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10 Amazing Teen Movies Featuring A Biblical Worldview

10 Amazing Teen Movies Featuring A Biblical Worldview

By Movieguide® Contributor

Finding movies that contain a Biblical worldview for teens can be challenging. Yet, teenagers need to be exposed to movies that glorify a Christian perspective as they are bombarded by worldly messages through media and mainstream pop culture. From compelling true stories to fun family flicks, this curated Movieguide® list features movies that can initiate important conversations or simply entertain teens.

 

A WEEK AWAY

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
A WEEK AWAY is a musical on Netflix about a troubled teenager who’s caused problems in every foster home he’s has been, but, when a family offers to put him in a summer camp that’s Christian, he’s hesitant. A WEEK AWAY is a fun, exciting, highly enjoyable Christian musical that the entire family will love.

IDENTITY CRISIS

Quality:
***
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
IDENTITY CRISIS is a fun, faith-based family comedy on video that follows a smart but overly shy college girl named Madison, a bookworm who chooses to constantly study or work in her college library rather than socialize but encounters all sorts of comical problems when she creates her own clone who’s everything she’s not. The switcheroos with the clone are sometimes confusing, but IDENTITY CRISIS is great fun, is refreshingly free of any objectionable content and has an underlying message that every person is valuable and loved by God as part of His creation.

DIVINE INFLUENCER

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
DIVINE INFLUENCER is a faith-based movie on Pure Flix about a spoiled 29-year-old woman whose wealthy but philanthropic Christian parents cut off her allowance, and the woman ironically ends up at a homeless dormitory for women, where she learns about God, Jesus and a Christian life of helping other people. DIVINE INFLUENCER is a heartwarming, uplifting movie about a spoiled, selfish woman finding Jesus and learning to help others.

CHRISTIAN MINGLE

Quality:
***
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
CHRISTIAN MINGLE is a comedy about a successful advertising executive who becomes smitten by a Christian man who works at his father’s construction company. Much of CHRISTIAN MINGLE is laugh-out-loud funny. It has a great heart and a very good evangelistic message.

SWITCHED

Quality:
***
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
SWITCHED is an uplifting movie that follows two teenage girls as they mysteriously switch bodies one day and must learn how to walk in each other’s shoes. Available on Video on Demand, SWITCHED has a very strong Christian, moral worldview where characters discuss biblical principles and repent of poor behavior, with no objectionable content.

GRACE UNPLUGGED

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
GRACE UNPLUDGGED is about the young daughter of a former rock star who found Jesus and now must lead his wayward daughter away from bad influences and back to Christ. GRACE UNPLUDGGED keeps you on the edge of your seat and is one of the best, most entertaining, and most powerful, heartrending Christian movie ever produced.

TO SAVE A LIFE

Quality:
****
Content:
-1 Caution advised for older children, including teenagers, and sensitive adults.
TO SAVE A LIFE is a powerful, profound and inspiring movie about a troubled high school basketball player who comes to Christ when his childhood friend commits suicide and his girlfriend become pregnant. TO SAVE A LIFE deals with some tough topics, but every aspect of it builds the case for faith in Jesus Christ and Christianity.

BREAKTHROUGH (2019)

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
BREAKTHROUGH is a must-see, entertaining, powerful, convicting, heartrending story about the real-life incident of a boy who fell through some ice and had no pulse for a longer period than any doctor thought possible when he then miraculously revived. Each character, believers and unbelievers, undergoes a tremendous journey in BREAKTHROUGH, an inspiring movie that will make you laugh and cry.

OCTOBER BABY

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
In OCTOBER BABY, a teenage girl who learns she was born from a botched abortion must find the love of Jesus Christ to heal the pain she feels. Once the script comes together, OCTOBER BABY becomes incredibly compelling and shows that forgiveness can only be found in Jesus Christ.

FACING THE GIANTS

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
FACING THE GIANTS is a thoroughly entertaining high school football movie with a strong evangelistic thrust. When Coach Grant realizes that the importance of the football team is not winning the game but serving God, he completely rebuilds the team, revival breaks out in the school, and miracles start to happen. MOVIEGUIDE® commends the filmmakers for producing such an inspiring, entertaining movie.

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