Genre Archives: Comedy

Almost Christmas

November 11, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Walter lost his wife, the love of his life, about ten months ago. Now he has asked all the kids to come home for Christmas. But will they all get along? They all have their opinions of the others and Walter just wants them to get along for this holiday that their mother loved so much. One son is [...]

Keeping Up with the Joneses

October 21, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
This is a raucous comedy of two couples whose lives intertwine when they become neighbors. The Joneses move in next to the Gaffneys. Jeff and Karen Gaffney have sent their children off to summer camp and then imagine the things they can do for their love life. Jeff works in Human Resources for a [...]

Boo! A Madea Halloween

October 21, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Madea is back for Halloween. Madea and friends go to Brian's house to make sure his daughter and her friend don't leave the house to go to a Halloween frat party. The girls are only 17, and Brian thinks the old people will be able to keep them home. Tiffany tries to pull one over on Madea, Bam, [...]

Kevin Hart: What Now?

October 14, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1, 2009, The Dove Foundation review team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 Horror films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel [...]

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

October 7, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life" might appeal to kids eleven or twelve, children that may enjoy seeing the middle school students in the film defeat the principal and catch him in a scheme. However, despite solid acting from Griffin Gluck as Rafe, and Andy Daly as the villain, Principal [...]

Masterminds (2016)

September 30, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Masterminds" is one of those movies that have you laughing at some scenes, but also wishing it wasn't so raunchy or the language that is in it, wasn't. In one of the first scenes of the film we get acquainted with David Ghantt (played very humorously by Zach Galifianakis), who is shown driving a [...]

Bridget Jones’s Baby

September 16, 2016
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, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Laughing at the Moon

September 9, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Laughing at the Moon" is a movie about people that march to the beat of a different drummer, but how they can be instruments of God. Iris (Alyssa Addison) is such a person. She stuttered as a child and still deals with the problem, to a lesser degree, as an adult. She is different in her choice of [...]

Heaven Bound

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Heaven Bound" is a movie that will make you laugh. It features a bumbling criminal and several slapstick scenes. It incorporates a faith message, too. The plot focuses on a couple who have hit rock bottom and their effort to climb back up to financial stability. They plot to steal jewelry from a [...]

Doggone Christmas

November 1, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Murphy is a very special dog that belongs to the government. While traveling on a train with the FBI, he escapes. Jamie and Hugo, who are brothers, play baseball with their friends. When Jamie hits the ball into an old abandoned house that -- rumor has it -- is haunted, the gang decides Jamie [...]