Christian movies are a great way to dive deeper into your faith and get inspired by stories of hope, redemption, and perseverance. Whether you’re looking for a heartwarming family film or a thought-provoking drama, there’s something for everyone on this list of 12 interesting Christian movies to watch in 2023.
1. “Jesus Revolution”
“Jesus Revolution” is a 2023 Christian film set in the 1970s during the hippie movement. The movie depicts the story of a group of young people who become followers of Jesus Christ, leading them to reject their former lifestyles and embrace a new way of living.
2. “Heaven Sent”
“Heaven Sent” is a heartwarming romantic comedy film that follows the story of two elderly individuals who find love in their golden years. The film features Karen Abercrombie, who plays a pivotal role. With its humorous and touching moments, “Heaven Sent” is a perfect movie for anyone looking for a feel-good story about the power of love and human connections.
3. “Man of God”
“Man of God” is the story of a young boy, Samuel played by Akah Nnani who was the first son of a Pastor played by Jude Chukwuka. Samuel had a very harsh religious upbringing as it was evident in the film as his father is always ready to beat him anytime he deviates from the Christian way. Samuel gains admission to the higher institution and decides to forsake his religious upbringing to live his own life.
4. “Are you there God? It’s Me, Magareth”
This Christian movie is an impactful story of insight, humour, and exploration of life’s biggest questions. 11-year-old Margaret (Abby Ryder Fortson) is uprooted from her life in New York City for the suburbs of New Jersey, going through the messy and tumultuous throes of puberty with new friends in a new school.
5. “Break Every Chain”
The movie “Break Every Chain” shows a police officer’s battle with alcoholism, depression and devastating loss; and the true story of how God changed his life forever. Jonathan lost his dad at a young age, and ever since, he’s doubted God’s goodness. Now, a rookie police officer, Jonathan is facing death, hurt, and Satan’s worst every day on the job. Find out the decisions he took in this movie.
6. “Miracle at Manchester”
‘Miracle at Manchester’ tells the amazing story of Brycen Newman. It is based on a true story about a community that come together to organise a miracle for a teen battling an aggressive form of brain tumour while two men find their own restoration in his healing journey and a father finds his faith again.
7. “Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters”
In this movie, Steve loves all three of his daughters – but does he really know who they are? Discover the passionate journey of a dad who is desperately trying to hold onto his little girls but learns he must give up control and have trust in God with their future.
8. “Father Stu”
In one of Hollywood’s latest faith-based movies, “Father Stu”, Mark Wahlberg is set as the hero of the movie. The movie is based on the life of Stuart Long, a former boxer who became a Catholic priest. The biopic is being produced by Wahlberg himself, alongside others who are known for writing great movie scripts.
9. “Left Behind The Movie”
“Left Behind” is a movie based on the bestselling book series by the same name, which depicts the events that occur after the Rapture, when Christians are taken up into heaven, leaving the rest of the world to suffer through the Tribulation.
10. “Faith Under Fire”
The movie tells the story of Fireman Tom Hatcher (Trevor Morgan) and his wife, Ashley (Toni Braxton), as they struggle with the aftermath of a tragic fire. After a gruelling night fighting a raging house fire and rescuing a young girl, Tom Hatcher is physically and emotionally drained. The experience leaves him questioning his faith and the purpose of his job.
11. “A Thousand Tomorrows”
“A Thousand Tomorrows” is a faith-based family-friendly movie that revolves around the life of a pro bull rider named Cody Gunner. The movie is divided into six episodes, each of which is written by Karen Kingsbury. The first season of this mini-series features a nice balance of action, a bit of romance, and drama. It opens with some exciting bull-riding action, which sets the tone for the entire movie.
“Lifemark” tells the heartwarming and poignant tale of a young man’s search for his biological parents. The film centres around David, a teenage boy who has grown up in a loving Christian family with a close-knit group of friends.