My Top 50 Documentaries

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1. 1040: Christianity in the New Asia (2010)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, History

Featuring Jaeson Ma, MC Jin, Van Ness Wu, MC Hammer. '1040' focuses on the rapid socioeconomic expansion in Asia and the significant shift of religious landscape in an area known as the '10... See full summary »

Director: Evan Jackson Leong | Stars: Jin Au-Yeung, Mike Bickle, M.C. Hammer, Jaeson Ma

Votes: 12

2. The 12 Biggest Lies (2010)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary

From the very nature of truth to how our world began, from morality to religion, from population control to political correctness, from Israel to Islam, from atheism to God... our entire world runs on what we believe.

Director: André van Heerden | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Katherine Albrecht, Kerby Anderson, Rob Carter

Votes: 69

3. Agenda: Grinding America Down (2010)

93 min | Documentary

When Idaho Legislator Curtis Bowers wrote a "letter to the editor" about the drastic changes in America's culture, it became the feature story on the evening news, people protested at the ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Bowers | Star: Curtis Bowers

Votes: 199

5. American Gospel: Christ Alone (2018)

139 min | Documentary

American Gospel explores the core question of Christianity, 'What is the gospel?' Through the distorting lens of American culture.

Director: Brandon Kimber | Stars: Nabeel Qureshi, Paul Washer, Costi Hinn, Sean Demars

Votes: 572

6. American Gospel: Christ Crucified (2019)

176 min | Documentary

Conservative and progressive theologians debate the meaning of the cross, and the most difficult parts of the Christian gospel.

Director: Brandon Kimber | Stars: Mike Abendroth, Voddie Baucham Jr., Alistair Begg, Alistair Begg

Votes: 74

7. Before the Wrath (2020)

84 min | Documentary

While scholars debate the timing of the Rapture, the world has lost why this event is prophesied to occur in the first place; knowledge that was once understood by those in the first ... See full summary »

Director: Brent Miller Jr. | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Sean Ardalan, Kevin Hayer, Jack Hibbs

Votes: 40

8. Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable (2018)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, Sport

55 Metascore

After losing an arm to a shark attack at age 13, Bethany Hamilton refuses to give up her dreams of being a professional surfer.

Director: Aaron Lieber | Stars: Alana Blanchard, Adam Dirks, Tobias Dirks, Bethany Hamilton

Votes: 450 | Gross: $0.59M

9. Between Heaven and Ground Zero (2012)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

Inspired by the popular and emotional book, Between Heaven & Ground Zero, this documentary focuses on Leslie Haskin's harrowing first hand account of being one of the last people to leave ... See full summary »

Director: André van Heerden | Stars: Ryan Brownlee, Melissa Burdey, Christina Dixon, Trevor Hall

Votes: 12

10. Beware of Christians (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Comedy

Four college students travel to Europe to escape their routine faith and gain a radically new perspective on following Jesus.

Director: Will Bakke | Stars: Will Bakke, Michael B. Allen, Alex R. Carroll, Matt Owen

Votes: 324

12. Christ in You: The Movie (2017)

104 min | Documentary

We owe the world an encounter with God. This movie features a fascinating discovery and a hard look at what holds us back from bringing hope, healing and deliverance to our environment. ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Arber | Stars: Heidi Baker, Andres Bisonni, Randy Clark, Loren Cunningham

Votes: 32

13. The Coming Convergence (2017)

TV-MA | 120 min | Documentary, Drama, War

Through newly discovered geological and statistical patterns, many believe it can be proven that the Tribulation is about to begin!

Directors: Brent Miller Jr., Brent Miller Jr. | Stars: Ray Bentley, Allen Farmer, Douglas Hamp, Erin Hawkins

Votes: 108

14. Dragons or Dinosaurs? (2010)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History

Dragon images, legends and lore exist all over the world in many different cultures. But what if dragons were actually dinosaurs?

Director: André van Heerden | Stars: Krysta LeBlanc, Chris Gorman, Ralph deGroot, Abigail de Groot

Votes: 58

15. Emanuel (2019)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

66 Metascore

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.

Director: Brian Ivie | Stars: George Howard Adams, A.R. Bernard, Nadine Collier, Brien Gregorie

Votes: 218 | Gross: $1.20M

16. End Times How Close Are We? (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary, Family

Nearly 30 percent of the Bible is prophecy. Today, the majority of these predictions have come to pass. those that remain to be fulfilled foretell of the End Times; and if biblical scholars... See full summary »

Director: David Priest | Stars: J. Randall Price, Cooper Abrams III, Sung Wook Chung, Stan Deyo

Votes: 13

17. The Epic Journey (2015)

100 min | Documentary

Join co-hosts Tim Chey and Anna Sims as they travel around the world uncovering stories of God's miracles in this epic journey to 37 countries. Premiered on Daystar TV - Reaching 55 million homes nationwide.

