Top Inspirational Stories movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent Hotel Rwanda on DVD Hotel Rwanda
Synopsis
Amid the holocaust of internecine tribal fighting in Rwanda that sees the savage butchering of hundreds of thousands of men, women and children, one ordinary hotel manager musters the courage to save more than 1,000 helpless refugees.
Cast
Cast
Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Nick Nolte, Desmond Dube, David O'Hara, Cara Seymour, Fana Mokoena, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Tony Kgoroge, Mosa Kaiser, Mathabo Pieterson, Ofentse Modiselle
Director
Director
Terry George
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, Political Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, Inspirational Stories, United Kingdom
Rent Schindler's List on DVD Schindler's List
Synopsis
Liam Neeson stars as Oskar Schindler, a greedy German factory owner made rich by exploiting cheap Jewish labor. But as World War II unfolds, he becomes an unlikely humanitarian, spending his entire fortune to help save 1,100 Jews from Auschwitz.
Cast
Cast
Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagall, Embeth Davidtz, Malgoscha Gebel, Shmulik Levy, Mark Ivanir, Beatrice Macola, Friedrich von Thun, Andrzej Seweryn
Director
Director
Steven Spielberg
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Biographies, 20th Century Period Pieces, Inspirational Stories, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters
Rent Whale Rider on DVD Whale Rider
Synopsis
A Maori tribe must contend with the distinctly nontraditional concept of having a female leader when the intended heir to the throne dies during childbirth, leaving his twin sister, Paikea, to prove herself in this inspiring coming-of-age tale.
Cast
Cast
Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton, Cliff Curtis, Grant Roa, Mana Taumaunu, Rachel House, Taungaroa Emile, Tammy Davis, Mabel Wharekawa
Director
Director
Niki Caro
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Australia/ New Zealand
Rent The Diving Bell and the Butterfly on DVD The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Synopsis
Mathieu Amalric stars as author and Elle magazine editor Jean-Dominique Bauby in this adaptation of Bauby's autobiography, which he dictated by blinking his left eye after a stroke rendered him mute and paralyzed.
Cast
Cast
Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny, Patrick Chesnais, Niels Arestrup, Olatz López Garmendia, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Marina Hands, Max von Sydow
Director
Director
Julian Schnabel
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Biographies, Foreign Dramas, Medical Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Dramas Based on Real Life, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, French Language, France
Rent The Green Mile on DVD The Green Mile
Synopsis
On death row in a Southern prison, gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the man's execution.
Cast
Cast
Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, James Cromwell, Bonnie Hunt, Harry Dean Stanton, Sam Rockwell, Michael Jeter, Graham Greene, Doug Hutchison, Barry Pepper, Gary Sinise
Director
Director
Frank Darabont
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality, Crime Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Social Issue Dramas, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters
Rent Facing the Giants on DVD Facing the Giants
Synopsis
This inspirational drama combines faith and football in the tale of high school coach Grant Taylor (Alex Kendrick), who faces a losing team, a fading marriage and the possibility of being fired, but rises above failure to create a winning spirit on the field. While dangling at the end of his rope, Taylor puts his life in God's hands and, in doing so, finds a stronger purpose in this spiritual film from sibling writers Alex and Stephen Kendrick.
Cast
Cast
James Blackwell, Bailey Cave, Shannen Fields, Tracy Goode, Alex Kendrick, Jim McBride, Tommy McBride, Steve Williams
Director
Director
Alex Kendrick
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Inspirational Stories, Sports Dramas, Sports Stories, Football, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Pay It Forward on DVD Pay It Forward
Synopsis
In this gentle drama from director Mimi Leder, young Trevor McKinney (Haley Joel Osment) responds to a school assignment with a plan to help three people who will, in turn, help three more, and so on, in an ever-widening circle. But Trevor touches more people than he expected, including his abused mother (Helen Hunt), his physically and emotionally scarred teacher (Kevin Spacey) and a journalist (Jay Mohr) who's investigating the plan.
Cast
Cast
Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment, Jay Mohr, Jim Caviezel, Jon Bon Jovi, Angie Dickinson, David Ramsey, Shawn Pyfrom
Director
Director
Mimi Leder
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers, Social Issue Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Inspirational Stories, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Straight Story on DVD The Straight Story
Synopsis
When his brother, Lyle (Harry Dean Stanton), falls ill, Iowa farmer Alvin Straight (Oscar nominee Richard Farnsworth) pledges to go to Lyle's side -- despite being unable to drive -- armed with a riding lawnmower for transportation, a tent and unshakable determination. Leaving his mentally challenged daughter (Sissy Spacek) at home, Alvin sets out to cover the 300 miles to his brother's house in a weeks-long journey of healing and remembrance.
Cast
Cast
Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton, Jane Galloway Heitz, Everett McGill, Wiley Harker, Kevin Farley
Director
Director
David Lynch
Genres
Genres
Drama, Dramas Based on Real Life, Indie Dramas, Biographies, Inspirational Stories, Tearjerkers
Rent To Save a Life on DVD To Save a Life
Synopsis
After tragedy strikes a childhood friend, Jake reevaluates his life. By reaching out to lonely outsider Jonny, Jake risks losing everything that matters most to him, including a college scholarship and his friends.
Cast
Cast
Randy Wayne, Deja Kreutzberg, Joshua Weigel, Steven Crowder, D. David Morin, Sean Michael Afable, Bubba Lewis, Robert Bailey Jr., Kim Hidalgo, Arjay Smith
Director
Director
Brian Baugh
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality, Indie Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, Inspirational Stories
Rent Wit on DVD Wit
Synopsis
Emma Thompson stars as Vivian Bearing, a disciplined, esteemed English professor dealing with a sensitive issue -- her health. After being diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Bearing is forced to reassess her life and decide what's really important. Directed by Mike Nichols and adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Margaret Edson, the film also tells the stories of the people Bearing touches, including her health care team.
Cast
Cast
Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald, Jonathan M. Woodward, Harold Pinter
Director
Director
Mike Nichols
Genres
Genres
Drama, Made-for-TV Movies, HBO, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Medical Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Faith & Spirituality
Rent Believe in Me on DVD Believe in Me
Synopsis
After accepting a job to coach high school basketball, Clay Driscoll (Jeffrey Donovan) is disappointed to discover he's been assigned to the girls' team. But the harder he works his female players, the more he sees that they're just as capable of greatness. Samantha Mathis and Bruce Dern co-star in this small-town sports drama based on the true story of an Oklahoma coach who led his team to the state championships in the 1960s.
Cast
Cast
Jeffrey Donovan, Bruce Dern, Samantha Mathis, Bob Gunton, Alicia Lagano, Kristin Brye, Chris Ellis, Dan Moseley, Chloe Russell
Director
Director
Robert Collector
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Women In Sports, Triumph of the Underdogs, Dramas Based on Real Life, Basketball, Inspirational Stories, Family Dramas
Rent Iron Jawed Angels on DVD Iron Jawed Angels
Synopsis
From 1912 to 1920, a group of fiery young suffragettes led by Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and Lucy Burns (Frances O'Connor) band together to wheedle the United States into adapting a Constitutional amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. Along the way, they incur the wrath of President Woodrow Wilson (Bob Gunton) and anger other suffragette leaders (Anjelica Huston and Lois Smith). Directed by Katja von Garnier.
