300 Christian Movies
Probably the most comprehensive overview of Christian and faith-based movies you will find. Not a subjective best-of-list promoted by commercial interests and often lacking discernment, but a strictly independent list with many special finds.
The list is sorted by the user ratings of the most widely accepted IMDb (Internet Movie Database) and includes some popular, but lowly rated movies such as 'God's Not Dead' at the end of the list. Find also a list with excluded and problematic movies here. Pray before you chose a movie & enjoy.
WHAT · Christian and faith-based movies
WHEN · From 1956 until 2022
gods at War (2012)
103 min | TV Mini Series
There are 'gods 'at war within each of us and they battle for the throne of our hearts. Behind every sin struggle is a false god that is winning the war in our lives. Pleasure, romance, sex, money, and power are just a few of the gods that vie for our allegiance in today's society. Join Kyle Idleman in this convicting study, as he explores these gods. When God takes his rightful place on the throne of our hearts, we will have victory.
AHA: Awakening Honest Action (2014)
164 min | TV Mini Series
We've all had an "aha moment" in our lives, an insight that changes everything. With everyday examples and trademark testimonies, pastor Kyle Idleman draws on Scripture to reveal how 3 key elements-awakening, honesty, action-can produce the same kind of "aha moment" in our spiritual lives.
Spirit & Truth (2019)
87 min | Documentary
When we think about worship, we too often ask ourselves the wrong questions. What would non-Christians like? What would the people in my church like? All along, we're missing the central question. How does God want to be worshipped? Spirit and Truth dives into Scripture and history to rethink how we are to approach the God we worship.
Bobbi Jo (2021)
102 min | Documentary, Biography
Bobbi Jo Reed uses her testimony as a 'blueprint of hope' to transform lives and an entire community. This true story takes an honest look at the world of addiction and provides keys to recovery in Kansas City's most dangerous neighborhood.
It's A Life Worth Living (2020)
104 min | Drama
John, a man haunted by his beginnings, struggles with finding meaning and worth in his life. This leads him to choose a path of selfishness and drug abuse. When things start to crumble all around him, John gets the wake up call that he needs. God working through a caring new friend, guides him on a path of discovery about where his worth and value truly come from, and what in life is truly valuable.
The Church: Pillar and Ground of the Truth (2020)
108 min | Documentary, History
The church is truly the most glorious thing under heaven, for it is the communion of the saints, the pillar and ground of truth, household of God, and the bride of Christ. Join us as we explore over 2,000 years of church history, from its first-century foundations in Ancient Israel to its global presence today.
The Testaments: Of One Fold and One Shepherd (2000)
67 min | Drama
Although in America, Helam witnesses the star heralding the birth of Christ, and 33 years later he faithfully awaits the promised coming of The Messiah despite persecution for this belief. Helam's son, Jacob, is interested more in the ways of the world ...
Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors (2015)
81 min | TV Movie, Drama, Family
Based on the true story of a remarkable upbringing, this once-in-a-lifetime movie special takes us inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith and a raggedy patchwork coat ...
22 min | Short
What we believe about the past-even the distant past-has an impact on how we live our lives today, including our choices, values, and moral foundation, and yes, even our destiny. Our Foundations illustrates this by walking through a young man's life (Parker) in three different scenarios: Atheistic, Compromised Christianity, and a Biblical Worldview.
111 min | Drama
Years after an unspeakable tragedy tore their lives apart, two sets of parents agree to talk privately in an attempt to move forward. In Fran Kranz's writing and directing debut, he thoughtfully examines their journey of grief, anger and acceptance by coming face-to-face with the ones who have been left behind.
The Man from Earth (2007)
87 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.
Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey (2018)
48 min | TV Movie, Documentary, Biography, Family
Explore key moments in Billy Graham's journey as a dairy farmer's son who rose to prominence, becoming one of the most influential religious leaders in modern history.
Les Misérables (2012)
158 min | Drama, History, Musical
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.
Sabina: Tortured for Christ (2021)
115 min | Biography, Drama, History
Why would a Jewish Christian risk everything to help those who killed her entire family? Sabina: Tortured for Christ, the Nazi Years is the story of how God's love transformed a hedonistic atheist into an inspiring example of Christ's forgiveness and love that has impacted millions around the world.
