Biblical movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant biblical movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out biblical, captivating, serious, epic, based on the bible and realistic films and TV shows about / with religion, bible, society, religions or cults, hopes, destiny, betrayal, jesus, christian and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as biblical: The Passion of the Christ (2004), War Room (2015), One Night with the King (2006), Mary Magdalene (2018), Samson (2018), The Book of Eli (2010), The Bible: Moses (1995), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), The Book of Daniel (2013), Stigmata (1999).

List of biblical movies

The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, rough, bleak, factual, epic ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, betrayal, jesus, religion, religions or cults, torture, bible, life philosophy, sacrifice, suffering, mission ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 30s, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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 6.5
 14K
War Room (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The family-friendly movie explores the transformational role prayer plays in the lives of the Jordan family. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, a middle-class couple who seemingly have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter, their dream home. But ...
Style: biblical, inspirational, christian film, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prayer, african american protagonist, christian, intergenerational friendship, propaganda, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, african american, religion, life philosophy, life, marriage ...
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One Night with the King (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: This amazing biblical drama chronicles the brave and historic legend of Hadassah, a Jewish orphan with exceptional beauty who rises to become Queen Esther of Persia and saves Persian Jews from genocide. By revealing her heritage to the king, Esther ...
Style: biblical, captivating, based on the bible, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: old testament, save the day, medieval, destiny, battlefield, royal court, queen, judaism, rise to the top, royal family, betrayal, anti semitism ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
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Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world ...
Style: biblical, captivating, disturbing, sincere
Plot: apostle, love, rebellion, belief, faith, female protagonist, equality, religion, marriage proposal, bible, christian, roman empire ...
Time: 1st century, 30s, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, xian
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 4.4
 4K
Samson (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.
Style: biblical, based on the bible, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: old testament, seduction, good versus evil, humiliation, warrior, femme fatale, mistrust, oppression, betrayal, evil king, torture, prince ...
Place: israel
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 6.9
 295K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, serious, biblical, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, lone hero, post apocalyptic, future dystopia, warrior, dystopic future, chaos, danger, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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The Bible: Moses (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip ...
Style: biblical, epic, serious, based on the bible, disturbing ...
Plot: religions or cults, ten commandments, danger, hopes, leadership, state affairs, heroes, society, oracle, miraculous event, bible, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, harsh, touching ...
Plot: ancient egypt, religion, prophet, bible, god, old testament, christianity, family relations, destiny, miraculous event, slavery, adventure ...
Time: ancient history, quarry
Place: holy land, egypt, middle east, israel
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The Book of Daniel (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted Advisor and is placed among the king's ...
Style: biblical, captivating, serious, inspirational, suspense ...
Plot: religious, miraculous event, old testament, conquering, hopes, escapades, heroes, oracle, society, confined, exile, kingdom ...
Time: ancient history
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 65K
Stigmata (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman with no strong religious beliefs, Frankie Paige begins having strange and violent experiences, showing signs of the wounds that Jesus received when crucified. When the Vatican gets word of Frankie's situation, a high-ranking ...
Style: suspenseful, biblical, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Plot: miraculous event, religion, vatican, secrets, priest, danger, faith, investigation, conspiracy, supernatural, hopes, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, brazil, rome italy, new york, pittsburgh
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David and Goliath (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The big-budget, epic film on young King David who took on the mighty warrior Goliath against all odds.
Style: biblical, exciting, captivating, tense, based on the bible
Plot: old testament, king, giant, warrior, standoff, showdown, brother brother relationship, faith, bravery, bible story, heroism, prayer ...
Time: ancient world
Place: israel
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Samson et Dalila (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: While the rest of the Hebrews bewail their fate, Samson alone trusts in God's promise of liberty. Abimelech, the Philistine satrap of Gaza, enters to mock the Hebrews' God, proclaiming the superiority of Dagon, and the Hebrews are afraid ...
Style: biblical
Plot: betrayal, priest, religious differences, religion, seduction, hair, live performance, opera, demolition, french opera
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The Ten Commandments (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
TV show
Story: When an oracle prophesizes that a child will become Prince of Egypt, a time of danger approaches the kingdom. The Egyptian Pharaoh orders the massacre of all newborn males. But one child, Moses-the son of a Hebrew slave-escapes certain death when he ...
Style: biblical, exciting, epic, serious
Plot: bible, human spirit, destiny, against the odds, hopes, rescue, adventure, leadership, heroes, imaginary, redemption, siblings relations ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 244K
Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, biblical, exciting, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, god, angel, god or devil, adventure, human nature, forces of nature, christianity, end of the world, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: epic, biblical, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: jesus christ, betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, hopes, leadership, society, tragic hero, human spirit ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 68K
Preacher (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A preacher sets out on a mission to make the almighty himself confess his sin of abandoning the world. With his best friend Cassidy, an alcoholic Irish vampire, his love Tulip, a red blooded gun towing Texan, and the power of genesis, an unholy ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, biblical, funny, semi serious ...
