The Lovely Bones is based on the popular book written by Alice Sebold. It is the tale of a young girl who is murdered and raped by her neighbor on her way home from school. She tells the story of her murder and her death from Heaven as she peeks in on the lives of the people that she loved the most. She watches how their lives change after her murder takes place. Will anyone ever learn that the man next door is a cold blooded murderer?