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, atmospheric, epic, based on the bible and emotional films and TV shows about / with jesus christ, christian, christianity, religion, society, religions or cults, hopes, bible, redemption and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as jesus christ: The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Passion (2008), Jesus of Nazareth (1977), Mary of Nazareth (2012), The Visual Bible: Matthew (1993), Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter (2001), Story of Judas (2015), The Passion of the Christ (2004), Black Jesus (2014), The Encounter (2010).

List of jesus christ movies

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: surreal, psychological, thought provoking, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: temptation, christianity, betrayal, sin, redemption, desert, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, jesus christ, prophecy, roman ...
Time: ancient history, 30s, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem
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 6.9
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The Passion (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Follows Christ's last days and crucifixion.
Plot: jesus christ, controversy, easter, religion
Place: 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, realistic, sentimental, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: christianity, roman empire, betrayal, execution, rabbi, self sacrifice, resurrection, ancient rome, last supper, apostle, jesus christ, christian ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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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: jesus christ, christianity, loincloth
Time: 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, witty, semi serious, offbeat, gross out humor
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, martial arts, jesus christ, gory, deadly, danger, rivalry, imaginary, gays and lesbians, celebrity culture, escapades, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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 5.4
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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, betrayal, society, intrigue, dishonesty, desert, friends, friendship, rivalry, religions or cults, bible ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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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, rough, biblical, factual ...
Plot: betrayal, christianity, suffering, torture, religion, sacrifice, religions or cults, clergy, redemption, bible, death, mission ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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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, child star, jesus christ, cross, loincloth, redemption, fake blood, jesus
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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: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: small town, disorder, small town life, supernatural ability, religions or cults, social relations, supernatural, optimism, clergy, urban, hopes, peaceful mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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The Encounter (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When five strangers with nothing in common come together at a remote roadside eatery, they place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems to know everything about them ... and is eerily reminiscent of Jesus Christ.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, tense, uplifting ...
Plot: christian, faith, society, introspection, religious, religions or cults, human spirit, self discovery, haunted by the past, mysterious character, out of the way, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.
Style: psychological, mind bending, offbeat, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, hospital, mystery, hit and run, civil war, supernatural, psychic power, giant, haunted by the past, danger, unfulfillment, deadly ...
Place: maine
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Jesus of Montreal (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A group of actors putting on an interpretive Passion Play in Montreal begin to experience a meshing of their characters and their private lives as the production takes form against the growing opposition of the Catholic church.
Style: serious, thought provoking, disturbing, gloomy, biblical ...
Plot: library, church, perfume, redemption, society, introspection, lifestyle, human nature, clergy, religions or cults, prostitute, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
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 6.3
 13K
Deathgasm (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.
Style: dark humor, bloody, macabre, humorous, absurd ...
Plot: heavy metal, college, friendship, teenage boy, gore, high school, apocalypse, bullying, drinking, gory, sheet music, sex toy ...
Place: new zealand, new jersey
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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, uplifting, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, faith, gender bending, imaginary, hopes, life is a bitch, society, dishonesty, human spirit, royal family, leadership, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s
Place: southern italy, palestine, israel
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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: stylized, serious, epic, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: chosen one, torture, resurrection, humble, heroes, clergy, idealism, tragic hero, oracle, religions or cults, bondage, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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The Jesus Film (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This classic film portrays 3½ years of Jesus' ministry as told in the Gospel of Luke from the Good News and King James translations of the Bible. Producer John Heyman created a film so true-to-life, you will feel like you are in first-century ...
Style: biblical, epic, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: christianity, loincloth, tragic hero, ambition, heroes, dishonesty, human spirit, leadership, rivalry, religions or cults, righting the wronged, society ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
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Mary of Nazareth (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Morocco
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Nazareth in Galilee, at the time of Roman emperor Augustus and of the king of Jews Herod, lives a simple young woman, Mary, between the love of her parents, of her fiancé Joseph the carpenter, and of her fellow citizens. One day, a dazzling ...
Style: biblical
Plot: loincloth, jesus christ
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Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mary, Mother of Jesus is a 1999 made-for-television Biblical film that retells the story of Jesus through the eyes of Mary, his mother.
Style: touching, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, miraculous event, ambition, life is a bitch, family relations, hopes, parents and children, religions or cults, society, love affair, heroes, reincarnation ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
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 7.4
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A.D. (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 600 min.
Story: Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
Style: epic
Plot: bible, roman empire, christian, apostle, jesus christ, adoption, martyrdom, ancient rome, martyr, gladiator, christianity
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy
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The Passover Plot (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dramatization of the controversial best-seller that posits an alternate version of the birth of Christianity. In this version, Jesus planned for His crucifixion by taking a drug that would simulate death. After His unconscious body was placed in the ...
Plot: jesus christ, execution, torture
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem
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Jesus: The Desire of Ages (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: "Jesus - The Desire of Ages" is a soft glove in a hard hand as far as Christian movies go. It packs a punch of theological and emotional power gloved in all the soft, warm fuzzies that make family viewing so enjoyable. The movie opens with ...
Style: biblical
Plot: virgin mary, christian, prophecy, religion, religious persecution, disciple, roman soldier, bible story, last supper, jesus christ, bible, messiah
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Jesus Og Josefine (2003)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark
Story: Josefine discovers a time machine in an old shop, and goes back 2000 years in time.
Plot: temptation, angel, altering history, birthday, girl, gladiator, slave labor, factory, snake, time travel, necklace, magic ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, palestine
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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: captivating, epic, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: jewish, christianity, judaism, resurrection, bible, sin, clergy, temptation, society, heroes, hopes, miraculous event ...
Place: palestine
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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, faith, apostle, resurrection, judaism, religious, investigation, desert, witness, escape, stabbed to death, massacre ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem, latin america, egypt, spain, antarctica
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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, religions or cults, ambition, betrayal, injustice, idealism, tragic hero, clergy, miraculous event, state affairs, heroic mission, hopes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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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, religion, hopes, singing, jesus, rock and roll, music, storytelling, atheism, christianity, 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: touching, emotional, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: society, showbiz, leadership, human spirit, dishonesty, supernatural ability, heroes, royal family, reincarnation, escapades, heroic mission, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
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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 ...
Plot: passion, bible, jesus christ
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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: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, biblical
Plot: society, youth, family relations, parents and children, young heroes, family life, gospel, christian, journey, messiah, jesus christ
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, palestine
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