Genre Archives: Drama

Snowden

September 15, 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 [...]

Guided by the Word

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"Guided by the Word" is a strong, faith-friendly film that promotes the necessity of forgiveness. The story is about a couple, Steven Campbell (John Lina) and his wife Abigail ((Teresa Wentzel), who raise an adopted daughter named Miranda (Angela Knight). They take her to church and give her a good [...]

Why Grace

September 2, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"Why Grace?" is a powerfully creative and unique film. It will give the viewer a fresh and contemporary look into the grace of God and what Christ did for mankind at Calvary. Dr. Hall (Ben Hopkin) brings the Bible to life for his class. He not only teaches about the Parable of the Sower, while [...]

Milton’s Secret

September 30, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Milton’s Secret" is a film about a grandfather's sound advice to his grandson to remember the importance of forgiveness. This movie features excellent acting, particularly that of Donald Sutherland as Milton's grandfather and William Ainscough as Milton. A scene of forgiveness near the end of [...]

When the Bough Breaks

September 9, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"When the Bough Breaks" is a suspenseful, tension-filled picture. The plot focuses on a couple, John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall), who are childless and want to become parents. Laura has suffered through three miscarriages so she and John find a willing surrogate, a young [...]

Sully

September 9, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Sully" is a dramatic account of the landing of Flight 1549 into the Hudson River in New York City, piloted by the seasoned airline captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger. Tom Hanks is terrific as Sully, the man many people, including passengers on the flight, called a "hero." However, tension mounts [...]

Guard Dog

December 7, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"Guard Dog" is a wildly imaginative movie about a boy's stuffed dog, who comes to life to share the Ten Commandments with him in a way that kids -- and adults -- can easily understand. Chance (Oscar Limon-Zarzosa) is a young boy who has a lot of pressure on him for being only nine years old. His [...]

Queen of Katwe

September 30, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Queen of Katwe" is a wonderful film about the ability of the human spirit to triumph over all challenges, including poverty. A youth minister in the film named Robert Katende (David Oyelowo) makes the statement that challenges are not a curse. He teaches poor children in Uganda the strategies of [...]

Morgan

September 2, 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 [...]

The Sacred Vow

October 4, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Sacred Vow" portrays a marriage that has lost its spark. Doug and Amber have been married a long time. Doug gets bored and gives up on the marriage and has an affair. His wife cries when she learns of the affair, but she asks Doug to carry her everyday to the front door when he leaves for [...]