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, christian film and exciting films and TV shows about / with religion, society, bible, christianity, heroes, christian, religions or cults, redemption, hopes and destiny 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), The Book of Eli (2010), One Night with the King (2006), War Room (2015), Samson (2018), The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), King of Kings (1961), Mary Magdalene (2018), The Bible: Moses (1995), Jacob (1994).

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, christian film, factual, rough, brutal ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: christianity, betrayal, jesus, sacrifice, mission, religion, religions or cults, suffering, bible, torture, death, life philosophy ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem, middle east, ancient greece
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 6.8
 316K
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, biblical, serious, heroic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, warrior, lone hero, future dystopia, chaos, protector, dystopic future, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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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, sincere, serious, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient history, old testament, medieval, destiny, save the day, battlefield, royal court, judaism, queen, rise to the top, royal family, betrayal ...
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 15K
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: inspirational, christian film, biblical, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christian, african american protagonist, life, family relations, propaganda, beautiful scenery, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, african american, intergenerational friendship, marital problem, life philosophy ...
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 4.4
 5K
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, thought provoking, captivating, sentimental, tense ...
Plot: old testament, seduction, good versus evil, humiliation, warrior, femme fatale, mistrust, oppression, betrayal, torture, evil king, god ...
Place: israel
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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: biblical, epic, serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, tragic hero, hopes, society, leadership, human spirit, christianity ...
Time: 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt, ancient greece
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King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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: biblical, epic, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: ancient history, state affairs, redemption, betrayal, jesus, injustice, political unrest, heroic mission, tragic hero, christianity, temptation, dishonesty ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
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 5.9
 10K
Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: apostle, christian, jesus, miraculous event, love, belief, faith, rebellion, freedom, superstition, equality, religion ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, xian
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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: 180 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, serious, epic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: oracle, religions or cults, society, hopes, leadership, state affairs, heroes, miraculous event, bible, redemption, exodus, jewish ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
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 6.5
 1K
Jacob (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Austria, UK, Morocco
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this inspiring tale from the book of Genesis, young shepherd Jacob (Matthew Modine) falls in love with and wants to marry Rachel (Lara Flynn Boyle), the daughter of his Uncle Laban (Giancarlo Giannini). Lacking a dowry, Jacob toils seven years as ...
Style: biblical, realistic, serious, epic, christian film
Plot: ancient history, religions or cults, family relations, power relations, society, folk hero, love and romance, tragic hero, dishonesty, master and servant, redemption, parents and children ...
Place: holy land, middle east
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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, conquering, oracle, ancient history, hopes, escapades, heroes, confined, society, old testament, exile ...
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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: opera, betrayal, seduction, priest, live performance, religion, religious differences, hair, french opera, demolition
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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, realistic ...
Plot: ancient history, palace intrigue, betrayal, religions or cults, society, self discovery, heroic mission, genocide, destiny, anti semitism, female protagonist, old testament ...
Place: persia
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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, serious, christian film, semi serious ...
Plot: heroic mission, religions or cults, miraculous event, adventure, human spirit, hopes, state affairs, redemption, rescue, bible, desert, destiny ...
Place: egypt, middle east, 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, bible, god, ancient history, old testament, christianity, prophet, family relations, jewish, destiny, miraculous event ...
Place: holy land, egypt, middle east, xian, israel
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 8.1
 313K
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, romantic, captivating, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: devil, supernatural, lucifer, fallen angel, immortality, hell, demon, female detective, immortal, supernatural power, homicide detective, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 254K
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, god, chaos, chosen one, survival, god or devil, belief, noah's ark, angel, religion, adventure, human nature ...
Place: holy land
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 6.9
 1K
Jeremiah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it clear to him that he has been selected to announce God's ...
Style: biblical, christian film, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: prophet, ancient history, heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, dishonesty, society, oracle, religions or cults, village, heroic mission, false accusation ...
Place: middle east, egypt, israel, jerusalem
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The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, biblical, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: slavery, adventure, ancient egypt, freedom, pharaoh, prince, ancient history, family relations, self discovery, easter, hopes, leadership ...
Place: egypt, north africa
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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, erotic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bible, religion, society, greed, dishonesty, crimes, brutality, ambition, rivalry, obsession, ancient world, life is a bitch ...
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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, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: old testament, giant, ancient world, king, warrior, heroism, bravery, brother brother relationship, faith, bible story, shepherd, mountain ...
Place: israel
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The Ten Commandments (2006)
Genre: Drama
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, hopes, adventure, rescue, destiny, against the odds, human spirit, heroes, leadership, redemption, siblings relations, plague ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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The Miracle Maker (2000)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History
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, captivating, touching, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: miraculous event, betrayal, human spirit, reincarnation, leadership, supernatural, tragic hero, ambition, supernatural ability, religions or cults, redemption, destiny ...
Time: 1st century
Place: middle east, asia, jerusalem
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 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, captivating, serious ...
Plot: redemption, jesus, religions or cults, betrayal, hopes, haunted by the past, human spirit, heroes, tragic hero, clergy, christian, bible ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, middle east, europe, holy land, jerusalem
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 74K
Preacher (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
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: twists and turns, funny, biblical, mystical, semi serious ...
Plot: preacher, supernatural power, dark humor, heaven and hell, supernatural, vampire, angel, dark hero, god, sin, supernatural ability, demon ...
Place: texas
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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: redemption, clergy, tragic hero, miraculous event, society, hopes, leadership, supernatural, religions or cults, destiny, jesus, heroes ...
Place: holy land
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 7.7
 604
Peter and Paul (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.
Style: biblical, captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: ambition, dishonesty, heroes, clergy, hopes, society, state affairs, obsessive quest, leadership, life is a bitch, religions or cults, injustice ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, rome italy
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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: christian film, biblical, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: apostle, christianity, faith, bible, christian, roman empire, imprisonment, trust, friendship, adventure, false accusation, society ...
Time: 1st century, 60s
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 69K
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, psychological, scary, bleak, biblical ...
Plot: miraculous event, religion, priest, investigation, conspiracy, supernatural, hopes, woman in danger, moral dilemma, faith, mission from god, demon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: vatican, usa, brazil, rome italy, pittsburgh ...
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 397
The Ark (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Noah, a farmer and family man, is instructed by an angel to build an ark in the middle of a desert in order to save both his family and the faithful from a devastating flood. A seemingly impossible task, especially when his sons refuse to believe ...
Style: biblical, serious, captivating, epic, suspense ...
Plot: noah's ark, old testament, ancient history, hopes, obsession, apocalypse, redemption, parents and children, religions or cults, society, chaos, flood ...
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