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Movies with Christian themes are among some of the best movies of all time and have the benefit of being wholesome family entertainment. From sports movies to fantasy films, there are a great deal of films with Christian themes and religious undertones to enjoy with your family or by yourself. When looking for the greatest movies for children and kids, movies with a Christian storyline are often entertaining and enlightening for all viewers. If you're looking for good movies to watch with the family, you'll find it among these movies with Christian themes.

List of movies with Christian values includes great dramas like Fireproof and The Passion of the Christ, fantasy and action movies like The Chronicles of Narnia and The Book of Eli, and kids fare like Jonah: a Veggie Tales Movie and Luther. If Christian themes in movies is what you're looking for, the Christian themes in film list has it.

What are the best movies with Christian themes? What films have good Christian values? There are many movies with Christian lessons in them, and this list of Christian movies is a guide to get you started on your Christian themed movie viewing. If your favorite movie with Christian themes isn't on the Christian values in movies list, make sure to add it so others can enjoy the best Christian story lines in film. 
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The Passion of the Christ is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Passion of the Christ Monica Bellucci, Jim Caviezel, Claudia Gerini The Passion of the Christ is a 2004 American epic biblical drama film directed by Mel Gibson and starring Jim Caviezel as Jesus Christ. It depicts the Passion of Jesus largely according to the ...more

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a 2005 fantasy adventure film directed by Andrew Adamson and based on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published ...more

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The Blind Side is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Blind Side Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates The Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and based on the 2006 book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael ...more

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The Ten Commandments is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added The Ten Commandments Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Yul Brynner The Ten Commandments is a 1956 American religious epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in VistaVision, and released by Paramount Pictures. It dramatizes the biblical story ...more

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Soul Surfer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Soul Surfer Carrie Underwood, Helen Hunt, AnnaSophia Robb Soul Surfer is a 2011 American biopic drama film directed by Sean McNamara. It is a film adaptation of the 2004 autobiography Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back ...more

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Jesus of Nazareth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added Jesus of Nazareth John Duttine, Claudia Cardinale, Donald Pleasence Jesus of Nazareth is a 1977 British-Italian television miniseries directed by Franco Zeffirelli and co-written by Zeffirelli, Anthony Burgess, and Suso Cecchi d'Amico which dramatises the birth, ...more

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Ben-Hur is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
johnnygeo added Ben-Hur Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic historical drama film, directed by William Wyler, produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Hugh ...more

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Courageous is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Courageous Jessa Duggar, Alex Kendrick, Kevin Downes Courageous is a 2011 independent Christian drama film, directed by Alex Kendrick, produced by Sherwood Pictures, and released to theaters on September 30, 2011. It is the fourth film by Sherwood ...more

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It's a Wonderful Life is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added It's a Wonderful Life James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy comedy-drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story "The Greatest Gift", which Philip Van Doren ...more

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Fireproof is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Fireproof Kirk Cameron, Alex Kendrick, Rob Whitehurst 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 ...more

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Facing the Giants is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Facing the Giants Mark Richt, Alex Kendrick, Erin Bethea Facing the Giants is a 2006 American Christian drama film directed by and starring Alex Kendrick. The supporting cast was composed of volunteers from Sherwood Baptist Church, and it is the ...more

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God's Not Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
RobLein added God's Not Dead Dean Cain, Kevin Sorbo, Franklin Graham God's Not Dead is a 2014 Christian drama film directed by Harold Cronk, and stars Kevin Sorbo, Shane Harper, David A. R. White and Dean Cain. The film was released to theaters on March 21, 2014, ...more

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, Simon Pegg 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 ...more

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prin... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, Peter Dinklage The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian is a 2008 epic fantasy film based on Prince Caspian, the second published, fourth chronological novel in C. S. Lewis's epic fantasy series, The ...more

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The Greatest Story Ever Told is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added The Greatest Story Ever Told John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George Stevens. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection. ...more

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The Nativity Story is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added The Nativity Story Oscar Isaac, Ciarán Hinds, Alexander Siddig The Nativity Story is a 2006 epic biblical drama film based on the nativity of Jesus starring Keisha Castle-Hughes and Shohreh Aghdashloo. Filming began on May 1, 2006, in Matera, Italy, and ...more

