With the increased number of movies and show coming out on Netflix every day, it's not hard to find something to watch. From an ever-growing list of rom-coms and family movies to some of the best horror movies around, there are plenty of reasons to spend your weekend on the popular streaming platform. But while show like Love Is Blind and Bridgerton are so much fun to watch, sometimes, all you really need to feel better after a stressful week is a heartwarming and uplifting Christian movie on Netflix.
Whether you're on the hunt for a movie to help you build up your faith or want one based directly on Bible scripture, Netflix has tons of options. And don't think that these aren't high-quality movies either — some feature top actors like Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw, Alyssa Milano, and Phylicia Rashad, just to name a few. And although movies like Tyler Perry's A Fall from Grace will resonate with more mature audiences, family-friendly films like A Week Away are there for your viewing pleasure, too.
So, get the popcorn ready and snuggle up on the couch, because this list of the best Christian movies on Netflix is guaranteed to keep both your queue and your heart full for days to come.
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'Kiss & Cry' (2017)
Based on the true story of teenage competitive skater Carley Allison, this movie follows a young girl who discovers she has a rare form of throat cancer. As she adjusts to a new way of life, Carley finds a newfound strength in singing for an online audience.
Six Foot Pictures
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'The Lost Husband' (2020)
After losing her husband and her home, widowed mother Libby discovers that even after an immense amount of loss, there's still a loving life on the other side.
Tyler Perry Studios
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'A Fall from Grace' (2020)
Though this is not your typical Christian movie that's filled-to-the-brim with feel good moments, Tyler Perry's A Fall from Grace tells the story of a woman who finds love only to discover it's not what it seems. It's only through the grace and belief of her lawyer that things turn around for her.
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'All Together Now' (2020)
This is a touching story of a talented teenager that is hiding a personal secret: she's homeless. As she prepares to step into the next phase of her life, she'll have to learn to accept help from some of the most unlikely people.
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'A Week Away' (2021)
Looking for a Christian version of Disney's High School Musical franchise? This uplifting musical is just that. After both taking a leap of faith and attending a summer camp, Will and Avery find love, friends, and a place to fit in.
Third Coast Content
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'Blue Miracle' (2021)
What do you get when you mix a washed-up boat captain and an orphanage on the brink of shutting down? A faith-filled journey toward a lucrative fishing competition.
Future Sight Entertainment
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'You Are My Home' (2020)
In this tear-jerker film starring Alyssa Milano, an abandoned young girl and a heartbroken woman find themselves discovering that they need each other more than they could have imagined.
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'A Champion Heart' (2018)
After the death of her mom, a 15-year-old teenager named Mandy finds herself struggling in a new town. After getting mixed up with the wrong crowd of girls, Mandy must take on a job at a ranch to work off her debt. While there, however, she embarks on an unexpected journey of healing.
Take One Productions
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'Holy Expectations' (2019)
Faith and imagination collide in this comedic musical about a young girl left with a short life expectancy attempting to navigate adversity.
Silver Lion Films
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'2 Hearts' (2020)
In an unexpected twist of fate, a college student and wealthy businessman cross paths and realize that they share a hidden connection that will change their lives forever.
Heart in Motion Pictures
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'God Calling' (2018)
This Nigerian-based Christian film follows a mother grieving the loss of her child that eventually leads her into faith. That is, with the help of a bit of modern technology.
Universal Pictures International Production
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'Mary Magdalene' (2019)
This biblical drama film starring Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix follows the story of the devout disciple of Jesus, Mary Magdalene.
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'The Resurrection of Gavin Stone' (2017)
Not all Christian films have to be filled with seriousness and in The Resurrection of Gavin Stone, you'll see just that. After a Hollywood bad boy has reached his limit of grace with the local police, he embarks on a journey of redemption while completing his court-ordered service at a mega church.
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'The Shack' (2017)
Based on the New York Times bestseller, Sam Worthington, Tim McGraw, and Octavia Spencer star in this spiritual drama about a man rediscovering his faith while visiting a mysterious abandoned shack in the wilderness.
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Wind Dancer Films
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'Good Sam' (2019)
Based on Dete Meserve's book of the same name, Good Sam the film sees an investigative reporter named Kate find love in the most unexpected place: while attempting to find out who's leaving random bags of cash.
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'Walk. Ride. Rodeo.' (2019)
In this biopic about nationally-ranked rodeo barrel racer Amberley Snyder, you'll see a story of faith and determination as she vows to compete after an accident leaves her paralyzed.
Senator Film Produktion
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'Rock My Heart' (2019)
In the midst of suffering from a congenital heart condition, an adventurous teen bonds with a horse while training to compete in a race that could threaten her life.
Plus Entertainment (+Entertainment)
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'Riding Faith’ (2020)
After the loss of her father, Grace is tasked with finding a way to help her mother keep the family ranch from foreclosing. Though more painful losses are on the horizon for Grace, she quickly realizes that even the darkest of times can bring you light.
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‘Nothing to Lose’ (2018)
Religion is not without controversy, and in this biographical drama of Brazilian evangelical leader and businessman Edir Macedo’s rise to fame, you’ll see the famed bishop's account firsthand.
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Based on the life of All-American football star Brandon Burlsworth, this inspirational film shows how faith and determination can turn even the most unexpected players into something much greater.
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'Come Sunday' (2018)
An all-star cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jason Segel, and Martin Sheen comes together in this Netflix original about a preacher's crisis of faith after he suggests that there's no such thing as hell.
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‘Nothing to Lose 2’ (2019)
Nothing to Lose 2 takes a deeper dive into the controversy that surrounds Brazilian evangelical leader Edir Macedo and the church he helped to found.
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‘The Young Messiah’ (2016)
This biblical drama — based on the Anne Rice novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt — delivers a fresh interpretation of the life of 7-year-old Jesus during his flee from Egypt to Nazareth.
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‘Burning Cane’ (2019)
This faith-based drama film sees the deeply religious Helen do her best to mend the hearts of both her self-destructive son and the alcoholic pastor of her church. As a result, this dramatic character study delivers a compelling look at grief, Southern churches, and what happens to those who face a crisis of faith.
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'Soul Surfer' (2011)
In this based-on-a-true-story film about 13-year-old surfer Bethany Hamilton, viewers will see the story of resilience, motivation, and determination as she builds up the courage to return to the sea after losing her arm from a shark attack.
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- 1 The Shack.
- 2 American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story. ...
- 3 Do You Believe? ...
- 4 Left Behind. Cloud Ten Pictures. ...
- 5 A Week Away. Netflix. ...
- 6 Show Me the Father. Sony Pictures Releasing. ...
- 7 Fireproof. Samuel Goldwyn Films / Affirm. ...
- 8 God's Not Dead. Fathom Events. ...
- God's Not Dead 2 (2016) PG | 120 min | Drama. ...
- Miracles from Heaven (2016) PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Family. ...
- War Room (2015) PG | 120 min | Drama. ...
- A.D. The Bible Continues (2015) 44 min | Drama. ...
- Beyond the Mask (2015) ...
- Do You Believe? ( ...
- Brother's Keeper (2013) ...
- Old Fashioned (2014)
- Blue Miracle(2021)
- The Shack (2017)
- Fatima (2020)
- Mary Magdalene (2019)
- The Young Messiah(2016)
- Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)
- Notes for My Son (2020)
- God Bless the Broken Road(2018)
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