Movies for All Ages about the Value of Faith

FACING THE GIANTS

Quality:
****
Age:
Junior high and up
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.

WHAT IF. . .

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
WHAT IF. . ., starring Kevin Sorbo and John Ratzenberger, is an extremely well made, funny, heartwarming, pointedly Christian movie about a man who gets a second chance from God with the help of a quirky angel. Director Dallas Jenkins exercises his considerable talent to bring out the best in each actor and tell the story in a heartwarming, interesting, hilarious, evangelistic manner.

GRACE UNPLUGGED

Quality:
****
Age:
Older children to adults
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.

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

Quality:
****
Age:
7-years-old & up
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 CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE, based on C. S. Lewis’s popular Christian fable, tells the story of four English children, who enter the land of Narnia, where they meet Aslan, the son of the Emperor-Beyond-the-Sea, who rescues the land from the evil White Witch. Despite some minor changes from the book, THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE retains most of its Christian focus and is tremendously exciting, thrilling and redemptive.

THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL is a live-action musical that re-tells the classic Dickens story with all our muppet favorites and actor Michael Caine as Scrooge. Of course, the story is a biblical allegory depicting a depraved man who repents of his selfishness and proceeds to show kindness to everyone. It's fun for the whole family with finger-snapping musical numbers, and breathtaking costumes and scenery.

THE NATIVITY STORY

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
THE NATIVITY STORY tells the story of the birth of Jesus Christ in a dramatic, authentic manner. It is one of those very rare movies that brings the Gospel alive in a compelling, interesting, entertaining manner that shatters expectations.

HEAVEN IS FOR REAL

Quality:
****
Age:
All ages
Based on a bestselling book, HEAVEN IS FOR REAL tells the true story of a 4-year-old boy who visits Heaven while on an operating table and comes back to talk about his experience. HEAVEN IS FOR REAL is a beautifully made, absolutely enthralling movie that extols Christian faith and God’s love.

AMISH GRACE

Quality:
****
Age:
Older children and adults
AMISH GRACE is the true story of how an Amish community forgives a man who kills many of their young school children. The troubling theme is handled exceptionally well; the Christian message of forgiveness shines through.