Plot: preacher, heaven and hell, supernatural power, supernatural, god, anti heroes, vampire, angel, sin, anti hero, dark hero, blood ...
Place: texas
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King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, biblical, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, jesus, state affairs, tragic hero, political unrest, heroic mission, injustice, christianity, hopes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
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In the Beginning (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
TV show
Story: Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal.
Style: biblical, captivating, christian film, serious, epic ...
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, human spirit, religions or cults, miraculous event, state affairs, danger, redemption, hopes, rescue, bible, imaginary ...
Place: middle east, africa, egypt
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 8.1
 234K
Lucifer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, colourful, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: devil, supernatural, immortality, lucifer, fallen angel, hell, demon, female detective, police detective, immortal, supernatural power, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Book of Esther (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Ester becomes King Xerxes’ queen, her Cousin Mordecai and that despicable Haman engage in a dangerous game of intrigue for control of the young Persian King Xerxes.
Style: biblical, epic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: palace intrigue, anti semitism, betrayal, old testament, head of state, danger, society, religions or cults, self discovery, heroic mission, genocide, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia
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 6.3
 500
Birdsong (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Three Wise Kings travel in search of the Messiah, with unexpected obstacles on the way.
Style: biblical, serious, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: miraculous event, journey, hopes, society, uninvited guest, life turned upside down, family relations, religions or cults, pregnancy, virgin mary, angel, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: catalonia
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The Seventh Sign (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Abby is a pregnant woman with a curious new boarder in the apartment over her garage. Turns out he's heaven-sent and is speeding along the Apocalypse by bloodying rivers, egging on plagues and following scripture word for word.
Style: biblical, bleak, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, christianity, supernatural, pregnancy, prophecy, sacrifice, destiny, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, clergy, religions or cults, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: haiti, nicaragua, california, israel
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 6.6
 15K
Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA, Czech Republic, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: uplifting, biblical, intellectual, touching, sincere ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, catholicism, clergy, sin, hypocrisy, human spirit, idealism, social decay, rebelliousness, against the odds, fighting the system ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: rome italy, germany, europe, england, egypt
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
TV show
Story: Passion, beauty, and brilliant storytelling are all on display in this six-hour-plus epic from Italian director Franco Zeffirelli. Robert Powell is superb in the title role, and with the overwhelming success of this TV movie throughout the world, ...
Style: epic, biblical, serious, atmospheric, based on the bible ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, jesus, self sacrifice, roman empire, resurrection, god or devil, back from the dead, faith, betrayal, rabbi, execution ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 1930s, 30s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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The Miracle Maker (2000)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mother and father in search of help for their sick daughter cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, who has devoted his life to spreading God's word. An amazing miracle brings to light the true meaning of Christ, and the ...
Style: uplifting, biblical, touching, captivating, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: betrayal, miraculous event, jesus christ, human spirit, supernatural, ambition, supernatural ability, leadership, reincarnation, tragic hero, society, clergy ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: middle east, jerusalem, asia
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 6K
Barabbas (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
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, serious, captivating ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, jesus christ, jesus, haunted by the past, human spirit, religions or cults, betrayal, hopes, heroes, tragic hero, clergy ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, middle east, europe, holy land, jerusalem
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The Friends of Jesus - Thomas (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jesus is taken off the cross at Golgotha, THOMAS arrives there. Like most of the other disciples, he had worriedly taken refuge with friends in Jerusalem after Jesus's arrest. After Jesus's burial, the disciples decide to leave ...
Style: biblical, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: clergy, tragic hero, redemption, miraculous event, go public, religions or cults, supernatural, hopes, society, leadership, destiny, jesus ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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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 ...
Style: biblical, based on the bible, psychological, christian film, sentimental ...
Plot: apostle, bible, christianity, roman empire, imprisonment, christian, friendship, trust, prayer, faith, false accusation, adventure ...
Time: 1st century, 60s
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Of Kings and Prophets (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic biblical saga of faith, ambition and betrayal as told through the eyes of the battle-weary King Saul, the resentful prophet Samuel and the resourceful young shepherd David—all on a collision course with destiny that will change the world. ...
Style: biblical, rough, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bible, greed, society, ambition, obsession, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, brutality, betrayal, violence, danger ...
Time: ancient world
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 29K
The Prophecy (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, biblical ...
Plot: devil, good versus evil, prophecy, angel, afterlife, christianity, god, supernatural, religions or cults, insubordination, vicious, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, arizona, los angeles
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