The Top 11 Christian Films of 2016

The Top 11 Christian Films of 2016
Here are the top 11 notable Christian films that were released in 2016.
  • 1. Risen


    Risen tells the story of a Roman soldier's encounter with Jesus after His death and Resurrection. 

  • 2. Ben-Hur


    This 2016 Ben-Hur is a remake of the classic 1959 film starring Charlton Heston. The new Ben-Hur stars Jack Huston.

  • 3. Hillsong: Let Hope Rise


    This documentary-style film follows the rise of Hillsong the church and the Christian praise band which is now recognized around the world.

  • 4. God's Not Dead 2


    This film follows in the steps of the first God's Not Dead. This time, a Christian schoolteacher must defend her faith to the school board after being accused of discussing Jesus with a student.

  • 5. The Young Messiah


    This film tells the story of Jesus and his earthly family when he was a young boy.

  • 6. Miracles from Heaven


    In this film, Jennifer Garner stars as the mother of a young girl with a disease that can only be cured through a miracle.  

  • 7. Hacksaw Ridge


    Hacksaw Ridge tells the story of Desmond Doss (played by Andrew Garfield), a soldier fighting in World War II whose Christian faith leads him to save lives rather than take them.

  • 8. Last Days in the Desert


    This film brings to life the biblical story of Jesus' temptation in the wilderness. Although based on the biblical account, this is a dramatized interpretation that doesn't adhere strictly to the text.

  • 9. I'm Not Ashamed


    This film is based on the story of Rachel Joy Scott, a young Christian woman who was the first student killed in the Columbine High School shooting.

  • 10. Greater


    This film tells the story of a Christian college football player whose faith impacted his football career.

  • 11. Silence


    Silence tells the story of two Jesuit priests who go to Japan as missionaries in the 17th century to find a fellow priest who has gone missing. 

     

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    Publication date: January 31, 2017