34 Inspiring Religious Movies on Amazon Prime

Religious Movies On Amazon Prime

Have you ever thought about the religious movies on Amazon Prime? There are many, with most of their themes focusing on Christianity and living the Christian life. 

These religious movies depict topics ranging from discussion of the lives of religious figureheads and Gods and converts to the historical events that have impacted the course that various religions have taken in times past.

Amazon Prime, an online streaming service owned by Amazon, has an enormous catalog of such movies for your viewing pleasure.

As a regular subscriber who may be interested in movies in the religious genre, I have compiled a list of the most famous religious films that can be watched on Amazon Prime.

Let’s explore them one after the other, shall we?

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1. The Pilgrim’s Progress (2019)

  • Director: Robert Fernandez
  • Cast: David Thorpe; John Rhys-Davies; Kristyn Getty
  • IMDb rating: 6.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 53m

A man named Christian is a devout pilgrim who journeys to the Celestial City but must first survive many distractions and obstacles, such as the Swamp of Despondency, the Worldly Woods, and Vanity Fair. 

This excellent animated movie, based on the book of the same name by John Bunyan in 1678, is a favorite of kids. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

2. The Hiding Place (1975)

  • Director: James F. Collier
  • Cast: Julie Harris; Eileen Heckart; Arthur O’Connell; Jeannette Clift.
  • IMDb rating: 7.4/10
  • Running time: 2h 30m.

A Christian family of 2 sisters, Corrie and Betsie, joins the resistance movement in Nazi-occupied territory and begins hiding Jewish people in their home. As life in prison becomes harder and Betsie loses her life, Corrie begins her lone journey of survival. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

3. Priceless (2016)

  • Director: Ben Smallbone
  • Cast: Joel Smallbone; Bianca Santos; Amber Midthunder; Jim Parrack; David Koechner.
  • IMDb rating: 6/10
  • Running time: 1h 37m

A man desperately needs money to regain custody of his daughter and agrees to drive an unmarked box truck across the country, no questions asked, only to discover he is transporting two women. When he falls in love with one of the women, he fights to save women’s lives. Priceless is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

4. Selfie Dad (2020)

  • Director: Brad J. Silverman
  • Cast: Michael JrChonda Pierce, James Denton, Karen Abercrombie, and Jamie Grace. 
  • IMDb rating: 4.2/10
  • Running time: 1h 37m

Ben Marcus, a father who is unemployed while facing a midlife crisis, rises to stardom after posting self-help videos of a comic nature online.

The fame he gets, however, doesn’t bring his desired satisfaction. Selfie Dad is a gospel-centric comedy movie that discusses fatherhood, family, and temptation. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

5. Letters to God (2010)

  • Director: David Nixon
  • Cast: Robyn Lively, Jeffrey Johnson, Tanner Maguire, Michael Bolten, and Bailee Madison.
  • IMDb rating: 6.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 50m

Based on a true story, this movie depicts an eight-year-old boy who has cancer and decides to write some letters to God, which he requests the mailman to deliver. These letters later served to inspire the postman and the community where the kid lived. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

6. Joni (1979)

  • Director: James F. Collier
  • Cast: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • IMDb rating: 6.7/10
  • Running time: 1h 47m

Based on a true story and a novel with the same name, Joni depicts a teenage girl who is left paralyzed due to a diving accident.

However, she rediscovers the will to live thanks to her newly discovered ability to paint with her mouth and her Christian faith. The film is a biopic of Joni Eareckson Tada and is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

7. Same Kind of Different As Me (2017)

  • Director: Michael Carney
  • Cast: Greg Kinnear; Renée Zellweger; Djimon Hounsou; Jon Voight
  • IMDb rating: 6.6/10
  • Running time: 1h 59m 

When the wealthy international art dealer Ron cheats on his wife and later informs her, he goes ahead to learn lessons from the scripture about kindness, forgiveness, and life itself after he befriends a homeless man when he is forced by his wife to volunteer at a shelter for homeless people. 

The film is based on a true story and a book by the same name, and it is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

8. Where Hope Grows (2015)

  • Director: Chris Dowling
  • Cast: David DeSanctis; Danica McKellar; Kerr Smith; Brooke Burns; William Zabka; Kristoffer Polaha; McKaley Miller.
  • IMDb rating: 6.6/10
  • Running time: 1h 35m

A grocery store worker with Down syndrome named Produce befriends and brings joy and hope to a former baseball player in early retirement who struggles with being a depressed alcoholic. 

