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, serious, captivating, based on the bible, epic and intense films and TV shows about / with religion, bible, destiny, society, religions or cults, hopes, betrayal, christian, redemption and christianity plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
biblical movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as biblical: The Passion of the Christ (2004), One Night with the King (2006), Mary Magdalene (2018), War Room (2015), Samson (2018), Noah (2014), Stigmata (1999), The Bible: Moses (1995), The Book of Eli (2010), Preacher (2016).

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, bleak, epic, factual, rough ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, betrayal, religion, torture, bible, jesus, sacrifice, religions or cults, suffering, roman empire, death ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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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, epic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: save the day, old testament, battlefield, queen, destiny, royal court, rise to the top, royal family, betrayal, anti semitism, sword fight, battles ...
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, rebellion, belief, faith, love, female protagonist, marriage proposal, religion, equality, bible, roman empire, suicide ...
Place: jerusalem
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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, christian film, inspirational, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: african american protagonist, prayer, intergenerational friendship, christian, propaganda, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, african american, religion, life philosophy, life, marriage ...
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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, sentimental, thought provoking, captivating, tense ...
Plot: seduction, old testament, good versus evil, humiliation, warrior, femme fatale, oppression, betrayal, mistrust, torture, evil king, prince ...
Place: israel
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Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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, angel, god, forces of nature, christianity, adventure, human nature, god or devil, end of the world, chosen one ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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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: religion, vatican, miraculous event, secrets, danger, priest, supernatural, woman in danger, hopes, faith, moral dilemma, mission from god ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, brazil, new york, rome italy, pittsburgh
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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.
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, hopes, miraculous event, state affairs, heroes, society, oracle, leadership, danger, bible, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
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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, rough, tense, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, warrior, dystopic future, chaos, future dystopia, lone wolves, danger, life is a bitch, lone hero ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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Preacher (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Duration: 60 min.
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, supernatural power, angel, vampire, sin, anti heroes, god, anti hero, dark hero, cult leader ...
Place: texas
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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, serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: jesus christ, betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, redemption, society, tragic hero, hopes, human spirit, leadership, chosen one ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, bible, prophet, god, old testament, christianity, family relations, destiny, miraculous event, religions or cults, jewish ...
Time: ancient history, quarry
Place: holy land, egypt, middle east, israel
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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, injustice, political unrest, heroic mission, state affairs, tragic hero, christianity, dishonesty, temptation, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
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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, showdown, standoff, faith, brother brother relationship, bravery, heroism, bible story, shepherd ...
Time: ancient world
Place: israel
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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, danger, self discovery, head of state, religions or cults, heroic mission, genocide, society, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia
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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: miraculous event, old testament, religious, conquering, oracle, hopes, heroes, escapades, confined, society, exile, kingdom ...
Time: ancient history
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The Ten Commandments (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
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, epic, serious, exciting
Plot: bible, destiny, rescue, against the odds, human spirit, hopes, adventure, heroes, siblings relations, leadership, danger, redemption ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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Lucifer (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: captivating, entertaining, colourful, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: devil, supernatural, immortality, fallen angel, hell, lucifer, demon, female detective, murder investigation, lapd, supernatural power, psychologist ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, scary, bleak, serious, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, christianity, supernatural, pregnancy, prophecy, sacrifice, destiny, religions or cults, worldwide chaos, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: haiti, california, nicaragua, israel
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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: biblical, uplifting, intellectual, touching, sincere ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, catholicism, clergy, sin, hypocrisy, human spirit, idealism, rebelliousness, against the odds, fighting the system, social decay ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: rome italy, germany, europe, england, egypt
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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: french opera, opera, religion, priest, seduction, live performance, demolition, religious differences, hair, betrayal
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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, religions or cults, betrayal, haunted by the past, hopes, human spirit, clergy, heroes, tragic hero, christian ...
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, redemption, miraculous event, tragic hero, leadership, religions or cults, go public, supernatural, society, hopes, destiny, jesus christ ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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In the Beginning (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal.
Style: biblical, christian film, captivating, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, human spirit, miraculous event, religions or cults, danger, redemption, rescue, hopes, state affairs, bible, desert ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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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, captivating, tense ...
Plot: apostle, roman empire, bible, christianity, imprisonment, trust, friendship, prayer, faith, adventure, false accusation, christian ...
Time: 1st century, 60s
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Of Kings and Prophets (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, disturbing, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bible, society, greed, ambition, obsession, dishonesty, crimes, brutality, rivalry, life is a bitch, betrayal, violence ...
Time: ancient world
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Hex (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hex is a British television programme developed by Shine Limited and aired on the Sky One satellite channel. The story is set in a remote English boarding school with a mysterious past. Series one explores the supernatural relationship between a ...
Style: biblical, atmospheric, satanic, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, lesbian, angel, curses spells and rituals, fallen angel, friendship, imaginary, youth, good versus evil, boarding school, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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: good versus evil, devil, angel, afterlife, prophecy, religions or cults, god, supernatural, vicious, society, insubordination, religion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, california, los angeles
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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, captivating, touching, epic, biblical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: betrayal, miraculous event, jesus christ, human spirit, reincarnation, tragic hero, ambition, leadership, supernatural ability, supernatural, clergy, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: jerusalem, asia, middle east
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Gehenna (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group visits Saipan to search for locations for their company's newest resort. As they find what they think is the perfect spot, they discover a hidden bunker on the property which they decide to explore. However, they soon find out that ...
Style: biblical, dark, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: fear, panic, cave, death, creature, corpse, nightmare, darkness, urban legend, myth, suicide, fight ...
Place: pacific ocean, japan
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