Cast
Cast
Hilary Swank, Frances O'Connor, Julia Ormond, Anjelica Huston, Patrick Dempsey, Bob Gunton, Lois Smith
Director
Director
Katja von Garnier
Genres
Genres
Drama, Dramas Based on Real Life, Period Pieces, Political Dramas, Indie Dramas, HBO, 20th Century Period Pieces, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Faith & Spirituality
Rent Letters to God on DVD Letters to God
Synopsis
Faith and hope are the twin engines that power this uplifting, bittersweet tale based on the true story of Tyler Doherty (Tanner Maguire), an 8-year-old boy who battles brain cancer and turns to God as his own private pen pal. Tyler writes and mails his missives daily, and his steadfast undertaking not only moves his family and friends, but it also alters the life of despairing postman, Brady (Jeffrey Johnson), who opens the boy's letters.
Cast
Cast
Tanner Maguire, Jeffrey Johnson, Robyn Lively, Michael Bolten, Maree Cheatham, Bailee Madison, Ralph Waite, Dennis Neal, Cris Cunningham, Christopher Schmidt
Director
Director
David Nixon, Patrick Doughtie
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Ages 8-10, Ages 11-12
Rent Simon Birch on DVD Simon Birch
Synopsis
Simon and Joe are best friends, bound by broken families and their misfit status: Simon is a dwarf, and Joe is illegitimate. But the boys face a devastating blow as Simon searches for a destiny bigger than his body and Joe hunts for his father.
Cast
Cast
Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd, Oliver Platt, David Strathairn, Dana Ivey, Beatrice Winde, Jan Hooks, Jim Carrey
Director
Director
Mark Johnson
Genres
Genres
Drama, Tearjerkers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, 20th Century Period Pieces, Inspirational Stories, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces
Rent The Gospel on DVD The Gospel
Synopsis
Returning to his father's church after turning his back on God, a young singer (Boris Kodjoe) makes an unpleasant discovery: His childhood nemesis (Idris Elba) has a "new vision" for the congregation. Writer-director Rob Hardy helms this inspiring drama based on the biblical parable of "The Prodigal Son" featuring the music of Yolanda Adams, Martha Munizzi, Delores "Mom" Winans and "American Idol" finalist Tamyra Gray.
Cast
Cast
Boris Kodjoe, Idris Elba, Tamyra Gray, Clifton Powell, Omar Gooding, Nona Gaye, Yolanda Adams, Fred Hammond, Aloma Wright, Donnie McClurkin, Keshia Knight Pulliam
Director
Director
Rob Hardy
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality, Inspirational Stories, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Music, Gospel Music
Rent The Other Sister on DVD The Other Sister
Synopsis
Carla Tate (Juliette Lewis) has an independent streak a mile wide. Trouble is, she's mentally handicapped, and her overprotective parents (Diane Keaton and Tom Skerritt) have misgivings about her getting her own apartment and pursuing a relationship with another mentally challenged person (Giovanni Ribisi). An emotional tour de force for Lewis, The Other Sister is ultimately a triumphant story of perseverance in the face of long odds.
Cast
Cast
Diane Keaton, Juliette Lewis, Tom Skerritt, Giovanni Ribisi, Poppy Montgomery, Sarah Paulson, Linda Thorson, Tracy Reiner, Dina Merrill
Director
Director
Garry Marshall
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers, Inspirational Stories
Rent Mr. Holland's Opus on DVD Mr. Holland's Opus
Synopsis
In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland (Richard Dreyfuss) takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a historic opus. As the decades roll by with the composition unwritten but generations of students inspired through his teaching, Holland must redefine his life's purpose. Dreyfuss earned an Oscar nomination for his outstanding work in this emotional drama.
Cast
Cast
Richard Dreyfuss, Olympia Dukakis, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, William H. Macy, Alicia Witt, Terrence Howard, Damon Whitaker, Jean Louisa Kelly, Alexandra Boyd, Anthony Natale, Nicholas John Renner, Joseph Anderson, Joanna Gleason, Beth Maitland, Balthazar Getty
Director
Director
Stephen Herek
Genres
Genres
Drama, Tearjerkers, Inspirational Stories, Classical Music, Blockbusters
Rent Arranged on DVD Arranged
Synopsis
When Rochel (Zoe Lister Jones) and Nasira (Francis Benhamou) -- an Orthodox Jew and a Muslim, respectively -- meet as new teachers at a Brooklyn school, co-workers and students expect friction. But the women discover they have a shared expectation of entering into arranged marriages. As they experience tension between their traditional cultures and life in contemporary America, Rochel and Nasira form a special bond.
Cast
Cast
Zoe Lister Jones, Francis Benhamou, John Rothman, Mimi Lieber, Laith Nakli, Doris Belack, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Trevor Braun, Daniel London, Arian Moayed
Director
Director
Stefan C. Schaefer, Diane Crespo
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories, Indie Dramas
Rent Redemption on DVD Redemption
Synopsis
When her son Charles falls in with the infamous Crips street gang, Professor Barbara Becnel (Lynn Whitfield) decides to write a book about them. Eventually, she lands an interview with the gang's founder, Stan "Tookie" Williams (Jamie Foxx), who's imprisoned in San Quentin. Their real-life meeting marks the beginning of redemption for Tookie -- a path that will eventually earn the reformed gang-banger two Nobel Prize nominations.
Cast
Cast
Jamie Foxx, Lynn Whitfield, CCH Pounder, Lee Thompson Young, Brenden Jefferson, Tom Barnett
Director
Director
Vondie Curtis-Hall
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Indie Dramas, Made-for-TV Movies, Crime Dramas, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories
Rent The 5th Quarter on DVD The 5th Quarter
Synopsis
In the wake of a car crash that killed his 15-year-old brother, Luke, football player Jon Abbate returns to Wake Forest University with renewed purpose and leads his struggling team to its most successful season ever.
Cast
Cast
Ryan Merriman, Aidan Quinn, Andie MacDowell, Anessa Ramsey, Michael Harding, Andrea Powell, Jillian Batherson, Jon Stafford, Bonnie Johnson, Patrick Stogner
Director
Director
Rick Bieber
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Drama, Sports Stories, Dramas Based on Real Life, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Football, Inspirational Stories
Rent Door to Door on DVD Door to Door
Synopsis
This inspiring made-for-cable movie tells the story of salesman Bill Porter (William H. Macy), who came into contact with many people during his decades of knocking on doors. Porter, suffering from cerebral palsy, didn't allow his condition to stop him from pursuing a career, and his story touched the hearts and lives of many of his potential customers. Macy also collaborated on the script with director Steven Schachter.
Cast
Cast
William H. Macy, Kyra Sedgwick, Kathy Baker, Helen Mirren, Michael Shanks, Felicity Huffman, Joel Brooks, Woody Jeffreys
Director
Director
Steven Schachter
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Tearjerkers, Made-for-TV Movies, Dramas Based on Real Life, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Stand and Deliver on DVD Stand and Deliver
Synopsis
Fans of inspirational dramas about the life-changing power of education will be touched by this moving, mostly true story of famed East L.A. math teacher Jaime Escalante (Edward James Olmos), who finds himself in a classroom of rebellious remedial students. Escalante stuns fellow faculty members with his plans to teach the kids AP calculus. But no one expects the mostly Hispanic teens (including Lou Diamond Phillips) to overcome the odds.
Cast
Cast
Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips, Andy Garcia, Rosanna DeSoto, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan, Virginia Paris, Adelaida Álvarez, Will Gotay, Patrick Baca, Ingrid Oliu, Carmen Argenziano, Richard Martinez, Mark Everett, Tyde Kierney, Bodie Olmos
Director
Director
Ramon Menendez
Genres
Genres
Drama, Latino Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, Inspirational Stories
Rent The Scarlet and the Black on DVD The Scarlet and the Black
Synopsis
This riveting drama is based on the true-life story of Vatican priest Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty (Gregory Peck), who helped allied P.O.W.s escape from Nazi-occupied Rome. O'Flaherty challenged Nazi officers and his Vatican superiors to save the lives of Jews during World War II. With German soldiers controlling Rome, O'Flaherty made a determined effort to hide and shuttle to safety as many Jews from the city as possible.