Where Hope Grows stars David DeSanctis – a talented actor with Down syndrome – and Kristoffer Polaha (Wonder Woman 1984), it is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

9. The Passion of the Christ (2004)

  • Director: Mel Gibson
  • Cast: Jim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci, Maia Morgenstern, and Sergio Rubini.
  • IMDb rating: 7.2/10
  • Running time: 2h 7m

This movie depicts the final hours of Jesus’ life, including the moment of his betrayal by a disciple of his and Jesus’ arrest by Roman soldiers.

As the savior of the world endures a grim end, his demise and resurrection serve to save souls and defeat the Satanic purpose for humans. It remains the top-grossing faith-based film of all time and one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

10. God’s Not Dead (2014)

  • Director: Harold Cronk
  • Cast: Kevin Sorbo; Shane Harper; David A. R. White; Dean Cain; Newsboys; Willie Robertson; Korie Robertson.
  • IMDb rating: 4.6/10
  • Running time: 1h 52m

A college student accepts the challenge to defend his faith in God by his atheist philosophy professor Professor Jeffrey Radisson. God’s Not Dead is rated PG for thematic material, brief violence, and an accident scene. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

11. Unplanned (2019)

  • Directors: Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman.
  • Cast: Ashley Bratcher, Brooks Ryan, and Robia Scott.
  • IMDb rating: 5.6/10
  • Running time: 1h 49m

One of the young directors of a Planned Parenthood clinic, A by Johnson, switches from defending women’s rights to choosing to be an anti-abortion activist. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

12. The Ultimate Gift (2007)

  • Director: Michael O. Sajbel
  • Cast: Drew Fuller; Bill Cobbs; Ali Hillis; Abigail Breslin; Brian Dennehy; James Garner
  • IMDb rating: 7.3/10
  • Running time: 1h 58m

A spoiled young man, Jason, is granted an estate from his billionaire grandfather but must perform specific charity tasks to get the inheritance.

The film is based on a novel with the same name and includes touching lessons about the purpose of wealth and life itself. It is rated PG for thematic elements, some violence, and language and is one no of the religious movies on Amazon Prime 

13. Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace (2000)

  • Director: Eric Till
  • IMDb rating: 6.3/10
  • Running time: 1h 30m

This movie depicts the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer who preached against Hitler’s evil regime and helped Jews escape from Germany. Eventually, however, he is captured and killed in a Nazi concentration camp. It’s based on an inspiring true story. 

It is not rated, however, although it includes minor language and a disturbing scene of a man in the nude walking to the gallows. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

14. The Gospel of John (2003)

  • Director: Philip Saville
  • Cast: Henry Ian Cusick; Christopher Plummer.
  • IMDb rating: 7.7/10
  • Running time: 3h

This movie depicts the existence of Jesus Christ, a first-century Jewish minister and religious leader, as described by John in his Gospel, which is the fourth among the gospels. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

15. Run the Race (2019)

  • Director: Chris Dowling
  • Cast: Tanner Stine, Evan Hofer, Kristoffer Polaha, Kelsey Reinhardt, Mario Van Peebles, Mykelti Williamson, and Frances Fisher.
  • IMDb rating: 6/10
  • Running time: 1h 41m.

Elite player Zach Truett finds brilliance on his high school football field and attempts to procure a school grant and a ticket away from home.

At the same time, an overwhelming knee injury shifts Zach to the sidelines, and his sibling bands up his spikes to compete in track and field sports.

Regardless of the difficulty, there is one silver lining for Zach, as he before long fosters a maturing relationship with a youthful medical caretaker who works at the emergency clinic.

Rated PG for thematic content and some teen partying. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

16. Shadowlands (1993)

  • Director: Richard Attenborough
  • Cast: Anthony Hopkins; Debra Winger.
  • IMDb rating: 7.4/10
  • Running time: 2h 12m

This biopic depicts the love life of theologian and professor C.S. Lewis, American poet, and his old sweetheart, American writer Joy Gresham. It is rated PG for thematic elements, and it is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

17. Ragamuffin (2013)

  • Director: David Schultz
  • Cast: Michael Koch. Rich Wayne Mullins; David Leo Schultz. Sam Howard; Mel Fair. John Mullins; Carson Aune. Justin; Elizabeth Roberts. Jessica.
  • IMDb rating: 6.7/10

A capricious melodic protege climbs the Christian contemporary music charts and afterward chooses it’s not an ideal spot for him. 

