Genre Archives: Drama

Allied

November 23, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Casablanca" meets "Mr and Mrs Smith." is the best way to describe the story in "Allied." It is a suspenseful and complex story of two spies/assassins who join in the fight against the Nazi occupation of Morocco during WWII. Max (Brad Pitt), a Canadian Secret Service officer, is assigned to [...]

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

November 18, 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 [...]

Hope Dances

January 4, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Hope Dances" is a story of a young girl's dream. Hope is a ballerina who also plays baseball. She excels in both—one making her father proud and the other her mother, and each of them always trying to push her in their respective desires. She is torn between the two activities but does not want [...]

Bleed for This

November 18, 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 [...]

Painted Horses (2017)

January 10, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Ms. Pam Hoog is a history teacher who is starting a new job with a class of kids that disrespects her as well as each other. Not only does she have problems trying to get the kids to want to learn about history, she's dealing with a most serious personal issue of her own—her son needing [...]

Andy’s Rainbow

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Andy’s Rainbow" is an inspiring film about a mentally challenged young man with a heart of gold. Andy (Jacob Dufour) loves rainbows because of God's promise of the rainbow, and to him it means everything will always be all right. He tells a young girl named Rayne (Shelby Taylor Mullins) about [...]

Believe

December 2, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Believe" is a powerful movie about a woman and her son that shows a cynical man the true meaning behind Christmas and to believe in God. The young boy, C.J., is a charismatic little boy who leaves a positive influence on everybody he meets. He wants to be Gabriel in the Christmas pageant because [...]

Hacksaw Ridge

November 4, 2016
Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
"Hacksaw Ridge" is a faith-based movie that features a powerful message, a gripping performance from Andrew Garfield as Desmond T. Doss, as well as dynamic directing from Mel Gibson. The movie is based on the true story of Doss, who refused to learn to handle a gun during his basic training during [...]

Badge of Faith

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Badge of Faith" is based on the incredible true story of Officer Bryan Lawrence, a man who loves God and his family, and winds up paralyzed after an encounter with fugitives. Andrew Lauer is wonderful as Bryan, a man who tries to see the sunny side of everything but battles a few doubts on his [...]

Race to Win

February 14, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Gentry Rhodes has a beautiful ranch where he raises horses. He wants the best for his family, but when he dies of an apparent heart attack, things look bad for the family and the ranch. A greedy man by the name of Darden wants the ranch and wants it in 30 days. He tells the family that they owe [...]