There are so many movies available to stream with just one click today, but the real task is finding a movie that has a good message. Whether you’re searching for a film for family movie night, a church lock-in or just wondering what faith-based movies are available on Netflix, you’re in the right place. With these choices, movie night can turn into an opportunity to spark new conversations about faith and grow closer to the Lord.
While there are a number of films based on Biblical stories, there are actually quite a number of options out there that bring to life true stories of people overcoming incredible odds, transformation stories, and heartfelt romances—not to mention characters that connect with deeper truths and find hope in pursuing their faith in God. In a world where it's easy to be cynical, these stories will bring a little light and hope to some dark places. The best part is that these movies are all easily found on Netflix, so no need to flip through multiple streaming services to find the right flick.
Get started with these best Christian movies on Netflix for some inspiring screen time. And if you burn through all the titles here (and it's not Christmas movie time just yet), check out the best movie musicals out there for both children and adults to enjoy.
Journey to Grace: The Hanse Cronjie Story
This true story is a journey of redemption and second chances for a disgraced South African cricket player.
Voices of Fire
Musician Pharrel’s uncle Bishop Ezekiel Williams attempts to build one of the worlds best gospel choirs in a Virginia Beach community. Filled with heart and incredible talent, this film is an inspiring journey.
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone
A former child star takes on the role of Jesus in the Christmas pageant of the church he’s assigned to for community service. His newfound relationships will challenge his outlook on life and what it looks like to move forward.
A Week Away: A Musical
A young teen must decide between going to a detention center or a Christian summer camp after getting into trouble. Opening his heart to relationships and deep truths, he connects with a bigger story than his own, in this teen musical drama.
A reporter investigates a good Samaritan who’s leaving bags of money for people all around New York.
Brandon's biggest dream in life is to be a football player for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. Sports-lovers will be especially enthralled with this true story that follows him through the grit and grind that leads him to fulfilling his dream.
Walk. Ride. Rodeo.
An up-and-coming rodeo star’s plans for success are thwarted after she’s paralyzed from a car accident. But with help from her mother, she soon rides again.
Rock My Heart
A girl with a heart defect and a horse that can’t be tamed connect and train for the race of a lifetime.
Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Oscar-nominated star of 12 Years a Slave, Come Sunday is based on renowned fundamentalist preacher Carlton Pearson who, having saved many others throughout the years, experiences a personal crisis of faith.
I Can Only Imagine
This true story of a boy's turbulent childhood and abusive father resulted in the created of worship band Mercy Me's hit song "I Can Only Imagine."
This new release is inspired by a true story. It follows teenagers in a hippie community in Southern California as they experience a spiritual awakening.
Inspired by the book "God's Waiting Room," The Wait follows several couples struggling to start their families.
In a last-ditch effort to save his orphanage, a man enters a fishing competition with an fisherman and the children.
The Man of God
Running from his strict religious upbringing, Samuel goes his own way in life, but is soon conflicted about abandoning his past.
A hostage situation unfolds inside a church. The pastor's daughter tries to keep the assailant out of harms way as he plans his escape.
All Together Now
A teenage girl hides the fact that she is homeless from her friends, but tragedy forces her to consider leaning on her friends.
After attempting suicide, a psychologist befriends a stranger who turns out to be just the presence he needed in his life.
The Two Popes
Pope Benedict XVI and future Pope Francis work together to determine the future of the Catholic church, in the reenactment.
Our Lady of San Juan, Four Centuries of Miracles
In 1623, the Virgin Mary performed a miracle on a young girl in Mexico. Four centuries later, one family makes the journey for in hopes their daughter can be saved.
Stories of a Generation with Pope Francis
In this documentary, Pope Francis dives into the stories of men and women over the age of 70 to pass along to younger generations.
Journey To Bethlehem
It's the story we all know and love of Mary and Joseph's journey to Bethlehem, but now it's a musical starring Antonio Banderas!
Mysteries of the Faith
This miniseries dives into the holy relics of the Catholic Church including the Holy Grail and the Crown of Thorns.
Set in Indonesia, a young nun must make a choice between staying true to the promise she made in her vows and the temptation of a new handsome pastor.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
To save his village from starvation, young William must build a wind turbine. This inspirational tale is based on a true story.
Nothing to Lose
Even Christianity can have a dark side sometimes. This biopic dives into the true story of Brazilian Evangelical leader Edir Macedo.
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