Genre Archives: Drama

Rodeo and Juliet

December 10, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
When Karen and her daughter Juliet must return to the ranch where Karen grew up, neither one of them is happy to leave the city. But on arrival, Karen finds that she may not own all of the land that her father let her. Someone else also has a stake in it -- her ex-fiancé. As Juliet walks around [...]

The Walk

October 9, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
"The Walk" is an entertaining movie based on the incredible true story of Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who walked on a wire between the twin towers of the World Trade Center on Aug. 6, 1974. The film opens with the character of Petit speaking to the movie audience from atop the Statue of [...]

Noah’s Ark

September 15, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Noah's Ark" is a thought-provoking film, showing what might have logically happened behind the scenes of one of the greatest biblical stories ever told. David Threlfall does a wonderful job in playing the Noah of the Bible we have always imagined: a patient and kind man, dedicated, low key, but a [...]

Black Mass

September 18, 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 [...]

Just Believe

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Just Believe" is a faith-based story which shows that miracles can occur if people believe and are willing to wait on them. Jason (Jason Riley Hoss) is a man with regrets. He had an allergic food reaction while driving and didn't pull over. He wound up in an accident, in which a woman died and her [...]

Tempting Fate

Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
"Tempting Fate" is about not tempting fate, for, as the movie shows, it doesn't have a happy ending unless one finds divine forgiveness. Two brothers from Africa, Ugo (Ramsey Nouah) and his younger brother Edu (Andrew Onochie), are as different as day and night. Ugo claims he doesn't believe in [...]

Yellow Day

December 25, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"Yellow Day" is a bit of a fantasy film, coupled with strong biblical principles. Animation is intertwined with live-action sequences, as the film tells the story of a young man and his love for his "queen." A young man is accidentally locked into a church, along with a young lady, due to a [...]

The Perfect Guy

September 11, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
"The Perfect Guy" turns out to be...well, not so perfect. When Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) pressures her live-in boyfriend Dave (Morris Chestnut) to marry her and to start a family, he tells her he isn't ready for that. She tells him to move on, and he does. She starts dating a new man she just met [...]

Princess Cut

November 3, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Princess Cut" is an old-fashioned romance for today's audience. Ashley Bratcher gives a solid performance as Grace Anderson, a young woman who is missing some romance in her life. When she does meet a man named Jared, he seems like he's only interested in intimacy and not so much in her or her [...]

Eternal Salvation

March 8, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Eternal Salvation" is a powerful movie and should be on a must-see list. It features excellent acting, dramatic music, and a compelling story line. Jonathan Wright is a bright business executive and has just been promoted to Senior Vice President of business relations. The story opens on his [...]