Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have died in service to our country. As we enter the long weekend, let's not forget the sacrifices made by our military men and women to give us the freedom we now enjoy and to maintain it for over 200 years. Watching Christian movies that honor our military and veterans can be a great chance to celebrate with your family and friends this Memorial Day.
Here are some Memorial Day movies available to stream on Pure Flix right now.
Movies For Memorial Day
1. We are Stronger
"We Are Stronger" is a faith-based movie exploring a veteran's battle with PTSD. As he struggles to recover from his injuries, reclaim his marriage, and fit back into the civilian world, he discovers he can't do it alone. Parental Warning: Mature Subjects.
2. Unbroken: Path to Redemption
Beginning where the hit movie Unbroken concludes, the next chapter brings the rest of Louis Zamperini's inspirational true story to life.
Fresh out of the seminary and basic training, Army chaplain Darren Turner receives orders to deploy to Iraq, leaving his wife behind to care for their three young children. The harsh realities of war soon take their toll on Turner and his battalion, making it hard to stay connected to his beloved family. When Darren finally comes home, the Turners must decide if they're willing to face one more battle -- the fight to save their marriage.
4. Field of Lost Shoes
A group of teenage cadets sheltered from war at the Virginia Military Institute must confront the horrors of an adult world when they are called upon to defend the Shenandoah Valley.
5. Warriors Of Honor
This documentary places the war in its historical and cultural context, guiding the viewer through the causes and the major battles of the Civil War while providing insight into the lives of two stalwart men who fought for the South.
6. Faith of Our Fathers
With the Vietnam War raging in 1969, two young fathers report for duty. A man of great faith, and a doubtful cynic. A quarter-century later, their sons, Wayne and John Paul, meet as strangers. Guided by handwritten letters from their fathers from the battlefield, they embark on an unforgettable journey to The Wall - the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Along the way, they discover the devastation of war cannot break the love of a father for his son.
Stream the Pure Flix original "Faith of Our Fathers" right now.
BONUS: Movies For Memorial Day on Faith & PTSD
Post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries are pervasive in an age of an all-volunteer military force. If you're looking for some encouragement or to learn more about these disorders, these documentaries on faith and PTSD will help you get started.
My Brother's Keeper
Travis Fox is returning veteran struggling with PTSD and his faith in God.
Twelve-year-old Trey Caldwell is shattered when his father is killed in Afghanistan, leaving a hole in the boy’s life, and an unfinished soapbox car in the garage. Parental Warning: Language
Faith + Combat
At REBOOT locations across the country, combat veterans are healing, divorce rates are dropping, medication abuse is decreasing and suicide numbers are being reduced.
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