What are the most inspiring films for Catholics to watch?

Riro - Contributor

Honestly, when was the last time you've felt proud to be a Catholic while watching a movie? Or even if you're not one, has a certain film ever triggered you to question your faith? Thought-provoking movies that tend to strengthen your religious beliefs are not easy to come by. You can say that only a few titles have been able to make a lasting imprint on viewer's minds. As the Lenten season is fast approaching, the time is ripe for us to dig deep and watch some pretty good movies that were made for eye and mind cleansing. With these inspirational movies, you'd be sure to pick up a good lesson one way or another. So, save those cheesy rom-coms and fast-paced action films for later as we offer you some of the most inspiring and faith-strengthening films that were made to feed your soul. 

  1. 1The Passion of the Christ


    The Passion of The Christ is a controversial 2004 biblical movie that every Catholic has to see. It creates a thorough visual depiction of Jesus' last moments of suffering and the events leading to the crucifixion.  

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  1. 2Silence


    Silence follows the story of two Portuguese missionaries who travel to Japan in order to find their missing priest mentor. The film is set during the 17th century, in a time where Christianity was widely condemned in the country.  

  2. 3The Two Popes


    The Two Popes is an unexpected hit movie produced by Netflix. It depicts Catholicism in the most modern sense by telling the story of the Pope and an archbishop as they discuss the future of the church.

  1. 4God's Not Dead


    Based on Rice Broocks' book of the same name, the film has made its mark as an eye-opener for moviegoers from every faith. It follows the story of a devout Christian student who needs to prove God's existence in order to pass his class.

  2. 5Chariots of Fire


    Chariots of Fire is a 1981 inspirational movie that shows how faith can motivate people in different ways. It is about the story of two runners from different religious backgrounds as they compete in the 1924 Paris Olympics. 

  3. 6Noah


    This 2014 film is a modern-day adaptation of Noah's story based on the scriptures. It offers a thought-provoking take on what the bible tells us about the great flood and how the earth was spared from it. 


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