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 serious, biblical, captivating, realistic, christian film and epic films and TV shows about / with jesus, religion, christianity, bible, christian, society, religions or cults, crucifix, crucifixion of jesus and miraculous event 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), Jesus of Nazareth (1977), The Nativity Story (2005), Son of God (2014), Jesus (1999), The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), Heaven Is for Real (2014), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), King of Kings (1961), The Young Messiah (2016).

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, factual, rough, bleak, brutal ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: christianity, betrayal, jesus, mission, sacrifice, religion, religions or cults, suffering, bible, torture, death, life philosophy ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem, middle east
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
TV show
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, biblical, sentimental ...
Plot: christianity, jesus, self sacrifice, idealism, roman empire, apostle, resurrection, back from the dead, religion, god or devil, faith, miraculous event ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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The Nativity Story (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, History, Romance
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, realistic, serious, tricky, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christianity, christmas, jesus, angel, religions or cults, bible, priest, miraculous event, oppression, hopes, prophecy, childbirth ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem, palestine ...
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 5.7
 19K
Son of God (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.
Style: uplifting, captivating, epic, stylized, serious ...
Plot: christianity, tragic hero, jesus, prophet, religions or cults, chosen one, clergy, bible, torture, crucifixion of jesus, idealism, resurrection ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
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 6.0
 3K
Jesus (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he weeps at Joseph’s funeral, throws stones in Lake Galilee when meeting ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, surprise ending, emotional ...
Plot: bible, christianity, jesus, religions or cults, hopes, society, sin, leadership, resurrection, jewish, death of protagonist, miraculous event ...
Place: palestine
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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, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, human spirit, tragic hero, hopes, society, leadership, christianity ...
Time: 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
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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, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, christianity, heaven, faith, family, pastor, jesus, religion, religions or cults, parents and children, small town, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, lithuania
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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, sin, redemption, betrayal, jesus, desert, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, christianity, ancient history, roman ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem
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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, tragic hero, political unrest, heroic mission, christianity, temptation, dishonesty ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
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The Young Messiah (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, biblical
Plot: journey, jesus, society, parents and children, ancient history, bible, gospel, family relations, family life, youth, young heroes, messiah ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, egypt, israel, palestine
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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, haunted by the past, human spirit, betrayal, hopes, heroes, tragic hero, clergy, christian, crucifix ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, middle east, europe, holy land, jerusalem
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Last Days in the Desert (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.
Style: atmospheric, serious, biblical, contemplative, fable
Plot: desert, devil, fasting, religions or cults, escapades, adventure, society, family problems, wilderness, jesus, evil, ancient history ...
Place: holy land
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 7.6
 176
Jesus (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jesus is their apostles spread the peace and respect wherever they go. Performing miracles and arousing the wrath of Jewish priests until condemned to crucifixion for them.
Style: christian film, epic, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, christianity, judaism, jesus, religions or cults, sin, miraculous event, temptation, christian, religion, society, heroes ...
Place: palestine
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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: lyrical, stylized, emotional, talky, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, destiny, hopes, dancing, christianity, jesus, religion, rock and roll, music, crucifix, atheism, creativity ...
Time: 1st century, 70s
Place: middle east, israel, holy land, palestine
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The Christ Slayer (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Takes place at the Passover and the days that follow the crucifixion. A mix of scripture and Christian legend woven to try and create a more complete picture. It follows Longinus as the Roman soldier who put the spear to Jesus on the cross.
Plot: jesus, christian, crucifix, sword, roman, soldier, easter, spear, cross
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 5.9
 10K
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, 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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 5.7
 212
Story of Judas (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man ascends a barren summit. It is Judas, come to collect Jesus and carry him down the mountain on his back, joking and panting as he does so. After bathing in the river and taking part in a henna ceremony, Jesus leaves for Jerusalem. Judas is ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, biblical, realistic
Plot: betrayal, clergy, religions or cults, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, bible, society, friendship, desert, ancient history, bible story ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
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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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I'm Not Jesus Mommy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kimberly will stop at nothing to have a child of her own. Recovering from cancer her possibilities seemed slim. However, the world's first successful human cloning project brings an opportunity and a son named David. Seven years after ...
