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Best Modern Movies with Kevin Sorbo

Updated on November 14, 2016

Kevin Sorbo is an amazing actor known for his roles on the television show, The O.C. and n the Hercules movies and the Hercules: The Legendary Journeys TV Series, Adromeda. He has moved on and to many other movies that are action packed and inspiring, filled with comedy, drama and romance and for the entire family to watch. Here are some of his best films.

Gallows Road (2015)

A very powerful story of loss and heartbreak and the message of forgiveness, restoration and hope. Kevin Sorbo stars as Frank in this movie. It is filled with action from beginning to end. Ernie Hudson also stars in this.

Confessions of a Prodigal Son (2015)

This wonderful movie tells of a young man who leaves his family, father and the life he knows and what his parents envision for him to find his purpose of living. This is a great movie for parents and teens and carries a powerful message.

A Place in the Heart (2014)

This is an amazing movie that tells of real life situations that every adult faces. It is one of the best movies I have come across in a long time. Kevin Sorbo plays the role of Curtis Hanighan, the father of the Nathan Hanighan (the main character). Nathan encounters betrayal and heartbreak and is filled with unforgiveness for many years that keeps him from his dreams and opening up his heart. Take a look at what happens next.

God’s not Dead (2014)

Kevin Sorbo plays the role of Philosophy Professor Radisson who is an atheist and demanded that his students write "God is dead" on paper, sign it and hand it in. Josh Wheaton, a college freshman who is a faithful Christian, refuses to renounce his faith in God and is offered an alternative, to prove that God is not dead in the front of the class.

Family Drama Movies

The Secret Handshake (2015)

A single mother asks a neighbor who is father of all girls to help her teenage son. This is family friendly movie filled with comedy, adventure and many life lessons.

Storm Rider (2013)

This is a wonderful, entertaining family friendly movie. It is about how a teen’s life is changed when her father get arrested and has to leave the secure life she knows to live with her uncle Sam (Kevin Sorbo) on a farm. She struggles with bonding with her uncle. She is given a colt to train, love and learns about caring for others and what family really means.

Abel’s Field (2012)

Seth is a senior in high school who has no parents. His father abandoned him and he is left to raise his twin sisters on his own. He encounters many other challenging things as a teen, but he meets Abel (Kevin Sorbo) groundskeeper of a high school football field who becomes a friend and someone who he can turn to, to help him with the inner struggles. That can be very hard to be 17 and have to both mother and father for his sisters.

What if...(2010)

This is a very good movie that shows us ‘what if’’we chose a different path for our lives, than the one we are on right now, who would we be, who would we have married and the lives we would affect. In this movie, Kevin Sorbo plays the part of Ben Walker a wealthy businessman, but through a strange encounter with someone, he is shown what his life would have been if he made a certain choice and what is actually missing in his life. It is filled with drama, powerful, inspiring message and lot of life lessons.

Modern Western Movies

Shadow on the Mesa (2013)

This was viewed on Hallmark Movie Channel and is more of a modern western movie. Kevin Sorbo has the role of Ray Eastman, the estranged father of Wes Rawlins. Wes is a bounty hunter in the West and his mother was murdered and is on a search for his long lost father, who he believes is somehow involved in his mother’s death.

Prairie Fever (2008)

This is a western drama and Kevin Sorbo is Preston Biggs, an ex-sheriff who has to escort three women who are suffering from prairie fever back to the nearest train to take them back east.

Avenging Angel (2007)

Kevin Sorbo plays the role of the Preacher, who has just watched as his wife and child are murdered by ruthless men. He takes his gun, leaves town and becomes a bounty hunter. He returned years later and discovers his town is run by these men, but cannot watch the same thing happen to other people as they did to him and decides something must be done about this.


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      Dianna Mendez 6 months ago

      I am a big fan of Sorbo's movies. THanks for posting this. I found several I have not watched yet but I'm going to soon.!

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      Janellegems 6 months ago from United States

      That's great teaches12345. I am glad you are a fan. Thanks for stopping by and for your comment.

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      Mark Lucas 11 days ago

      Kevin Sorbo is one of my favorite actor. Thanks for the list of movies. Great Job.

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      Janellegems 11 days ago from United States

      Thanks Mark. I am glad you stop by and appreciate your comment.

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