Cast
Cast
Gregory Peck, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud, Raf Vallone, Kenneth Colley, Walter Gotell, Barbara Bouchet, Julian Holloway, Angelo Infanti, Olga Karlatos, Michael Byrne, T.P. McKenna, Vernon Dobtcheff
Director
Director
Jerry London
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Military & War Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, CBS, Inspirational Stories, Made-for-TV Movies, Period Pieces
Rent The Second Chance on DVD The Second Chance
Synopsis
When Ethan Jenkins, a pastor at a colossal suburban church, is called to work alongside street-smart black minister Jake Sanders, both men are forced to reexamine their assumptions about spirituality and saving souls in this inspirational drama.
Cast
Cast
Michael W. Smith, Jeff Obafemi Carr, J. Don Ferguson, Lisa Arrindell Anderson, David Alford, Henry Haggard, Kenda Benward, Jonathan Thomas, Calvin Hobson, Bobby Daniels
Director
Director
Steve Taylor
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry on DVD The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry
Synopsis
The lives of three 12-year-old buddies -- sharing a carefree existence in the summer of 1970 -- suddenly change when one of them, Dustin (Jansen Panettiere), makes an unexpected friend after cutting the lawn of 75-year-old Jonathan Sperry (Gavin MacLeod). As Jonathan shares lessons in faith with Dustin and his pals (Frankie Ryan Manriquez and Allen Isaacson), a spiritual transformation occurs in this Christian drama helmed by Rich Christiano.
Cast
Cast
Jansen Panettiere, Gavin MacLeod, Robert Guillaume, Frankie Ryan Manriquez, Allen Isaacson, Taylor Boggan, Mary Jean McAdams, Bailey Garno, Kristina Jewell, Cameron Bloomer, Tommy Pasko, Eva Mancarella, Dina Corsetti, Peter Doyle
Director
Director
Rich Christiano
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Family Dramas, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Kids' Inspirational, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Ages 8-10, Ages 11-12
Rent A Lesson Before Dying on DVD A Lesson Before Dying
Synopsis
When a young black man (Mekhi Phifer) is wrongly condemned for the murder of a white man, his family convinces a trusted schoolteacher (Don Cheadle) to visit him daily. In the process, both men learn lessons about the never-ending struggle for human dignity. Based on the prize-winning novel by Ernest J. Gaines, this moving story of racism and redemption in the Deep South received an Emmy for Outstanding Made for Television Movie.
Cast
Cast
Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer, Irma P. Hall
Director
Director
Joseph Sargent
Genres
Genres
Drama, Crime Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, Political Dramas, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, 20th Century Period Pieces, Inspirational Stories
Rent Welcome to Paradise on DVD Welcome to Paradise
Synopsis
When big-city preacher Debbie Laramie (Crystal Bernard) moves to the small town of Paradise with her son Hayden (Bobby Edner), she finds the local community unreceptive to her message of love and forgiveness. Determined to get through to her stubborn congregation, Debbie uses unique methods to shake the churchgoers out of their indifference, such as inviting a homeless man to sing during one of the services. Brian Dennehy co-stars.
Cast
Cast
Brian Dennehy, Brad Stine, William Shockley, Crystal Bernard, Bobby Edner, Beth Grant, Ken Jenkins, Nick Searcy, Danielle Dearing, Paul Ganus, Elizabeth Dennehy, Lorilynn Failor, Loy Edge, Michael Tyler Henry, Jim O'Heir, Kelly Lazarus, Marianne Muellerleile, Timothy Stack, Michael Seaman
Director
Director
Brent Huff
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories
Rent Home Run on DVD Home Run
Synopsis
To cure his drinking problem, pro baseball star Cory Brand returns to his hometown and begins coaching a Little League team as part of his rehab. After faking his recovery at first, Cory starts to glimpse real redemption in the kids playing for him.
Cast
Cast
Scott Elrod, Dorian Brown, Charles Henry Wyson, James Devoti, Nicole Leigh, Juan Martinez, Drew Waters, Robert Peters, Vivica A. Fox
Director
Director
David Boyd
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Sports Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Billy: The Early Years of Billy Graham on DVD Billy: The Early Years of Billy Graham
Synopsis
Though the Rev. Billy Graham is world-renowned for being one of the most influential Christian preachers of the 20th century, very few know what drove him to build his spiritual empire -- this film tells that story. Growing up in the Depression era, Billy (Armie Hammer) follows his faith and battles his doubts during the journey that ultimately leads him to revolutionize modern-day evangelism. Martin Landau and Lindsay Wagner co-star.
Cast
Cast
Armie Hammer, Martin Landau, Lindsay Wagner, Kristoffer Polaha, Jennifer O'Neill, Stefanie Butler, Josh Turner, Cliff Bemis, Dan Beene, Abbi Butler
Director
Director
Robby Benson
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Last Ounce of Courage on DVD Last Ounce of Courage
Synopsis
After a discussion with his grandson hits close to home, Mayor Bob Revere, a decorated war veteran, embarks on a crusade to restore Christianity and patriotism to his increasingly secular town.
Cast
Cast
Marshall R. Teague, Jennifer O'Neill, Hunter Gomez, Jenna Boyd, Fred Williamson, Nikki Novak, Rusty Joiner, Darrel Campbell
Director
Director
Darrel Campbell, Kevin McAfee
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Religious & Spiritual Dramas
Rent Abel's Field on DVD Abel's Field
Synopsis
When hard-working teenager Seth is sentenced to a month of after-school labor, he finds an unlikely mentor in his school's cynical groundskeeper (Kevin Sorbo). But big trouble looms just as things begin looking up for them both.
Cast
Cast
Kevin Sorbo, Samuel Davis, Richard Dillard, Devin Bonnée, William Buchanan, Bob Coonrod, Catie Duff, Elizabeth Duff, Nicole Elliott, Brittney Karbowski
Director
Director
Gordie Haakstad
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality, Teen Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Rust on DVD Rust
Synopsis
Corbin Bernsen stars in this engrossing drama about James Moore, a pastor who returns to his rural hometown after losing his faith. As he investigates a deadly fire, James reconnects with his estranged father -- and with his calling.
Cast
Cast
Corbin Bernsen, Frank Gall, Lloyd Warner, Audrey Lynn Tennenet, Kristen Collins, John Hutchinson, Chesney Caswell, Judith Davies, Cavan Cunningham, Mike Kernahan
Director
Director
Corbin Bernsen
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Unconditional on DVD Unconditional
Synopsis
This Christian-oriented drama based on real events describes a woman's search for her husband's killer, and her slow return to faith afterwards. Reunited with an old friend, the bereaved widow is inspired by his mission to help inner-city children.
Cast
Cast
Lynn Collins, Michael Ealy, Bruce McGill, Kwesi Boakye, Diego Klattenhoff, Cedric Pendleton, Danielle Lewis, Joanne Morgan
Director
Director
Brent McCorkle
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Drama, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent The Christmas Candle on DVD The Christmas Candle
Synopsis
In the village of Gladbury, it's believed that every 25 years an angel comes on Christmas Eve bearing a miracle for one of the residents. But the arrival of a new minister with fresh ideas threatens to extinguish the age-old tradition.
Cast
Cast
Hans Matheson, Samantha Barks, Lesley Manville, Sylvester McCoy, Susan Boyle, John Hannah, Barbara Flynn, James Cosmo
Director
Director
John Stephenson
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces, Christmas
Rent The 12 Dogs of Christmas on DVD The 12 Dogs of Christmas
Synopsis
In this heartwarming holiday tale set during the Great Depression, irrepressible 12-year-old Emma sets out to treat her down-and-out community to an inspiring Christmas pageant starring some spirited canines.
