Reel to Real: 45 Movie Devotions for Families

Movieguide®’s Reel to Real provides forty-five inspirational devotions that exemplify principles from God’s Word, using powerful moments from over 150 great movies. Each devotion is insightful and uplifting, illustrating a meaningful theme.



"Dr. Ted Baehr has done a beautiful job inspiring us all in his new book, Reel to Real. I am so proud to have won some of this Movieguide® Awards, and I'm honored to recommend his amazing new book."

- Dolly Parton, Singer/Songwriter, Producer, Actress, and Philanthropist

"After nearly two decades working in Hollywood, I've found that the secular space did not hinder my spirituality but enhanced it. I've learned valuable lesson from my industry and my dear friend, Dr. Baehr, who as proven that even flips can enrich our daily walk with God. Reel to Real: 45 Movie Devotions for Families is a groundbreaking book that references movies that inspire. Just like the many parables we turn to in times of emotion crisis, Dr. Baehr has compiled films that reflect the Word of God, and this deserves to be on your nightstand!"

- Devon Franklin, CEO/Franklin Entertainment

Some of the movies include:

It’s a Wonderful Life
Hacksaw Ridge
Les Miserables
Squanto: A Warrior’s Wale
God’s Not Dead 2
Amazing Grace
Smurfs: The Lost Village

Movies are a powerful medium to communicate truth. Reel to Real will help you discover God’s heart in the movie favourites as you enjoy the relaxation of entertainment.

"I hope you will enjoy Reel to Real. I wrote it so that you and your family can use great movies to understand our Great God. Each day is a new devotional for you to encounter Jesus in a fresh way."

-Author, Dr. Ted Baehr