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The list contains the best, new and most relevant biblical movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out biblical, serious, intense, light, suspenseful and stylized films and TV shows about / with christianity, dialogue, religion, catastrophe, god, destiny, mentor, storytelling, jesus and christian plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, Italy and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as biblical: The Passion of the Christ (2004), Noah (2014), The Island (2006), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Legion (2010), Stigmata (1999), The Book of Eli (2010), The Exorcist (1973), The Omen (1976), Lucifer (2015).
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The Island
Drama
Russia
112 min.
 8.0
The Exorcist
Horror
USA
122 min.
 8.0
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Paul, Apostle of Christ
Drama, History
USA
108 min.
 6.7
Samson
Action, Drama
South Africa, USA
110 min.
 4.2

List of biblical movies

The Passion of the Christ
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, epic, bleak, factual, brutal ...
Plot: christianity, jesus, suffering, religion, torture, betrayal, redemption, sacrifice, life philosophy, brutality, death, last supper ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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 5.8
 221K
Noah
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: biblical, exciting, captivating, suspense, apocalyptic ...
Plot: religion, survival, apocalypse, redemption, christianity, end of the world, god, natural disaster, adventure, forces of nature, life & death, moral dilemma ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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 8.0
 10K
The Island
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: philosophical, meditative, psychological, cerebral, biblical ...
Plot: redemption, life philosophy, destiny, forgiveness, supernatural ability, psychic, christian, religion, mentor, loneliness, philosophy, monastery ...
Place: russia
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Exodus: Gods and Kings
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, serious ...
Plot: destiny, religion, christianity, god, christian, ancient egypt, bible, jews, redemption, miraculous event, religions or cults, old testament ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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 5.2
 89K
Legion
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, biblical, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, desert, survival, angel, save the world, heroic mission, supernatural, good versus evil, demons, religion, humanity, god ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.2
 59K
Stigmata
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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, biblical, bleak ...
Plot: religion, supernatural, secrets, mission from god, investigation, danger, hopes, christian, destiny, miraculous event, woman in danger, faith ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, brazil, rome italy
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 6.9
 257K
The Book of Eli
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, tense, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, brutality, religion, desert, chaos, lone wolves, post apocalyptic, book, faith, christianity, violence ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country
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 8.0
 316K
The Exorcist
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, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, biblical ...
Plot: exorcism, supernatural, priest, losing-it hero, devil, religion, transformation, demons, good versus evil, girl, psychiatrist, evil force ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, washington d.c.
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 7.6
 92K
The Omen
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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, scary, bleak, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: good versus evil, apocalypse, prophecy, supernatural ability, gory, murder, devil, death, priest, mystery, supernatural, christianity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, jerusalem, rome italy
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 8.2
 118K
Lucifer
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, humorous, biblical
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, lapd, supernatural, murder investigation, police, female detective, fallen angel, immortality, nightclub owner, hell, demon, psychologist ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.3
 21K
Risen
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, enigmatic, light, fairy tale, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, judaism, investigation, jesus, christian, religion, apostle, resurrection, god, desert, jesus christ, faith ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, antarctica
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One Night with the King
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, sincere, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: destiny, judaism, courage, royal court, rise to the top, christian, god, christianity, love story, jesus, save the day, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel
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King of Kings
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, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, redemption, christian, christianity, religion, jesus, blindness, tragic hero, god, vengeance, life & death, mentor ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, egypt, israel, jerusalem ...
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The Greatest Story Ever Told
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 199 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: epic, biblical, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: desert, betrayal, redemption, christian, christianity, religion, jesus, tragic hero, god, leadership, sacrifice, mentor ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, egypt, jerusalem, dungeon
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The Bible: In the Beginning...
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: biblical, epic, exciting, serious, light ...
Plot: redemption, christian, good versus evil, supernatural ability, god, sacrifice, animals, murder, mythology, religion, legends and myths, adventure ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
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The Nativity Story
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical tale follows the pair on their arduous path to their arrival in ...
Style: touching, biblical, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: christian, christianity, sacrifice, pregnancy, christmas, religion, storytelling, miraculous event, jesus, god, children, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, israel, middle east, egypt, palestine ...
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Left Behind: The Movie
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rayford Steele is an airline pilot whose relationship with his wife has gone sour;he ponders having an affair with an attractive flight attendant, Hattie Durham. In the midst of a flight to London, a number of their passengers mysteriously ...
Style: biblical, suspenseful, serious, tense, christian film ...
Plot: apocalypse, christian, christianity, religion, redemption, end of the world, god, jesus, anti heroes, betrayal, save the world, dialogue ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: israel, england, europe, london, sudan ...
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The Last Temptation of Christ
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, epic, biblical, tense, serious ...
Plot: christianity, redemption, betrayal, religion, temptation, violence, jesus, god, clergy, desert, christian, storytelling ...
Time: ancient history, 30s, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, israel
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 7.0
 5K
Barabbas
Genre: Adventure, 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, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, christian, christianity, religion, slavery, jesus, clergy, destiny, mentor, chase, gunfight, life & death ...
Time: 1st century
Place: europe, holy land, middle east, mine, jerusalem
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Left Behind II: Tribulation Force
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The sequel to the blockbuster "Left Behind". It is two weeks after the Rapture, and those who were left behind must band together to form the Tribulation Force and will prepare themselves for the worst seven years the planet will ever see.
Style: biblical, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, thought provoking ...
Plot: apocalypse, christianity, christian, religion, redemption, natural disaster, god, jesus, propaganda, violence, vampire human love, dialogue ...
Place: israel
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The Gospel According to St. Matthew
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.
Style: bleak, stylized, biblical, emotional, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, christianity, religion, jesus, clergy, god, catholicism, life & death, supernatural ability, greed, tragic hero, storytelling ...
Time: 1960s
Place: southern italy, palestine, israel
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 11K
War Room
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, touching, earnest, absurd ...
Plot: christian, god, jesus, religion, christianity, propaganda, marriage, natural disaster, family, catastrophe, bollywood, divorce ...
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 40K
The Reaping
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, biblical, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, small town, apocalypse, investigation, religion, christianity, legends and myths, blood, end of the world, god, miraculous event, devil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, egypt, usa, campus
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 3.1
 31K
Left Behind
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish during the rapture and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.
Style: biblical, suspenseful, serious, exciting, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, christianity, christian, religion, redemption, end of the world, god, drugs/alcohol, jesus, natural disaster, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Seventh Sign
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: suspenseful, biblical, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, supernatural, pregnancy, christianity, destiny, sacrifice, end of the world, religion, murder, clergy, lawyer, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: haiti, nicaragua, israel, california
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The Omega Code
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this spiritual thriller, an ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled as a secret code brings the world to the edge of Apocalypse. Gillen Lane (Casper Van Dien) is a expert on theology and mythology who has gained international fame as a ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, serious, biblical ...
Plot: apocalypse, christian, religion, redemption, good versus evil, christianity, god, on the run, jesus, conspiracy theory, end of the world, lame ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: israel, italy, new york, middle east, palestine ...
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The Prince of Egypt
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Biography, 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: stylized, serious, biblical, epic, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, slavery, destiny, adventure, redemption, religion, leadership, animals, talking animals, siblings relations, storytelling, god ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 316K
Life of Brian
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: parody, christianity, cult, monty python, roman empire, religion, farce, mistaken identity, anti heroes, jesus, male nudity, irreverent ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, dungeon, palestine, jerusalem
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Jesus Christ Superstar
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: surreal, humorous, semi serious, biblical, offbeat ...
Plot: betrayal, destiny, dance, redemption, christianity, christian, religion, jesus, rock and roll, music, religions or cults, broadway ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, palestine
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Damien: Omen II
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Since the sudden and highly suspicious death of his parents, 12-year-old Damien has been in the charge of his wealthy aunt and uncle (Lee Grant and William Holden). Widely feared to be the Antichrist, Damien relentlessly plots to seize control of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, biblical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, devil, death, religion, violence, murder, christianity, hospital, danger, demons, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: israel, chicago illinois
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TOP 5 movies for each similar tag