Cast
Cast
John Billingsley, Bonita Friedericy, Adam Hicks, Jim Jackman, Eric Lutes, Richard Riehle, Mindy Sterling, Susan Wood, Travis Flory, Alisha Mullally, Jordan-Claire Green
Director
Director
Kieth Merrill
Genres
Genres
Children & Family, Inspirational Stories for Kids, Family Dramas, Animal Tales, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories, Ages 5-7, Ages 8-10, Ages 11-12, Christmas, Winter Holidays
Rent They Call Me Sirr on DVD They Call Me Sirr
Synopsis
This inspiring, passionate film tells the true story of Sirr Parker, a talented young football player who overcame a troubled inner-city life to become a USA Today All-American and an NFL professional. Even while dealing with an alcoholic mother and raising his little brother alone, Sirr (Kente Scott) managed to work and study hard, receiving constant praise and encouragement from his high school football coach (Michael Clarke Duncan).
Cast
Cast
Michael Clarke Duncan, K.C. Collins, Alonso Oyarzun, Martin Villafana, Kyle Kassardjian, Doron Bell, Karen Robinson
Director
Director
Robert Munic
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Stories, Sports Dramas, African-American Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Football, Biographies, Dramas Based on Real Life
Rent Edge of America on DVD Edge of America
Synopsis
English teacher Mr. Williams (James McDaniel) is something entirely new to the denizens of the Three Nations Reservation. For one, he's not an American Indian; what's more, he's a black man. That means he faces a steep uphill battle for acceptance. It's a daunting prospect, until he agrees to coach the losing girls' high school basketball team. Based on a true story, the film draws heavily on a cast made up of talented Utah locals.
Cast
Cast
James McDaniel, Irene Bedard, Tim Daly, Wes Studi, Delanna Studi
Director
Director
Chris Eyre
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Made-for-TV Movies, Showtime, Sports Dramas, Sports Stories, Basketball, Inspirational Stories
Rent The Brooke Ellison Story on DVD The Brooke Ellison Story
Synopsis
On her way home from school, 11-year-old Brooke Ellison's life is radically transformed after a car accident leaves her a paraplegic. Despite the overwhelming odds confronting her, she perseveres to graduate summa cum laude from Harvard University.
Cast
Cast
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, John Slattery, Lacey Chabert, Vanessa Marano, Jenson Goins, Devon Gearhart, Lauren Barrett, Ryan Hudson, Luke Flynn, John P. Fertitta
Director
Director
Christopher Reeve
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Inspirational Stories, Tearjerkers, Made-for-TV Movies, Dramas Based on Real Life
Rent The Shoes of the Fisherman on DVD The Shoes of the Fisherman
Synopsis
A priest (Anthony Quinn, in an inspired performance) who's spent 20 years in a Siberian labor camp rises to become the first Russian pope in this passionate drama that garnered two Oscar nominations, a Golden Globe nod for Best Picture and a Golden Globe win for Best Original Score. Despite world crisis and the prospect of global nuclear war, the newly elected pope refuses to lose touch with the people. Laurence Olivier co-stars.
Cast
Cast
Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, Oskar Werner, David Janssen, Vittorio De Sica, Leo McKern, John Gielgud, Barbara Jefford
Director
Director
Michael Anderson
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Religious & Spiritual Dramas
Rent Breaking the Press on DVD Breaking the Press
Synopsis
In this modern re-telling of the Biblical story about the prodigal son, an adopted son of a Dallas basketball coach returns to play for the home team. Will he find the strength to mend his relationship with his family and lead the team to victory?
Cast
Cast
Drew Waters, Farah White, Tom Maden, Chad Halbrook, Burton Gilliam
Director
Director
Andrew Stevens
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories, Family Dramas
Rent Emma Smith: My Story on DVD Emma Smith: My Story
Synopsis
As her adopted daughter listens, an aging Emma Smith reflects on her rich life, particularly the events that led to her courtship and marriage to Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon Church.
Cast
Cast
Katherine Nelson, Patricia Place, Nathan Mitchell, Kalvin Stringer, Talon G. Ackerman, Dallyn Vail Bayles, Matthew Flynn Bellows, Rick Macy, Tayva Patch
Director
Director
Gary Cook
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Biographies, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent The Shift: Deluxe Edition on DVD The Shift: Deluxe Edition
Synopsis
Inspirational speaker Wayne W. Dyer stars as himself in this drama about an ambitious film director (Michael DeLuise), a harried mother (Shannon Sturges) and a driven businessman (Ed Kerr) -- who all discover a chance to follow their true calling while vacationing at a seaside resort. But can they find the courage to release their frenzied striving and practice Dyer's teachings? Michael Goorjian directs this inspiring film.
Cast
Cast
Wayne W. Dyer, Michael DeLuise, Portia de Rossi, Ed Kerr, Shannon Sturges, Maury Sterling, Ron Marasco, Ethan Lipton, Don Franklin, Molly Bryant
Director
Director
Michael A. Goorjian
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
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Synopsis
Good-natured Father O'Malley is sent to help the financially struggling St. Mary's Academy, run by Sister Benedict. O'Malley finds his leadership style at odds with the nun's as the two bicker but collaborate to save the school.
Cast
Cast
Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan, Ruth Donnelly, Joan Carroll, Martha Sleeper, Una O'Connor, Rhys Williams
Director
Director
Leo McCarey
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Dramas, Christmas, Inspirational Stories, Winter Holidays
Rent Conviction on DVD Conviction
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Based on the compelling autobiography of Carl Upchurch (Omar Epps), Conviction tells the story of a man who hits rock bottom but climbs his way back up against all odds. Having grown up on the streets of Philly, Carl passes in and out of jail. His redemption finally comes in the form of a teacher he meets in prison who inspires him to clean up his act, help others just like him and teach kids to build a life outside of gangs.
Cast
Cast
Omar Epps, Dana Delany, Bentley Mitchum, Charles S. Dutton, Anthony 'Treach' Criss , Kyle Kassardjian, Benz Antoine, Peter Mensah
Director
Director
Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Genres
Genres
Drama, Crime Dramas, Made-for-TV Movies, Showtime, Dramas Based on the Book, African-American Dramas, Biographies, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality
Rent Miracle at Sage Creek on DVD Miracle at Sage Creek
Synopsis
Sometimes, the most wondrous miracles occur when you least expect them. A solid cast headlines this heartwarming, redemptive tale of two families that struggle to overcome prejudice and tragedy in 1888 Wyoming. Their efforts seem futile until the special titular Christmas miracle saves the life of a small boy. Rance Howard, David Carradine, Billy Drago, Wes Studi and Martin Kove star. James Intveld directs.
Cast
Cast
David Carradine, Wes Studi, Tracy Nelson, Martin Kove, Michael Parks, Irene Bedard, Rance Howard, Billy Drago, Mark Rolston, Buck Taylor
Director
Director
James Intveld
Genres
Genres
Drama, Westerns, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories
Rent Max Lucado 3:16 on DVD Max Lucado 3:16
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In this companion program to his book by the same name, best-selling Christian author and minister Max Lucado performs a detailed study of John 3:16, one of the Bible's most widely quoted verses. ("For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him shall not perish, but have everlasting life.") Extras include a short film written by Lucado about a woman who finds grace though unconditional love.
