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Antboy

July 22, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Here is a movie for the "super hero" geeks. Bitten by an ant, Pelle turns into a comic book type hero that has amazing powers which takes him on an adventure of saving the town. As Antboy and his sidekick, Wilhelm, try to investigate all his powers a young girl is kidnapped by a villain that they [...]

Doonby

July 22, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
Sam Doonby is a drifter who comes to a small town and finds a job as a bartender at a local bar. In the short time he is there, he winds up becoming involved in many of the towns-folks lives. The impact he has is life changing in many ways as he saves many from harm or even potential fatal [...]

Heaven is for Real

July 22, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
In the Christian community and outside of it, there have always been many conversations surrounding the questions of whether "Heaven is for Real" or not. While many do believe, they are also told that they will never see it until they die. One communities’ faith and understanding become [...]

The Reality of Noahs Ark

July 29, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"The Reality of Noah's Ark" is a must-see movie that is family friendly all the way. Featuring Branyon May, Ph.D., the documentary covers four main areas: 1. The Biblical Account of Noah; 2. The Ark; 3. The Animals; 4. The Global Flood. Stunning visuals are used including paintings of Noah, the [...]

The Little Ghost

July 29, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
This is a foreign film featuring comedy and charm. "The Little Ghost" is a funny tale about how a very small night ghost gets his time of haunting turned around to the day light hour between noon and one. As with most adults they do not believe in ghosts, so when Karl tells what he knows about the [...]

Dude, Wheres My Dog?

August 5, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Ray and his friend Belcher are always watching out for the neighborhood, in fact they are on the verge of being Peeping Toms. His mom accuses him of not being responsible because of his actions. But when left on his own to prove to his mom he can be responsible, his dog Harry gets loose and turns [...]

The Boxcar Children

August 5, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"The Boxcar Children" is a warm and wonderful film that the entire family can enjoy watching together. The animation is terrific, featuring meadows, scenes in the woods, snow, and warm and vibrant colors. Its simple story and remarkable cast (including Martin Sheen and J.K. Simmons) makes for an [...]

Gods Not Dead

August 5, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
This is a powerful film. Kevin Sorbo turns in a brilliant performance as a Philosophy professor who starts his new class by insisting that his students sign a paper stating "God is dead". One student, named Josh, refuses to do so and Professor Jeffery (Sorbo) tells him he must debate the topic that [...]

The Big Goofy Secret of Hidden Pines

August 5, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
There have been many movies made about teenage monsters and Bigfoot creatures over the years. Here is one that tells about a young Bigfoot that is part of a small town for years. Like most tanagers, Bertie likes to play pranks on others and have fun. But when that is all threatened by a new family [...]

Mercy Rule

August 12, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
This is a movie about a family for families! Kirk Cameron stars as John Miller, a man whose company is being targeted by the local town council who collectively hope to profit from it but at John's expense. Included in the plot is the story of John's son Cody who plays baseball for the Pirates and [...]

Creed of Gold

August 12, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
This story illustrates nicely that there are absolutes in the world and that God is the author of those absolutes. Adam Smith (nicely played by Taylor Lindsey) and his friend and research partner Kirsten (Ellen Lawrence) plan to expose international corruption. Facing unbelievable foes and [...]

Muppets Most Wanted

August 12, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
This is a funny and delightful Muppet movie! The adults were laughing out loud along with the kids at the screening I attended. For example, in one scene a group that is against the touring Muppets puts up a sign that says, "Muppets Die" and one of the Muppet characters says, "It looks like they've [...]

Rio 2

August 15, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
What's not to love about "Rio 2"? The movie features great songs, humor, fantastic nature scenes, and great voice work too, including the likes of Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg and George Lopez. The plot features Blu and Jewel taking a trip to the Amazon where they find Jewel's father and an old [...]

The Quiet Ones (2014)

August 19, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

August 19, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is...well, just like the first one which is also Dove approved, amazing! It is action-packed, funny, and is one of the best comic book adaptations ever put on the screen. Oh, and it features the now standard Stan Lee cameo. Without giving the details away, Stan shows up [...]

