10 Family-Friendly Christian Movies Available on Netflix
As interest in Christian entertainment grows, mainstream internet television network Netflix is offering a range of movie options for families. From action to romance and everything in between, The Christian Post has rounded out a list of 10 family-friendly Christian movies you can watch this summer.
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1. 'The Masked Saint'
Aside from biblical battles portrayed in film and television, Christian cinema doesn't typically include many action or adventure sequences. Yet, "The Masked Saint" does its best to explore action themes while staying true to a Christian foundation in this film which is about a small town wrestler-turned-pastor who fights crime as a vigilante by night.
Rating: PG-13 due to some violence
Cast: Brett Granstaff, Lara Jean Chorostecki, Diahann Carroll, Patrick McKenna, Roddy Piper, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, T.J. McGibbon, James Preston Rogers, Jen Pogue, Dwain Murphy, Danielle Benton, Joan Gregson.
Director: Warren P. Sonoda
2. 'Christian Mingle'
In "Christian Mingle" comedy ensues when a woman signs up for the Christian dating website even though she doesn't initially subscribe to the faith.
Cast: Lacey Chabert, Jonathan Patrick Moore, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Stephen Tobolowsky, John O'Hurley
Director: Corbin Bernsen
Genre: Romantic Comedy
3. 'Prince of Egypt'
In a modern retelling of the biblical story of Moses from the book of Exodus, the entire family can enjoy this animated classic that features an all-star cast and received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations.
Cast: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock, Danny Glover, Jeff Goldblum, Patrick Stewart
Director: Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner
4. 'Joseph: King Of Dreams'
The story of Joseph found in the book of Genesis has been crafted into an animated adventure for children and adults alike. While there are some elements from the film that stray from the Bible, like the birth order of Joseph's brother Judah, the main themes found in the work remains intact in this animated musical.
Cast: Ben Affleck, Mark Hamill, Richard Herd, Maureen McGovern, Jodi Benson
Director: Rob LaDuca, Robert C. Ramirez
5. 'Let the Church Say Amen'
Even church leaders struggle with loved ones, which is exactly what happens when one pastor battles to keep his church and grown children intact. While some scenes in this movie might be too suggestive for young children, its thought-provoking message and comedic elements are designed to entertain young adults and their parents.
Cast: Steve Harris, Naturi Naughton, Lela Rochon, Hosea Sanchez,
Director: Regina King
6. 'Son of God'
For a traditional adaptation of the life of Jesus Christ and His followers, look no further than "Son Of God." The film created by married Christian production duo Roma Downey and Mark Burnett encompasses the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ told from the perspective of the Apostle John.
Cast: Diogo Morgado, Adrian Schiller, Greg Hicks, Darwin Shaw
Director: Christopher Spencer
7. 'The Bible'
"The Bible" series produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey became the highest-rated cable broadcast in 2013 and featured Old and New Testament stories from the book of Genesis to Revelation over the course of 10 hours.
Cast: Keith David, Jake Canuso, Diogo Morgado, Darwin Shaw
Director: Crispin Reece, Tony Mitchell, Christopher Spencer
8. 'Catching Faith'
For teenagers facing pressure to fit in and give in to temptations like underage drinking, this film provides a practical perspective about the real life struggles and biblical principals that can youth can use for strength and courage in challenging circumstances.
Cast: Lorena Segura York, Garrett Westton, Alexandra Boylan, Lizz Carter, Bethany Peterson
Director: John K.D. Graham
Genre: Sports Drama
9. 'King's Faith'
Instead of being wrapped tightly in a church package, "King's Faith" focuses on a young man who's made his way through foster care and prison. Now he's ready to start over with a newfound faith in God. Armed with a Bible and new convictions, this dramatic story follows a young man fighting for his redemption.
Cast: Crawford Wilson, Kayla Compton, Lynn Whitfield, James McDaniel
Director: Nicholas DiBella
10. 'The Preacher's Son'
Filmed in a church setting, "The Preacher's Son" is about the controversies in life that come to the fore when Sunday worship services end. While the film's drama could rival that of any soap opera, it's balanced out with godly lessons that will spark candid conversations both in and out of the Christian community.
Rating: Not Rated
Cast: Christian Keyes, Drew Sidora, Brittany Perry-Russell, Valerie Pettiford, Jaleel White
Director: Trey Haley