Director: Timothy A. Chey | Stars: Timothy A. Chey, Anna Sims, John Malcolm, Elwin Ahu

Votes: 720

18. Faithkeepers (2016)

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, News

In the birthplace of Christianity, Christians and other minorities are being persecuted, driven and wiped out, and their places of worship are being destroyed. Faithkeepers is an upcoming ... See full summary »

Director: Micah Smith

Votes: 7

19. Father of Lights (2012)

99 min | Documentary

Through filming incredible spiritual encounters around the world, Darren Wilson cuts through religious misconceptions in an effort to find the true nature and character of God.

Director: Darren Wilson | Stars: Darren Wilson, Robby Dawkins, Todd White, Deena Vant Hul

Votes: 501

20. The Final Prophecies (2010 Video)

81 min | Documentary, History

The validity of ancient prophecy has been debated for centuries and is one of the most controversial subjects in the world today. Join Ronnie Cohen as you go on an epic journey to uncover ... See full summary »

Director: Brent Miller Jr. | Stars: Kd Bowe, Ronnie Cohen, Allen Farmer, Mike Flanders

Votes: 36

21. Finger of God (2007)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary

The God of the Bible is still doing miracles today. Darren Wilson interviews Christians from various parts of the world to show how God is still working.

Director: Darren Wilson | Stars: Darren Wilson, Pat Windel, Bob Windel, Carol Arnott

Votes: 320

22. The Forbidden Book (1997)

G | 58 min | Documentary

The history of the English Bible.

Director: Brian Barkley

Votes: 13

23. Fragments of Truth (2018)

75 min | Documentary

Dr. Craig Evans travels the globe to track down the most ancient New Testament manuscripts. Along the way, he highlights groundbreaking new evidence, demonstrating the reliability of the New Testament manuscripts.

Director: Reuben Evans | Stars: Georgia Angelopoulos, Jacques Berchtold, J. Keith Elliott, Craig A. Evans

Votes: 28

24. Genesis: Paradise Lost (2017)

PG | 130 min | Documentary

If there is one part of the Bible that has undergone more scrutiny and abuse than any other, it is the very beginning-GENESIS. Both from within and without the church, assaults on GENESIS ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Strean | Stars: Andrew J. Fabich, Danny Faulkner, Ray Comfort, Ken Ham

Votes: 572 | Gross: $1.44M

25. Holy Ghost (2014)

113 min | Documentary

Can the Holy Spirit direct a movie? In this fast-paced documentary from the director of the popular films Finger of God, Furious Love, and Father of Lights, Darren Wilson sets out to make a... See full summary »

Director: Darren Wilson | Stars: Meredith Andrews, Reginald 'Fieldy' Arvizu, Heidi Baker, DeVon Franklin

Votes: 372

26. Impact (II) (2004)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary

'Impact' investigates the events surrounding 'The Passion of the Christ' and takes viewers around the world to show the spectacular effect the film, and more importantly, Jesus Christ has ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy A. Chey | Stars: Arch Bonnema, William Donohue, Jack Graham, Daniel Lapin

Votes: 643

27. The Insanity of God (2016)


Based on the best selling book by Nik Ripken, The Insanity of God is the personal and lifelong journey of an ordinary couple from rural Kentucky who thought they were going on just your ... See full summary »

Director: Brad Knull | Stars: Vitalijs Jevsjukovs, Kenny Champion, John W. Iwanonkiw, Earl Rorer

Votes: 93 | Gross: $1.10M

28. Is Genesis History? (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

Explore the world to see how it intersects with the stories related in Genesis. Del Tackett of "The Truth Project" hikes through canyons, climbs mountains, and dives below the sea to examine two competing views - one compelling truth.

Director: Thomas Purifoy | Stars: Del Tackett, Kevin L. Anderson, Steve A. Austin, Steven W. Boyd

Votes: 1,450 | Gross: $2.69M

29. Jesus Revolution


The true story of a national spiritual awakening in the early 1970's and its origins within a community of teenage hippies in Southern California.

Director: Jon Gunn | Stars: Joel Courtney, Jim Gaffigan

30. Kirk Cameron REVIVE US 2 (2016)

120 min | Documentary, Musical

Are we in the last days of our great nation? Is it too late for America? Revive Us features worship, prayer, and thoughtful discussion as Kirk Cameron turns to Scripture to offer ... See full summary »

Stars: Karen Abercrombie, Isabella Cameron, Kirk Cameron, Ben Carson

Votes: 39

31. Loud Krazy Love (2018)

TV-MA | 87 min | Documentary, Drama, Music

At the downbeat of the new millennium there was no bigger, darker, or more deeply influential hard rock band in the world than KoRn. But for lead guitarist Brian Head Welch, a dream come ... See full summary »

Directors: Trey Hill, Scott Mayo | Star: Brian 'Head' Welch

Votes: 281

32. Megiddo: The March to Armageddon (2004 TV Movie)

135 min | Documentary

"Megiddo: The March to Armageddon" explores Bible prophecy concerning the last day kingdom of Antichrist, tracking the history of the New World Order from the pages of Scripture through the... See full summary »

Director: Christian J. Pinto | Stars: David Bay, Dave Hunt, L.A. Marzulli, Caryl Matrisciana

Votes: 59

33. Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure (2012)

PG | 84 min | Documentary, History

Follow Kirk Cameron across Europe and the U.S. as he seeks to discover the people, places and principles that made America the freest, most prosperous and generous nation the world has ever known.