Finding Hope Now

August 19, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
This movie shares a powerful true story, the story of Rev. Roger Minassian who left a steady pastorate when he was 53 years old to minister to gang members in Fresno, California. He faces tough attitudes, hardened young men, and violence as he goes after the gang members with a mission, to turn [...]

The War Within

August 19, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The War Within" is a powerful film! It is an allegorical story centering on one of life's realities: death. Michael Sinclair is a Christian that is pleased that his young daughter Ellie attends church with him. Yet he is not entirely happy because his wife Amy refuses to go with them. He badgers [...]

Belle

August 26, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Belle" is a remarkable and compelling drama, inspired by true events! Gugu Mbatha-Raw is terrific as Dido Elizabeth Belle, a woman that had a British Admiral for her father and a slave woman for her mother. Her father eventually goes overseas, never to return, and Dido's mother dies. She goes to [...]

Legends of Oz: Dorothys Return

August 26, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
The Land of Oz came into view many years ago, when I was a very young child. Now Oz is back in this wonderful animated film. Dorothy is once again waking up after a twister affects her home. Meanwhile, back in Oz, an evil jester is destroying the colorful city. The lovable trio-Scarecrow, Tin man [...]

One Generation Away

September 1, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
Every family in America needs to see this DVD! It is fantastic with its message, its cinematography, and its fairness in giving views from both sides with various examples, but it stands strongly in favor of every American's right to worship and practice religious freedoms and choices. Ronald [...]

The Investigator

September 2, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
When Sergeant James Buanacore is forced into early retirement and his wife has a miscarriage he begins to doubt the existence of God. His famous brother finds him a job at a Christian High School as a Criminal Justice teacher and baseball coach. As he tries to find his purpose again he is [...]

My Mothers Future Husband

September 2, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Hadley and Renee are mother and daughter with a very special relationship. Hadley's father died unexpectedly five years ago, which made the two inseparable. Hadley wants a life separate from her mom's life and she thinks she knows how to find new love for Renee. So the comedy begins as Hadley and [...]

From the Rough

September 2, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"From the Rough" is an inspiring and dramatic movie! The film is based on a true story. Taraji P. Henson plays Golfing Coach Catana Starks, and she spearheads the new men's golf team for minority collegiate tournaments at Tennessee State University. She has to deal with the hard-nosed Athletic [...]

Samson

September 2, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
This movie showcases a unique take on the story of Samson. The picture opens with a man telling a story to children about "the strongest man ever to live". The film features nice artwork of various scenes of Samson's life. Samson's life is re-created from the Bible, beginning with an angelic visit [...]

For Such a Time: A Story of a Queen and Her King

September 2, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
In the Old Testament of the Bible there is the story of Esther, and here in this movie is the portrayal of her life. The production tells how she became the queen, about her Jewish faith and beliefs that helped her through a trying time. It also shows how she used her favor with the king to save [...]

Dying to Be Heard

September 2, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Dying to Be Heard" is a powerful film, based on true events. There are three stories that tie in together as the movie progresses. One story is about a dying man named Jordan, who was a fantastic accordion player and has struggled with autism. The other plot that ties in is about Jordan's father, [...]

Hell and Mr. Fudge

September 2, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
This movie, based on a true story, is about grace but it is not without controversy regarding Hell. Primarily, the question that Edward Fudge intends to answer is: "Is Hell an eternal punishment or do evil doers simply perish?" Many fundamentalist Christians will not agree with Mr. Fudge's [...]

Moms Night Out

September 2, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
Every mom needs some time to herself and Allyson is no different. She wants everything to always be perfect including her house, her children, her life, and her activities. She makes her plans and they must meet her expectations but when she plans a ladies night out she believes she has everything [...]

God Came Near (6 DVD Set)

September 2, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"God Came Near" is a powerful and inspiring series of stories and recreations of the first Christmas. It explains the reasons we celebrate it today. Max Lucado is an excellent storyteller. He talks in everyday language while expounding deep and profound spiritual truths from the Bible. He does this [...]

