Based on the bible movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant based on the bible movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out based on the bible, biblical, serious, captivating, epic and realistic films and TV shows about / with heroes, bible, religion, hopes, society, christian, religions or cults, miraculous event, jewish and redemption 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 based on the bible: One Night with the King (2006), The Bible: Moses (1995), Jesus (1999), Jesus of Nazareth (1977), Son of God (2014), The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), The Ten Commandments (2007), Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018), St. Paul (2000), Joseph: King of Dreams (2000).

List of based on the bible 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: 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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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: biblical, serious, epic, based on the bible, disturbing ...
Plot: religions or cults, ten commandments, leadership, oracle, hopes, state affairs, miraculous event, heroes, danger, society, bible, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
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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: realistic, epic, serious, based on the bible, surprise ending ...
Plot: bible, jesus christ, christianity, resurrection, society, hopes, religions or cults, sin, leadership, main character dies, jewish, death of protagonist ...
Place: palestine
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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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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, based on the bible, serious ...
Plot: jesus christ, religions or cults, chosen one, prophet, resurrection, torture, tragic hero, idealism, clergy, belief, oracle, society ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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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: serious, atmospheric, epic, based on the bible
Plot: miraculous event, tragic hero, heroic mission, false accusation, human spirit, idealism, clergy, religions or cults, leadership, betrayal, ambition, rise and fall ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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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 Ten Commandments (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This vibrantly animated feature recounts the biblical epic of the Hebrew prophet Moses and the Ten Commandments. Led by the word of God, Moses challenges the ominous Egyptian pharaoh, performs miracles and guides the chosen people on a 40-year ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, based on the bible, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: miraculous event, danger, good versus evil, escapades, siblings relations, rescue, family relations, religions or cults, destiny, human spirit, royal family, rivalry ...
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Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten ...
Style: based on the bible, psychological, biblical, tense, captivating ...
Plot: apostle, roman empire, bible, christianity, imprisonment, friendship, trust, prayer, faith, false accusation, christian, adventure ...
Time: 1st century, 60s
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St. Paul (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Director Roger Young (JOSEPH AND JESUS) presents this dramatic television miniseries that recounts the life of Paul (Johannes Brandrup) the Apostle of Jesus Christ. Originally known as Paul of Tarsus, Paul tortured and persecuted Christians until he ...
Style: realistic, serious, based on the bible, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: roman empire, folk hero, christianity, bible, apostle, legends and myths, state affairs, heroes, bible story, ancient rome, christian, father son relationship ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
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Joseph: King of Dreams (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In this animated retelling of the story from the Bible's Book of Genesis, Joseph's gift of dream interpretation and his brilliantly colored coat inspires jealousy in his brothers.
Style: feel good, serious, based on the bible, christian film
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: heroes, false accusation, family relations, reunion, adventure, rise to the top, leadership, folk hero, rescue, hopes, betrayal, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, uplifting, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: slavery, adventure, freedom, ancient egypt, heroic mission, family relations, hopes, leadership, prince, family, destiny, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
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Joseph (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, based on the bible, biblical
Plot: old testament, betrayal, siblings relations, adventure, parents and children, miraculous event, religions or cults, family relations, dishonesty, royal family, vengeance, society ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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Samson and Delilah (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Samson and Delilah tv movie
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: heroes, bible, superhero, religions or cults, redemption, society, folk hero, legends and myths, adventure, hopes, superhuman powers, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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In the Beginning (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal.
Style: captivating, christian film, biblical, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: heroic mission, human spirit, religions or cults, miraculous event, adventure, danger, hopes, state affairs, redemption, rescue, bible, imaginary ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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VeggieTales: Abe and the Amazing Promise (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Abe and the Amazing Promise is a Veggie-spun Bible classic that tells the story of Abraham and Sarah and their wait for a promised child. Bob the Tomato responds to a fan's letter about "waiting" by directing a Bible-times interview ...