The film depicts the true story of Rich Mullins, a splendid vocalist/lyricist who didn’t wear shoes and wrote probably the most famous tunes in contemporary music: Creed, Awesome God, and Step by Step. He passed on in a car crash in 1997. This is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

18. God’s Compass (2016)

  • Director: Stephan Schultze
  • Cast: Karen Abercrombie Suzanne Waters; T.C. Stallings David Waters; Jazelle Foster Jessica Waters; Joey Ibanez Eli; Erin Bethea Debra Carr.
  • IMDb rating: 6.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 43m

On the night a principal celebrates her retirement, multiple, unimaginable family crises strike. This is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

19. Russ Taff: I Still Believe (2018)

  • Director: Rick Altizer
  • Cast: Bill Gaither, Amy Grant, Bart Millard, Chonda Pierce, Michael W. Smith, Michael Tait, Steven Curtis Chapman, and Mark Lowry 
  • IMDb rating: 8.5/10
  • Running time: 1h 44m

This movie is a documentary about Russ Taft, a gospel singer who is a Grammy and Dove Awards winner battling alcoholism. It incorporates interviews with Taft, Amy Grant, Bill Gaither, Michael W. Smith, Bart Millard, Michael Tait, and Chonda Pierce. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

20. Overcomer (2019)

  • Director: Alex Kendrick
  • Cast: Alex Kendrick; Priscilla Shirer; Shari Rigby; Jack Sterner; Cameron Arnett; Aryn Wright-Thompson.
  • IMDb rating: 6.6/10
  • Running time: 1h 59m

Conditions force John Harrison, a secondary school b-ball mentor, to prepare cross-country competitors. He stumbles upon an uncommon talent, Hannah Scott, who is asthmatic. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

21. I’m in Love With a Church Girl

  • Director: Steve Race
  • Cast: Jeff “Ja Rule” Atkins; Adrienne Bailon; Stephen Baldwin; T-Bone; TobyMac; Vincent Pastore; Michael Madsen; Martin Kove.
  • IMDb rating: 4.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 58m

This is a Christian-crime-romance movie that depicts a former and wealthy drug dealer, Miles, who falls in love with a devout Christian girl, Vanessa.

Their relationship is tried nonstop as he tries to convince law enforcement officials, and his wife l, that he is a changed man. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

22. Christian Mingle (2014)

  • Director: Corbin Bernsen
  • Cast: Lacey Chabert, Jonathan Patrick Moore, Stephen Tobolowsky, David Keith, Morgan Fairchild, John O’Hurley, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, and Corbin Bernsen.
  • IMDb rating: 4.2/10
  • Running time: 1h 43m.

The movie is about a marketing executive who never succeeded in her love life, and this made her devastated and desperate. However, in a bid to find Mr. Right, she discovers her husband – and God. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

23. Redemption of the Heart (2015)

  • Directors: Isaac Meeks and Sandon Yahn
  • Cast: Crister De Leon, Melissa Dixon, Isaac Meeks, and Sandon Yahn.
  • IMDb rating: 6.8/10
  • Running time: 1h 36m

This movie depicts a Christian man who has walked out on his faith and decides to pose as a missionary to swindle unsuspecting churches. 

He, however, falls in love with a member of one of the churches he tries to trick l. Eventually, he rediscovers his former faith as the FBI closes in on him. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

24. Fireproof (2008)

  • Director: Alex Kendrick
  • Cast: Kirk Cameron; Erin Bethea; Ken Bevel.
  • IMDb rating: 6.4/10
  • Running time: 2h 2m

Decorated fireman Caleb Holt (Kirk Cameron) understands the degree to which he has bombed as a spouse. In a frantic endeavor to save his relationship with his significant other, Catherine (Erin Bethea), Holt goes to “The Love Dare,” a Christian self-improvement guide.

At the prompting of his faithful dad, John (Harris Malcolm) -and directed by the self-help book -Holt leaves on a 40-day mission to transform his life and marriage through the healing power of faith and fully embrace the fireman’s code: Never Leave Your Partner. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

25. Preacher’s Kid (2010)

  • Director: Stan Foster
  • Cast: LeToya Luckett, Rae’Ven Larrymore Kelly, Kiki Sheard, Durrell “Tank” Babbs, Clifton Powell, Gregory Alan Williams, Sharif Atkins, Trey Songz, Tammy Townsend, Essence Atkins, and Ella Joyce.
  • IMDb rating: 4.9/10
  • Running time: 1h 50m

Tired of being a Preacher’s daughter and longing to experience more of life, Angie abandons the security of her family and church to join a traveling gospel show, yet before long acknowledges how troublesome life can be on the road. With nothing to show for herself, will she get back? It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

26. War Room (2015)

  • Director: Alex Kendrick
  • Cast: Priscilla Shirer; T.C. Stallings; Karen Abercrombie; Alex Kendrick; Beth Moore.
  • IMDb rating: 6.4/10
  • Running time: 2h

The Jordan family looks ideal on a superficial level yet is secretly suffering. When Miss Clara sees this, she attempts to direct them and assist them with joining again with the assistance of prayer. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

27. Home Run (2013)

  • Director: David Boyd
  • Cast: Scott Elrod, Dorian Brown, Charles Henry and Dyson, and Adrian.
  • IMDb rating: 5.9/10
  • Running time: 1h 53m.

