The Ultimate Guide for the Best Faith-Based Movies to Watch on Netflix

If you’re into streaming services you may have noticed the influx of faith-based programming now available. Netflix, in particular, has curated a number of excellent films for Christians. While they may not all be overtly spiritual they definitely have a faith component that makes you think. Here’s a look at some of the best Christian movies on Netflix.

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Biographical Movies and Documentaries

If you love inspiring stories about real people then you’ll enjoy these seven biopics ranging from the legendary evangelist Billy Graham to the shark-attack survivor Bethany Hamilton.

Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey

Rating: TV-PG
Released: 2018
Starring: Billy Graham, Jeff Hoyt, Tom Brokaw
Description: This documentary recounts the life story of evangelist preacher Billy Graham featuring interviews with family members and former presidents.

Come Sunday

Rating: TV-14
Released: 2018
Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Martin Sheen, Danny Glover
Description: A crisis of faith sets renowned fundamentalist preacher Carlton Pearson on a new spiritual path that jeopardizes everything he holds dear.


Rating: PG
Released: 2016
Starring: Neal McDonough, Leslie Easterbrook, Christopher Severio
Description: Faith and determination transform a talentless football player at the University of Arkansas into an All-American in this inspiring true story.

Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World

Rating: TV-PG
Released: 2017
Starring: Hugh Bonneville
Description: This docudrama tells the dramatic story of the monk who took on the Catholic Church, tracing his life before and after the contentious “95 Theses.”

Soul Surfer

Rating: PG
Released: 2011
Starring: AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid
Description: Hawaiian teen Bethany Hamilton bravely returns to competitive surfing after losing her left arm to a vicious shark attack.

The Case for Christ

Rating: PG
Released: 2017
Starring: Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway
Description: Bothered by his wife’s unyielding belief in Christianity, an investigative reporter sets out to use verifiable facts to poke holes in her faith.

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Robyn Roste

Robyn Roste is a professional writer with blogging, marketing and tourism experience. She also has a bachelor of journalism and diplomas in media and communications and biblical studies.

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