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, serious
Plot: cloning, haunted by the past, obsession, future dystopia, life is a bitch, jesus, survival, plague, christianity, religion, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 6.3
 28K
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: biblical, enigmatic, atmospheric, tense, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christianity, apostle, messiah, resurrection, investigation, interrogation, race against time, betrayal, faith, desert, religious, jesus ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, rome italy ...
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 6.4
 264
Superbook (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Chris Quantum is your typical Middle School student -- except if you take into account one of his best friends is a robot named Gizmo. Add his best friend Joy Pepper into the mix and you have a recipe for adventure. The adventures begin for this ...
Style: biblical, feel good, sincere, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: jesus, noah's ark, christian, adventure, belief in god, bible story, time travel, sent to the past, time jump, bible, faith, robot human relationship ...
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Joseph and Mary (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When loved ones are murdered, Elijah’s beliefs are compromised as he considers revenge. But a visit with Joseph and Mary may offer a new perspective.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: jesus, religions or cults, mother son relationship, life is a bitch, family relations, meaning of life, parents and children, death, society, hopes, revenge, christianity ...
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P.S.O: In the Name of My Father (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jewish rebellers are fighting against subjection and supressors. Broken people are shouting for a leader. The crowd starts to follow a young man, who is speaking in the name of love. The man's name is: Jesus. His rapidly growing popularity ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, entertaining
Plot: bible, new testament, jesus, religion, life, society, fighting the system, social relations, religious, faith, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
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Mary of Nazareth (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film begins with the Annunciation: Mary, a young Galilean, virginal conceived the Messiah, the Son of God. Her husband Joseph, a humble carpenter, decided to stay by his side throughout. When Caesar Augustus ordered the Jews to register people, ...
Style: biblical, christian film, disturbing, sincere, captivating
Plot: virgin mary, religion, jesus, christianity, saint, bible, religious faith, bible story, religious, lifestyle, faith, belief in god ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
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 6.6
 454
The Passion (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Christ's last days and crucifixion.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, harsh
Plot: religion, crucifix, easter, controversy, crucifixion of jesus, jesus, culture clash, life philosophy, death, powerful ending, prophecy, jewish ...
Place: jerusalem, holy land
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Jesus Loves Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A girl who always tends to fall in love with the wrong guy meets one who believes the world is coming to an end next Tuesday.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, light, feel good ...
Plot: apocalypse, female nudity, couples, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, woman, canceled wedding, jesus, devil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Assassin 33 A.D. (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a billionaire gives a group of young scientists unlimited resources to study the science of matter transfer, the scientists unlock the secrets of time travel. But they soon find out that the project is backed by a militant extremist group, and ...
Style: mystical, intellectual, captivating, experimental, suspense ...
Plot: time, time travel, science and technology, christianity, changing the past or future, sent to the past, roman soldier, jesus, conspiracy, crimes, science, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, 1st century
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 7.6
 42K
Messiah (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and stirs political unrest. Who exactly is he? And what does he want?
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: cia, prophet, messiah, cia agent, isis, religion, politics, jesus, reverend, widow, investigation, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
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The Miracle Maker (2000)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
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
Plot: betrayal, miraculous event, human spirit, leadership, supernatural, tragic hero, ambition, supernatural ability, reincarnation, religions or cults, clergy, society ...
Time: 1st century
Place: middle east, asia, jerusalem
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, 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: sincere, serious, philosophical, psychological, talky ...
Plot: immortality, philosophy, professor, religion, hidden identity, society, christianity, mistaken identity, legends and myths, psychology, impersonating, legend ...
Time: middle ages, prehistoric times, prehistory, contemporary, 21st century ...
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