the power of faith" and "Can the whole world's prayers work a miracle?"[2] It was not rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.[3]


The Miracle of the Cards is based on the true story of 9-year old English youngster Craig Shergold (Thomas Sangster), who in 1988 is diagnosed with a brain tumor. Although the prognosis is negative, Craig's mother Marion (Catherine Oxenberg) becomes convinced that there is a cure for it, and that the means of finding that cure is to break the Guinness World Record for receiving greeting cards.[4] Broadcasting a plea to everyone in the world, Marion is successful in bringing 350 million cards to Craig's door. One of those cards provides the key for Craig's ultimate salvation. A cynical reporter, Josh (Kirk Cameron), finds himself witnessing a miracle he can hardly believe.


  1. ^ "The Miracle of the Cards released from Cloud Ten". Retrieved November 30, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Taglines for The Miracle of the Cards". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved November 30, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Entertainment Media Analysis Report". Retrieved November 30, 2008. 
  4. ^ Genzlinger, Neil. "Miracle of the Cards Synopsis". Retrieved November 30, 2008. 

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