jesus
jesus movies
The Passion of the Christ 2004
7.2
King of Kings 1961
7.1
The Greatest Story Ever Told 1965
6.6
The Last Temptation of Christ 1988
7.6
The Gospel According to St. Matthew 1964
7.9
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christianity
christianity movies
The Passion of the Christ 2004
7.2
The Da Vinci Code 2006
6.6
Noah 2014
5.8
Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014
6.0
The Book of Eli 2010
6.9
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atheism
atheism movies
Alien: Covenant 2017
6.4
Young Sheldon 2017
7.1
Agora 2009
7.2
The Sunset Limited 2011
7.4
God's Not Dead 2014
4.8
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based on the bible
based on the bible movies
The Passion of the Christ 2004
7.2
Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014
6.0
Jesus of Nazareth 1977
8.5
One Night with the King 2006
6.3
Saul and David 1964
5.7
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holy land
holy land movies
The Passion of the Christ 2004
7.2
Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014
6.0
Life of Brian 1979
8.1
Kingdom of Heaven 2005
7.2
Jesus of Nazareth 1977
8.5
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god
god movies
Noah 2014
5.8
Thor 2011
7.0
Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014
6.0
Immortals 2011
6.0
Legion 2010
5.2
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old testament
old testament movies
Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014
6.0
The Book of Daniel 2013
6.2
Noah 2014
5.8
One Night with the King 2006
6.3
Saul and David 1964
5.7
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1st century
1st century movies
Paul, Apostle of Christ 2018
6.7
The Jesus Film 1979
7.1
Fellini Satyricon 1969
7.0
Jesus of Nazareth 1977
8.5
Life of Brian 1979
8.1
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