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10 Children’s Movies Featuring a Strong Biblical Worldview

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10 Children’s Movies Featuring a Strong Biblical Worldview

By Movieguide Contributor

The Bible says in Proverbs 22:6: Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Parents looking to enjoy a Godly family movie night should jot down this curated list of films featuring strong Biblical worldviews. These flicks are safe for the entire family to watch and will expose kids to Christ-centered content. From true stories of faith to fun animated tales, everyone will be entertained while honoring the Lord.

THE LION OF JUDAH

Quality:
**
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
THE LION OF JUDAH is an animated allegory with animals rescuing a sacrificial lamb and finding out about Jesus. THE LION OF JUDAH goes in too many directions and the script needs reworking, but little children may enjoy this movie and, with their parents’ help, understand the Gospel of Jesus Christ even better.

MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN is a heartrending, faith-affirming drama about the true story of a 12-year-old girl suffering from a very serious medical disorder. The cast and the filmmakers do a beautiful job making this story come alive.

FAMILY CAMP

Quality:
****
Content:
+2 Moderately questionable elements.
FAMILY CAMP is a funny, heartwarming movie about two dysfunctional families that learn how to love one another at a Christian summer camp. FAMILY CAMP has some very positive Christian messages about faith, family, love, and forgiveness, with no crude content no foul language, no sex, and lightweight slapstick violence.

JONAH – A VEGGIETALES MOVIE

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
JONAH – A VEGGIETALES MOVIE tells the time-honored Bible story of Jonah and the Whale in a fun, silly, delightful, and entertaining story starring Bob the Tomato, Archibald Asparagus and the Pirates Who Do Nothing. Clearly plotted turning points, wonderful songs and terrific animation all build to tell this meaningful tale of mercy and compassion.

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
Magnificent entertainment, THE PRINCE OF EGYPT takes animated movies to a new level as it dramatizes the biblical story of Moses and his call from God to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. THE PRINCE OF EGYPT combines magnificent art, music, story, and realization to make one of the most entertaining moral masterpieces of all time.

THE GIRL WHO BELIEVES IN MIRACLES

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
THE GIRL WHO BELIEVES IN MIRACLES follows the story of a young girl suddenly granted the gift of performing miracles through her Christian faith, but who will need a miracle herself when she falls ill. THE GIRL WHO BELIEVES IN MIRACLES is entertaining, well-acted, inspirational, and moving, with a strong Christian worldview that highlights the importance of miracles and family during difficult times and reminds viewers that anything is possible through faith in God.

THE STRAY

Quality:
***
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
THE STRAY is a heartfelt movie full of love and sacrifice that shows how a dog can have a powerful impact on people. This true story follows Mitch Davis, his family, and a stray dog named Pluto as they navigate the ups and downs of life.

THE PIRATES WHO DON'T DO ANYTHING

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
THE PIRATES WHO DON’T DO ANYTHING, a new VeggieTales movie, finds three contemporary talking vegetables helping a princess in the 17th Century trying to find her brother, who’s been kidnapped by their pirate uncle. THE PIRATES WHO DON’T DO ANYTHING is the most delightful feature length Veggietales® movie yet, with very strong moral, biblical and redemptive Christian values.

HOMEWARD BOUND: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
Separated from their human family, three domesticated pets brave the Pacific Northwest wilderness as they embark on a perilous mission to find their masters. Highly recommended for all ages, HOMEWARD BOUND: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY delicately affirms the importance of family, self-sacrifice, responsibility, and love.

EVAN ALMIGHTY

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
EVAN ALMIGHTY stars Steve Carell as Evan Baxter, the anchorman from BRUCE ALMIGHTY, who has become a U.S. Congressman, but sees his political career put on hold when God commands Evan to build an ark. EVAN ALMIGHTY is a funny, heartwarming family movie with a thrilling ending that makes up for the movie’s theological mis-steps, such as the important fact that the movie does not make it clear that, when God appears to us in human form, he always appears as Jesus Christ as noted in John 1.

Watch THE VELVETEEN RABBIT
Quality: - Content: +3
Watch AMISH GRACE
Quality: - Content: +4