St. Francis Confirmation Library

Some of the movies you can watch for enrichment credit in the St. Francis Confirmation program. List is in no particular order.
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1.
The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith (2009 Video)
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This movie is an adaptation of "The Book Of Ruth" from the bible. Powerful themes of tolerance and acceptance gained through love and understanding shine in this production.
 
2.
Bruce Almighty (2003)
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A guy who complains about God too often is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult it is to run the world. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Shadyac
 
3.
Evan Almighty (2007)
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God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood. (96 mins.)
Director: Tom Shadyac
 
4.
The Case for a Creator (2006 Documentary)
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When objectively considered, does contemporary scientific evidence point toward or away from a supernatural Creator... (57 mins.)
Director: Wayne P. Allen
 
5.
The Case for Christ (2007 Documentary)
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Based upon the Gold-Medallion award-winning best-seller, The Case for Christ documents Lee Strobel's... (71 mins.)
 
6.
The Case for Faith (2008 Documentary)
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Strobel draws upon his formidable investigative skills to find satisfying answers to emotional barriers that have separated men and women from God for centuries. (79 mins.)
Director: Lad Allen
 
7.
The Christmas Shoes (2002 TV Movie)
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A young boy tries to get a pair of Christmas shoes for his dying mother, while a lawyer tries to deal with the break-up of his marriage. (100 mins.)
Director: Andy Wolk
 
8.
Come What May (2009)
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Caleb and Rachel team up to lead the Patrick Henry College team in the intense world of collegiate moot court competition...
 
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The Encounter (2010)
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Five strangers with nothing in common are forced to come together at a remote roadside eatery because of a road closure... (85 mins.)
 
10.
Facing the Giants (2006)
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A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results. (111 mins.)
Director: Alex Kendrick
 
11.
Faith Like Potatoes (2006)
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Frank Rautenbach leads a strong cast as Angus Buchan, a Zambian farmer of Scottish heritage, who leaves... (97 mins.)
 
12.
The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John (2003)
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The story of Jesus' life as told by the apostle John, narrated by Christopher Plummer. (125 mins.)
Director: Philip Saville
 
13.
A Greater Yes: The Story of Amy Newhouse (2009)
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A sixteen-year-old girl's faith in God proves stronger than the cancer killing her. (84 mins.)
Director: Bradley Dorsey
 
14.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1999 Video)
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A humourously musical retelling of the Biblical story of Joseph. (76 mins.)
Director: David Mallet
 
15.
Joseph: King of Dreams (2000 Video)
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When Joseph receives a beautiful coat from his parents, his eleven brothers hate him even more and are... (75 mins.)
 
16.
Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (2005 TV Movie)
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The life of the pope John-Paul II, from his youth as a writer, actor, and athlete in war-torn occupied Poland to his election as Pope at the age of 58. (186 mins.)
 
17.
Left Behind: The Movie (2000 Video)
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The Biblical prophecy of Armegeddon begins when the Rapture instantly takes all believers in Christ from the Earth. A reporter left behind learns that the Anti-Christ will soon take power. (96 mins.)
Director: Vic Sarin
 
18.
Left Behind II: Tribulation Force (2002)
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After the Rapture and the revealing of the identity of the Antichrist, a group of converts form the Tribulation Force, a secret society with the sole purpose of converting non-believers to Christianity. (94 mins.)
Director: Bill Corcoran
 
19.
Left Behind III: World at War (2005)
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The world falls into chaos as Nicolae Carpathia detonates nuclear devices across the globe and stages multiple devastating attacks against both the Tribulation Force and an international militia, led by U.S. President Gerald Fitzhugh. (95 mins.)
Director: Craig R. Baxley
 
20.
The Nativity Story (2006)
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A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus. (101 mins.)
 
21.
One Night with the King (2006)
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The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves... (123 mins.)
 
22.
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
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Depicts the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. (127 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
 
23.
Pay It Forward (2000)
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A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance. (123 mins.)
Director: Mimi Leder
 
24.
Pope John Paul II (2005 TV Series)
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Following the premature death of his mother, Karol Wojtyla is brought up by his father in the Polish... (201 mins.)
 
25.
Preacher's Kid (2010)
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Tired of being a Preacher's daughter and longing to experience more of life, 20-something ANGIE KING strikes out on her own for the very first time and joins a traveling gospel show. (110 mins.)
Director: Stan Foster
 
26.
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
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An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew, and later, his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people. (99 mins.)
 
27.
The Second Chance (2006)
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Ethan Jenkins (Michael W. Smith) and Jake Sanders (introducing Jeff Obafemi Carr) are both passionate... (102 mins.)
Director: Steve Taylor
 
28.
Seven Days in Utopia (2011)
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After a disastrous debut on the pro circuit, a young golfer finds himself unexpectedly stranded in Utopia, Texas and welcomed by an eccentric rancher. (100 mins.)
 
29.
St. Patrick: The Irish Legend (2000 TV Movie)
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A young Christian boy attends a druid worship that is attacked by invading Irish tribes. Taken captive... (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Hughes
 
30.
The Ten Commandments (2007)
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(88 mins.)
 
31.
To Save a Life (2009)
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After a childhood friend's death, Jake Taylor, an all-star athlete must change his life - and sacrifice his dreams to save the lives of others. (120 mins.)
Director: Brian Baugh
 
32.
The Ultimate Gift (2006)
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A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive "the ultimate gift," with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be. (114 mins.)
 
33.
Who Was Jesus (2009 TV Series)
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“ Discovery Channel Documentary ” - buystuff-313-224051
 
34.
What Would Jesus Do? (2010)
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A moving and thought provoking story about a group of Americans - a singer, a newspaper editor, a pastor... (94 mins.)
Director: Thomas Makowski
 
35.
Soul Surfer (2011)
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Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack. (106 mins.)
Director: Sean McNamara