Chasing After You (2019)
84 min | Drama
The movie takes a twist on modern romance, after a young male pursues a single mother with no interest in a relationship; other than her one with God. Michael continues to show persistence for Elise, only to be greeted with rejection. Single mother Elise is focused on her spiritual relationship but continues to get reminded that she may never be forgiven by the people that visit her in her past relationships.
Free Burma Rangers (2020)
96 min | Documentary
The Free Burma Rangers is a multi-ethnic humanitarian service movement working to bring help and love to people in the conflict zones of Burma, Iraq and Sudan.
The film follows Dave, Karen, and their three young children, as they venture into war zones where they are fighting to bring hope. Viewers will follow the family into firefights, heroic rescues, and experience life-changing ministry.
Love Comes Softly (2003)
84 min | TV Movie, Drama, Family, Romance
A young woman on her way to a new life in the 1800's suddenly finds herself a widow. Now she must live with a recently widowed young man and his daughter. Can any of them find love again?
- Love's Abiding Joy
- Love's Enduring Promise
- Love's Long Journey
- Love's Unending Legacy
- Love's Unfolding Dream
- Love Finds a Home
Not a Fan (2010)
179 min | TV Mini Series
Define your relationship with Jesus: Enthusiastic Admirer or Completely Committed Follower?
Follow the journey of Eric Nelson, a man leading a triple life. When confronted with a near death experience, Eric embarks on a spiritual journey that transforms his commitment to Jesus and tests the faith of his friends and family with teaching from Kyle Idleman.
Patterns of Evidence: Exodus (2014)
115 min | Documentary, History
What is the validity of history found in the Bible? Is it fact or fiction? What does the hard evidence really have to say about the foundational story of the Old Testament: the Exodus out of Egypt? An in-depth investigation by documentary filmmaker Tim Mahoney searches for answers to these questions.
The Ultimate Gift (2006)
114 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive "the ultimate gift," with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be.
Mountain Top (2017)
102 min | Drama, Family, Mystery
A lawyer-turned-preacher living in a small Appalachian town is pursued by an eccentric man to represent him in court. Now involved in a case that ties into his own small-town life, the former attorney agrees to help a man.
The Red Tent (2014)
174 min | Drama, History, Romance
Dinah tells us of the world of the red tent, the place where women were sequestered during their cycles of birthing, menses, and illness; of her initiations into the religious and sexual practices of her tribe; of Jacob's courtship with his four wives; of the mystery and wonder of caravans, farmers, shepherds, and slaves; of love and death in the city of Shechem; of her half-brother Joseph's rise in Egypt, and of course her rape and it's bloody consequences..
127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
117 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The story of Jesus of Nazareth, the Son of God, raised by a Jewish carpenter. Based on the Gospel of Luke, here is the life of Jesus from the miraculous virgin birth to the calling of His disciples, public miracles and ministry; ending with His death by crucifixion at the hands of the Roman empire and resurrection on the third day.
118 min | Documentary
Six midwestern men all survivors of childhood sexual assault at the hands of Catholic priests and clergy come together to direct a drama therapy-inspired experiment designed to collectively work through their trauma. As part of a radically collaborative filmmaking process, they create fictional scenes based on memories, dreams and experiences, meant to explore the church rituals, culture and hierarchies that enabled silence around their abuse.
The Jesus Music (2021)
109 min | Documentary
This documentary reveals Jesus Music's untold story - from its humble beginnings at the Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa, California through its transformation into the multi-billion-dollar industry of Christian Contemporary Music today.
The Perfect Gift (2009)
89 min | Drama
A spoiled schoolgirl, her overworked executive mother, and a disillusioned young minister each receive an uplifting message about friendship, commitment, and the truest meaning of Christmas from a friendly, but mysterious drifter.
The Sereer: Desperately Trying to Please God (2014)
69 min | Documentary
The people of the Sereer tribe in Senegal, West Africa, live in an ancient culture that was historically steeped in Animism, Voodoo and demon worship. In the past two centuries modern Islam has taken a stronghold here ...
Searching for a King: Israel's United Kingdom (2019)
155 min | Documentary
Jeremy Dehut and Barry Britnell travel to Israel to explore the land, speak with archaeologists and historians, and look at the evidence for the biblical account of the first kings of Israel.
