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, stylized, epic, based on the bible and intense films and TV shows about / with religion, christianity, destiny, religions or cults, christian, betrayal, god, dialogue, storytelling and redemption plots mostly in Drama, History and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as biblical: Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), One Night with the King (2006), King of Kings (1961), Noah (2014), Jesus of Nazareth (1977), The Bible: Moses (1995), The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966), Risen (2016), The Passion of the Christ (2004), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973).

List of biblical movies

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, exciting ...
Plot: ancient egypt, destiny, god, christianity, old testament, bible, religions or cults, miraculous event, christian, religion, society, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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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 ...
Plot: save the day, old testament, royal court, anti semitism, queen, heroes, state affairs, destiny, orphan, society, hopes, rise to the top ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
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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, political unrest, tragic hero, injustice, state affairs, heroic mission, christianity, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt ...
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 5.8
 227K
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, exciting, biblical, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, survival, human nature, end of the world, god or devil, chosen one, chaos, belief, ship, moral dilemma, christianity ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
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, roman empire, self sacrifice, resurrection, jesus christ, back from the dead, faith, betrayal, execution, rabbi, ancient rome, last supper ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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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: serious, epic, biblical, based on the bible, disturbing ...
Plot: religions or cults, ten commandments, heroes, leadership, hopes, state affairs, miraculous event, danger, oracle, society, bible, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, holy land
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The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.
Style: epic, biblical, exciting, serious, based on the bible ...
Plot: old testament, adam and eve, noah's ark, flood, bible, good versus evil, redemption, escapades, legends and myths, rescue, heroic mission, hopes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
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 6.3
 23K
Risen (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in ...
Style: biblical, surprise ending, enigmatic, light, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, apostle, faith, resurrection, judaism, religious, investigation, desert, blindness, hand to hand combat, stabbed in the side, sword and sandal ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, antarctica
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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: bleak, epic, factual, rough, brutal ...
Plot: christianity, betrayal, torture, religion, suffering, bible, sacrifice, religions or cults, clergy, jesus, redemption, death ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Oscar-nominated film adaptation of the rock opera of the same name, based on the last weeks before the crucifixion of Jesus. The film was directed by Norman Jewison. Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson were nominated for two 1974 Golden Globe Award for ...
Style: biblical, lyrical, stylized, emotional, talky ...
Plot: betrayal, destiny, hopes, singing, jesus, religion, rock and roll, music, storytelling, atheism, christianity, dancing ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: middle east, israel, holy land, palestine
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 5.0
 429
Judas (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but eventually decides to join the band, as well. He and Jesus ...
Style: touching, serious, biblical, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, clergy, tragic hero, injustice, friendship, religions or cults, ambition, life is a bitch, christianity, main character dies, oracle ...
Time: ancient history
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The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: temptation, jesus christ, christianity, betrayal, sin, redemption, desert, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, prophecy, blasphemy ...
Time: ancient history, 30s, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, israel
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 8.0
 10K
The Island (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the ...
Style: psychological, cerebral, philosophical, realistic, serious ...
Plot: redemption, monk, christian, god or devil, hopes, monastery, psychic, sin, navy, mentor, forgiveness, russian ...
Place: russia
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 5.2
 91K
Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, biblical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, angel, good versus evil, demons, save the world, survival, desert, pregnancy, supernatural, heroic mission, chaos, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.2
 60K
Stigmata (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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, danger, vatican, religion, supernatural, hopes, woman in danger, faith, moral dilemma, mission from god, investigation, demons ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, rome italy, brazil
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 6.9
 268K
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, rough, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, warrior, lone wolves, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, christianity, brutality, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
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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: bleak, scary, serious, biblical, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, pregnancy, christianity, prophecy, sacrifice, supernatural, destiny, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, clergy, woman in danger, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, haiti, nicaragua, israel
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 6.5
 27K
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, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: good versus evil, angel, afterlife, prophecy, religions or cults, supernatural, vicious, insubordination, society, religion, christianity, god ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, arizona
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Paul: The Emissary (1997)
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Robert Marcarelli - In this impressive drama, starring Gary Cooper, we follow Saul the angry zealot to Paul the servant of Christ, who will pay any price to bring his message to the world. - Garry Cooper, Leon Lissek, Kermit Christman
Style: biblical, christian film, based on the bible
Plot: bible, healing, sermon, religious conversion, judaism, storm, execution, ship, evangelist, earthquake, martyr, prisoner ...
Time: 1st century
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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, realistic, semi serious, bleak, epic ...
Plot: anti semitism, old testament, religions or cults, escapades, against humanity, heroic mission, state affairs, manipulations, self discovery, danger, woman in danger, society ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia
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The Jesus Film (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, epic, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: loincloth, christianity, miraculous event, unfulfillment, state affairs, imaginary, rivalry, tragic hero, society, blind ambition, hopes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
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The Story of Jacob and Joseph (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film recounts the tales of the Biblical figures, Jacob and Joseph. The first part tells the story of Jacob fleeing his tribe when he cheats his brother out of his birthright, gets cheated himself in his exile years while learning of the need to ...
Style: biblical, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: parents and children, hopes, siblings relations, rise to the top, anti heroes, royal family, family problems, head of state, society, state affairs, betrayal, family relations ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land
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A Story of David: The Hunted (1960)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Directed by Bob McNaught. King Saul of Israel is jealous of the fame and adoration of David, who long ago slew Goliath and brought victory to Saul's armies. Now Saul, egged on by his Edomite counselor Doeg, attempts to have David killed. ...
Style: biblical, realistic, epic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: state affairs, ambition, dishonesty, royal family, heroes, corrupted ruler, rise to the top, society, battles, religions or cults, sword and sandal, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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 8.0
 328K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: evil force, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, priest, supernatural, clergy, psychiatrist, religions or cults, devil, girl, demons, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., middle east
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 7.6
 96K
The Omen (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil. A classic horror film with Gregory Peck from ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, scary, biblical ...
Plot: priest, devil, monk, good versus evil, prophecy, apocalypse, murder, gory, mystery, christianity, archaeologist, antichrist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, rome italy, jerusalem
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 7.4
 8K
The Path (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Path explores the unknown and mysterious world of the cult-like Meyerist Movement in upstate New York. At the center of the movement lies Eddie, a conflicted husband; Sarah, his devoted wife; and Cal, an ambitious leader. We follow each as they ...
Style: biblical, thought provoking, suspense, melancholic
Plot: faith, cult, identity crisis, manipulation, meaning of life, deception, worship, shrine, religious cult, sect, belief, religion
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 6.2
 121K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: elevator, trapped in an elevator, supernatural, mysterious character, devil, police investigation, danger, sin, captivity, mystery, death, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Constantine: City of Demons (2018)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This all-new animated series from Warner Bros. Animation and Blue Ribbon Content follows DC’s popular comic book character John Constantine (voiced by the live action series star Matt Ryan), a seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, biblical, enigmatic, gothic
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, god or devil, redemption, demons, mythology, salvation, protector, superhero, curses spells and rituals, fight scenes, holy water ...
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Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.
Style: humorous, ironic, satirical, captivating, topical humor ...
Plot: god, partners, job, fantasy world, bureaucracy, friendship, talking to god, end of the world, belief in god, office, heaven, angel ...
Time: contemporary
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 8.1
 58K
Preacher (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, 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: twists and turns, dark humor, funny, semi serious, biblical
Plot: heaven and hell, preacher, supernatural, anti heroes, angel, sin, vampire, god, cult leader, blood, gore, dark hero
Place: texas
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