Genre Archives: Drama


July 24, 2015
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 [...]

Paper Towns

July 24, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
"Paper Towns" features a good philosophy from Quentin, known as "Q" in the film: With all of the unlikely things that happen in the world, "everyone gets a miracle." Unfortunately, that is about as good as it gets in this movie. The movie is, for the most part, about teens who live a hedonistic [...]

Heroes of Dirt

December 8, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Phin dreams of becoming a great BMX dirt jumper and competing in contests, but so far, he hasn't succeeded. His parents were hoping he'd go to college, which is not something he wants to do. Being selfish and only thinking of himself and not the future, he finds himself in a little trouble and is [...]

Chasing Grace

August 13, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Chasing Grace" is about a family almost torn apart by tragedy and grief. Jonathan Matheson pastors a strong church and has a loving family -- his wife Angela, sons Chris and David, and daughter Grace, who is about 10. They celebrate Grace's birthday with a party, but then something goes terribly [...]

If Not For His Grace

August 28, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"If Not For His Grace" is all about grace, and it tells a good story. Rev. William Randolph is a family man. When he arrives home for the family meal he prays and the family digs in, but then his wife reminds him that he forgot the ice cream for desert. When he runs to the store to pick some up, he [...]


June 16, 1987
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
It all started in El Salvador in February 1977. Oscar Romero is appointed Archbishop of the church there, but the National Guard and the police do everything they can to scare religious leaders. Violence is becoming more and more prevalent, until Romero's best friend, who is a priest, an old man [...]

Road To Emmaus

March 17, 2009
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
Two travelers meet a stranger and share their grief and despair over Jesus’ death just days before. They share the story of Jesus, the Messiah and the King they were hoping for. The three walk together as the stranger reminds them of the master plan in the Old Testament and of prophecy coming [...]

The Real Deal

March 24, 2009
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
This film starts off with every cell phone getting texts about world facts from “The Real Deal.” A big part of the story is about high school kids during their senior year. Mouse is one of the main characters and she wants to get to the bottom of the texts and “real deal." Once a suspect is [...]

St. Paul in Greece

October 13, 2009
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
Travel to Greece in the comfort of your own living room. Travel the steps of Apostle Paul with Host David Nunn, as he takes you on the adventure of a lifetime down the path that Paul and Silas took in this beautiful country. See how this area looks today and all the ruins that still serve as [...]

Paul The Emissary

March 11, 1997
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Paul The Emissary" is the best movie I have ever seen on the life of the Apostle Paul. It deals with all the highlights of his life and ministry in a realistic manner, all while staying very true to the scriptures. It shows us Paul as Saul of Tarsus, the persecutor of the church. It shows his [...]