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Movies About the Bible & Biblical Themes: 22 Films for Youth Groups

11. I Can Only Imagine

This 2018 breakout hit explores themes of family, forgiveness, and redemption.

12. I Still Believe

Share this moving portrayal of the experiences of Christian musician Jeremy Camp.

13. Courageous

Use this movie about police officers in a small group for teen guys.

14. Fireproof

This PG-rated film about marriage is ideal for older teens. Use it with a lesson or series on Christian relationships.

15. October Baby

Show teens at your church this powerful movie about abortion.

16. Facing the Giants

Youth of all ages will enjoy this film about football underdogs. It explores topics such as fear and faith.

17. Soul Surfer

Use this adventure-filled movie about Bethany Hamilton, a modern-day faith hero.

18. The Chronicles of Narnia

Show this to preteens or confirmation classes when you’re discussing parables or allegories.

19. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

This movie about Mr. Rogers features important themes such as friendship and kindness.

20. The Good Lie

Rated PG-13, this movie starring Reese Witherspoon is about refugees, hardships, and miracles.

21. Unbroken

Older teens will have great conversations after watching this movie about a WWII prisoner of war.

22. Jesus Christ Superstar

If your youth group kids are musical fans, show this 1973 classic during Holy Week.

What other movies about the Bible and biblical themes do you recommend? Please share ideas in the comments below!