Top Ten Redemptive Movies, 2017- Dr. Diane Howard, Interviewer, Reviewer, Publicistby DrDianeHoward | created - 31 Dec 2017 | updated - 29 Jan 2020 | Public
Diane Howard, Ph.D. (Performance Studies),entertainment editor, picks top ten redemptive movies for content and artistry from 2017, which contribute Good to our world (See https://sonomachristianhome.com/author/diane-howard/)
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1. On Wings of Eagles (2016)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History
Eric Liddell - China's first gold medalist and one of Scotland's greatest athletes - returns to war-torn China.
Directors: Stephen Shin, Michael Parker | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Bruce Locke, Jesse Kove, Shawn Dou
In theaters 2017
2. Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
PG-13 | 119 min | Biography, Drama
International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
Director: Michael Carney | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Renée Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou, Jon Voight
Votes: 8,422 | Gross: $6.42M
3. The Star (2017)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.
Director: Timothy Reckart | Stars: Steven Yeun, Keegan-Michael Key, Aidy Bryant, Gina Rodriguez
Votes: 8,715 | Gross: $40.85M
4. Let There Be Light (I) (2017)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama
An atheist goes through a near-death experience in a car accident before converting to Christianity.
Director: Kevin Sorbo | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Sam Sorbo, Daniel Roebuck, Donielle Artese
Votes: 3,005 | Gross: $7.23M
5. The Case for Christ (2017)
PG | 112 min | Biography, Drama
An investigative journalist and self-proclaimed atheist sets out to disprove the existence of God after his wife becomes a Christian.
Director: Jon Gunn | Stars: Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway, Frankie Faison
Votes: 9,673 | Gross: $14.68M
6. Mully (2015)
TV-PG | 81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
A homeless orphan in Kenya becomes a lucrative businessman, only to give it all up and open an orphanage that today serves over 2000 Kenyan children.
Director: Scott Haze | Stars: Charles Mully, Esther Mully, Isaac Mulli, Ndondo Mulli
In theaters 2017
7. A Question of Faith (2017)
PG | 104 min | Drama
When tragedy strikes three families, their destiny forces them on a converging path to discover God's love, grace, and mercy as the challenges of their fate could also resurrect their beliefs.
Director: Kevan Otto | Stars: Richard T. Jones, Kim Fields, C. Thomas Howell, T.C. Stallings
Votes: 1,139 | Gross: $2.59M
8. All Saints (2017)
PG | 108 min | Drama
When a group of Burmese refugees join the congregation, the pastor of a failing Anglican church attempts to aid them by planting crops and enlisting the help of the community.
Director: Steve Gomer | Stars: John Corbett, Cara Buono, Myles Moore, Barry Corbin
Votes: 1,840 | Gross: $5.80M
9. 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain (2017)
PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
An adrenaline seeking snowboarder gets lost in a massive winter storm in the back country of the High Sierras where he is pushed to the limits of human endurance and forced to battle his own personal demons as he fights for survival...."
Director: Scott Waugh | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Mira Sorvino, Sarah Dumont, Kale Culley
10. Because of Grácia (2017)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two high-school couples explore friendship and dating along dissimilar lines, leading to courage and transformation for one teen and a personal crisis for another.
Director: Tom Simes | Stars: John Schneider, Chris Massoglia, Ben Davies, Masey McLain
Votes: 257 | Gross: $0.09M
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