winners

The Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies & TV, has been supported through a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, it has been awarded to popular, entertaining movies and television programs that are wholesome, spiritually uplifting, inspirational, redemptive and moral. The two $100,000 Epiphany Prizes for Inspiring Movies & TV are awarded annually to the key men and women, including top studio executive, who are responsible for the best wholesome, uplifting and inspiring movies and television programs.

2016
Best Movie for Families - HOME
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - THE 33
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - WAR ROOM
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - DOLLY PARTON'S COAT OF MANY COLORS
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - JOY
Grace Award Actor, Ted McGinley - DO YOU BELIEVE?
Grace Award Actress, - Karen Abercrombie - WAR ROOM
Grace Award Actor for Television, Juan Pablo Di Pace - A.D.: THE BIBLE CONTINUES
Grace Award Actress for Television, Alyvia Alyn Lind - THE GABBY DOUGLAS STORY

2015
Best Movie for Families -  HEAVEN IS FOR REAL
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - UNBROKEN
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - GOD'S NOT DEAD
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - LOVE FINDS YOU IN SUGARCREEK
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - THE GIVER
Faith & Freedom Award for Television - THE GABBY DOUGLAS STORY
Grace Award - Diogo Morgado, - SON OF GOD
Grace Award for Television, - THE GABBY DOUGLAS STORY

2014
Best Movie for Families -  FROZEN
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - IRON MAN 3
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - GRACE UNPLUGGED
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - THE BIBLE
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - IRON MAN 3
Faith & Freedom Award for Television - DUCK DYNASTY: TILL DUCK DO US PART
Grace Award for Movies - James Denton and AJ Michalka, - GRACE UNPLUGGED
Grace Award for Television - Willie Robertson, - LAST MAN STANDING - Roma Downey, - THE BIBLE

2013
Best Movie for Families -  FROZEN
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - IRON MAN 3
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - LES MISERABLES
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - Pilot Episode, - THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - FOR GREATER GLORY
Faith & Freedom Award for Television - A SMILE AS BIG AS THE MOON
Grace Award for Movies - Andy Garcia, - FOR GREATER GLORY
Grace Award for Television - Kyla Kennedy, - RAISING IZZIE

2012
Best Movie for Families - SOUL SURFER
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - COURAGEOUS
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - KJB: THE BOOK THAT CHANGED THE WORLD
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER
Faith & Freedom Award for Television - THE LOST VALENTINE
Grace Award for Movies - Alex Kendrick, - COURAGEOUS
Grace Award for Television - Kristin Dorn, - A CHRISTMAS WISH

2011
Best Movie for Families - TOY STORY 3
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - SECRETARIAT
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - AMISH GRACE
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - MAO'S LAST DANCER
Faith & Freedom Award for Television - CHRISTMAS WITH A CAPITAL C
Grace Award for Movies - Kevin Sorbo, - WHAT IF...
Grace Award for Television - Madison Mason, - AMISH GRACE

2010
Best Movie for Families - UP
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - THE BLIND SIDE
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - THE BLIND SIDE
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - GIFTED HANDS: THE BEN CARSON STORY
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - (tie) THE STONING OF SORAYA M. and INVICTUS
Faith & Freedom Award for Television - BEDFORD: THE TOWN THEY LEFT BEHIND
Grace Award for Movies - Albert Hall, - NOT EASILY BROKEN
Grace Award for Television - Kimberly Elise, - GIFTED HANDS: THE BEN CARSON STORY

2009
Best Movie for Families - WALL-E
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - IRON MAN
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - FIREPROOF
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - THE CHRISTMAS CHOIR
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - EXPELLED: NO INTELLIGENCE ALLOWED
Faith & Freedom Award for Television - (tie) JOHN ADAMS and THE MEDAL: OUR NATION'S HIGHEST HONOR
Grace Award for Movies - Adriana Barraza, - HENRY POOLE IS HERE

2008
Best Movie for Families - RATATOUILLE
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - AMAZING GRACE
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - AMAZING GRACE
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - THE VALLEY OF LIGHT
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - BELLA
Grace Award for Movies - Eduardo Verastegui, - BELLA
Grace Award for Television - Bailee Madison and Abigail Mason, - SAVING SARAH CAIN

