Top Streaming/DVD, Family, Redemptive Movies, TV; Dr. Diane Howard; Movie Editor, Interviewer, Publicistby DrDianeHoward | created - 10 Aug 2019 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
Diane Howard, Ph.D. (Performances Studies), reviews top redemptive, family movies & TV for content and artistry to promote the best for a range of viewers for Good, eternal difference in our world (See https://dianehoward.com/)
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1. Pilgrim's Progress (2019)
PG | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An epic journey, faithfully adapted to modern-day. Christian faces distractions, challenges, and perils at every turn of the way. But ends victorious, with helpful guides, as he stays on the narrow path to the distant Celestial City.
Votes: 731 | Gross: $0.62M
3. Tolkien (2019)
PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.
Votes: 41,569 | Gross: $4.54M
4. Colors of Character (2020)
Steve Skipper is one of America's most prolific and honored artists. His works have hung in the Professional Football Hall of Fame, the U.S. Capitol, the International Motorsports Hall of ... See full synopsis »
5. Harriet (I) (2019)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
7. Kingdom Men Rising (2019)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary
Kingdom Men Rising is a documentary exploring what it means to be a real man in the midst of cultural trends where there is confusion about masculinity. Challenging men to rise above what we've become to lives of no more excuses.
Votes: 51 | Gross: $1.19M
9. Emanuel (2019)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
An inside look at the tragic event that took place in Charleston, South Carolina at the Emanuel AME Church, where 9 innocent churchgoers were gunned down.
Votes: 294 | Gross: $1.20M
10. The Long Goodbye-The Kara Tippetts Story (2019)
89 min | Documentary
Kara Tippetts, a wife and young mother with terminal breast cancer, shares the raw edges of dying with grace, dignity, and a sense of humor.
11. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)
TV-PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History
Against all the odds, a thirteen-year-old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.
13. Klaus (2019)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A simple act of kindness always sparks another, even in a frozen, faraway place. When Smeerensburg's new postman, Jesper, befriends toymaker Klaus, their gifts melt an age-old feud and deliver a sleigh full of holiday traditions.
15. Ben-Hur (2016)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish 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: 44,644 | Gross: $26.41M
16. 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: 3,640 | Gross: $6.46M
17. Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
PG | 130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A few decades after her original visit, Mary Poppins, the magical nanny, returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.
Votes: 88,784 | Gross: $171.96M
18. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
PG-13 | 179 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Votes: 1,659,021 | Gross: $342.55M
PG-13 | 201 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Votes: 1,837,315 | Gross: $377.85M
20. Black Panther (2018)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.
Votes: 765,364 | Gross: $700.06M
21. Christopher Robin (2018)
PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
Votes: 78,614 | Gross: $99.22M
24. VeggieTales in the House (2014–2016)
TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure
Get ready to love your veggies! The beloved faith-based brand has a fresh new look as Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber and all their Veggie friends venture off the countertop for the ... See full summary »
26. The Gospel of Matthew (2016)
Not Rated | 190 min | Drama
This critically acclaimed, epic production – five years in the making – is the first-ever word-for-word account of the life of Jesus as recorded in the biblical Gospel of Matthew.
27. The Gospel of John (2014)
Unrated | 160 min | Drama
The life and toils of Jesus Christ, depicted as written in the gospel of John. Narrated in English, following the New International Version of the scripture, while the actors speak in Aramaic.
28. The Gospel of Mark (2015)
Not Rated | 123 min | Drama
According to THE GOSPEL OF MARK, Jesus is a heroic man of action, an exorcist, healer, and miracle worker - the Son of God who keeps his identity secret. This critically acclaimed, epic ... See full summary »
29. God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018)
PG | 105 min | Drama
Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.
Votes: 4,100 | Gross: $5.73M
30. 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.
Votes: 9,310 | Gross: $14.68M
31. An Interview with God (2018)
Unrated | 97 min | Drama, Mystery
An up-and-coming journalist finds his world and faith increasingly challenged when he's granted the interview of a lifetime - with someone who claims to be God.
Votes: 4,093 | Gross: $1.25M
32. Samson (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Drama
After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine Prince, a young Hebrew with supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and God.
Votes: 4,646 | Gross: $4.72M
33. Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey (2018 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 48 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
Explore key moments in Billy Graham's journey as a dairy farmer's son who rose to prominence, becoming one of the most influential religious leaders in modern history.
34. Seabiscuit (2003)
PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport
True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Votes: 73,768 | Gross: $120.28M
35. Chappaquiddick (2017)
PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
Votes: 13,656 | Gross: $17.40M
36. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
PG | 117 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Teen Miles Morales becomes the Spider-Man of his universe, and must join with five spider-powered individuals from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.
Votes: 524,336 | Gross: $190.24M
37. 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.
Votes: 8,272 | Gross: $6.42M
38. 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.
Votes: 1,112 | Gross: $2.59M
41. Lincoln (2012)
PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
As the American Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Votes: 261,500 | Gross: $182.21M
42. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.
Votes: 680,925 | Gross: $138.80M
43. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
As Scott Lang balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
Votes: 401,563 | Gross: $216.65M
44. Hoovey (2015)
PG | 91 min | Drama