Jesus movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant jesus movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out biblical, serious, visually appealing, dramatic, realistic and sexy films and TV shows about / with christianity, religion, jesus, christian, redemption, dialogue, god, catastrophe, mentor and destiny plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as jesus: The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Nativity Story (2006), Jesus of Nazareth (1977), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), The Body (2001), The Man from Earth (2007), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Risen (2016), War Room (2015), King of Kings (1961).

List of jesus 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, torture, religion, sacrifice, bible, jesus, religions or cults, suffering, roman empire, death ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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The Nativity Story (2006)
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, serious, realistic, tricky, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christianity, religions or cults, jesus, angel, bible, childbirth, miraculous event, prophecy, priest, pregnancy, sacrifice, family relations ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, palestine, jerusalem ...
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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, self sacrifice, roman empire, resurrection, jesus christ, faith, back from the dead, jesus, miraculous event, betrayal, execution, rabbi ...
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: 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, dancing, singing, religion, rock and roll, music, crucifix, storytelling, atheism, christianity ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 70s
Place: middle east, israel, holy land, palestine
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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, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doubt, religions or cults, clergy, obsessive quest, politics, danger, society, introspection, state affairs, rebellion, christianity, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem, rome italy
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, talky, surprise ending ...
Plot: immortality, professor, philosophy, hidden identity, society, religion, christianity, psychology, mistaken identity, legends and myths, impersonating, secret ...
Time: middle ages, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric, 21st century ...
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The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, mind bending, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, christianity, holy grail, uncover truth, adventure, riddles and clues, conspiracy, investigation, secrets, vatican, obsessive quest, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, holy land, france, europe, london ...
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 6.3
 24K
Risen (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, 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: enigmatic, atmospheric, tense, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, apostle, messiah, resurrection, investigation, religious, interrogation, betrayal, race against time, faith, desert, church ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, antarctica ...
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 6.5
 13K
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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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, tragic hero, heroic mission, state affairs, christianity, dishonesty, temptation, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, 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: epic, biblical, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: jesus christ, betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, redemption, human spirit, leadership, hopes, tragic hero, society, chosen one ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
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The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
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, sincere, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, miraculous event, faith, gender bending, politics, religions or cults, clergy, tragic hero, society, royal family, leadership, human spirit ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: southern italy, israel, palestine, rome italy
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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, haunted by the past, religions or cults, human spirit, hopes, betrayal, heroes, clergy, tragic hero, christian ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, middle east, europe, holy land, jerusalem
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 4.7
 39K
God's Not Dead (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After he refuses to disavow his faith, a devout Christian student (Shane Harper) must prove the existence of God or else his college philosophy professor (Kevin Sorbo) will fail him.
Style: christian film, serious, thought provoking, psychological, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christian, christianity, religion, religious, teachers and students, college life, religions or cults, college, one on one, college student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, religious persecution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, israel, middle east, egypt
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 6.5
 21K
Fireproof (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Albany, the marriage of Caleb and Catherine Holt is in crisis and they decide to divorce. However, Caleb's father, John, proposes that his son delays their separation process for forty days and follow a procedure called "The Love ...
Style: uplifting, inspirational, emotional, serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: christian, self discovery, firefighter, introspection, marriage, couple relations, faith, couples, religious conversion, fire, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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 6.2
 63K
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: vatican, religion, miraculous event, secrets, danger, priest, supernatural, woman in danger, hopes, faith, moral dilemma, mission from god ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, brazil, pittsburgh, rome italy, new york
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Heaven Is for Real (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Heaven is for Real recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Four-year-old Colton shares the details of his amazing journey ...
Style: christian film, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, christianity, family, faith, parents and children, religions or cults, small town, family relations, human spirit, supernatural, miraculous event, child illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, lithuania
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Facing the Giants (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: sport, football, underdog, athlete's life, against the odds, human spirit, ambition, athlete and trainer, rivalry, contests and competitions, youth, religious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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 6.7
 44K
Saved! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Mary Cummings, who has "been Born Again her whole life," is about to enter her senior year at American Eagle Christian High School near Baltimore with her Fundamentalist Christian friends Hilary Faye and Veronica, the three of whom ...
Style: touching, humorous, dark humor, witty, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, christianity, high school, friendship, hypocrisy, acceptance, homosexual, youth, teenage life, teenage love, unwanted pregnancy, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, california, new jersey
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 7.2
 95K
Silence (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, Italy
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.
Style: philosophical, bleak, suspense, melancholic, intellectual ...
Plot: christianity, missionary, religious persecution, crisis of faith, torture, culture clash, clergy, portuguese, japanese history, betrayal, religion, doubt ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.0
 19K
Courageous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, law enforcement, human spirit, destiny, hopes, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, family life, family values, family relations, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
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 3.1
 36K
Left Behind (2014)
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: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: chaos, apocalypse, catastrophe, survival, supernatural, deadly, parents and children, danger, heroes, hopes, religions or cults, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.3
 204K
Dogma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, satirical, clever ...
Plot: angel, satire, god, chosen one, save the world, heaven and hell, god or devil, religions or cults, religion, good versus evil, obsessive quest, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, ancient history, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
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Left Behind II: Tribulation Force (2002)
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: thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christianity, christian, natural disaster, catastrophe, redemption, danger, save the world, clergy, religions or cults, chaos, society, journalism ...
Place: israel
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 7.2
 13K
The Apostle (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After his happy life spins out of control, a preacher from Texas changes his name, goes to Louisiana and starts preaching on the radio.
Style: talky, realistic, contemplative, serious, touching ...
Plot: coma, redemption, preacher, small town, forgiveness, minister, jealousy, country, christianity, radio, hopes, religions or cults ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, california
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Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Stone (the Antichrist) becomes President of the European Union and uses his seat of power to dissolve the United Nations and create a one world government called the World Union.
Style: suspenseful, serious, intense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: good versus evil, apocalypse, leadership, supernatural ability, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, evil empire, parents and children, battle, battles, antichrist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem, los angeles, new york
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 6.2
 5K
The Rapture (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, mind bending, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, murder, religious conversion, faith, family problems, religions or cults, family relations, religion and supernatural, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, group sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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End of the Spear (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "End of the Spear" is the story of Mincayani, a Waodani tribesman from the jungles of Ecuador. When five young missionaries, among them Jim Elliot and Nate Saint, are speared to death by the Waodani in 1956, a series of events unfold to ...
Style: emotional, tense, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, murder, family relations, battles, self discovery, crimes, dealing with death, parents and children, hopes, deadly, reconciliation, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: ecuador, new jersey
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Henry Poole Is Here (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry Poole abandons his fiancée and family business to spend what he believes are his remaining days alone. The discovery of a 'miracle' by a nosy neighbor ruptures his solitude and restores his faith in life.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, miraculous event, loneliness, neighbor, society, love and romance, dealing with death, religion, nosy neighbor, depression, suburbs, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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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, serious, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: save the day, old testament, battlefield, queen, destiny, royal court, rise to the top, royal family, betrayal, anti semitism, battles, female protagonist ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
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