Cast
Cast
Max Lucado, Elizabeth Keener, Eric Williams, Kaira Whitehead, Matthew Zuk, Susanna Lewis, Greer Howard, Aria Zurka, Judy Levell, Fadi Malouf
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories, Prayer & Spiritual Growth
Rent Sarah's Choice on DVD Sarah's Choice
Synopsis
On the verge of a dream promotion to advertising account executive, single Sarah (Rebecca St. James) must choose between her unborn child and her career. Friends encourage her to opt for abortion, but a stranger and three visions illuminate the realities of her choice. A Grammy-winning Christian pop star, St. James has also authored six books. Dick Van Patten and Charlene Tilton co-star in this thoughtful and stirring drama.
Cast
Cast
Rebecca St. James, Dick Van Patten, Logan White, Brad Stine, Charlene Tilton, Julian Bailey, Staci Keanan, Ethan Cooper Roy, Robert Miano, Sean McGowan
Director
Director
Chad Kapper
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories
Rent A Man Called Peter on DVD A Man Called Peter
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Based on a true story, this drama centers on young Scotsman Peter Marshall, who travels to America and becomes pastor of the Church of the Presidents in Washington, D.C., on his way to becoming chaplain of the U.S. Senate.
Cast
Cast
Richard Todd, Jean Peters, Marjorie Rambeau, Jill Esmond, Les Tremayne, Robert Burton, Gladys Hurlbut, Richard Garrick, Gloria Gordon, Billy Chapin, Leslie Parrish, Ann B. Davis
Director
Director
Henry Koster
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Classic Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories
Rent What Would Jesus Do? on DVD What Would Jesus Do?
Synopsis
When a charismatic drifter (John Schneider) wanders into a small California town, he galvanizes a local church and its dispirited pastor, Henry Maxwell (Jim Gleason), against a politician (Mark Arnold) bent on seizing the church's property in order to build a casino. But to save their congregation, Maxwell and his flock must live out their Christian beliefs in deeply trying circumstances. Thomas Makowski directs this inspirational drama.
Cast
Cast
Mark Arnold, Maxine Bahns, Joni Bovill, Kirk Bovill, Lavinia Dowdell, Ruby Elise Foley, Nicole Franco, Jim Gleason, Adam Gregory, John Schneider
Director
Director
Thomas Makowski
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Inspirational Stories, Religious & Spiritual Dramas
Rent The Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus on DVD The Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus
Synopsis
Inspired by his deep Christian faith, "Man in Black" Johnny Cash wrote and produced this passionate retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, featuring original songs by Cash; his wife, June Carter Cash; John Denver; and singer-actor Kris Kristofferson. Filmed primarily in Israel, this powerful reenactment was such a heartfelt labor of love for Cash that he also narrates and appears in the 1973 production.
Cast
Cast
Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Chin-kun Li, Paul L. Smith, Robert Elfstrom, John Denver
Director
Director
Robert Elfstrom
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories, Gospel Music
Rent Praying with Lior on DVD Praying with Lior
Synopsis
Raising tough questions about notions of faith and disability, Ilana Trachtman's coming-of-age documentary follows Lior Liebling, a Jewish boy with Down syndrome who spends his days praying endlessly to God as he approaches his bar mitzvah.
Cast
Cast
Lior Liebling, Mordecai Liebling, Lynne Iser
Director
Director
Ilana Trachtman
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, United Kingdom, Faith & Spirituality Documentaries, Inspirational Biographies, Inspirational Stories, Judaica, Faith & Spirituality, Foreign Regions
Rent Padre Pio: Between Heaven and Earth on DVD Padre Pio: Between Heaven and Earth
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Filmed on location in Italy, this biographical drama profiles contemporary saint Padre Pio, an Italian monk famous for the stigmata that afflicted him for much of his adult life and for being able to "read the souls" of penitents. Michele Placido stars as the San Giovanni Rotondo friar who tended to the souls of the masses for more than 50 years. Legendary composer Ennio Morricone provides the score.
Cast
Cast
Michele Placido, Barbora Bobulova, Fabio Camilli, Rocco Papaleo, Lucio Allocca, Gaetano Amato, Massimo Bellinzoni, Antonio Casagrande, Dario D'Ambrosi, Saverio D'Ercole, Pietro De Silva
Director
Director
Giulio Base
Genres
Genres
Drama, Dramas Based on Real Life, Inspirational Stories, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Italian Language, Italy
Rent Treasure Blind on DVD Treasure Blind
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Cliff Edwards (Brian Shoop) leaves a string of failed relationships to pursue a fabled hoard of lost Civil War gold, but his life veers in a new direction when he unexpectedly becomes caretaker to a blind grandson (Daniel Brookshire) he never knew about. As Edwards learns to care for a young boy with special needs, he realizes there are treasures worth more than gold in this touching drama from the producers of Left Behind.
Cast
Cast
Milton Berry, Brian Shoop, Jo Babbitt, Daniel Brookshire, Jon Biggs, Bill Brazelton, Sean Burgess, Stacie Cannon, Ryan Dunlap, Mark Gullickson
Director
Director
Brian Shoop
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Fishes N Loaves: Heaven Sent on DVD Fishes N Loaves: Heaven Sent
Synopsis
When his parish closes, a big-hearted California preacher is dispatched to a church in tiny Eufala, Arizona (pop. 4521), a land of rodeos, square dances, lovestruck goats, and amateur musicals. Can Pastor Randy (Patrick Muldoon, Days of Our Lives) and his loved ones keep their sanity long enough to inspire a community that's gone astray? Starring Dina Meyer (Starship Troopers) and Bruce Davison (X-Men), this comic tale shows that a small town is a perfect place for a great big miracle.
Cast
Cast
Patrick Muldoon, Dina Meyer, Dominique Swain, Bruce Davison, William McNamara
Director
Director
Nancy Criss
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories, Religious & Spiritual Dramas
Rent Little Red Wagon on DVD Little Red Wagon
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Armed with his beat-up red wagon and a blazing spirit of philanthropy, 8-year-old Zach sets out to help homeless children in the wake of Hurricane Charley by walking from his house in Florida to the White House.
Cast
Cast
Chandler Canterbury, Anna Gunn, Frances O'Connor, Daveigh Chase, Dylan Matzke, Deena Dill, Sydney Penny, Griffin Roper
Director
Director
David Anspaugh
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Tearjerkers, Ages 11-12, Ages 8-10
Rent Sunday School Musical on DVD Sunday School Musical
Synopsis
When financial woes threaten their church's future, a group of teens, led by one talented performer, enters a song and dance competition in hopes of winning a heavenly cash prize. Starring Candise Lakota as Savannah, this heartwarming and energetic Christian spin on the tremendously popular High School Musical franchise features 21 songs, including seven originals by composer Don Raymond. Rachel Goldenberg directs.
Cast
Cast
Chris Chatman, Candise Lakota, Krystle Connor, Robert Acinapura, Amy Ganser, Millena Gay, Dustin Fitzsimons, Cliff Tan, Mark Hengst, Rae Silva
Director
Director
Rachel Goldenberg
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories, Kids' Inspirational, Contemporary Movie Musicals, Ages 8-10, Ages 11-12
Rent Raising Izzie on DVD Raising Izzie
Synopsis
Orphaned after their mother's death, fourteen year old Gertie is singlehandedly raising her little sister, Izzie. Meanwhile Gertie's new teacher, Mrs. Freeman and her husband struggle with their inability to have a child. Both Gertie and Mrs. Freeman have fallen from faith, but can these two find renewed devotion by coming together?