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Amazing Grace is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added Amazing Grace Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Gambon, Ioan Gruffudd Amazing Grace is a 2006 American-British biographical drama film directed by Michael Apted, about the campaign against slave trade in the British Empire, led by William Wilberforce, who was ...more

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Chariots of Fire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added Chariots of Fire Stephen Fry, Kenneth Branagh, Ian Holm 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 ...more

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Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Tim Hodge Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie is a 2002 American computer-animated comedy adventure film, based on VeggieTales, produced by Big Idea, Inc. and F.H.E. Pictures. The movie premiered on August 14, ...more

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King of Kings is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added King of Kings Orson Welles, Rip Torn, Robert Ryan King of Kings is a 1961 American biblical epic film made by Samuel Bronston Productions and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Directed by Nicholas Ray, the film is a dramatization of the story ...more

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A Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added A Christmas Carol Patrick Stewart, Dominic West, Richard E. Grant A Christmas Carol is a 1999 television film adaptation of Charles Dickens' famous novel A Christmas Carol. It was directed by David Jones and stars Patrick Stewart as Ebenezer Scrooge and ...more

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The Lord of the Rings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
NanaCampos added The Lord of the Rings John Hurt, Annette Crosbie, Peter Woodthorpe J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings is a 1978 American animated fantasy film directed by Ralph Bakshi. It uses a hybrid of traditional cel animation and rotoscoped live action footage. It is ...more

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The Book of Eli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Book of Eli Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman The Book of Eli is a 2010 American post-apocalyptic neo-Western and action film directed by the Hughes brothers, written by Gary Whitta, and starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, ...more

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The Mission is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Mission Robert De Niro, Liam Neeson, Jeremy Irons The Mission is a 1986 British drama film about the experiences of a Jesuit missionary in 18th century South America. The film was written by Robert Bolt and directed by Roland Joffé. The ...more

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A Man for All Seasons is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added A Man for All Seasons John Hurt, Orson Welles, Vanessa Redgrave A Man for All Seasons is a 1966 British biographical drama film based on Robert Bolt's play of the same name about Sir Thomas More. It was released on 12 December 1966. Paul Scofield, who had ...more

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Letters to God is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Letters to God Bailee Madison, Robyn Lively, Ralph Waite Letters to God is a 2010 Christian drama film directed by David Nixon and starring Robyn Lively, Jeffrey Johnson, Tanner Maguire, Michael Bolten and Bailee Madison. The story was written by ...more

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The Apostle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Apostle Farrah Fawcett, Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton The Apostle is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Robert Duvall, who stars in the title role. John Beasley, Farrah Fawcett, Billy Bob Thornton, June Carter Cash, Miranda ...more

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Flywheel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Flywheel Alex Kendrick, Michael Catt, Tracy Goode Flywheel is a 2003 American Christian drama film about the unexpected pitfalls that a used car dealer can expect to experience if he suddenly goes honest. The dealer intentionally overcharges ...more

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The Robe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Robe Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Harry Shearer The Robe is a 1953 American Biblical epic film that tells the story of a Roman military tribune who commands the unit that crucifies Jesus. The film was made by 20th Century Fox and is notable ...more

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Becket is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Lucyslide added Becket Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton, John Gielgud Becket is a 1964 British-American dramatic film adaptation of the play Becket or the Honour of God by Jean Anouilh made by Hal Wallis Productions and released by Paramount Pictures. It was ...more

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Joseph: King of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Joseph: King of Dreams Ben Affleck, Mark Hamill, Dan Castellaneta Joseph: King of Dreams is a 2000 American animated biblical musical family film and the only direct-to-video release from DreamWorks Animation. The film is an adaptation of the story of Joseph ...more

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Left Behind II: Tribulation Fo... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Left Behind II: Tribulation Force Kirk Cameron, Chelsea Noble, Brad Johnson Left Behind II: Tribulation Force is a Christian apocalyptic/thriller film, and the second in a series of films based on the Left Behind book series written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins. It ...more

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The Robe is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Robe The Robe is a 1942 historical novel about the Crucifixion of Jesus written by Lloyd C. Douglas. The book was one of the best-selling titles of the 1940s. It entered the New York Times Best ...more

