actor: Patty Duke

Amazing Love: The Story of Hosea

November 6, 2012

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is one of the best movies I have ever seen on unconditional love! The film uses a modern setting and features well-known actor Sean Astin as a youth leader named Stuart who shares the story of Hosea and his unconditional love for Gomer to illustrate God's love for mankind. This is a powerful [...]

Love Finds a Home

November 10, 2009

Dove Approved for All Ages

The "Love Come Softly" tales now come to an end with the third generation of the Clark family. Missy's daughter, Belinda, is now married to Lee Owens, the blacksmith in a small town in the west. Their adopted daughter Lillian is growing up and the couple wonders if they are able to have another [...]

The Daydreamer

March 4, 2003

Dove Approved for All Ages

A combination of real life and animation of the 1960s, this is a classic. This movie takes the viewer on the adventure with young Christian as he runs away from home and dreams of four stories. The story rocks back and forth between live action and animation with the sandman narrating. It tends to [...]

The Miracle Worker – (1962)

March 6, 2001

Dove Approved for All Ages

Helen Keller was not only blind and deaf and mute, but she was one stubborn child. She meets her match in Annie Sullivan, the Irish teacher who once suffered herself from blindness. Helen's parents hire Annie to teach Helen, who has no manners and is, at times, very difficult to handle. Anne [...]

Love Lessons

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

While the picture revolves around the unexpected pregnancy, the theme is really about the need for both people in a marriage to be giving. When one dominates the direction of the couple’s life together, sooner or later, you can expect a rebellion. Ms. Duke gives her usual solid TV-performance [...]

Miracle on the Mountain: The Kincaid Family Story

Dove Approved for All Ages

The typical dysfunctional family routine becomes tiresome quickly, but after the exciting crash, we begin to learn the reasons for the argumentative personalities of the three children. Slowly, Tom learns to trust and begins to see how much his family cares for him. With this new understanding [...]

Season For Miracles

November 29, 1999

Dove Approved for All Ages

Corny and contrived, A Season For Miracles is certainly not Hallmark Hall of Fame’s finest two hours. Set at Christmas time in a Southern town called Bethlehem – I guess signifying a place where miracles happen - the producers would have done well to watch a segment or two of Touched By An [...]