On Angels Wings

September 2, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"On Angel's Wings" is a cute and comical movie that deals with having faith in one's self to create a miracle. McKenzie and her little brother Josh both pray for miracles and they each have an angel to help them. The interesting thing is they are also angels in their own right by the potential they [...]

Like a Country Song

September 9, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Pain is temporary when you follow God! This movie clearly illustrates the realities of life but also the hope one has in following God. Jake Reeson (Joel Smallbone) hits the bottle often as he deals with the hurt of being raised alone by his mother after his father abandoned them. The father, Bo [...]

Accidental Activist

September 9, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Accidental Activist" is a terrific story about standing up for your rights. It is a story based on actual events. A man named Ted is asked to sign a petition which supports traditional marriage and its values. His name, along with the others, winds up in the local newspaper, and he undergoes [...]

Reunion

September 10, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Reunion" is a heartfelt documentary that features the testimony of Kim and Duane Copple. The couple has a wonderful Christian background. They tell of their life as it progressed through the years. They dated in high school and although they were Christians the unexpected happened, a pregnancy. [...]

As Dreamers Do: The Amazing Life of Walt Disney

September 16, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Everyone the world over has heard of Walt Disney and his wonderful world of imagination. He is well-known for his memorable characters in animation, and for his many live action movies. Many of us grew up watching "The Wonderful World of Disney" on Sunday nights, a show filled with the creative [...]

The Perfect Wave

September 16, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
This true-life story features a wonderful message about second chances. It clearly shows that God is a God of second chances. Ian McCormacks is a surfer who has always had problems with believing in God, even from the time he accompanied his Christian family to church. He leaves home as a rebel [...]

Holy Ghost

September 16, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Holy Ghost" clearly shows that the Spirit of the Living God is moving, and still performing miracles. Darren Wilson wrote the outline, produced and directed this amazing and unique documentary. Various people, such as actor/musician Lenny Kravitz, Tommy Green, Phil Vischer, the creator of "Veggie [...]

Jungle Master

September 16, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Rainie is upset with her mother for not showing up at home for her 12th birthday. But little does she know about the adventure she is about to travel on when she goes to confront her mom about missing the party. Instead of seeing her parent she is carried through a portal to another planet where [...]

Unwanted Presence

September 23, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Unwanted Presence" does a good job in presenting a scary movie with a powerful Christ-centered ending. The beginning of the movie states it is based on a true story. The plot involves a celebrity named Laura Love who commits suicide in the bedroom of a house considered "haunted." The new owner, [...]

The Good Book

September 30, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
This movie shows the power of the "Good Book", the Bible. As it is passed from one person to another we see the remarkable hope that it offers various people during some of life's most difficult moments. A young boy, Daniel, accidentally sets his home on fire and runs away due to the shame he feels [...]

Love Covers All

October 7, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"Love Covers All" is a faith-friendly movie that challenges Christians and non-Christians alike. Michael is facing the tests that most can relate to: losing a job, a new baby on the way, car problems and forgiving others. On the journey home to his wife and about-to-be-born child, he must come to [...]

Fight Church

October 7, 2014
Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
This documentary delivers a punch! Several pastors featured in the film liken fighting to being a warrior, to fighting the good fight of faith. Others, such as the priest John Duffel, are repulsed by Christians fighting in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and unabashedly say so. Those in favor refer to it [...]

Small Town Santa

October 7, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Here is a movie about being encouraged and finding cheer just when it is needed most. Rockford Sheriff Rick Langston is down in the dumps. He has been divorced and is not seeing his daughter as much as he would like. Dean Cain is terrific as the Sheriff who needs a few miracles but is not sure he [...]

Tickety Toc: Christmas Present Time

October 14, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Tommy and Tallulah are into Christmas and winter fun in this collection of six episodes of the Tickety Toc series. Like always the duo are on some kind of adventure, whether it is helping Santa, shoveling snow, making an igloo or even making show clouds. They always have to find a way back in for [...]