Style: based on the bible
Plot: birdcage, provincial life, sneezing, bible quote, song, scientist, friendship, faith, waiting, biblical quote, mad scientist, inventor ...
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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: based on the bible, biblical
Plot: prophecy, messiah, roman soldier, religious persecution, easter, disciple, bible, christian, last supper, bible story, jesus christ, virgin mary ...
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Samson (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.
Style: biblical, captivating, thought provoking, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: old testament, seduction, good versus evil, humiliation, warrior, femme fatale, oppression, mistrust, betrayal, torture, evil king, prince ...
Place: israel
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Noah's Ark (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Argentina, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An animated comedy that recreates the misadventures of the passengers of the Ark built by Noah as per God’s request. It’s just that living together does not seem to come easy for the passengers on board.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, based on the bible ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: noah's ark, miraculous event, ship, life turned upside down, partners, animal life, isolation, fish out of water, nothing goes right, unlikely partners, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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Cain & Abel (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In this modern-day version of the biblical legend on Cain and Abel, strong-willed matriarch Señora Pina favors her younger son Ellis over the older Loren whom she blames for the death of her husband. Ellis grows up cowardly and spoiled while Loren ...
Style: based on the bible
Plot: revenge, last will and testament, drunk, pregnant woman, death of girlfriend, coward, baby, land, favoritism, pregnant, martyr, alarm clock ...
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The Visual Bible - Acts (1994)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 193 min.
Story: The Visual Bible: Acts is a 1994 Christian film that depicts the events of the Acts of the Apostles from the Bible's New Testament. All of the dialogue is word-for-word scripture, taken directly from the New International Version of the Bible.
Style: based on the bible, biblical, christian film
Plot: apostle, christianity, christian, religion
Time: 1st century
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The Sin of Adam and Eve (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Absurd retelling of the story of Adam and Eve, this was the first of several biblical movies by director Miguel Zacarías that were intended to inspire the faithful but only inspired laughter instead. This film gained much notoriety due to the ...
Style: based on the bible
Plot: bible, old testament, naked in public, exploitation, male nudity, religion, paradise, male objectification, nudity (full frontal - brief), adam and eve, biblical reference
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Paul: The Emissary (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Robert Marcarelli - In this impressive drama, starring Gary Cooper, we follow Saul the angry zealot to Paul the servant of Christ, who will pay any price to bring his message to the world. - Garry Cooper, Leon Lissek, Kermit Christman
Style: christian film, biblical, based on the bible
Plot: bible, jail cell, martyr, healing, judaism, religious conversion, sermon, jewish, apostle, christianity, christian, earthquake ...
Time: 1st century
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Hercules, Samson & Ulysses (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three strongmen hunt down a murderous sea monster.
Style: based on the bible, homoerotic, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: hercules, warrior, martial arts, battlefield, waterfall, spear, disarming someone, stick fight, ambush, mixed martial arts, tough guy, mistaken identity ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
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David and Goliath (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The big-budget, epic film on young King David who took on the mighty warrior Goliath against all odds.
Style: biblical, captivating, exciting, tense, based on the bible
Plot: old testament, king, giant, warrior, standoff, bravery, brother brother relationship, faith, bible story, heroism, mountain, shepherd ...
Time: ancient world
Place: israel
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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, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: palace intrigue, betrayal, anti semitism, old testament, genocide, religions or cults, heroic mission, head of state, society, danger, self discovery, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia
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The Book of Daniel (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted Advisor and is placed among the king's ...
Style: captivating, serious, biblical, inspirational, suspense ...
Plot: miraculous event, old testament, religious, conquering, oracle, escapades, heroes, hopes, confined, society, exile, prophecy ...
Time: ancient history
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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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Peter and Paul (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, epic, contemplative ...
Plot: against the odds, society, leadership, dishonesty, anti hero, clergy, ambition, anti heroes, obsessive quest, hopes, life is a bitch, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, rome italy, 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: 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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