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Luther is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Luther Alfred Molina, Joseph Fiennes, Peter Ustinov Luther is a 2003 biopic about the life of Martin Luther starring Joseph Fiennes. It was an independent film partially funded by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. The film covers Luther's life ...more

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Woodlawn is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Karen Scott Altom added Woodlawn A gifted high school football player must learn to boldly embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field in Woodlawn, a moving and inspirational new film based on the true story of how love and unity overcame hate and division in early 1970s Birmingham, Ala.
Commentary as stated by familychristian.com

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What If... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
What If... Debby Ryan, Kristy Swanson, Kevin Sorbo What If... is a 2010 Christian/drama film directed by Dallas Jenkins. It stars Kevin Sorbo, Kristy Swanson, Debby Ryan and John Ratzenberger. The film was released to theaters on August 20, ...more

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A Man Called Peter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
RobLein added A Man Called Peter Richard Todd, Jean Peters, Les Tremayne A Man Called Peter is a 1955 film directed by Henry Koster.

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The Ten Commandments is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Ten Commandments Richard Dix, Julia Faye, Theodore Roberts The Ten Commandments is a 1923 American silent epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille. Written by Jeanie MacPherson, the film is divided into two parts: a prologue recreating the ...more

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The Gospel According to St. Ma... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added The Gospel According to St. Matthew Giorgio Agamben, Alfonso Gatto, Enrique Irazoqui The Gospel According to St. Matthew is a 1964 Italian biographical drama film directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the ...more

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Jesus is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added Jesus Richard Kiley, Yosef Shiloach, Alexander Scourby Jesus is a 1979 film that depicts the life of Jesus Christ. It primarily uses the Gospel of Luke as the basis for the story. It was co-directed by Peter Sykes, John Heyman and John Krish. It was ...more

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Do You Believe? is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
hey_cat added Do You Believe? Senyo Amoaku, Sean Astin, Brian Bosworth

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Tender Mercies is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added Tender Mercies Robert Duvall, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley Tender Mercies is a 1983 American drama film directed by Bruce Beresford. The screenplay by Horton Foote focuses on Mac Sledge, a recovering alcoholic country music singer who seeks to turn his ...more

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End of the Spear is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
End of the Spear Chad Allen, Jack Guzman, Chase Ellison End of the Spear is a 2005 docudrama film that recounts the story of Operation Auca, in which five American Christian missionaries attempted to evangelize the Huaorani people of the jungle of ...more

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One Night with the King is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
One Night with the King Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, John Noble One Night with the King is a historical epic film that was released in 2006 in the United States. Based on the novel Hadassah: One Night with the King by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen, One ...more

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To Save a Life is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
To Save a Life Randy Wayne, D. David Morin, Arjay Smith To Save a Life is a 2010 drama film written by Jim Britts and directed by Brian Baugh.

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The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry Robert Guillaume, Gavin MacLeod, Jansen Panettiere The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry is a 2008 Christian film, released to theaters on September 18, 2009. It was directed by Rich Christiano, and the majority of the film was filmed in Holley, New ...more

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Mom's Night Out is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
Karen Scott Altom added Mom's Night Out A group of exhausted mothers venture into the city for a rare night out on the town, but their carefree evening without kids doesn't go quite as planned in this family-friendly comedy starring Sarah DrewSean AstinPatricia Heaton, and Trace Adkins
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The Miracle Maker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added The Miracle Maker Ralph Fiennes, Alfred Molina, Julie Christie The Miracle Maker is a stop motion-animated film about the life of Jesus Christ, through the eyes of Tamar; the terminally ill daughter of a priest in Capernaum. Hand-drawn animated cartoons are ...more

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Mary, Mother of Jesus is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
looksharp added Mary, Mother of Jesus Christian Bale, Geraldine Chaplin, Pernilla August Mary, Mother of Jesus is a 1999 American Biblical drama television film that retells the story of Jesus through the eyes of Mary, his mother. It stars Swedish actresses Pernilla August and ...more

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The Grace Card is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies with Christian Themes
The Grace Card Louis Gossett, Jr., Michael Joiner The Grace Card is a 2010 Christian drama film directed by David G. Evans. It intends to illustrate the everyday opportunities that people have to rebuild relationships and heal deep wounds by ...more