Movies and TV

The entertainment we choose to watch says a lot about our character. Inspiring movies transform us with magical, adventurous, funny, or poignant stories. Choosing inspiring TV shows allows us to get to know characters we'd like to emulate. Actor interviews bring an even deeper dimension of fun and excitement to quality entertainment.

Walt Disney

Guideposts Classics: Walt Disney on Divine Inspiration

In this story from June 1949, the beloved filmmaker shares how his faith informed his life and career.

James Cagney in Yankee Doodle Dandy

20 Classic Movies to Watch in July on TCM

In the summer, it's fun to curl up on the couch with the kids to watch a classic film. Here are some favorites airing on Turner Classic Movies in July.

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Gabriel Bateman and Megan Fox in 'Think Like a Dog'

"Think Like a Dog" Director on the Inspiration Behind His New Film

Gil Junger was inspired to write and direct the uplifting film after a small and heartfelt gesture from his dog.  

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Actor David Niven

Guideposts Classics: David Niven's Christmas Prayer

In this story from December 1963, the Oscar winner recalls a wartime Christmas Eve when his practice of praying before turning in for the night proved an inspiration to his fellow soldiers.

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Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer in a scene from 'Love Affair'

18 Classic Movies to Watch in June on TCM

If you turn to that old favorite, Turner Classic Movies, for entertaining and inspiring fare, here are some recommendations for June.

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Jen Hatmaker

Jen Hatmaker: My Faith Empowers Me

The acclaimed—and outspoken—author, blogger and television personality shares how faith helped her forge her own path.

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Julie Andrews in a scene from The Sound of Music

9 Feel-Good Movies Streaming Now That Will Lift Your Spirits

Check out these heartwarming, family friendly films that Guideposts readers love.  

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Ben and Erin Napier

Erin and Ben Napier Are 'Home Town' Strong

There are big things coming up for the HGTV hosts, including a spin-off of their popular TV show, but for now, they are isolating at home with their daughter.

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Actor Glenn Ford

Guideposts Classics: Glenn Ford on the Blessings of Sunday School

In this story from April 1956, the popular film star shares how becoming a father reminded him of the importance of regular church attendance.

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Actor Joel McCrea

Guideposts Classics: Joel McCrea on God's Guidance

In this story from April 1954, the acclaimed actor shares how he learned to seek God's will when making life and career decisions.

Television personality Amy Matthews

TV Host Amy Matthews on Remaining Open to God's Plan

The DIY home improvement expert studied acting and music. But ultimately God led her back to the life that had first started with her church youth group.

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Fred Rogers, Corrie ten Boom and James Stewart

20 Favorite 'Guideposts Classics' Stories

In our 75 years, Guideposts has published inspiring stories from people in every field of creative endeavor from Al Roker to Corrie ten Boom, Fred Rogers and Tim Conway.

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A classic scene from Top Hat

12 Classic Movies to Watch in May on TCM

Classic films can be like comfort food; the best ones soothe us in troubled times. Here are 10 movies we recommend you watch on TCM in May.

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Actress Ruth Hussey

Guideposts Classics: Ruth Hussey on Answered Prayer

In this story from April 1953, the Academy Award-nominated actress shares how an answered prayer helped her portray a role she found daunting: the Virgin Mary.

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