Top Ten Redemptive Movies, 2016- Dr. Diane Howard, Interviewer, Reviewer, Publicistby DrDianeHoward | created - 02 Jan 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
Diane Howard, Ph.D. (Performance Studies), entertainment editor, picks top ten Redemptive Movies for content and artistry, 2016, which contribute Good to our world (See https://sonomachristianhome.com/author/diane-howard/)
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1. Ben-Hur (2016)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army, returns to his homeland after years at sea to seek revenge, but finds redemption.
Votes: 41,175 | Gross: $26.41M
3. The Young Messiah (2016)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Fantasy
Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity.
Votes: 3,153 | Gross: $6.46M
5. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
R | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
Votes: 427,034 | Gross: $67.21M
9. Deepwater Horizon (2016)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, History
A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.
Votes: 149,306 | Gross: $61.43M
10. Sully (2016)
PG-13 | 96 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger (Tom Hanks), an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew.
Votes: 233,739 | Gross: $125.07M