Christian Thought Provoking Drama

by Huntress_Dark_Knight | created - 05 Feb 2012 | updated - 09 Nov 2012 | Public

Some of these are christian films based on bible and christian theaching's. Some of these have nothing to do with the bible or christian teaching's far from it, but they make you think about other things that do have to do with something else that is christian beliefs at least they did me.

For a lot of these and many more check out christian cinema

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1. Vanished (1998)

Not Rated | 54 min | Drama

Pastor John Hagee explains the mysterious vanishings of millions across the earth and whisks us into the period of tribulation.

Director: André van Heerden | Stars: Sharon Brown, John Hagee, Kay Valley, Phillip Jarrett

Votes: 101

2. This Is the Life (1952–1988)

30 min | Drama, Family

Long-running religious series featuring dramatizations of contemporary problems and how they were resolved using a Christian solution.

Stars: Nelson Leigh, Kathy Garver, John Bryant, Onslow Stevens

Votes: 62

Anthology

3. Another Life (1981–1984)

30 min | Drama

Another Life explored the lives, faith and loves of the people of the fictional town of Kingsley, centered around the Davidson family.

Stars: MaryJean Feton, Jeanette Larson, John Corsault, Naomi Riseman

Votes: 39

Serial Drama

4. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)

TV-G | 60 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

Monica (Roma Downey), Tess (Della Reese), and Andrew (John Dye) are a trio of angels sent to Earth to tell depressed and troubled people that God loves them and hasn't forgotten them.

Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, Valerie Bertinelli

Votes: 6,734

5. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

A probationary angel, sent back to Earth, teams with an ex-cop to help people.

Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, James Troesh, Margie Impert

Votes: 4,911

6. Promised Land (1996–1999)

TV-G | 60 min | Drama

A family devotes their lives to traveling the country to help those in need.

Stars: Gerald McRaney, Wendy Phillips, Austin O'Brien, Sarah Schaub

Votes: 621

7. 7th Heaven (1996–2007)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Eric Camden, a minister, and his wife Annie deal with the drama of having seven children, ranging from toddlers to adults with families of their own.

Stars: Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Jessica Biel, Beverley Mitchell

Votes: 24,739

8. The Ten Commandments (1956)

G | 220 min | Adventure, Drama

Moses, an Egyptian Prince, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Votes: 67,144 | Gross: $93.74M

9. October Baby (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama

32 Metascore

A college freshman's world is rocked when she learns she is the adopted survivor of a failed abortion.

Directors: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin | Stars: Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, John Schneider, Jasmine Guy

Votes: 7,501 | Gross: $5.36M

10. Tribulation (2000)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Tom Canboro is a police detective with a Christian sister, Eileen, a brother, Calvin, a wife, Susan, and eccentric brother-in-law, Jason. One night, Jason seemingly goes insane and tries to... See full summary »

Director: André van Heerden | Stars: Gary Busey, Howie Mandel, Nick Mancuso, Margot Kidder

Votes: 897

11. Deceived (2002 Video)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In a remote space observatory perched high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, a needle frantically scratches erratic lines on a strip chart recorder confirming an extraterrestrial signal. ... See full summary »

Director: André van Heerden | Stars: Judd Nelson, Michelle Nolden, Stewart Bick, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 361

12. Left Behind: The Movie (2000)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

22 Metascore

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.

Director: Vic Sarin | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Brad Johnson, Janaya Stephens, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 9,453 | Gross: $4.22M

13. Left Behind III: World at War (2005)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

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.

Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Kirk Cameron, Brad Johnson, Jessica Steen

Votes: 3,778

14. Left Behind II: Tribulation Force (2002)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

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.

Director: Bill Corcoran | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Brad Johnson, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Janaya Stephens

Votes: 3,964

15. The National Tree (2009 TV Movie)

TV-G | 88 min | Drama

A teenager has his Sitka Spruce tree chosen to be planted outside the White House as the new national Christmas Tree.

Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Evan Williams, Kari Matchett, Paula Brancati

Votes: 521

16. The Man Who Saved Christmas (2002 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Family

A.C. Gilbert figures out a way to keep Christmas alive after the war threatens to take it away in his name.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Jason Alexander, Kelly Rowan, Ari Cohen, C. David Johnson

Votes: 490

17. What If... (I) (2010)

PG | 111 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

Ben Walker is allowed to see how different his life would be if he had followed his heart.

Director: Dallas Jenkins | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Kristy Swanson, John Ratzenberger, Debby Ryan

Votes: 2,742 | Gross: $0.81M

18. Midnight Clear (2006)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama

Faith Comes in Unexpected Places. Based on the story by the New York Times Best-Selling Author of the Left Behind Series, Jerry B. Jenkins.

Director: Dallas Jenkins | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, K Callan, Kirk B.R. Woller, Mary Thornton

Votes: 804

19. The Shunning (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

Beautiful Katie Lapp has always felt something missing in her simple Amish existence -- until a mysterious "Englisher" comes to Lancaster County looking for the baby girl she gave up for adoption 19 years ago.

Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: Sherry Stringfield, Sarah Maine, Willie Stratford, Danielle Panabaker

Votes: 1,810

20. The Waltons (1972–1981)

TV-G | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

The life and trials of a 1930s and 1940s Virginia mountain family through financial depression and World War II.

Stars: Jon Walmsley, Mary Beth McDonough, Eric Scott, Kami Cotler

Votes: 6,305

21. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in the nineteenth century American Midwest.

Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Rachel Lindsay Greenbush

Votes: 20,819

22. Paradise, Texas (2006)

PG | 90 min | Drama

In the '80s, Mack Cameron (Timothy Bottoms) was a star in his own right but now, as a middle-aged actor in Hollywood, he's working like crazy to stay in the game. Movie shoots keep him from... See full summary »

Director: Lorraine Senna | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Ben Estus, Meredith Baxter, Sheryl Lee

Votes: 160

23. Cry from the Mountain (1985)

PG | 78 min | Adventure, Drama

The film centers on an emotional kayaking trip between a father and a son. The father has taken his boy into the deep Alaskan wilderness to tell him that he is divorcing the boy's mother, ... See full summary »

Director: James F. Collier | Stars: Chris Kidd, Wes Parker, Rita Walter, James Cavan

Votes: 86

24. The Eastern Bride (2004 Video)

TV-PG | 67 min | Drama

A globetrotting South African businessman goes about his normal Christian life until the persecution of Christians around the world is brought to his attention. Through a series of ... See full summary »

Director: Iain Morris | Stars: James Gracie, Rajesh Gopie, Julie Hartley, Kenneth Fok

Votes: 25

25. Behind the Mask (1999 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

Dr. Bob Shushan is an overworked and absent father who runs a centre for the mentally and physically challenged. When Shushan suffers a heart attack, his life is saved by James Jones, a ... See full summary »

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Matthew Fox, Mary McDonnell, Bradley Whitford

Votes: 424

26. Early Warning (1981)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Thriller

A Christian woman (Delana Michaels) wants a newspaper man (Greg Wynne) to publish a story about a One World Foundation being set up whose only goal is to control the world. She wants him to... See full summary »

Director: David R. Elliott | Stars: Delana Michaels, Christopher Wynne, Joe Chapman, Alvy Moore

Votes: 57

27. Born Again (1978)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

Charles Colson was involved in the infamous Watergate scandal that brought down the administration of former President Richard Nixon. Colson was sentenced to prison for the crimes he ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Dean Jones, Anne Francis, Jay Robinson, Dana Andrews

Votes: 140

28. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

46 Metascore

A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Campbell Scott

Votes: 123,993 | Gross: $75.07M

29. Pamela's Prayer (1998)

Unrated | 57 min | Drama

A girl's life from her birth in 1969 to her wedding day in 1991.

