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Top 10 Family-Friendly Pro-Life Movies

Top 10 Family-Friendly Pro-Life Movies

THE BOSS BABY

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
THE BOSS BABY is a delightful, funny animated comedy. Seven-year-old Tim has a perfect life until he gets a baby brother and together they must stop a powerful, nefarious organization trying to replace cuddly babies with cuddly puppies. BOSS BABY is a hilarious, ultimately heartwarming movie with a strong Christian, moral worldview that’s pro-life, pro-family and pro-business.

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

Quality:
****
Content:
+3
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE is the Christmas classic starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed about the struggling owner of a small-town savings and loan company who’s at the end of his rope but, with the help of a bumbling but lovable angel, discovers he’s the richest man in the world! IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE is arguably the best movie ever made. It’s certainly the most uplifting movie ever made, an instant masterpiece by Director Frank Capra with brilliant performances by Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, and a cast of terrific character actors.

AUGUST RUSH

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
AUGUST RUSH is an inspiring movie about a gifted boy who believes he can find his parents through music. The movie is redemptive, glorifies God as the giver of great talent and presents a pastor as one of the heroes, but it does open with a child being born to an unwed couple.

DESPICABLE ME

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
DESPICABLE ME is a very witty, heartfelt animated movie about an extremely sinful character transformed by the love of three little girls. The ending to DESPICABLE ME is so uplifting and redemptive that it overshadows some of the action violence, slapstick comedy and light scatological references.

AMAZING GRACE

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
AMAZING GRACE is the story of William Wilberforce who, after a young life of debauchery, came to Christ at the age of 25 and believed he was called by God to stop the slave trade and reform morals in England in the 18th Century. The acting, directing and production values in AMAZING GRACE are superb. It also has deep, soul-stirring Christian references to the sinfulness of people, the salvation of Jesus Christ, and the divinity of Jesus Christ, with frequent renditions of the great hymn “Amazing Grace.”

MEET THE ROBINSONS

Quality:
***
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
MEET THE ROBINSONS is an animated movie about a boy genius, Lewis, who escapes from a villain into the future, where he has to rebuild a time travel ship before a mysterious, eccentric family from the future disappears. MEET THE ROBINSONS tugs at the heartstrings and tickles the funnybone. It also has a very strong moral worldview.

FERDINAND

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
FERDINAND is an animated movie based on the classic short story about a large bull with a loving nature who wants to get out of bull fighting, but is mistaken for a dangerous beast. FERDINAND is a funny, entertaining, well-made movie with some moral, redemptive content but does have some Romantic elements of following your heart.

I AM DAVID

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
I AM DAVID follows the riveting journey of a 12-year-old boy who escapes from a Communist death camp in 1952 Bulgaria. I AM DAVID is a heartwarming story that challenges us to see goodness in people and even in a few unexpected places.

PADDINGTON 2

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
In PADDINGTON 2, Paddington the Bear is falsely accused of stealing, so the Brown family has to solve the mystery and fight to get him out of jail. PADDINGTON 2 is a funny, loveable, highly entertaining family movie with a strong moral worldview.

DUMBO (2019)

Quality:
****
Content:
+2 Moderately questionable elements.
A live action version of the 1941 animated classic, DUMBO tells the beloved story of a young elephant with big ears who can fly and then is separated from his mother. Directed by Tim Burton, DUMBO is beautifully made, with a strong moral worldview about the need for family and helping others, along with lots of suspense that may scare very young children.

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