Christmas Oranges (2012)
101 min | Drama, Family
Experience in this truly remarkable movie the journey of Rose, an orphan who teaches the meaning of hope to all those around her. A hope that turns the bitterness of an old man into beautiful restoration.
God of Wonders (2008)
85 min | Documentary
The natural universe reveals God's power, majesty, wisdom, and creative genius. The human conscience reveals God's justice and man's need for redemption. Finally, Jesus Christ is the ultimate revelation of God's love for us.
The Red Sea Miracle (2020)
150 min | Documentary
One of the greatest miracles in the Bible is Moses and the Israelites trapped at the sea by Pharaoh's army, when God miraculously parts the waters, but is there any evidence that it really happened, and if so, where?
As I Stand (2013)
116 min | Drama, Family
Devin Wheeler and Matthew Daniels are loving, hard working men who believe in God, family, and helping others. Their lives quickly turn into a search for peace and understanding when a single horrific event impacts everything that they have ever loved.
Cry from the Mountain (1985)
78 min | Adventure, Drama
The film centres on an emotional kayaking trip between a father and a son. The father has taken his boy into the deep Alaskan wilderness to tell him that he is divorcing the boy's mother ...
Faith Like Potatoes (2006)
97 min | Drama
Frank Rautenbach leads a strong cast as Angus, a African farmer on steroids of Scottish heritage, who leaves his farm to his loyal subjects in the midst of political unrest and racist africans and charged land reclaims and travels north with his family to start another farming life in Central Africa.
112 min | Drama, Sport
Damon Sharp has just finished four years of playing college basketball. With his dream of playing professional basketball in sight Damon returns home to find his brother Darrin consumed with drugs and alcohol and a mother who has lost her passion for life.
Seasons of Gray (2013)
90 min | Drama
Hated and betrayed by his brothers, Brady Gray is forced off the family ranch and must start a new life in Dallas. With a good job and a promising romance, better days seem to lay ahead until Brady is framed for a crime he doesn't commit.
The Case For Heaven (2022)
115 min | Documentary
A compelling argument is made not only with interviews of those (not necessarily Believers) who had Near Death Experiences, but an interview with a Cambridge neurologist who explains the "something" that ordinary neurons cannot define.
Time to Run (1973)
97 min | Drama
Jeff is in conflict with everything; his girlfriend, mom, dad but especially himself. In frustration, he strikes out against his dad by vandalizing equipment at a nuclear plant where he is a supervisor. Jeff eludes capture and hits the road.
Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
80 min | Drama
Sarah is at her own spiritual crossroads. To make matters worse, her mother has recently revealed that, nearly a decade ago, she was the dinner guest of the Almighty himself. Thinking her mom is certifiably insane, Sarah strikes up an unlikely friendship with a travel companion who shares her disdain for religion.
113 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Tim Devon was born out of wedlock and that his mother never told his father about him. Overwhelmed, Tim leaves Los Angeles in search of his father-armed with only a name and the city of Amsterdam as glues.
Dial Tone (2009)
45 min | Drama, Mystery
A mysterious phone. A missing lawyer. An abandoned warehouse. They all help tell a story about Greg Pleasant, a Seattle lawyer who's held back from leading the dynamic life Christ wants him to live because he fears man's opinion of him more than God's.
Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
119 min | Biography, Drama
International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
The Cross (2009)
90 min | Documentary
Arthur has been on every continent and island nation with his twelve-foot cross, encountering people from diverse backgrounds, sharing a message of hope and destiny - the message of the cross. This is the story of his Guinness World Record setting 38,102 mile walk across the globe.
Come the Morning (1993)
60 min | Drama
In search of her estranged husband, a mother brings her 3 children to Los Angeles in the hope of finding him. With no prospects they wander the streets; becoming beggars before long. Things start to turn around for them when the mother meets a Christian missionary.
Like Arrows (2018)
100 min | Drama
When conflict, rebellion and resentment overwhelm their family, Charlie and Alice are forced to change their parenting strategy, and are surprised to find effective, life-long solutions that were closer than they imagined.
Prophecies of the Passion (2005)
58 min | Documentary
Scholars have identified more than 80 specific Old Testament prophecies that were fulfilled during the two days we now celebrate as the passion of Christ. Their implications are enormous, for they reveal that Jesus was not an unsuspecting victim.