Director: Duane Barnhart | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Todd Akin, Sue Allan, David Barton

Votes: 777 | Gross: $0.18M

34. My Hope America with Billy Graham (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 29 min | Family

An urgent new message of Hope from Billy Graham, featuring Lacey Sturm and Lecrae.

Director: Daniel Camenisch | Stars: Billy Graham, Lacey Sturm, Lecrae, Tenae Downing

Votes: 47

35. Patterns of Evidence: Exodus (2014)

Unrated | 115 min | Documentary, History

What is the validity of history found in the Bible? Is it fact or fiction? What does the hard evidence really have to say about the foundational story of the Old Testament: the Exodus out ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Mahoney | Stars: Charles Aling, Manfred Bietak, John Bimson, Mansour Boraik

Votes: 979

36. Patterns of Evidence: Moses Controversy (2019)

Not Rated | 140 min | Documentary

A filmmaker searches for scientific evidence that Moses wrote the first books of the Bible.

Director: Tim Mahoney | Stars: Michael Shelomo Bar-Ron, William G. Dever, Manis Friedman, Duane Garrett

Votes: 73

37. The Replacement Gods (2012 Video)

103 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

A comparison of ancient mythology and modern-day comic book superheroes to biblical stories.

Director: Scott Mayer | Stars: Ted Atwood, Alessandro Bianchi, Shmuley Boteach, Michael L. Brown

Votes: 23

38. Revive Us 2 (2017)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

Kirk Cameron hosts a "family meeting" to discuss unity in a time when political, racial, economic, and religious tensions are increasing every day.

Stars: Kirk Cameron, Ben Carson, Stephen Kendrick

Votes: 17

39. Seven Signs of Christ's Return (1997 Video)

60 min | Documentary

Biblical prophecy can provide fascinating insights into the future. Scriptures foretell seven momentous world events that will herald the second coming of Jesus Christ.

Director: Rolf Forsberg | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Michael Rye

Votes: 26

40. Shadow Government (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

John Wilson wakes up, gets ready for his day and heads to work. He has no idea that he's being watched, tracked and studied. Is he a threat to national security? Is he a terrorist or a ... See full summary »

Director: André van Heerden | Stars: Grant Jeffrey, Katherine Albrecht, Daniel Estulin, G. Edward Griffin

Votes: 23

41. Startling Proofs (1995)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

It is the demand of every skeptic: prove to me that God exists. Of course making a decision to accept the Gospel of Christ is a matter of faith.

Director: André van Heerden | Stars: Dave Breese, Keith Davies, David Harris, Dave Hunt

Votes: 20

42. Steve McQueen: American Icon (2017)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography

Steve McQueen truly is an American Icon. One of America's most endearing and intriguing movie stars, he "is still the King of Cool" according to Esquire Magazine-50 years after the zenith ... See full summary »

Directors: Jon Erwin, Ben Smallbone | Stars: Mel Gibson, Mel Novak, Gary Sinise, Barbara Leigh

Votes: 151 | Gross: $1.23M

43. The Submerging Church (2012)

138 min | Documentary

Journey with us as we take a closer look at the Emergent Church, its leaders, their teachings and where it is all headed in light of bible prophecy.

Director: Joe Schimmel | Stars: Jay Bakker, Rob Bell, Bono, Tony Campolo

45. Unstoppable (2013)

Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary

The death of his 15-year-old friend sparks Kirk Cameron to address the question of why bad things happen to good people. Through storytelling and dramatizations, Cameron goes back to the ... See full summary »

Director: Darren Doane | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Kelly Burke, Cari Burke, Denny Deutsch

Votes: 581

46. IndoctriNation (2011)

102 min | Documentary

Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity in America.

Directors: Joaquin Fernandez, Colin Gunn | Stars: Samuel Blumenfeld, Geoff Botkin, John Eidsmoe, David Goetsch II

Votes: 58

47. Let the Lion Roar (2014)

65 min | Documentary, History

Uncover one of the greatest and darkest deceptions of our time - the conspiracy to cover up the Church's true identity.

Director: Vanessa Frank | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Jason Burkey, Eric Roberts, Stephen Baldwin

Votes: 191