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Winners of 22nd Annual Movieguide® Awards Announced

MovieguideThe winners of this year’s Movieguide® Awards were announced during the 22nd Annual Movieguide® Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry on Friday, February 7.

Also presented was the Annual Report to the Entertainment Industry by Movieguide®, which again showed clearly how moviegoers prefer clean, family-friendly movies with Christian faith and values.

“This was abundantly true in 2013,” said Dr. Ted Baehr, Founder and Publisher of Movieguide®, who was joined Friday evening by NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, who delivered the opening prayer at the Gala. 

“For the first time ever, 90% of the Top 10 Movies in the United States and overseas were Movieguide® Award winners, from Iron Man 2 and Despicable Me 2 to Frozen, Gravity, and Man of Steel,” noted Dr. Baehr, who is a member of the NRB Board of Directors and Chairman of the NRB Film Standing Committee.

“Also, two-thirds of the Top 10, 60 percent, had overt references to Jesus Christ," he added.

For highlights from the 2013 Report to the Entertainment Industry, click here.

The list of award winners can be found below:

$100,000 Epiphany Prize for Most Inspiring Movie Of 2013
Winner: Grace Unplugged

$100,000 Epiphany Prize for Most Inspiring Television Program of 2013
Winner: The Bible

10 Best Movies for Families
Winner: #1 - Frozen (2013)
2 - Despicable Me 2
3 - The Croods
4 - Turbo
5 - Grace Unplugged
6 - Monsters University
7 - Black Nativity
8 - Oz, The Great And Powerful
9 - Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
10 - Linsanity

10 Best Movies for Mature Audiences
Winner: #1 - Iron Man 3
2 - 42
3 - The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
4 - The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
5 - Gravity
6 - Man of Steel
7 - Thor: The Dark World
8 - Captain Phillips
9 - Jack the Giant Slayer
10 - The Tower

Faith & Freedom Award Movies
Winner: Iron Man 3

Faith & Freedom Award Television
Winner: Duck Dynasty: Till Duck Do Us Part

$50,000 Friess Foundation Free Enterprise Prize
Winner: Shark Tank: Episode 4.20

Grace Award Movies
Actress: Aj Michalka, Grace Unplugged
Actor: James Denton, Grace Unplugged

Grace Award Television
Actress: Roma Downey, The Bible
Actor: Willie Robertson, Last Man Standing: Back to School

Published: February 13, 2014

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