Cory comes to big-time baseball yet discards his chance when he gets in a mishap while drunk. He is suspended from the baseball team and is compelled to return to his old neighborhood. 

A senior secondary school sweetheart, Emma Johnson, assists him with refocusing as he goes through his necessary 12-step program, yet she doesn’t cut him any leeway.

Cory still finds his direction back on the baseball field by instructing a Little League team. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

28. Island Of Grace

  • Director: John Lansing
  • Cast: Matthew Davis Mark; Samuel Potts Chris; Jaycee Lynn Megan; Jai Augustus John; Savanna Hines Kim.
  • IMDb rating: 5.3/10
  • Running time: 1h 33m.

Megan and Chris work at a similar organization and initially met while going to a similar church. Chris continues well in his faith while bouncing into the work world. However, Megan has slipped on attending chapel and Bible meetings, leaving Chris concerned. 

Hotshot Mark Taylor can talk his direction through anything and is the most appealing person in the workplace. When Megan discovers that she will go on an excursion for work to Indonesia with Mark, she is invigorated. 

However, Chris is not precisely enthused that he likewise needs to go. The outing takes an unforeseen course when their plane accidentally crashes in the sea near an island.

Will this experience assist Megan with recovering her confidence and acknowledging whom she genuinely cares deeply about? 

This incredible story shows that an individual’s circumstance does not generally mislead them, and their heart impacts them.

It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

29. Let There be Light (2017)

  • Director: Kevin Sorbo
  • Cast: Kevin Sorbo, Sam Sorbo, Braeden Sorbo, Daniel Roebuck, Danielle Artese, Gary Grubbs, Olivia Fox, Michael Franzese, and Shane Sorbo.
  • IMDb rating: 4.5/10
  • Running time: 1h 41m

This movie tells the story of the world’s most recognized atheist who accepts the Christian faith after surviving a near-death experience. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

30. A Box Of Faith (2015)

  • Director: Arturo Gavino
  • Cast: Savannah McMahon., Julie Van Lith, Laura Van Lith, Bill Wetherill.
  • IMDb rating: 6/10
  • Running time: 1h 30m

A 16-year-old vagrant (Savannah McMahon), sought after by a child care specialist (Julie Van Lith), accepts that a case abandoned by her mom is the wellspring of a supernatural association with God. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

31. Breath (2017)

  • Director: Andy Serkis
  • Cast: Andrew Garfield; Claire Foy; Tom Hollander; Hugh Bonneville; Dean-Charles Chapman; Ed Speleers.
  • IMDb rating: 7.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 58m

After contracting polio at 28 years old, Robin Cavendish is bound to a bed and given just months to live. With assistance from his better half Diana and her twin siblings, and the noteworthy thoughts of designer Teddy Hall, Cavendish rises out of the medical clinic ward and gives the remainder of his life to aiding individual patients and the incapacitated. This is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

32. Faith’s Song (2017)

  • Director: Frank Hutto and Frankie Hutto.
  • Cast: Hayden Grace McCoy, George Dinsmore, and Todd Shevchik.
  • IMDb rating: 3.9/10
  • Running time: 1h 43m

A little kid’s confidence is tested when her folks are unexpectedly killed in an auto collision, and she’s compelled to move in with family members who don’t share her faith in God. It is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

33. Grace Unplugged (2013)

  • Director: Brad J. Silverman
  • Cast: AJ Michalka; James Denton; Kevin Pollak; Michael Welch; Shawnee Smith.
  • IMDb rating: 6/10
  • Running time: 1h 58m

An eighteen-year-old young lady longs to become famous as a vocalist in Hollywood and, to satisfy these desires, goes to Los Angeles without informing her folks. This is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.

34. 17 Miracles (2011)

  • Director: T. C. Christensen
  • Cast: Jasen Wade; Emily Wadley; Tomas Kofod; Nathan Mitchell; Bruce Newbold; Jason Celaya; Natalie Blackman; Travis Eberhard
  • IMDb rating: 6.1/10
  • Running time: 1h 42m

In 1857, a fearless team of Mormon trailblazers set out on an excursion across the nation to start a new life, experiencing numerous challenges and difficulties en route. This is one of the religious movies on Amazon Prime.


Seeing this list is predominantly focused on Christian movies on Amazon prime, well, even if you are not a Christian, you can always enjoy the benefits and moral lessons contained in these religious movies on amazon prime. It also boasts family-friendly, quality religious films for you and your family to enjoy.

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