15 Christian Movies You Can Watch on Netflix in 2020

15 Christian Movies You Can Watch on Netflix in 2020

15 Christian Movies You Can Watch on Netflix in 2020

Netflix has thousands of titles in its catalog – some good, some bad, and many somewhere in between. 

With 167 million members in more than 190 countries, Netflix has something for everyone. That includes the faith-based audience.

From box office hits to under-the-radar titles worth watching, Netflix has more than a dozen Christian movies on its platform.

Here are 15 Christian movies currently streaming on Netflix:

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1. The Case for Christ (2017)

1. The Case for Christ (2017)

An award-winning journalist investigates the validity of Christ’s resurrection and is surprised by what he finds. The Case for Christ is based on the true story of Lee Strobel’s conversion to Christianity. It’s one of the best faith films ever made. Rated PG for thematic elements, including medical descriptions of crucifixion, and incidental smoking.

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2. God Bless the Broken Road (2018)

A single mom searches for purpose and hope after her soldier husband is killed in Afghanistan. It stars Jordin Sparks, Lindsay Pulsipher, Robin Givens and Madeline Carroll. Rated PG for thematic elements and some combat action.

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3. Like Arrows (2018)

A young couple changes their parenting strategy when conflict arises. The film was executive produced by Alex and Stephen Kendrick (War Room, Overcomer) and follows the couple for five decades, from their engagement to their 50th wedding anniversary. It’s one of the most unique Christian movies ever released. TV-PG.

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4. The Gospel of Matthew/Mark/Luke/John (2014-15)

Filmed in Morocco, this film quartet is as authentic as it gets. The filmmakers used the unabridged text of Scripture – word-for-word – as their script. Most of the actors are from the Middle East. These movies are four of the best Bible films ever made. Rated TV-14.

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5. An Interview with God (2018)

A journalist who has doubts about faith is granted an interview with God, who quickly illustrates His omniscience by discussing the man’s crumbling marriage. Academy Award nominee David Strathairn plays the Almighty. An Interview with God is rated TV-PG.

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6. God’s Not Dead (2014)

6. God’s Not Dead (2014)

A college student has his Christian faith challenged by an atheist philosophy professor. God’s Not Dead was a surprise hit in 2014 and also popularized the Newsboys’ song of the same name. (The song, if you’re curious, preceded the film and originally was performed by the David Crowder Band.) Rated PG for thematic material, brief violence and an accident scene.

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7. God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018)

A pastor faces a crisis within his faith and his family when his church’s building is destroyed by arson. It’s the best film in the God’s Not Dead franchise and stars John Corbett in the lead role. Rated PG for thematic elements, including some violence and suggestive material.

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8. Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable (2019)

A determined young girl re-learns how to surf after a shark bites off her left arm. Unstoppable is an inspiring documentary about Hamilton, who relied on her faith and surprised the world to (once again) become a dominant surfer. The home footage alone makes this one worth watching. Rated PG for some thematic elements.

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9. Greater (2016)

A high school football player walks on at the University of Arkansas and blossoms into all All-American thanks to hard word and a deep faith. Greater tells the true story of Brandon Burlsworth, who was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts but was killed in a car accident before he played in the NFL. For older audiences. Rated PG for thematic elements, some language and smoking.

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10. Samson (2018)

A man with supernatural strength becomes a judge in Israel but succumbs to temptation. Nevertheless, God uses him to accomplish His will. Samson is a live-action movie based on the biblical character of the same name. It was made by Pureflix. Rated PG-13 for violence and battle sequences.

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11. Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)

11. Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)

A businessman’s outlook on life and marriage is changed when he develops a friendship with a homeless man. This inspiring movie is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Ron Hall. It stars Greg Kinnear, Renée Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou and Jon Voight. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, including some violence and language.

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12. Joseph: King of Dreams (2000)

A boy is sold into slavery by his brothers but is providentially protected to become a member of Pharoah’s court. This animated musical tells the true story of the Old Testament character Joseph, who forgave his brothers and helped save their lives during a drought. It stars Ben Affleck as the voice of Joseph and Mark Hamill as the voice of Judah.

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13. Freshman Year (2019)

A Christian college student faces temptation and criticism of his faith during his first year away from home. Freshman Year might not go in the direction you expected – there’s an out-of-wedlock pregnancy – but it has a solid pro-life, faith-affirming message. For older audiences. Unrated.

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14. I’m In Love with a Church Girl (2013)

A former drug dealer with questionable friends falls in love with a straight-laced, Bible-reading churchgoer. Ja Rule stars in the lead role as Miles Montego, while Adrienne Houghton plays Montego’s romantic interest. It’s based on a true story. For older audiences. Rated PG for thematic elements, a scene of violence, some suggestive content and brief language.

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15. Full Count (2019)

A tragedy forces a pitcher with Major League dreams to return to the hometown he wanted to escape. His life then further unravels when he’s framed for a crime he didn’t commit. Rated TV-PG.

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Michael Foust has covered the intersection of faith and news for 20 years. His stories have appeared in Baptist Press, Christianity Today, The Christian Post, the Leaf-Chroniclethe Toronto Star and the Knoxville News-Sentinel.