Director: Dave Christiano | Stars: Serena Orrego, Rick Scheideman, Ted Kuenz, Sarah Padbury

Votes: 172

30. The Sparky Chronicles: The Map (2003 Video)

Unrated | 27 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Spy spoof. When a mysterious one-armed man kidnaps the family dog, three college-aged friends quickly form a crack search team to find their beloved K-9. Using the latest in high-tech ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Rutledge | Stars: David A.R. White, Derek Baynham, Vanessa Ray, Sammy Renfro

Votes: 42

31. Second Glance (1992)

50 min | Drama, Family

A young Christian, Daniel (David A.R. White) is in public high school. He feels as if his religion is placing too many restrictions on him and he wishes to have some freedom from biblical ... See full summary »

Director: Rich Christiano | Stars: David A.R. White, Blaine Pickett, Lance Zitron, Denise Weatherly

Votes: 461

32. The Appointment (1991)

39 min | Short, Drama

A woman is writing anti-God editorials for her local newspaper. One day a mysterious visitor comes to her office with a message from the Lord. He tells her that on September 19th at 6:05pm ... See full summary »

Director: Rich Christiano | Stars: Karen Jo Briere, Art Oden, Leslie Basham, Jim Ostrander

Votes: 119

33. Dialtone (2009 Video)

PG | 45 min | Drama, Mystery

A mysterious phone. A missing lawyer. An abandoned warehouse. They all help tell a story about Greg Pleasant, a Seattle lawyer who's held back from leading the dynamic life Christ wants him... See full summary »

Director: Brian Lohr | Stars: Daniel Bittner, John Douglass, Rita Fletcher, Randy Gross

Votes: 53

34. The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Corporate analyst and single mom, Jen, tackles Christmas with a business-like approach until her uncle arrives with a handsome stranger in tow.

Director: Michael M. Scott | Stars: Brooke Burns, Henry Winkler, Warren Christie, Connor Christopher Levins

Votes: 3,761

35. The Christmas Choir (2008 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Drama

A workaholic accountant is inspired to start a choir at a homeless shelter, allowing him to find a purpose to his life and discover the power of music, while providing the choir members with a chance at a new, better life.

Director: Peter Svatek | Stars: Jason Gedrick, Tyrone Benskin, Michael Sarrazin, Marianne Farley

Votes: 609

36. Asteroid (1997 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 122 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to ... See full summary »

Director: Bradford May | Stars: Michael Biehn, Annabella Sciorra, Zach Charles, Don Franklin

Votes: 1,998

37. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandiwe Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 363,672 | Gross: $166.11M

38. Meteor Apocalypse (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A gigantic meteor enters Earth's orbit and begins to disintegrate, showering the entire planet with debris.

Director: Micho Rutare | Stars: Joe Lando, Claudia Christian, Cooper Harris, Madison McLaughlin

Votes: 1,129

39. Doomsday Prophecy (2011 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Sci-Fi

Based on the 2012 end-of-world prophesy where two unlikely characters team up to solve a mystery that just might save the world.

Director: Jason Bourque | Stars: A.J. Buckley, Jewel Staite, Alan Dale, Bruce Ramsay

Votes: 1,535

40. The Body (2001)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

21 Metascore

A crucified body dated back to the first century A.D is uncovered at an ancient cave in Jerusalem. Trouble ensues as word spreads.

Director: Jonas McCord | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Olivia Williams, John Shrapnel, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 8,866 | Gross: $0.03M

41. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

PG-13 | 178 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

92 Metascore

A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Votes: 1,730,765 | Gross: $315.54M

42. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

PG-13 | 201 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

94 Metascore

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.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 1,709,475 | Gross: $377.85M

43. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

PG-13 | 179 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

87 Metascore

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.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 1,545,500 | Gross: $342.55M

44. Ben-Hur (1959)

G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama, History

90 Metascore

After a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend in 1st-century Jerusalem, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Votes: 228,532 | Gross: $74.70M

45. Billy: The Early Years (2008)

PG | 98 min | Biography, Drama

Everyone knows who he is. Now find out how he got there. The early life of American Evangelist Billy Graham.

Director: Robby Benson | Stars: Armie Hammer, Lindsay Wagner, Martin Landau, Stefanie Butler

Votes: 753 | Gross: $0.32M

46. Blue Like Jazz (2012)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

48