Netflix has some great Christian films currently in their streaming catalog. These are uplifting and have great storylines. In this list, you will find movies for the whole family with important and powerful messages. From the recreation of biblical moments to movies about overcoming fears and helping those around you. Finding good Christian movies is hard but you came to the right place. Here is the list of really good Christian faith based movies on Netflix right now.
12. Christmas on Salvation Street (2014)
One day, one moment, one idea can change lives. Noah Davis is a Pastor in an affluent community. Looking for hope and a new life after losing his wife, he moves into Salvation Street after he is contacted by an old friend who has opened a mission in a rough inner-city neighborhood. Noah’s inspiration guides his daughters, the mission, and the neighborhood. Despite being a little stereotypical, “Christmas on Salvation Street” has an interesting story and a great message for everyone.
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11. Heaven’s Door (2012)
“Heaven’s Door” follows 12-year-old Riley Ann Taylor after she loses her grandfather, who died right in front of her while teaching her how to play basketball. However, she soon finds a portal leading to Heaven. She gains miraculous healing powers and uses it to help people who are sick. But everything good comes with a price: she soon gains the disease those people had. This is an inspirational movie that will make you think about family values and feelings of closeness to your family. Filled with biblical teachings, “Heaven’s Door” is a perfect film for Christians.
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10. In the Name of God (2013)
This movie follows a boy who has bounced around from foster home to foster home not really sticking anywhere. Because of that, he loses respect for those around him and also feels hopeless. However, his new foster family seems to be different. “In the Name of God” is a Christian film with a well-intentioned script and good characters. The acting of John Ratzenberger, Patrick Davis, and Eric Roberts is great. Director and creator Kevan Otto ensembled a wonderful cast that perfectly suits this the script’s good message.
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9. Let the Church Say Amen (2013)
In Washington D.C, an African-American pastor’s commitment to the church is called into question as the lives of his children spiral out of control. Each of the members of the family is going through their own private hell’s and must come to terms with their own demons, distractions, and issues in order to overcome their circumstances successfully. Based on a novel by ReShonda Tate Billingsley, this movie will summon a lot of emotions, but it will make you feel good at the end. If you are looking for a great family movie, this is it.
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8. Christian Mingle (2014)
“Christian Mingle” follows Gwyneth, a young marketing executive trying to find Mr. Right. She signs up on a Christian dating website, however, when that ends up in disaster, she gets in touch with her spiritual side and is driven to create a personal relationship with God. Lacey Chabert, who plays the main characters, did a charming job. Overall, a funny and unique rom-com that will surprise you.
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7. The Masked Saint (2016)
A pastor and professional wrestler accepts a position at a struggling church where he helps the community both in his official capacity and as his alter ego The Saint. Based on a true story, “The Masked Saint” is about a man’s journey and the struggle between helping others and the consequences that can bring. Besides being a family movie, “The Masked Saint” is packed with action an unpredictable humor. Moreover, its story is quite unique but it focuses on the right things: fighting for what is right and defending those that cannot defend themselves.
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6. Unconditional (2012)
When Samantha Crawford’s husband is violently murdered in a random act of violence her world completely collapses. While she is trying to find the killer of her husband she reunites with a childhood friend whose personality and work is going to change her life for the better. Inspired by a true story, “Unconditional” has a solid and compelling storytelling where each character is well-written and well-portrayed. Besides being an examination of love and hope, it is a story of unconditional love and redemption. Without being too preachy, this dramatic movie is inspiring and entertaining.
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5. Joseph: King Of Dreams (2000)
“King of Dreams” centers on the life of Joseph, a “miracle child” with the gift of interpreting dreams. Joseph is sold to desert merchants by his own brothers and sent to Egypt. However, due to his incredible gift, he becomes second in command to the pharaoh. The story and soundtrack are incredibly satisfying. Joseph’s story of commitment to God despite so many challenges is relatable and enjoyable. Also, the animation is quite unique.
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4. King’s Faith (2013)
While in prison for several crimes, juvenile offender Brendan King turned Christian. Now entering into his eighteenth foster family and starting a new high school, he hopes his newfound faith will hold, nonetheless his scandalous past threatens to drag him back. Will he be capable to change his life? “King’s Faith” provides a great message for audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Focusing on relevant issues, this movie will make you think about sensitive issues of our society. Also, the cinematography and musical score and strong, as well as the acting.
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3. Little Boy (2015)
An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love that a father and son share with each other. “Little Boy” is a poignant movie that will glue you to the screen instantly. From co-writer/director, Alejandro Monteverde created a movie that does not take sides, it shows that many people hold different beliefs which does not mean that some are righter than others. Furthermore, Jakob Salvati is an amazing actor whose talent is enormous. He really pushes this movie to another level.
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2. Son of God (2014)
“Son of God” tells the life story of Jesus is told from his birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection. This movie is an adaptation of the Bible Series on the History Channel. Director Christopher Spencer succeeds in telling a dramatic, violent story in a straightforward non-sensationalist way. Furthermore, the acting and soundtrack are both really good. Starring, Diogo Morgado, Amber Rose Revah and Greg Hick, this is a must watch for all Christians.
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1. Prince of Egypt (1998)
“Prince of Egypt” tells the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up they become best of friends, but the truth quickly changes that. When Moses discovers his true heritage as a Hebrew, he defies the Egyptian way of life. After escaping from the city, Moses is called by God to lead his people out of Egypt as His messenger. Unfortunately, that is not going to be an easy task. Writers and animators deserve a lot of credit for creating such a beautiful and powerful movie. Everyone in your house will adore this animated picture.