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, intense, stylized, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with religion, destiny, christianity, christian, betrayal, dialogue, religions or cults, redemption, jesus and god plots mostly in Drama, Horror and History genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as biblical: One Night with the King (2006), The Bible: Moses (1995), War Room (2015), The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), King of Kings (1961), The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966), The Passion of the Christ (2004), Noah (2014), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973).

List of biblical movies

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: captivating, biblical, based on the bible, serious, epic ...
Plot: save the day, old testament, battlefield, queen, destiny, royal court, rise to the top, royal family, anti semitism, female protagonist, battle, husband wife relationship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
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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: epic, serious, based on the bible, biblical, suspense ...
Plot: religions or cults, ten commandments, society, leadership, oracle, hopes, state affairs, heroes, miraculous event, danger, bible, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
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 6.4
 12K
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, touching ...
Plot: intergenerational friendship, christian, propaganda, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, african american, african american protagonist, prayer, real estate agent, religion, life philosophy, life ...
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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, serious, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, desert, temptation, redemption, leadership, miraculous event, human spirit, hopes, society, chosen one, tragic hero, christianity ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem, dungeon, 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, stylized, biblical, harsh, exciting ...
Plot: ancient egypt, bible, religion, christianity, destiny, god, miraculous event, old testament, family relations, religions or cults, royal family, society ...
Time: ancient history
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, serious, biblical, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, tragic hero, political unrest, injustice, state affairs, heroic mission, christianity, dishonesty, hopes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt ...
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The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
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, serious, biblical, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: adam and eve, noah's ark, old testament, bible, flood, miraculous event, heroic mission, redemption, hopes, supernatural ability, heroes, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
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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, biblical ...
Plot: christianity, torture, betrayal, jesus christ, sacrifice, bible, religion, suffering, jesus, roman empire, religions or cults, clergy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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 5.8
 231K
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, epic, biblical, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, survival, adventure, human nature, end of the world, god or devil, god, belief, chaos, moral dilemma, ship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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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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: bible, faith, love, rebellion, apostle, belief, religion, female protagonist, equality, marriage proposal, roman empire, leprosy ...
Place: jerusalem
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 5.0
 433
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, religions or cults, ambition, injustice, tragic hero, friendship, life is a bitch, christianity, main character dies, leadership ...
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: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, serious, sincere ...
Plot: temptation, christianity, betrayal, jesus christ, sin, redemption, desert, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, prophecy, roman ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 30s
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem
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 7.9
 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, meditative, serious ...
Plot: redemption, monk, christian, life philosophy, hopes, monastery, psychic, sin, god or devil, navy, religion, mentor ...
Place: russia
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 5.2
 94K
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, atmospheric, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, angel, good versus evil, demons, save the world, desert, survival, pregnancy, supernatural, heroic mission, god, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, serious, atmospheric, based on the bible, biblical ...
Plot: christianity, roman empire, resurrection, self sacrifice, jesus christ, back from the dead, faith, execution, betrayal, rabbi, last supper, ancient rome ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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 6.2
 61K
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: vatican, religion, miraculous event, danger, supernatural, woman in danger, hopes, faith, moral dilemma, mission from god, investigation, demons ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, brazil, rome italy
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 6.9
 275K
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, warrior, post apocalyptic, chaos, brutality, lone wolves, post apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, tough heroes, christianity ...
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: scary, bleak, serious, biblical, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, christianity, pregnancy, prophecy, sacrifice, supernatural, destiny, worldwide chaos, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, clergy, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: nicaragua, haiti, israel, california
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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, devil, angel, afterlife, god, prophecy, religions or cults, supernatural, insubordination, society, vicious, religion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, california
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 5.3
 7K
The Body (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An ancient skeleton has been discovered in Jerusalem in a rich man's tomb. Colouration of the wrist and leg bones indicates the cause of death was crucifiction. other signs, include a gold coin bearing the marks of Pontius Pilate and faint ...
Style: suspenseful, biblical, talky, exciting, tense ...
Plot: doubt, religions or cults, clergy, obsessive quest, politics, state affairs, introspection, society, rebellion, danger, christianity, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem
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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, realistic, semi serious, bleak ...
Plot: anti semitism, old testament, state affairs, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, against humanity, manipulations, head of state, betrayal, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 338K
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: devil, evil force, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, priest, supernatural, religion, exorcism, clergy, psychiatrist, religions or cults, girl ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., asia, iraq, middle east
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 6.9
 5K
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, exciting, serious, captivating, biblical ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, jesus christ, betrayal, haunted by the past, hopes, human spirit, religions or cults, heroes, clergy, tragic hero, christian ...
Time: 1st century
Place: middle east, europe, holy land, mine, jerusalem
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 99K
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, antichrist, monk, good versus evil, prophecy, apocalypse, murder, gory, mystery, rottweiler, christianity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, rome italy, jerusalem
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 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, suspense, thought provoking, melancholic
Plot: faith, cult, identity crisis, meaning of life, manipulation, deception, shrine, worship, sect, religion, belief, religious cult
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 6.2
 123K
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, devil, trapped in an elevator, supernatural, police investigation, mysterious character, danger, sin, mystery, captivity, death, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 3K
The Red Tent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Story: The Red Tent is a sweeping tale that takes place during the times of the Old Testament, told through the eyes of Dinah (Rebecca Ferguson), the daughter of Leah (Minnie Driver) and Jacob (Iain Glen). Dinah happily grows up inside the red tent where ...
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, epic, biblical ...
Plot: old testament, siblings relations, family relations, destiny, female bonding, strong female character, love, female protagonist, betrayal, massacre, women in society, based on a novel ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, israel, holy land
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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: suspense, gothic, biblical, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: supernatural ability, god or devil, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, back from the dead, holy water, salvation, demons, fantasy world, devil, fight scenes, good versus evil ...
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The Devil's Doorway (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In the fall of 1960, Father Thomas Riley and Father John Thornton were sent by the Vatican to investigate a miraculous event in an Irish home for 'fallen women', only to uncover something much more horrific.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, biblical
Plot: demon, nun, priest, found footage, catholicism, possession, women, monastery, obsession, devil, blood
Time: 1960s
Place: ireland
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