2007
Best Movie for Families - CHARLOTTE'S WEB
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - THE QUEEN
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - THE NATIVITY STORY
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS
Faith & Freedom Award for Television - HIDDEN PLACES
Grace Award for Movies - Oscar Isaac, - THE NATIVITY STORY
Grace Award for Television - Shirley Jones, - HIDDEN PLACES

2006
Best Movie for Families - THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - X-MAS (HEAVEN)
Faith & Freedom Award - EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION and SUE THOMAS F.B.EYE
Grace Award for Movies - Ulrich Matthes, - THE NINTH DAY
Grace Award for Television - "BEGINNINGS AND ENDINGS", - SUE THOMAS F.B.EYE

2005
Best Movie for Families - THE INCREDIBLES
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - SPIDER-MAN 2
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - HAPPY TRAILS (DOC)
Grace Award for Movies - Jim Caviezel, - THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST
Grace Award for Television - Jamie Foxx, - REDEMPTION: THE STAN TOOKIE WILLIAMS STORY

2004
Best Movie for Families - FINDING NEMO
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - THE GOSPEL OF JOHN
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - LOVE COMES SOFTLY
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - GODS AND GENERALS
Grace Award for Movies - Stephen Lang, - GODS AND GENERALS
Grace Award for Television - Dale Midkiff, - LOVE COMES SOFTLY

2003
Best Movie for Families - SPIDER-MAN
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - WE WERE SOLDIERS
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - EVELYN
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - NOBODY (DOC)
Grace Award for Movies - Pierce Brosnan, - EVELYN
Grace Award for Television - Sean Patrick Thomas, - FAITH (THE DISTRICT)

2002
Best Movie for Families - THE PRINCESS DIARIES
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - THE BODY
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - THE MIRACLE OF CARDS
Grace Award for Movies - Whoopi Goldberg, - KINGDOM COME
Grace Award for Television - Catherine Oxenberg, - THE MIRACLE OF THE CARDS

2001
Best Movie for Families - THE BASKET
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - THE PATRIOT
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - RETURN TO ME
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - THE MIRACLE MAKER
Grace Award for Movies - Caroll O'Connor, - RETURN TO ME
Grace Award for Television - Ulrich Tukur, - BONHOEFFER: AGENT OF GRACE

2000
Best Movie for Families - TOY STORY 2
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - THE STRAIGHT STORY
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - THE WINSLOW BOY
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - SECOND SIGHT
Faith & Freedom Award for Movies - NATURALLY NATIVE
Grace Award for Movies - Richard Farnsworth, - THE STRAIGHT STORY
Grace Award for Television - Chuck Norris, - A MATTER OF FAITH

1999
Best Movie for Families - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - SIMON BIRCH
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - 7TH HEAVEN
Grace Award for Movies - Jim Carrey and Ian Michael Smith

1998
Best Movie for Families - AIR BUD
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - AMISTAD
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - AMISTAD
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - "NEIGHBORHOOD" - WALKER, TEXAS RANGER
Grace Award for Movies - Robert Duvall, - THE APOSTLE

1997
Best Movie for Families - THE PREACHER'S WIFE
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - ONCE UPON A TIME… WHEN WE WERE COLORED
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - THE PREACHER'S WIFE
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television - TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL
Grace Award for Television - Stephen Collins, - 7TH HEAVEN

1996
Best Movie for Families - TOY STORY
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - BRAVEHEART
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies - DEAD MAN WALKING
Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Television -  "THE HUNT" CHRISTY

1995
Best Movie for Families - LITTLE WOMEN
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - FORREST GUMP

1994
Best Movie for Families - HOMEWARD BOUND: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - REMAINS OF THE DAY

1993
Best Movie for Families - THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL
Best Movie for Mature Audiences - SISTER ACT

The Epiphany Prize for Inspiring Movies & TV, supported through a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, is awarded to popular, entertaining movies and television programs that are wholesome, spiritually uplifting, inspirational, redemptive and moral. The two $100,000 Epiphany Prizes for Inspiring Movies & TV are awarded annually to the key men and women, including top studio executive, who are responsible for the best wholesome, uplifting and inspiring movies and television programs.