Christian Movies: 10 Movies That Aren’t Half Bad!

Christian Movies: 10 Movies That Aren't Half Bad!

It’s been said that from production and storytelling perspectives, many Christian movies of the past years are:

1. Usually have an ultra-low budget.

2. The stories are not well developed.

3. The characters are usually shallow and poorly crafted.

4. The acting is pretty terrible—usually way over done.

When you don’t create a well crafted, compelling film FIRST, then no matter how important the message, your response will always be forced, and it’s real potential will never be realized.

With that said, here are 10 Christian movies that are not half bad!

Christian Movies: These Movies Aren’t Half Bad

Facing the Giants
A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.

The Nativity Story
A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph’s life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.

Heaven Is for Real
A small-town father must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.

Soul Surfer
Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.

Miracles from Heaven
Based on the incredible true story of the Beam family. When Christy (Jennifer Garner) discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna (Kylie Rogers) has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing as she searches for a solution.

Letters to God
A troubled mailman (Jeffrey S.S. Johnson) befriends the family of a boy (Tanner Maguire) who copes with cancer by writing daily notes to
God.

October Baby
A college freshman’s world is rocked when she learns she is the adopted survivor of a failed abortion.

To Save a Life
After a childhood friend’s death, Jake Taylor, an all-star athlete must change his life – and sacrifice his dreams to save the lives of others.

Faith like Potatoes
South African farmer Angus Buchan (Frank Rautenbach) and his family travel south to start a better life.

The Encounter
Five strangers are marooned in a deserted roadside diner and encounter a man who knows all of their secrets and can fix all of their problems if they trust in him.

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Phil Cooke
Phil Cooke is the founder and CEO of Cooke Pictures in Burbank, California (cookepictures.com)where he helps church, ministry, and nonprofit organizations engage the culture more effectively. He's a filmmaker, media consultant, and author of "Unique: Telling Your Story in the Age of Brands and Social Media."