The June 2006 issue of Entertainment Weekly named The Passion of the Christ the most controversial film of all time, followed by Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange (1971). In 2010, Time listed it as one of the most "ridiculously violent" films of all time.
Fireproof is a 2008 American Christian drama film released by Samuel Goldwyn Films and Affirm Films, directed by Alex Kendrick, who co-wrote and co-produced it with Stephen Kendrick. The film stars Kirk Cameron, Erin Bethea, and Ken Bevel. Reviews for the film were "generally unfavorable" from film critics.
Courageous is a 2011 American independent Christian drama film directed by Alex Kendrick and written by Kendrick with his brother Stephen Kendrick. It is the fourth film by Sherwood Pictures, the creators of Flywheel, Facing the Giants, and Fireproof. Filming in Albany, Georgia concluded in June 2010.
War Room Film Description: War Room – Prayer Is A Powerful Weapon! From the award-winning creators of Fireproof and Courageous comes WAR ROOM, a compelling drama with humor and heart that explores the power that prayer can have on marriages, parenting, careers, friendships, and every other area of our lives.
Facing the Giants is a 2006 American Christian drama sports film directed by and starring Alex Kendrick. The supporting cast was composed of volunteers from Sherwood Baptist Church, and it is the second film that Sherwood Pictures has done. Shot in Albany, Georgia, the film relates an underdog story about American football from a Christian worldview.
Of all the Jesus films, Franco Zefferelli’s “Jesus of Nazareth” is a competent portrayal from birth to resurrection. Other than “The Passion of the Christ,” Jesus of Nazareth is still the bar to follow by. However, there are two good things I remember about “The Nativity Story.” 1) Joseph was really fleshed out and 2) Mary’s birth pang.
The film may be only intermittently successful, but when it takes its own story seriously rather than treating it as a means to an end, it stands among the best films yet produced by the Christian film industry. The Case for Christ is based on the best-selling book of the same title by Lee Strobel, which walks the reader through Strobel’s investigations into the factual basis for Christianity’s claims about Jesus Christ.
To Save a Life is a 2009 Christian drama film directed by Brian Baugh. The film was released theatrically in the United States on January 22, 2010, and was written by Jim Britts. It stars Randy Wayne, Deja Kreutzberg, Robert Bailey Jr., Steven Crowder and Sean Michael Afable.
Christian Movies that are centered around Christ are my favorite. Here is my list of the top 15 movies from the "Jesus" genre. You will find movies spanning 7 decades and also several movies offering different perspectives of who's eyes the movie is seen through.
If these showings sell out, they will take notice, and hopefully, start distributing even more quality, faith-filled movies. So if you're in a city where The Grace Card is showing, get a ticket! More movie reviews from a Christian perspective on CBN.com . For more reviews, sign up to receive Entertainment News from CBN.com via email.
End of the Spear is a 2005 drama film that recounts the story of Operation Auca, in which five American Christian missionaries attempted to evangelize the Huaorani (Waodani) people of the tropical rain forest of Eastern Ecuador.
The Robe is a 1953 American Biblical epic film that tells the story of a Roman military tribune who commands the unit that is responsible for the Crucifixion of Jesus. The film was released by 20th Century Fox and was the first film released in the widescreen process CinemaScope.
Film Synopsis: A heartfelt tale of inspiration, hope and redemption, “Letters to God” is the story of what happens when one boy’s walk of faith crosses paths with one man’s search for meaning the resulting transformational journey touches the lives of everyone around them.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a 2005 British-American high fantasy film directed by Andrew Adamson and based on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published and second chronological novel in C. S. Lewis's children's epic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia.
Chariots of Fire is a 1981 British historical drama film. It tells the fact-based story of two athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell, a devout Scottish Christian who runs for the glory of God, and Harold Abrahams, an English Jew who runs to overcome prejudice.
The Gospel of John - Christian Movie/Film, David Harewood, Big Book Media, Lumo Project / The Gospel of John takes the story of Jesus from John’s gospel with its own unique characteristics. For John, Jesus is the Word of God made human.
The Encounter - Christian Movie/Film on DVD from Pure Flix Bruce Marchiano / Stranded middle of nowhere, 5 strangers find refuge deserted roadside diner. The Encounter - Christian Movie/Film on DVD from Pure Flix Bruce Marchiano / Stranded middle of nowhere, 5 strangers find refuge deserted roadside diner.
