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Aug 31, 2023 8:45:00 PM

6 Powerful Christian Football Movies

It's the first weekend of September and that means football has returned. Whether you are a diehard pigskin fan or a casual observer, there is a reason to celebrate the fact that football is back! One way to celebrate is by watching Christian football movies. There's always something new to learn from these Christian football movies, regardless of how many times we've already watched them.  The themes of perseverance, determination and how to have faith when it seems hopeless are timeless.

These Christian football movies not only provide family-friendly entertainment, but can encourage and inspire you to seek God and His word when you feel like the world is against you.

Christian Football Movies On Pure Flix Right Now

Rudy - For a Limited Time Only

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This classic tale follows Rudy, played by Sean Astin, as he fulfills his livelong dream of overcoming the odds and playing college football for the University of Notre Dame. Based on the true story of Daniel Eugene "Rudy" Ruettiger.

"Rudy" is available on Pure Flix September 1 for a limited time only. Become a Pure Flix member today!



Told he wasn't good enough to play Division I football, Brandon Burlsworth took a risk and walked on in 1994, and he became the most respected player in the history of the program. Based on a true story, this Christian football movie stars Pure Flix fan favorite, Neal McDonough, and tells a tale of grit, commitment and determination.

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Woodlawn Christian Football Movies Pure Flix

"Woodlawn" is a true story about a recently desegregated high school football team in Birmingham, Alabama in 1973. A message of hope and love leads to a spiritual awakening that inspires a star athlete to overcome the hate that surrounds him. Inspired by this star player's faith and perseverance, his coach has a change of heart that brings him closer to God. This Christian football movie stars Sean Astin and is packed with powerful biblical messages and lessons.

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23 Blast

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When a high school football star is stricken with irreversible blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves. Starring Alexa PenaVega, this Christian football movie will teach you and your family the value of hard work and determination.

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Catching Faith

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When their son loses his spot on the football team, the Taylor Family questions what they thought was most important.

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Catching Faith 2: The Homecoming


The Taylor family returns. In the sequel, the Taylors struggle with drama and heartbreak as they face a football injury, an illness and a career change, all while planning a wedding.

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Hometown Legend

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Nothing is impossible for those who have a dream! A single boy can bring victory to his school and make the entire town proud again. Despite his rough coach and a whole team lacking a will for victory anything could happen, even a love with a local, Christian girl.

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A High School Story

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As the new school year begins at Faith High, the football team looks set to win, and the cheerleaders are ready to jump for joy. But wait—turns out there are kids at the school who don't play football or shake pom-poms. And life at high school can almost be as dramatic as, say David-v-Goliath, Esther-v-Haman, Paper-v-Rock-v-Scissors. So the starting quarterback gets hurt, the new kid struggles to fit in, the freshmen cower in fear, the principal is getting punk'd, and somebody is putting the "I" in "Cheerleader Team." Uh-oh.

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Billy Hallowell

Billy Hallowell has been working in journalism and media for more than a decade. His writings have appeared in Deseret News, TheBlaze, Human Events, Mediaite and on, among other outlets. Hallowell has a B.A. in journalism and broadcasting from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York and an M.S. in social research from Hunter College in Manhattan, New York.