From ‘Exodus’ to ‘God’s Not Dead 2’: The new wave of religious movies, explained — Hollywood observers tend to group religious movies together as part of a faith-based trend. But, like any family, the offspring aren’t all alike. In fact, the movies tend to fall into a handful of different camps. Some are most interested in spreading the Gospel, while others seem preoccupied with raking in returns. Here’s a look at how the groups break down.