Jesus christ movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant jesus christ movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, biblical, realistic, atmospheric, epic and based on the bible films and TV shows about / with jesus christ, society, religions or cults, religion, christianity, christian, hopes, redemption, betrayal and heroes plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as jesus christ: The Passion of the Christ (2004), Risen (2016), The Passion (2008), Son of God (2014), Jesus of Nazareth (1977), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Jesus (1999), Mary of Nazareth (2012), The Visual Bible: Matthew (1993), Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter (2001).

List of jesus christ 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: bleak, epic, rough, biblical, factual ...
Plot: betrayal, christianity, suffering, torture, clergy, religion, religions or cults, sacrifice, redemption, last supper, mission, bible ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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 6.3
 22K
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, resurrection, faith, jesus christ, judaism, religious, investigation, desert, roman soldier, disciple, interrogation ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, antarctica
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 6.9
 311
The Passion (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Follows Christ's last days and crucifixion.
Plot: jesus christ, easter, controversy, religion
Place: jerusalem
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 5.8
 17K
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: epic, serious, stylized, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: resurrection, jesus christ, torture, chosen one, tragic hero, miraculous event, belief, bible, religions or cults, clergy, idealism, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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, serious, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: christianity, roman empire, betrayal, last supper, apostle, resurrection, ancient rome, christian, jesus christ, idealism, religions or cults, rabbi ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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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: epic, surreal, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: temptation, desert, christianity, betrayal, roman, blasphemy, jesus christ, cross, prophecy, redemption, sin, immortality ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 30s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, israel
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 6.1
 2K
Jesus (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 240 min.
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: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: judaism, jesus christ, jewish, christianity, bible, resurrection, religions or cults, society, last supper, synagogue, clergy, leadership ...
Place: palestine
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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
Plot: jesus christ, virgin mary, religious, saint, loincloth, christianity
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The Visual Bible: Matthew (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Africa
Duration: 258 min.
Story: The only dramatization using the actual scriptures...word for word from the New International Version (NIV). The Matthew video series broke new ground by offering the first-ever dramatic portrayal of events in the Bible, presented word for word from ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, loincloth
Time: 1st century
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The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A word for word depiction of the life of Jesus Christ from the Good News Translation Bible as recorded in the Gospel of John.
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, based on the bible
Plot: christian, jesus christ, clergy, god, last supper, bible, supernatural ability, tragic hero, betrayal, leadership, redemption, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The first testament says "an eye for an eye." - The second testament says "love thy neighbour." - The third testament ... Kicks Ass!!!
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, witty, gross out humor
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, martial arts, jesus christ, gory, anti heroes, zombie, good versus evil, danger, deadly, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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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, christianity, religion, hopes, jesus, singing, rock and roll, music, storytelling, atheism, dancing ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: middle east, israel, holy land, palestine
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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: emotional, serious, stylized, epic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jesus christ, clergy, bible, christian, christianity, last supper, apostle, supernatural ability, tragic hero, betrayal, leadership, human spirit ...
Time: ancient history
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The Young Messiah (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, serious, realistic, touching, biblical
Plot: jesus christ, young heroes, parents and children, christian, gospel, journey, family life, society, youth, family relations, messiah
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, palestine
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 5.4
 113
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: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: jesus christ, clergy, desert, intrigue, bible, friendship, religions or cults, society, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, friends ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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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: soldier, cross, jesus christ, christian, roman, spear, sword
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The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gavin Stone, a washed-up former child star, is forced to do community service at a local megachurch and pretends to be Christian so he can land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life ...
Plot: community service, play, christian, jesus christ, child star, cross, loincloth, redemption, fake blood, jesus
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Last Days in the Desert (2015)
Genre: Adventure, 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: serious, atmospheric
Plot: desert, family in crisis, fasting, jesus christ, devil, praying, religions or cults, wilderness, escapades, adventure, society, family problems ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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 6.8
 3K
Black Jesus (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A TV series finds Jesus living in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: clergy, religions or cults, sitcom, jesus christ, supernatural ability, small town, small town life, urban, optimism, nothing goes right, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Killing Jesus (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Jesus of Nazareth’s life and ministry were subject to seismic social and political events that led to his execution and changed the world forever.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: roman empire, rise and fall, idealism, jesus christ, fighting the system, hopes, rebellion, society, unfulfillment, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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The Man from Earth: Holocene (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 14,000 year-old "Man from Earth" John Oldman, now teaching in northern California, realizes that not only is he finally starting to age, but four students have discovered his deepest secret, putting his life in grave danger and potentially ...
Plot: immortality, jesus christ, professor, stabbed, breakdown, hiking, time lapse photography, escape, seduction
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The Virgin's Bed (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 30 year old child enters the new city, riding on a donkey. He says he is the Savior. He has spent no time among men. He is trembling with cold. His clothes are soaked. His mother was overprotective ; his father conspicuously absent. He knows that he ...
Plot: avant-garde, jesus christ, mercenary, stone, bleeding, parable, fire, pregnant woman, cross
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Tortilla Heaven (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Isidor's Tortilla Heaven is the best restaurant in New Mexico maybe even the world. But though his tortillas are scrumptious, his enchiladas divine, Isidor has never made a dime. Why? He lives in Falfurrias, population 73. One Sunday, while all ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: restaurant, religions or cults, cons and scams, jesus christ, miraculous event, small town life, small town, life turned upside down, cooking and food, dishonesty, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
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 6.2
 8K
Resurrection (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seasoned police detective and his partner have just uncovered a string of unusual murders that lead them to a serial killer, who believes that he is the descendant of Judas.
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, investigation, violence, brutality, murder, mystery, husband wife relationship, amputee, race against time, death of son, religion ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.
Style: scary, offbeat, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: blood, good versus evil, prostitute, demon, chosen one, gory, siege, temptation, hotel, small town, supernatural, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
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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, atmospheric, realistic, biblical ...
Plot: christianity, pregnancy, bible, sacrifice, christian, temptation, angel, oppression, prophecy, priest, miraculous event, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, palestine, jerusalem ...
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 8.1
 330K
Life of Brian (1979)
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: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: roman empire, christianity, farce, mistaken identity, stoning, balcony, graffiti, gladiator, parody, legends and myths, execution, anti heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, dungeon, middle east, jerusalem, palestine
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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: captivating, epic, serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: apostle, last supper, prison, religions or cults, hopes, jesus christ, society, clergy, redemption, miraculous event, heroes, rise to the top ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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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, sincere, captivating, biblical ...
Plot: betrayal, redemption, tragic hero, jesus christ, leadership, miraculous event, political unrest, religions or cults, injustice, politics, dishonesty, christian ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt ...
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The Hunt for the Hidden Relic (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 182 min.
Story: STEFFEN VOGT, aged around 25, is helping out at a German archeological excavation in Israel when he finds a 2,000-year-old skeleton holding the instructions for a video camera dating from the year 2003. The bones also show traces of the present day. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: archaeologist, time travel, chase, adventure, jesus christ, antique, chases and races, imaginary, supernatural, danger, escapades, changing the past or future ...
Time: contemporary, ancient history
Place: israel, holy land, middle east
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