Those left behind face war, famine, plagues, and natural disaster so devastating that only one in four people will survive. Odds are even worse for the enemies of the Antichrist and his new world order. Rayford Steele, Buck Williams, Bruce Barnes and Chloe Steeleband together to form the Tribulation Force.
Miracles from Heaven is a 2016 American Christian comedy drama film directed by Patricia Riggen and written by Randy Brown. It is based on Miracles from Heaven by Christy Beam, which recounts the true story of her young daughter who had a near-death experience and was later cured of an incurable disease.
The Last Temptation of Christ is a 1988 American epic drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. Written by Paul Schrader with uncredited rewrites from Scorsese and Jay Cocks, the film is an adaptation of Nikos Kazantzakis' controversial 1955 novel of the same name.
At the same time, The Mission is a deeply moving film that reminds us of the vitality of love, the miracle of grace, and the transforming power of acts of conscience. This two-disc special edition DVD contains a full-length commentary by director Roland Joffe; film highlights from the cast, director, and writer; and the theatrical trailer.
Grace Unplugged, Christian Movie/Film, Coram Deo Studios, Brad J. Silverman / Grace Unplugged is an Inspirational movie starring Amanda “AJ” Michalka as 18 year old Christian singer/songwriter, Grace Rose Trey. Beautiful, highly talented and restless, Grace is so far undiscovered outside church.
It’s not always easy for Christian teenagers to live for God and stand for what’s right. All too often they find themselves caught up in secret sin, hanging out with the wrong crowd, and living in outright rebellion toward authority.
Directed by Fred Zinnemann from a script by Robert Bolt (adapting his own stage play), and starring the great Paul Scofield as Sir Thomas More, A Man for All Seasons puts its Christian hero to a test that recalls the climax of Endo’s narrative.
Left Behind: The Movie depicts the beginning of the millennium, starting with the rapture of those who are faithful to Jesus Christ. After this comes the tribulation and the reign of the Anti-Christ. This is what is happening at the time of the Left Behind movies.
Time Changer is an independent Christian film directed by Rich Christiano and released by Five & Two Pictures in 2002. In the movie, Dr. Norris Anderson (Gavin MacLeod) uses his late father's time machine to send his colleague, Bible professor Russell Carlisle (D. David Morin), into the early 21st century.
This film is different than most and that is what I like the most. The pacing of this film is slower than other Christian films, but it is still one to watch. But the story of faith in God to provide is an important one, and I know lots of Americans that need to hear it.
In wartime Holland, the Ten Boom family quietly sheltered Jews in their small house---until Nazis discovered the "hiding place". This is the remarkable true story of Corrie and her sister Betsie's endurance of the death camp, and their sure hope that God alone is the true hiding place.
The Young Messiah - Christian Movie/Film Anne Rice #TheYoungMessiah / Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity.
Narrator Orson Welles keeps the almost three-hour film from plodding. This ambitious biblical adaptation is a fine Hollywood version of the greatest story ever told. This ambitious biblical adaptation is a fine Hollywood version of the greatest story ever told.
The Gospel According to Matthew (Italian: Il vangelo secondo Matteo) is a 1964 Italian biographical drama film directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. It is a cinematic rendition of the story of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Saint Matthew, from the Nativity through the Resurrection.
Seven Days in Utopia is a Christian sports drama film directed by Matt Russell, starring Robert Duvall, Lucas Black, and Melissa Leo. The film is based on the book Golf's Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Links of Utopia by Dr. David Lamar Cook, a psychologist who received a Ph.D. in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Virginia.
Last Ounce of Courage was released on September 14, 2012 at 1,407 locations in the United States and grossed $1.59 million in its opening weekend, ranking 15th at the box office. Box Office Mojo reported that unlike most Christian films that depend on word of mouth, commercials were run for Last Ounce of Courage.
Martin Scorsese on Screening of Christian Persecution Film 'Silence' on Vatican's Giant Crucifix Russell Moore Controversy Shows Evangelical Leaders Lack Courage Christian Persecution, Religious Freedom Explored in 'Silence' (Movie Review) To my eyes, though, all Silence portrays is weakness.
Beyond the Mask - Christian Movie/Film Burns Family Studios - is an action-fused historic adventure, set in the international turmoil of the mid 1770’s. Beyond the Mask - Christian Movie/Film Burns Family Studios - is an action-fused historic adventure, set in the international turmoil of the mid 1770’s.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is a 2010 fantasy adventure film based on The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, the third novel in C. S. Lewis's epic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia (and fifth in internal chronological order).