Heroism is a key theme of the movie screen this summer. Gather your friends, head to the theater and expect to be inspired by some incredible courage.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (PG-13)
Pirates have ruled the sea for years and Captain Salazar is determined to rid them all. To his misfortune, one day, he encounters the young Jack Sparrow who takes everything from Salazar. Now, the captain has vowed to spend his eternal death to gain revenge. Sparrow’s only assurance for survival lies in finding the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that gives its possessor control of the sea. To find the relic, Jack must befriend Carina Smyth, a brilliant and beautiful astronomer, and Henry, a stubborn young sailor in the Royal Navy, while sailing his pathetically small ship.
Watch it For: The final adventure in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. See how it all began and how it will all end!
Wonder Woman (P-13)
As a young woman, Diana, princess of the Amazon, was trained to become an unconquerable warrior, never knowing her full strength and ability. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana unexpectedly encounters a pilot who crashed and tells her of a conflict in the outside world of mankind. Against her mother’s wishes, she leaves home to fight this war, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man, Diana will discover her full powers… and her true destiny.
Watch it For: God creates each of us to be mighty warriors. In time, we too will find our true destiny and conquer the battle that we face every day here on earth.
Megan Leavey (PG)
Many teens don’t get along with their family and feel all alone. But, Megan Leavey struggled a little more than the average teen. To get away from the life she knew, she ran to the Marines. Although Leavey felt drawn to the Marine Corp, she found it difficult to fit in there as well. One day, as Leavey is fulfilling her duties of cleaning the K9 unit, the Corps most aggressive trainee, Rex, terrorizes her. Leavey doesn’t back down to Rex’s intimidation, but instead takes him on as a partner and the two form an incredible partnership. As time moves on, Rex and Leavey become one of the best K9 teams saving several lives and completing hundreds of missions. While in the field, Rex and Leavey encounter an IED, which injures them both. Upon recovery, Leavey must fight for the right to retain a relationship with Rex, the one thing in her life that she really loves.
Watch it For: God can and does use everything in His power to pull us toward the purpose He has set out for us. Plus, He will use anything to show us the love that we deserve as a demonstration of His love for us.