10 Best Christian Movies on Netflix Right Now

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Christian movies are among those films that depict connections with  Jesus,faith and Christianity.  To your surprise, Netflix is full of Christian movies that’ll establish and restore your faith in God. While there are not many movies that have shattered box-office records, these movies have always been popular, especially among people who have a heightened spiritual interest.

Among tons of Christian movies available to stream on Netflix, we’ve collected those that can capture the fullness of the divinity of God or fullness of humanity and faith. These are stories that are connected with the life of people, that’s relatable and have their own strengths and weaknesses.

Check out the 10 best Christian movies on Netflix streaming right now.

1. Christian Mingle 

Initial Release: 2014
Director: Corbin Bernsen
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 28%

Gwyneth Hayden (Lacey Chabert)  is a 30-something marketing executive with a top-notch career, awesome wardrobe, dream apartment and great friends.  She believes the only thing missing is a man. In a moment of inspired desperation, she fills out a profile on the dating website ChristianMingle.com hoping to find Mr. Right. However, Gwyneth’s attempts at impressing her dream guy end in disaster when he calls her out on her “faux faith.”  In an honest realization, she sees her superficial life for what it really is, and she’s driven to create a personal relationship with God. In the end, He delivers on the true desires of her heart: “life-changing” love.

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2. Five People You Meet in Heaven

Initial Release: 2004
Director: Lloyd Kramer
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 81%

Mitch Albom’s  best selling book turned into a made-for-television adaptation, which offers a novel perspective on life, death, and the meaning of our existence. Eddie (Jon Voight) is an elderly maintenance man who has spent most of his life keeping the rides at an amusement park in good repair; Eddie has had a hard life, sustaining a serious injury during World War II and losing his wife, and he often wonders what the purpose behind it all is.  One day, Eddie is killed while trying to save a young girl who has fallen from a ride, and in the afterlife, he’s greeted by five people he knew during his lifetime, who explain to him what the key moments in his life were, and what was to be learned from them



3. Catching Faith

Catching Faith is one of the best Christian movies on Netflix.

Initial Release: 2015
Director: John K.D. Graham
IMDb: 4.9/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: No Tomatometer Score Yet

Produced in South Africa, Catching Fire is a story of finding courage and strength through faith and one’s family.

Alexa Taylor has what many people would consider to be an ideal family and life. She is married to a successful businessman, and she has two popular children who seem to have bright futures ahead of them. Alexa’s son Beau Taylor (played by Garnett Westton) is the star of his high school football team, and seems likely to have an illustrious career to look forward to.

Her daughter, Ravyn Taylor (played by Bethany Peterson) is a model student, getting A grades in every subject. However, the Taylors’ appearance of prosperous perfection begins to crumble when Beau is caught drinking underage, jeopardizing his position on the football team. Alexa is emotionally weakened not only by that but also by the sudden death of her father. She and her family are forced to learn that appearances are much less important than they ever imagined.

4. David and Goliath

This movie retells the classic Biblical battle between the young shepherd David and the giant Philistine warrior Goliath, and the events that led up to their epic clash.


Initial Release: 2015
Director: Timothy A Chey
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 65%


5. October Baby

October Baby is one of the best christian movies on netflix.

Initial Release: 2011
Director: John Erwin
IMDb: 6.7/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 21%

A Christian (and many would say politically motivated) movie, October Baby is likely to appeal only to a specific demographic. With a screenplay based on very questionable science and acting that leaves a great deal to be desired, October Baby is by no means certain to entertain or charm you.

Hannah is an energetic young girl who is excited to be a college freshman with her whole life ahead of her. She was adopted as a baby, and knows nothing about her birth mother and the story of her birth. Hannah collapses on stage during a college drama performance. It is found that she has medical problems, which strangely and inexplicably are said to be related to the fact that her birth mother had tried to abort her. Hannah and her close friends leave on a journey to learn about Hannah’s real past. What will she and her friends discover?

6. The Wise Kids


In a Baptist church in Charleston, South Carolina, three teenage friends contemplate what the next stage of life looks like. There’s  an introspective pastor’s daughter; the hyperactive Laura, and Tim, the open-hearted son of a single father, confronting his homosexuality for the first time.

Initial Release: 2012
Director: Stephen Cone
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%


7. Mysterious Ways


A distraught woman who lost her young son finds redemption after a chance meeting with a mysterious homeless man helps her to view life in a different way


Initial Release: 2015
Director: Christian Vuissa
Rotten Tomatoes Score: No Tomatometer score yet


8. Arranged

Superb Christian movie on Netflix.

Initial Release: 2007
Directors: Diane Crespo and Stefen C. Schaefer
IMDb: 7.5/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 64%

A charming romantic comedy and drama, Arranged is a movie you need to see. An excellent script and outstanding acting make this movie a true gem.

Rachel Meshenberg (played by Zoe Lister-Jones) and Nasira Khaldi {played by Francis Benhamou) are young, hopeful teachers at a Brooklyn public school. Rachel is an orthodox Jew, while Nasira is Muslim.  Principal Jacoby, the other teachers, and the school administration are a bit worried at first that the religions of the two women will cause them not to get along.

However, there is no need for worry.  Once Rachel and Nasira get to know each other they find out they have a lot in common, more than they probably ever imagined! They are both in the process of their families arranging marriages for them. The two teachers become very close friends and confidantes, and help one another navigate this time in their lives.

9. The Letters


Initial Release: 2015
Directors: William Riead
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

THE LETTERS, as told through personal letters she wrote over the last 40 years of her life, reveal a troubled and vulnerable women who grew to feel an isolation and an abandonment by God. The story is told from the point of view of a Vatican priest charged with the task of investigating acts and events following her death. He recounts her life’s work, her political oppression, her religious zeal and her unbreakable spirit.


10. Mercy Rules

Initial Release: 2011
Director: Will Bakke
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

In the heat of the game, you want people you can count on—in baseball and in life. In the midst of a challenging season, Cody (Jared Miller) learns he’s not the best at pitching … or the being a good teammate. Meanwhile, Cody’s dad, John (Kirk Cameron), is losing to a scheming lobbyist to take over the family business.

Both Cody and John think their only option is to fight their problems on their own. It’s not until they learn to rely on friends, teammates, and—most importantly—their faith and family that they discover their battles can truly be won.




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