19 Best Christian Movies on Netflix


We have compiled a list of some good Christian movies on Netflix, and we really hope you’ll enjoy it. We also included a short rundown of their plot, main stars, directors, ratings, and interesting trivia for some of them. Without any further ado, let’s dive into the best Netflix Christian movies with a focus on faith, religion, relationship with God, and the struggles people went through over the course of the history.

19. Seven Days in Utopia (2011)

Genre: Sports, drama
Release Date on Netflix
: July 15, 2016
WritersDavid L. CookRob Levine,
DirectorMatt Russell
Runtime: 1 hour 40 minutes
IMDb Rating: 6.1
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 15%
Streaming on: unfortunately, the movie is no longer available for streaming on Netflix; we will update this page as soon as it comes back!

This is one of the best Christian movies on Netflix to come out in the past five years. This 2011 sports drama starring Robert Duvall, Melissa Leo, Lucas Black, and Deborah Ann Woll has a runtime of one hour and forty minutes. Even though this movie was very well received by viewers, critics did not agree with the public.

Seven Days in Utopia tells us the story of Luke, a young up-and-coming golfer who falls upon some hard times. Running from his past after hitting rock bottom, Luke ends up in Utopia, Texas. Here, he meets an eccentric rancher who helps him find his faith and get over his troubled history.

18. Christian Mingle (2014)

Genre: Romantic comedy
Release Date on Netflix:
 June 1, 2016
WriterCorbin Bernsen
Director: Corbin Bernsen
Runtime: 1 hour 39 minutes
IMDb Rating: 4.3
Rotten Tomatoes Score: Not rated
Streaming on: Netflix US, Canada

In this PG movie, Lacey Chabert plays a career woman that had everything going for her except for one thing: romance. Feeling as though it was something she was lacking, she decided to go onto a Christian matchmaking site, but the problem she ran into was that she wasn’t very Christian and had to lie. Finding someone she was interested in, she had to decide what was more important: her new found romance built on initial lies or her values. Which does she choose?

17. One Night with the King (2006)

Genre: Biography, history, drama
Release Date on Netflix: October 27, 2o14
Writers: screenplay by Stephan Blinn, novel by Mark Andrew Olsen
Director: Michael O. Sajbel
Runtime: 2 hours 3 minutes
IMDb Rating: 6.3
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 19%
Streaming on: unfortunately, this movie is no longer available for streaming on Netflix, but we will update this page as soon as it comes back!

Even though it came out more than ten years ago, this film is definitely worthy of being on this list of good Christian movies on Netflix. Adapted from a Mark Andrew Olsen novel by Stephan Blinn, this historical drama stars Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Noble, Omar Sharif, John Rhys-Davies, and Peter O’Toole.

One Night with the King is the adaptation of the Old Testament book focusing on the life of Hadassah, a young Jewish girl who goes on to save the Jewish nation from being massacred by their enemies. She does this by becoming the famous biblical character Esther, the Queen of Persia.

16. Catching Faith (2015)

Genre: Sports, family, drama
Release Date on Netflix:
 N/A
WritersAlexandra Boylan and John K.D. Graham 
Director: John K.D. Graham
Runtime: 1 hour 27 minutes
IMDb Rating: 5
Rotten Tomatoes Score: Not rated
Streaming on: Unfortunately, this movie is no longer available for streaming on Netflix; we will update this page as soon as it comes back!

This is a very family oriented and spiritual movie. Garrett Westton plays Beau Taylor, the son of a respected mother in their community. Being a big football star, Beau starts down the wrong path when he gets caught drinking, despite his education. Upon finding out, his mother and entire family come together to try and show Beau that family and faith matter.

15. King’s Faith (2013)

Genre: Drama
Release Date on Netflix
: November 1, 2016
WritersNicholas DiBellaPaul Root
Director: Nicholas DiBella
Runtime: 1 hour 48 minutes
IMDb Rating: 6.5
Rotten Tomatoes Score: N/A
Streaming on: Netflix US, UK, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil

Brendan King is a juvenile offender with a harsh past who decides to turn to religion and spirituality for help and guidance. He has been incarcerated for multiple crimes, used to be part of a gang dealing hard drugs, and has been through about as many high schools as families. Although everything seems to be getting better for Brendan, his past seems to make him a target for the local sheriff, high school jocks, and his former gang members. All the challenges he faces make Brendan question his newly found faith and self and his chances of taking on his role as a responsible young adult.