Cast
Cast
Rockmond Dunbar, Vanessa A. Williams, Victoria Elizabeth Staley, Kayla Kennedy, Rodney Perry, Wanda Smith, Ric Reitz
Director
Director
Roger Bobb
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Social Issue Dramas, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent Up the Down Staircase on DVD Up the Down Staircase
Synopsis
Sandy Dennis stars as Sylvia Barrett, a green but idealistic young teacher who takes a job at a tough inner-city high school. Troubled by the apathy of both her students and fellow teachers, Barrett revels in her few successes. But her naïveté may prove a fatal flaw, despite her good intentions. Eileen Heckart, Jean Stapleton and Patrick Bedford co-star in director Robert Mulligan's adaptation of Bel Kaufman's novel.
Cast
Cast
Sandy Dennis, Patrick Bedford, Eileen Heckart, Jean Stapleton, Sorrell Booke, Roy Poole, Florence Stanley, Vinnette Carroll
Director
Director
Robert Mulligan
Genres
Genres
Drama, Inspirational Stories, Classic Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent Maria Goretti on DVD Maria Goretti
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In this inspiring true story of forgiveness, young Maria Goretti's (Martina Pinto) life is filled with poverty and hardship, yet her love for God is steadfast. Even as she faces her own tragic end, Maria shrouds herself in a devoutness that will make her a saint. Massimo Bonetti, Luisa Ranieri, Flavio Insinna, Claudia Koll and Fabrizio Bucci star in this affecting life story of Saint Maria Goretti directed by Giulio Base.
Cast
Cast
Martina Pinto, Massimo Bonetti, Luisa Ranieri, Flavio Insinna, Claudia Koll, Fabrizio Bucci
Director
Director
Giulio Base
Genres
Genres
Drama, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Made-for-TV Movies, Inspirational Stories
Rent Stone Pillow on DVD Stone Pillow
Synopsis
The legendary Lucille Ball takes on a more somber role than usual as bag lady Florabelle in this heartwarming movie about hope and friendship. Florabelle becomes the unwitting guide to the streets for Carrie (Daphne Zuniga), a New York social worker who thinks she has lessons to offer the down-and-out clients she serves at the homeless shelter. Soon, however, Carrie realizes that she's the one who has much to learn.
Cast
Cast
Lucille Ball, Daphne Zuniga, William Converse-Roberts, Stephen Lang, Susan Batson, Anna Maria Horsford, Stefan Schnabel, Rebecca Schull, Imogene Bliss, Michael Champagne
Director
Director
George Schaefer
Genres
Genres
Drama, Made-for-TV Movies, Faith & Spirituality, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Darshan: The Embrace on DVD Darshan: The Embrace
Synopsis
Known the world over as "the hugging saint," Mata Amritanandamayi Devi -- or Amma, as the masses call her -- shares her world and vision with Dutch documentarian Jan Kounen in this inspiring film. Following the famous mahatma across India -- from Jaipur to Calcutta via Benares -- Darshan places the spotlight on Amma's charitable work while providing a window into the mystical and logistical necessities of running a large-scale spiritual "tour."
Cast
Cast
Amma
Director
Director
Jan Kounen
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Faith & Spirituality Documentaries, Inspirational Stories
Rent A Letter to Dad on DVD A Letter to Dad
Synopsis
Armed with plans to propose to the woman he loves, Dan Donahue (Thom Mathews) steadies himself to pop the question. But for some reason, he can't get past the pent-up anger he still harbors toward his father (John Ashton), who left him long ago when he was just a boy. In the process of writing a letter to his father to work through his feelings, Dan comes to startling conclusions about fatherhood and faith.
Cast
Cast
Thom Mathews, John Ashton, Corin Nemec, Mario Van Peebles, Janice Lynde, Dana Barron, Chris Young, Megan Gallivan, Paul Gleason, Julie McCullough
Director
Director
Johnny Remo
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Inspirational Stories, Drama
Rent A Mother's Prayer on DVD A Mother's Prayer
Synopsis
In this inspirational drama, Brenda (Robin Givens), Darren (Jermaine Crawford) and James (Johnny Gill) are family members torn apart by personal turmoil until a dying matriarch's final wishes bring them together to face up to their issues -- and one another. There's plenty of laughter amid the heartache, as well as a genuine message about the strength and spiritual nourishment that can be found in family.
Cast
Cast
Robin Givens, Jermaine Crawford, Johnny Gill, Shirley Murdock
Director
Director
James Seppelfrick
Genres
Genres
Drama, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, African-American Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Faith & Spirituality
Rent God's Army on DVD God's Army
Synopsis
Brandon (Matthew Brown), a 19-year-old Mormon missionary in Los Angeles, has to confront the harsh challenges of his life with the help of his unrelenting mentor, Marcus (Richard Dutcher). Brandon soon realizes that his first convert just might have to be himself. Can he overcome the collapse of his family? His story is examined as well as others in Dutcher's inspiring drama, which he wrote, produced and directed.
Cast
Cast
Matthew A. Brown, Richard Dutcher, DeSean Terry, Michael Buster, Jacque Gray, Luis Robledo, Jeff Kelly
Director
Director
Richard Dutcher
Genres
Genres
Drama, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Faith & Spirituality
Rent Rich in Spirit on DVD Rich in Spirit
Synopsis
In this inspirational independent drama, a homeless man named Malik (Marquis Henderson) miraculously switches bodies with a preacher named Ray (Spencer Scott), and the two men begin to see the world differently after walking in each other's shoes. Although Ray once believed that anyone could have a good life if they simply worked hard, living on the streets gives him a taste of what it's like to be truly down and out.
Cast
Cast
Marquis Henderson, Spencer Scott, Octavia Kinte, Fitz Houston, Lynette Jackson, Freddie Johnson, Sharon Munfus, Shadii, Carla Valentine
Director
Director
Cora Anne
Genres
Genres
Independent, Inspirational Stories, Indie Dramas, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, African-American Dramas
Rent Living Water on DVD Living Water
Synopsis
A young woman's conversion to Christianity acts as a balm to heal the wounds of those around her in this inspirational coming-of-age drama. But choosing Jesus over partying causes Gwen (Natycha Mark) a lot of grief, especially since her best friend can't relate. Complicating matters is her mother's secret addiction to painkillers and her father's decision to participate in a lawsuit against the owners of Gwen's new church.
Cast
Cast
Corey Stills, Natycha Mark, Evan Cleaver, Sadap
Director
Director
John McDougal
Genres
Genres
Drama, Inspirational Stories, African-American Dramas, Religious & Spiritual Dramas
Rent Pit Fighter on DVD Pit Fighter
Synopsis
A glimpse of a woman he hasn't seen in years sparks haunting memories of a violent, amoral past for amnesiac Jack Severino (Dominique Vandenberg), who earns a living south of the border as a no-rules pit fighter. Jack seeks to atone for his sins and discovers solace in his newfound religious beliefs, but a momentous decision puts him on a collision course with destiny. Steven Bauer co-stars in this intricate film about salvation and forgiveness.
Cast
Cast
Dominique Vandenberg, Steven Bauer, Stephen Graham, Stana Katic, Fernando Carrillo, Giancarlo Valentino, Timothy V. Murphy, Scott Adkins, Marco Khanlian, Alice Amter
Director
Director
Jesse V. Johnson
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories
Rent Deep in the Heart on DVD Deep in the Heart
Synopsis
In this heartwarming story based on true events, alcoholic Richard Wallrath gets a new lease on life when he starts building a business and focuses on helping put kids through college with the aid of a spiritual guide known as "the Bearded Man."