Chugginton: Chuggineers Ready to Build

October 14, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
The charming little trains are here once again with their amazing adventures. The Chuggington Chuggineers are teaching the young Brewster how they build new tracks, bridges and tunnels plus repair old tracks. There is always something important for the trainees to learn, whether it is building, [...]

Persecuted

October 14, 2014
Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
This movie states in a powerful way that one man can make a difference. The film opens with the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and they are: "A man who won't die for something is not fit to live." In this story a world renowned evangelist, John Luther (James Remar), is under pressure from [...]

Mr. Peabody and Sherman

October 14, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
This highly imaginative movie will entertain kids and adults alike! Mr. Peabody and his adopted boy, Sherman, travel in the Wabac, a time machine ride that enables them to visit Moses in the bulrushes, Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution, Egypt and King Tut, Shakespeare and that's to name [...]

Iesodo: Joy

October 14, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
The Iesodo series continues with this tale that deals with the joy of lesodo's birth. Just as Jesus is the joy to the Christian world, Iesodo is the joy to the bird world. This episode, "Unto Us a Dove is Born", is a parable comparable to the story in the Bible regarding the birth of Jesus. The [...]

Evolutions Achilles Heels

October 17, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
If we could award "Evolution's Achilles' Heels" more than five Doves, our best rating, we would! This is an intelligent and remarkable look at the holes in the theory of evolution, and it features fifteen professors with Ph.D's that closely inspect the various downfalls of this theory. They point [...]

Canopy

October 21, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Canopy" is an inspiring and dramatic movie about brotherhood and the horrors of war. There are two main characters in this film that takes place during World War II in Singapore. Jim is a fighter pilot from Australia, and the movie begins with him waking up hanging from a tree by the strings of [...]

Nowhere Safe

November 4, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
What a terrific movie and it is inspired by true events. Danielle Chuchran is terrific as Ashley Evans, a teen girl that moves with her mom to a new high school after being cyber bullied at her previous school. A girl she beat out for a drama part in the High School play made false statements [...]

By Gods Grace

November 4, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
There comes a time in some people's lives when something causes a break with family members. Sometimes because of this they turn their backs on those around them and God. Chris is one of those people in that type of situation, and it's because of that one event in his young life and that he forgot [...]

Lost Christmas

November 11, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
This British film, set in Manchester, England, takes you into the life of one young boy. He causes a chain reaction of events due to his actions. Goose doesn't want his father to leave the house on Christmas so he hides his father's car keys and by doing this it leads to a series of life-changing [...]

James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D

November 11, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D" is an outstanding glimpse into the depths of the ocean never before seen until now! The preparation, the setbacks, the fears—and the determination and courage—are all chronicled in this amazing documentary. We also gain insights into what makes Cameron [...]

How to Train Your Dragon 2

November 11, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"How to Train Your Dragon 2" has more of the same fun as it's predecessor! Hiccup and Toothless ride through the air and enjoy riding past clouds. The humorous scenes are many in the movie, including one crash landing in which Toothless comes in a bit hard and the kids in the audience laughed with [...]

The Christmas Candle

November 11, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
This whimsical Christmas tale warms the heart and delights the eyes! A young minister named David struggles with his faith after a family tragedy. This story takes place quite some time ago and the long dresses and old horses and carriages add to the visuals. The movie has a definite authentic [...]

77 Chances

November 21, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"77 Chances" is a fascinating and original movie about second chances, even third and fourth chances, and more. Jason (Andrew Cheney) is a young man that left New York where he was studying photography but returns home to help his sister care for his ill mother. When the worst happens he stays and [...]

Ribbit

November 25, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Ribbit and Sandy make a strange couple—one a poisonous frog and the other a flying squirrel—traveling together. These two go on an adventure to find answers to many questions, but for Ribbit it is mostly the answer to why he is what he is. Along the way they meet some odd creatures, including [...]