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10+ Best Black Gospel Movies

When it comes to movies, there are many different genres that people enjoy. One popular genre is gospel films. These movies often feature African American actors and actresses and tell stories of hope, faith, and love. 

For many moviegoers, Black Christian Movies are an opportunity to see characters that look like them on the big screen. These Black Gospel Movies will also provide an opportunity to hear uplifting music and messages of hope.

Black Gospel Movies

Gospel
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Shirley Caesar, Walter Hawkins, James Cleveland (Actors)

Gospel

Never before has a film so enthusiastically captured the mood and spirit of this uniquely American art form. Five of the legends of Gospel music live in a concert extravaganza.

Kirk Franklin's A Gospel Christmas
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Demetria McKinney, Chaz Lamar Shepherd, Angela Birchett (Actors)

Kirk Franklin's A Gospel Christmas

When Olivia (Demetria McKinney) gets assigned to be a lead pastor at a new church a month before Christmas, she's fearful she can't manage the transition. Olivia discovers a new home for herself, and even finds a little Christmas romance along the way!

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Just A Measure Of Faith
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tramaine Morgan, Maranija May-Douglas, Sylvester Lee Brown (Actors)

Just A Measure Of Faith

Husband Jacob handles all the challenges alone, refusing to allow God to help. His wife, Kayla, a strong believer tries to help overcome both of their problems and lead him in the direction of Faith.

With their close-knit community along with family, friends, and the church, Jacob and Kayla will find the love and support they need.

Hav Faith
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Terron Brooks, Gary Surgis, Brooklyn Tankard (Actors)

Hav Faith

After Hamilton A. Vaughn, aka Hav, is made leader of a prominent Mission Church, issues arise between him, the son of the retiring bishop, and a money-hungry broker. Viewer discretion is advised. TV-14

The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Aunjanue Ellis, Angela Birchett (Actors)

The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel

The authorized musical of incomparable gospel singers, The Clark Sisters, recounts the story of the highest-selling female gospel group in history and their trailblazing mother, Mattie Moss Clark.

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Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia

It Starring Danielle Brooks. Produced by Robin Roberts, this biopic tells the story of gospel legend and civil rights trailblazer Mahalia Jackson.

Gospel According To Al Green
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Al Green (Actor)

Gospel According To Al Green

Gospel According To Al Green looks at Green's transition from a hugely successful soul singer to a gospel artist and fundamentalist preacher.

The Congregation
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Courtney Lindsay, Shari Headley, Jerome Ro Brooks (Actors)

The Congregation

There's a new pastor in place at Rain's church, but it's pretty clear from the get-go that not everyone is quite ready to move on from the trauma and the drama of the past.

Country's Family Reunion Gospel: Volume One
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bill Anderson, Charlie Walker, Bobby Lord (Actors)

Country's Family Reunion Gospel: Volume One

Country's Family Reunion Volume One: Gospel (hosted by Whispering Bill Anderson) features an inspirational get-together of music legends in a good old-fashioned sit-down sing-along of old-time gospel classics.

Church: The Movie
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Darius McCrary, Art Evans, Sam Sarpong (Actors)

Church: The Movie

Church The Movie is a musical journey of praise, forgiveness & redemption, featuring some of the biggest names in gospel music, including Darius McCrary, Art Evans, Joseph C. Phillips, Sam Sarpong, Michael Colyar, and Krystal Broussard.

The Gospel
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Yolanda Adams, Clifton Powell, Boris Kodjoe (Actors)

The Gospel

A popular R&B singer who once studied to become a minister returns home to find his pastor father ill and his church in disarray – can he return to his roots find redemption? Terrific gospel music soundtrack!

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