The Grace Card (2010)
101 min | Drama
Everything can change in an instant, and take a lifetime to unravel. Every day, we have the opportunity to rebuild relationships by extending and receiving God's grace. Offer The Grace Card, and never underestimate the power of God's love.
Evolution's Achilles' Heels (2014)
96 min | Documentary
15 Ph.D. scientists expose devastating weaknesses in modern evolutionary theory. Subject areas covered include the fields of genetics, radiometric dating, natural selection, the geologic column, the fossil record, the origin of life, cosmology, and ethics.
For the Glory (2012)
105 min | Drama, Sport
"Golden boy" Kurt Kuykendall (Jason Burkey) has it all: good looks, a spot on his college basketball team, and hopes for playing in the Olympics. But behind the closed doors of his Bethesda, Maryland home, Kurt's life is far from perfect.
Pilgrim's Progress (2019)
108 min | Animation, Adventure
The epic tale of a pilgrim and his burden, based on John Bunyan's Masterpiece. Christian begins a journey from the City of Destruction to the Celestial City as the ultimate enemy tries everything in his power to distract him from his destination.
Priceless (II) (2016)
97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A widower who loses custody of his daughter finds himself unable to hold down a job. He agrees to drive a truck across the country, no questions asked. But when he discovers what he is delivering, he is faced with a life-changing choice.
The Book of Daniel (2013)
90 min | Drama, History
In 605 B.C. Jerusalem was conquered by the Babylonians and many of their best young men were taken into captivity, including Daniel. He served in Babylon as an example of boldness and faithfulness to God in the most difficult circumstances, and had an eternal impact on the people and the kings that he encountered.
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2016)
91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A washed-up former child star, forced to do community service at a local megachurch, pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.
Do You Believe? (2015)
120 min | Drama
When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.
The Master Designer: The Song (2014)
We live in a world filled with majestic order, unbelievable beauty, and brilliant design. With the advance of science we see life in intricate detail and mind-blowing wonder. The raging question of our time is "How did this all come to be?"
No Greater Love (2010)
109 min | Drama, Romance
Jeff and Heather Baker were lifelong sweethearts and happily married... for a time. But at her greatest moment of weakness, Heather abandons Jeff, forcing Jeff to raise their young son alone. Ten years later, through a God ordained encounter, Jeff and Heather meet again. They must wrestle with forgiveness, reconciliation and the pressing of the Savior on their hearts.
106 min | Biography, Drama
All Abby Johnson ever wanted to do was help women. As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, she believed in a woman's right to choose. Until the day she saw something that changed everything.
Beautifully Broken (2018)
108 min | Drama
A refugee's escape, a prisoner's promise, and a daughter's painful secret converge in this inspiring real life story of hope. As three fathers fight to save their families, their lives become intertwined in an unlikely journey across the globe, where they learn the healing power of forgiveness and reconciliation.
Genesis: Paradise Lost (2017)
130 min | Documentary
If there is one part of the Bible that has undergone more scrutiny and abuse than any other, it is the very beginning. Both from within and without the church, assaults on GENESIS continue to question the Creation and ultimately the Creator.
Palau The Movie (2019)
120 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of Luis Palau, an influential faith leader, who began sharing the Good News on the streets of Argentina before an encounter with Billy Graham catapulted him into becoming one of the greatest evangelists in history.
The Miracle of the Cards (2001)
89 min | Drama
"The Miracle of the Cards" is based on the true story of Marion Shergold and her son, Craig, an eight-year-old English boy who had a brain tumor.
The Coming Convergence (2017)
Through newly discovered geological and statistical patterns, many believe it can be proven that the Tribulation is about to begin!
God's Not Dead (2014)
113 min | Drama
College philosophy professor Mr. Radisson's curriculum is challenged by his new student, Josh, who believes God exists.
The Healing (1983)
79 min | Drama
A young Family Practice physician is broken by the sudden, unexpected death of his pregnant wife and their unborn son. He drowns his grief with alcohol until the Lord shows him a way to sobriety and back into the practice of medicine.
110 min | Action, Drama
After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.
WWJD - What Would Jesus Do? The Journey Continues (2015)
95 min | Drama
The journey continues from WWJD as the drifter (John Schneider) arrives to a new town - inspiring a group of people to live as Jesus would.
Christian Mingle (2014)
103 min | Comedy, Romance