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The Visual Bible: Matthew (1993)
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The Visual Bible: Matthew (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Africa
Duration: 258 min.
Story: The only dramatization using the actual scriptures...word for word from the New International Version (NIV). The Matthew video series broke new ground by offering the first-ever dramatic portrayal of events in the Bible, presented word for word from the best-selling New International Version® (NIV) translation. Now you can experience this thrilling epic in DVD format, which blends the superior digital surround sound of CDs with crisp, high-resolution digital images.
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, crucifixion of jesus, jesus, apostle, gospel, loincloth, jesus christ
Time: 60s, 1st century

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Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten ...
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Plot: christianity, apostle, faith, bible, christian, roman empire, imprisonment, trust, friendship, adventure, false accusation, society ...
Time: 1st century, 60s
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Mary of Nazareth (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film begins with the Annunciation: Mary, a young Galilean, virginal conceived the Messiah, the Son of God. Her husband Joseph, a humble carpenter, decided to stay by his side throughout. When Caesar Augustus ordered the Jews to register people, ...
Style: biblical, christian film, disturbing, sincere, captivating
Plot: virgin mary, religion, jesus, christianity, saint, bible, religious faith, bible story, religious, lifestyle, faith, belief in god ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
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A Thief in the Night (1972)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A story of Patty, a young woman caught up in living for the present with little concern for the future. As dramatic, earth shaking events begin to unfold around her, Patty realizes she is living in the end times spoken of in biblical prophecy.
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, end of the world, christian, female protagonist, bible prophecy, christian propaganda, rapture
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Jesus (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This classic film portrays 3½ years of Jesus' ministry as told in the Gospel of Luke from the Good News and King James translations of the Bible. Producer John Heyman created a film so true-to-life, you will feel like you are in first-century ...
Style: biblical, sincere, sentimental, epic, serious ...
Plot: miraculous event, christianity, religion, crucifix, religions or cults, righting the wronged, ancient history, human spirit, unfulfillment, hopes, tragic hero, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century
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The Visual Bible - Acts (1994)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 193 min.
Story: The Visual Bible: Acts is a 1994 Christian film that depicts the events of the Acts of the Apostles from the Bible's New Testament. All of the dialogue is word-for-word scripture, taken directly from the New International Version of the Bible.
Style: biblical, christian film
Plot: apostle, christianity, christian, religion
Time: 1st century
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.
Style: uplifting, captivating, epic, stylized, serious ...
Plot: christianity, tragic hero, jesus, prophet, religions or cults, chosen one, clergy, bible, torture, crucifixion of jesus, idealism, resurrection ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: serious, captivating, uplifting, realistic, epic
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven years after the world's most devastating tsunami in Thailand six strangers find themselves trapped in a beach side resort on the brink of an oncoming hurricane. Each of their hearts are broken and silently cry out on the most desperate ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 137 min.
Story: Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where ...
Style: epic, biblical, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: redemption, jesus, religions or cults, haunted by the past, human spirit, betrayal, hopes, heroes, tragic hero, clergy, christian, crucifix ...
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
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Time: 1st century, 1930s
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A word for word depiction of the life of Jesus Christ from the Good News Translation Bible as recorded in the Gospel of John.
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic
Plot: miraculous event, clergy, tragic hero, heroic mission, false accusation, idealism, human spirit, injustice, religions or cults, redemption, ambition, betrayal ...
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A.D. (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 600 min.
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Time: 1st century
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: biblical, epic, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, human spirit, tragic hero, hopes, society, leadership, christianity ...
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Duration: 72 min.
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Style: atmospheric, epic, gloomy, stylized, realistic ...
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The Apocalypse (2000)
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Country: Italy, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 96 min.
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