Top 10 Lists

DRIVING MISS DAISY

Quality:
****
Age:
Older children and adults
DRIVING MISS DAISY is a great character study with strong Christian values about a wealthy Jewish matron who’s befriended by her black chauffeur, a committed Christian full of wisdom. Beautifully acted by Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman and containing only two exclamatory curses, DRIVING MISS DAISY will not only fill you with joy and love, but also encourage you to follow Jesus Christ more closely.

LITTLE WOMEN

Quality:
****
Age:
LITTLE WOMEN is Louisa May Alcott's classic story of four sisters in Civil War era New England. While the strong religious themes in Alcott's book are toned down, the movie does contain positive Christian characters & actions, strong parental figures, chaste courtships, and especially winning performances by Winona Ryder, Kirsten Dunst and Claire Danes.

SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON

Quality:
****
Age:
A rollicking good family movie adapted from a famous classic Christian novel.In accord with Johann Wyss' story, Christian elements have been designed into the script, which centers on a family, led by a strong father and mother, stranded on an island and fighting off some pirates.

A MAN CALLED PETER

Quality:
****
Age:
This fine movie demonstrates a contemporary champion of the faith, Scotsman Peter Marshall, who became clergyman and U. S. Senate chaplain.

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY

Quality:
****
Age:
After two hundred years, Jane Austen has become one of the popular screenwriters in Hollywood. Her latest adaptation, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, showcases the Dashwood women as they are driven out of their home and seek true love. Though flamboyantly acted, it shows marvelous restraint, respects the church and faith and elevates good sense over the vagaries of unrestrained passion.

FIREPROOF

Quality:
****
Age:
Older children to adults
FIREPROOF is an incredibly gripping, compelling, heartrending, transformational story about saving a marriage between a small-town fire chief and his working wife that is on the rocks. Impeccably plotted, it is a stirring presentation of the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the power of God’s amazing grace.

LES MISERABLES

Quality:
****
Age:
Teenagers and adults
LES MISÉRABLES is a movie version of the beloved musical play of Victor Hugo’s novel about an ex-convict whose life is redeemed but is hounded anyway by a legalistic policeman. LES MISÉRABLES is a brilliant adaptation of this inspiring, spiritually uplifting Christian story that beautifully depicts God’s transformational powers though the Gospel of Jesus Christ, but it contains some harsh scenes showing the brokenness of humanity without God.

I AM SAM

Quality:
****
Age:
Teenagers & adults
Sean Penn and Michelle Pfeiffer star in I AM SAM as Sam Dawson and Rita Harrison, a mentally handicapped man and his lawyer who fight the legal system so that Sam can regain custody of his beautiful, intelligent daughter. Although laced with some foul language, I AM SAM is a moral, redemptive, entertaining, well-acted movie which shows that love can bring people together, even apparent enemies.

UP

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
UP, the new animated feature from Pixar and Disney, is about a 78-year-old widower and a young boy scout who find the adventure of a lifetime on a jungle plateau in Venezuela full of unknown dangers. UP is another heartfelt, family-friendly, utterly delightful animated classic from the wonderful team at Pixar and Disney.

FROZEN (2013)

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
FROZEN is an animated comic fantasy from Disney about a princess who must convince her sister, the queen, to bring summer back after she uses magic powers to freeze the kingdom. FROZEN is not only a funny, entertaining movie, with incredible animation, its highly redemptive, moral premise shows that true love is sacrifice.