14. Raising Izzie (2012)

Genre: Family, drama
Release Date on Netflix
: Not listed
Writer: David Martyn Conley
DirectorRoger M. Bobb
Runtime: 1 hour 28 minutes
IMDb Rating: 6.6
Rotten Tomatoes Score: Not rated
Streaming on: Unfortunately, this movie is no longer available for streaming on Netflix; we will update this page as soon as it comes back!

This 2012 made for TV movie manages to be one of the best Christian movies on Netflix by combining good writing and acting with a very positive and inspirational message about faith. This family flick stars Rockmond Dunbar, Kyla Kennedy, Vanessa Williams, and Catherine Dyer.

Raising Izzie is the touching story of a caring teacher who gives a new home to a pair of recently orphaned sisters. It touches upon the power of love and acceptance, and upon how hope and a positive attitude can come from the most unexpected sources in even the darkest of times. It is a movie to which you will definitely want to give a try.

13. Joseph & Mary (2016)

Genre: Drama
Release Date on Netflix:
 October 3, 2016
WritersJulie Kim and Kariné Marwood
Director: Roger Christian
Runtime: 1 hour 22 minutes
IMDb Rating: 4.6
Rotten Tomatoes Score: Not rated
Streaming on: Netflix US, Argentina, Brazil

Kevin Sorbo plays Joseph in this faith inspiring drama about a young Rabi named Elijah. After losing those he loved, Elijah began to question his faith and beliefs until he meets Joseph & Mary and is given a whole new perspective on the events that had happened to him.

12. October Baby (2011)

Genre: Drama
Release Date on Netflix: January 6, 2017
WritersJon Erwin, Theresa Preston, and others
DirectorsAndrew Erwin and Jon Erwin
Runtime: 1 hour 47 minutes
IMDb Rating: 6.8
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 21%
Streaming on: unfortunately, this movie is no longer available for streaming on Netflix markets; we will update this page as soon as it comes back!

Written and directed by Jon and Andrew Erwin, this 2013 drama is one of the most touching Christian films on Netflix. The movie stars Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, John Schneider, and Jennifer Price. It is perhaps one of the most controversial movies on this list, as it not only tackles the subject of abortion but also takes a pretty strong stand in regards to it.

October Baby wants to tell us the story of Hannah, a college student whose life completely changes after finding out that she was adopted after a failed attempt at an abortion. During her subsequent weeks of emotional and moral turmoil, Hannah meets a group of like-minded people who help her discover not only her faith but also the importance of every life.

11. Heaven’s Door (2012)

Genre: Family
Release Date on Netflix:
 March 15, 2013
WritersBryce W. Fillmore and Craig Clyde
Director: Craig Clyde
Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes
IMDb Rating: 6
Rotten Tomatoes Score: Not rated
Streaming on: unfortunately, this movie is no longer streaming on Netflix; we will update this page as soon as it comes back!

The main characters are portrayed by Kaden Bilin, Charisma Carpenter, and Dean Cain. Heaven’s Door is a heart-wrenching story about a little girl who gains the powers of healing after inadvertently opening a direct conduit to heaven. At first, it seems like a wonderful gift, but as time goes on, she and her family realize that her healing powers come at a terrible price. Is it worth it to continue using these powers?

This is one of the best Christian movies on Netflix for teenagers in touch with their spiritual side.

10. Courageous (2011)

Genre: Drama
Release Date on Netflix
: April 1st, 2017
WriterAlex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick
Director: Alex Kendrick
Runtime: 2 hours 9 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 30%
Streaming on: Netflix Hong Kong, Singapore; unfortunately, this movie is no longer available for streaming in the US.

Courageous is a 2011 drama directed by Alex Kendrick, written by Alex and Stephen Kendrick, and starring Alex Kendrick, Kevin Downes, and Ken Bevel. With a runtime of two hours and nine minutes, Sherwood Pictures’ fourth film delivers everything the motion picture company is best at.

The movie tells the story of four police officers who struggle with a decision that will change the rest of their lives. Heartstrings will be pulled at, souls will be stirred, and tears will roll down cheeks as the four men have to rediscover what it means to serve and protect after tragedy strikes very close to home. Without a doubt, one of the most intense Christian movies on Netflix.

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