Cast
Cast
Jon Gries, Elaine Hendrix, Val Kilmer, Rheagan Wallace, James Haven, Donny Boaz, Katherine Willis, Tara Hazlewood, D.B. Sweeney, Mike Kimmel
Director
Director
Christopher Cain
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Drama, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Father of Mercy: Don Carlo Gnocchi on DVD Father of Mercy: Don Carlo Gnocchi
Synopsis
Daniele Liotti plays the titular role in this biographical drama about a venerable Italian priest who, motivated by the horrors he witnessed while ministering to the wounded of World War II, established a foundation to help the victims of war. The film chronicles Gnocchi's work with students, soldiers and children, and shines a light on his legacy -- the Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, which provides medical care to patients throughout Europe.
Cast
Cast
Daniele Liotti, Giulio Pampiglione, Francesco Martino, Alexandra Dinu, Pietro Taricone, Matteo Ripaldi, Luisa Maneri, Lucio Zagaria, Luciano Roffi, Roberto Citran
Director
Director
Cinzia Th. Torrini
Genres
Genres
Drama, Inspirational Stories, Dramas Based on Real Life, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Jimmy on DVD Jimmy
Synopsis
Jimmy is an overlooked mentally challenged boy who views the world through his own unique lens. Through the course of life-changing events during one autumn, Jimmy's family and those around him come to fully realize his impact on their community.
Cast
Cast
Patrick Fabian, Kelly Carlson, Ian Colletti, Chuck Carrington, Bob Gunton, Ted Levine, Gregory Alan Williams, Stelio Savante, Burgess Jenkins, Sharon Lawrence
Director
Director
Mark Freiburger
Genres
Genres
Drama, Tearjerkers, Indie Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Inspirational Stories, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent R&B Chick on DVD R&B Chick
Synopsis
After moving from rural Mississippi to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams of becoming an R&B singer, Sterling (Christina Johnson) finds herself on top of the world and poised for real success -- until a harrowing night in the recording studio changes everything. Now, instead of longing for the glamorous life of a superstar, Sterling yearns to change her tune and put everything she's got into singing for the glory of God.
Cast
Cast
Clifton Powell, Christina Johnson, Dylan Mooney, Yvette Saunders
Director
Director
Rui Valdere
Genres
Genres
Drama, African-American Dramas, Showbiz Dramas, Inspirational Stories
Rent The Reluctant Saint on DVD The Reluctant Saint
Synopsis
Maximilian Schell stars as Giuseppe Desa, a 17th-century Italian peasant who becomes a Franciscan friar after his mother pressures a hesitant abbot (Ricardo Montalban) to accept her son into the monastery -- and a bishop (Akim Tamiroff) takes a shine to him. Upon being ordained a priest (thanks to a string of remarkable events), Giuseppe begins to levitate while praying, leading some to believe that his miraculous power is the work of the devil.
Cast
Cast
Maximilian Schell, Ricardo Montalban, Lea Padovani, Akim Tamiroff, Harold Goldblatt, Arnoldo Foà, Mark Damon, Luciana Paluzzi, Carlo Croccolo, Giulio Bosetti
Director
Director
Edward Dmytryk
Genres
Genres
Drama, Classic Dramas, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories
Rent Karol: The Pope, The Man on DVD Karol: The Pope, The Man
Synopsis
Pope John Paul II -- the first head of the Catholic Church to hail from Poland -- is the subject of this Giacomo Battiato-helmed biopic filmed on location in Italy and Poland and scored by legendary composer Ennio Morricone. With Piotr Adamczyk taking on the role of the beloved pope, the film chronicles the pontiff's part in the fall of communism, the assassination attempt that nearly cost him his life, his impact on youth and more.
Cast
Cast
Piotr Adamczyk, Raoul Bova, Michele Placido, Adriana Asti, Dariusz Kwasnik, Alberto Cracco, Leslie Hope, Alkis Zanis, Carlos Kaniowsky, Fabrice Scott
Director
Director
Giacomo Battiato
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Italy
Rent Wesley on DVD Wesley
Synopsis
Burgess Jenkins stars as John Wesley, the passionate clergyman whose embrace of progressive social causes -- including the abolition of slavery -- had a profound impact on British society in the 1700s, igniting the Methodist movement. An eventful trip to the American colony of Georgia triggers a personal transformation that leads Wesley to establish open-air ministries in Britain, preaching a gospel of service and charity to the poor.
Cast
Cast
Burgess Jenkins, R. Keith Harris, June Lockhart, Kevin McCarthy
Director
Director
John Jackman
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories, Religious & Spiritual Dramas
Rent Crave on DVD Crave
Synopsis
Three stories of author and pastor Erwin Raphael McManus come to life in this collection exploring our need for meaning, intimacy and faith in our destiny. First, a hospitalized British rock star forms an unlikely bond with an 8-year-old girl. Then, an unsuspecting family helps an escaped convict on the run. In the third story, a physics student has his life's perspectives challenged by an unexpected confidant.
Cast
Cast
Adam Campbell, Adair Tishler, David Bianchi, Stephen Baldwin, K Callan, Kirk B.R. Woller, Dusty Sorg, Kylee Cochran
Director
Director
Nathan Scoggins, Dallas Jenkins, Kevin Sage
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Genres
Drama, Inspirational Stories, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent One Hit From Home on DVD One Hit From Home
Synopsis
Suffering from a career-ending injury, former pro baseball player Jimmy returns home and confronts his dark past. Jimmy tries to make peace with the life he thought he had left behind for good, and is forced to coach an underachieving college team.
Cast
Cast
David Aaron Stone, Johnny Meier, ChrisAnn Brunsmann
Director
Director
Johnny Meier, David Aaron Stone
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Saturday's Warrior on DVD Saturday's Warrior
Synopsis
Wrestling with questions of identity, faith and his relationship with his father, a teen (Erik Hickenlooper) defiantly leaves home for Hollywood. But what he finds will change his life forever. The Latter-day Saints introduced this religious-themed musical in 1973 to live audiences, who found it controversial. Produced more than 15 years later, the film version stands apart as a family drama of spirituality, though the story still inspires debate.
Cast
Cast
Erik Hickenlooper, Cori Jacobsen, Davison Cheney, Bart Hickenlooper, D.L. Walker, Marianne Thompson, Marvin Payne, Gay Parvis, Mary Greenwood
Director
Director
Bob Williams
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories, Family Dramas
Rent As I Stand on DVD As I Stand
Synopsis
When their respective families are faced with unexpected tragedies, Devin Wheeler and Matthew Daniels handle their grief in markedly different ways. While one turns to his faith for solace, the other forsakes it for anger and blame.
Cast
Cast
Ian Hutton, Adam Griffith, Vanessa Amador, Thomas Hitchcock, Donna Del Bueno, Kate Kenney, Mark F. O'Brien, Heide Stiel
Director
Director
Carlo Nicoletta
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Angel in Training on DVD Angel in Training
Synopsis
A spunky and spiritual 12-year-old asks for help from the heavens above in this heartwarming tale about keeping the faith when times get tough. When Desi's (Laila Dagher) father is threatened by a scheming rival, Desi prays for help. Enter guardian angel R.J. (Danielle Pessis), who guides Desi on the path to setting things right. In the end, both Desi and her father learn the importance of having faith in oneself in order to overcome adversity.
Cast
Cast
Laila Dagher, Gary Imhoff, Danielle Pessis, Sally Truitt
Director
Director
Gary Graver
Genres
Genres
Children & Family, Coming of Age, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Inspirational Stories
Rent Glory to Gloriana on DVD Glory to Gloriana
Synopsis
Gloria, an impoverished orange seller from the country, overcomes countless obstacles -- both personally and professionally -- until she becomes the owner of the Hotel Glorianna in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Kerie-Ann Lewis and Carol Campbell star as the young and adult protagonist, and Rodney Campbell portrays her abusive husband, Milton. This true rags-to-riches tale of Gloria Minto packed theaters in its native Jamaica.
Cast
Cast
Winston Bell, Kerie-Ann Lewis, Carol Campbell, Rodney Campbell, Cécile Charlton, Suzanne Mari, Leonie Forbes, Briana Harris, Marguerite Newland, Teddy Price, Gracie-Ann Watson
Director
Director
Lennie Little-White
Genres
Genres
Drama, Dramas Based on Real Life, Inspirational Stories, African-American Dramas, Indie Dramas
Rent Reggie's Prayer on DVD Reggie's Prayer
Synopsis
Late NFL hero Reggie White stars in this uplifting film as Reggie Knox, a football star moved by a community tragedy to retire and help kids. Under the guidance of an inner-city principal (Pat Morita), Knox takes a job as a teacher and coach to at-risk students. But a gang leader (Paul "The Giant" Wight) is ready to do whatever it takes to retain his control of the neighborhood. Brett Favre, M.C. Hammer and other stars make cameo appearances.
Cast
Cast
Reggie White, Big Show, Pat Morita, Marc Anthony Samuel, Gale Sayers, Chanda Watts, Keith Jackson, Mike Holmgren, M.C. Hammer, Brett Favre
Director
Director
Paul McKellips
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Sports Stories, Football, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent A Christmas Without Snow on DVD A Christmas Without Snow
Synopsis
In director John Korty's ode to the perseverance of the human spirit, a recent divorcee strives to rebuild her life by moving to San Francisco. With jumbled day-to-day jobs, the newly single Zoe Jensen (Michael Learned) finds consistency with a local church choir practicing Handel's "Messiah." But the harsh instruction of choirmaster Ephraim Adams (John Houseman) pushes Zoe and each of the choir members to their limits during the holiday season.
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Cast
James Cromwell, Barbara Tarbuck, Michael Learned, John Houseman, Ramon Bieri, Valerie Curtin, David Knell, Calvin Levels, Ruth Nelson, Beah Richards
Director
Director
John Korty
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Genres
Children & Family, Faith & Spirituality, Inspirational Stories, Family Dramas, Made-for-TV Movies, Christmas
Rent Easter Story on DVD Easter Story
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One of the great miracles of the New Testament -- Jesus Christ's passion and resurrection -- is seen and told by the Apostle Mark in this spellbinding animated re-creation of the events that marked the beginning of Christianity. Follow Jesus' triumphant journey into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, his betrayal by Judas, his arrest, crucifixion, resurrection and subsequent ascent into heaven. It is truly the greatest story ever told.
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Cast
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Director
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Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Kids' Inspirational, Inspirational Stories
Rent Different Drummers on DVD Different Drummers
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In this 1960s-set tale, two boys -- one hyperactive and the other wheelchair-bound -- make a pact that tests their friendship and their faith. When David's prediction of a teacher's death comes true, Lyle decides to test the existence of God.
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Cast
Brayden Tucker, Ethan Reed McKay, Colleen Carey, D.R. Anderson, Meg McLynn, Lisa Coronado, Dawn Hunter, Sandra Olgard
Director
Director
Don Caron, Lyle Hatcher
Genres
Genres
Drama, Faith & Spirituality, Family Dramas, Inspirational Stories, 20th Century Period Pieces, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Period Pieces
Rent Seasons of Life on DVD Seasons of Life
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A woman must deal with the devastation of losing her husband and children to a terrible tragedy in this moving drama. After her family is killed, Lauren's (Lilly Melgar) seemingly perfect life changes forever and she spirals into a morass of depression and overwhelming guilt. Winding up homeless on the streets of Los Angeles, she's lost all hope -- until she meets a compassionate stranger who gradually teaches her to live again.
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Lilly Melgar, Tony Small
Director
Director
Kristian Allen
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Genres
Drama, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Bible Stories from the Old Testament on DVD Bible Stories from the Old Testament
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Your favorite stories from the Bible come to vivid life with this program that combines dramatic narration, on-screen text and colorful illustrations by more than 80 artists. The 18 tales include the stories of Adam and Eve, Noah and the Ark, Hagar and Ishmael, Abraham and Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Gideon, Samson, Ruth, David, Solomon, Elijah, Daniel and many more.
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Cast
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Director
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Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Kids' Inspirational, Inspirational Stories
Rent Holy Bible: Complete King James Version on DVD Holy Bible: Complete King James Version
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Shakespearean-trained actor Alexander Scourby, who lent his deep, authoritative voice to more than 500 audiobooks during his lifetime, gives a classic reading of the King James Bible in this unique listening experience. Graphics and text showing every verse accompany Scourby's narration, which lasts more than 70 hours in total. Bonus materials include a photo tour of the Holy Land.
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Alexander Scourby
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Director
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Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Documentaries, Inspirational Stories, Religion & Mythology Documentaries
Rent Redeemer on DVD Redeemer
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An idealistic English teacher (Matthew Modine) helps a convicted ex-Black Panther (Obba Babatunde) prove his innocence after he's wrongly imprisoned for a murder he claims he didn't commit. But is he telling the truth? Two actors at the peak of their form make Redeemer a poignant story of freedom, courage and forgiveness.
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Cast
Matthew Modine, Obba Babatundé, Michele Greene, Christian Paul, Terry Simpson
Director
Director
Graeme Clifford
Genres
Genres
Drama, Tearjerkers, Crime Dramas, Made-for-TV Movies, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Faith & Spirituality, Inspirational Stories
Rent Trinity Goodheart on DVD Trinity Goodheart
Synopsis
After a visit from an angel bearing an heirloom pendant, 12-year-old Trinity Goodheart vows to find her long-lost mother, who she senses is in peril. Inspired by her heartfelt mission, Trinity's family rediscovers the power of faith and love.
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Cast
Eric Benet, Erica Gluck, James Hong, Mark La Mura, Jennifer Van Horn, Karen Abercrombie, Kellin Watson
Director
Director
Joanne Hock
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Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent Magdalena: Released From Shame on DVD Magdalena: Released From Shame
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Told from the perspective of Mary Magdalene in 40 AD, this moving Christian drama traces Jesus's interactions with various biblical women and shows how he changed their lives in profound ways. Though it's been decades since Jesus touched her life, Magdalene has never forgotten his grace and how it helped her. She explores his effect on women during his lifetime, and how women can live life in a new way by following his teachings.
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Cast
Rebecca Ritz, Gigi Orsillo, Brian Deacon, Shira Lane
Director
Director
John Schmidt
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films
Rent P.J.: A Journey of the Heart on DVD P.J.: A Journey of the Heart
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Traumatized and suffering from amnesia after witnessing a terrible accident, a man who calls himself P.J. (Howard Nash) is admitted to a hospital, where psychiatrist Alan Shearson tries to get him on the path to recovery. But Dr. Shearson's boss wants to hand over the patient to the state mental ward, and the man's bitter ex-girlfriend is reluctant to help. Relevant questions of God and faith are tackled in this dramatic yet inspiring film.
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Cast
John Heard, Howard Nash, Vincent Pastore, Patricia Rae, Robert Picardo, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Glynnis O'Connor, Lavinia Dowdell, Tim Cinnante, Eddie Malavarca
Director
Director
Russ Emanuel
Genres
Genres
Drama, Medical Dramas, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Inspirational Stories
Rent Ganesha on DVD Ganesha
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During the festival of Ganesh Chaturti, Hindus celebrate the birthday of the popular Indian god Ganesh (who takes the form of an elephant) by offering prayers to clay idols in his image. This lively animated film from director Santhosh Kharade imagines what happens to the dancing clay elephants after they are immersed in the water by faithful Hindus, tracing the idols' physical and spiritual journeys through the depths.
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Cast
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Director
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Foreign, Inspirational Stories, India, Hindi Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
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