Old testament movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant old testament movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out biblical, serious, epic, based on the bible, realistic and captivating films and TV shows about / with old testament, bible, religion, society, jewish, religions or cults, destiny, heroes, storytelling and christian plots mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as old testament: Samson (2018), The Red Tent (2014), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), David and Goliath (2015), One Night with the King (2006), The Book of Esther (2013), The Book of Daniel (2013), The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966), Noah (2014), Amazing Love (2012).

List of old testament movies

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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The Red Tent (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Red Tent is a sweeping tale that takes place during the times of the Old Testament, told through the eyes of Dinah (Rebecca Ferguson), the daughter of Leah (Minnie Driver) and Jacob (Iain Glen). Dinah happily grows up inside the red tent where ...
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, epic, biblical ...
Plot: old testament, siblings relations, family relations, destiny, strong female character, female bonding, tragedy, betrayal, female protagonist, love, storytelling, women in society ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, israel, holy land
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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, harsh, touching ...
Plot: ancient egypt, bible, religion, god, old testament, christianity, family relations, prophet, destiny, miraculous event, religions or cults, jewish ...
Time: ancient history, quarry
Place: holy land, egypt, middle east, israel
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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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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 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 Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.
Style: epic, serious, biblical, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: adam and eve, noah's ark, heroes, old testament, flood, bible, miraculous event, heroic mission, redemption, hopes, supernatural ability, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
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Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, biblical, exciting, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, angel, forces of nature, christianity, god, adventure, human nature, god or devil, end of the world, belief, chaos ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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Amazing Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Teen friends, Steve, Carrie, Cooper, and Gameboy embark on a weekend camping trip lead by their church youth group leader Stuart (Sean Astin) and his wife Beth (Erin Bethea). Joining them is an outsider Ashley, a self-involved rich kid, whose ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: prophet, true love, church, old testament, bible story, camp, christian, religion, husband wife relationship, storytelling, coming of age, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Ark (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Noah, a farmer and family man, is instructed by an angel to build an ark in the middle of a desert in order to save both his family and the faithful from a devastating flood. A seemingly impossible task, especially when his sons refuse to believe ...
Style: captivating, serious, biblical, suspense, epic ...
Plot: apocalypse, redemption, obsession, hopes, religions or cults, parents and children, society, chaos, noah's ark, old testament, survival, end of the world ...
Time: ancient history
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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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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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King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.
Style: epic, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: rivalry, war, religions or cults, adventure, heroes, state affairs, royal family, dishonesty, tragic hero, bible, historical event, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
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Genesis: The Creation and the Flood (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An all-enveloping darkness. Suddenly, a child's voice, frightened, questioning, pierces the darkness... The first flickering rays of light begin to sculpt mysterious shapes out of the darkness ... Among them, a very old man. He reassures the ...
Style: christian film, biblical
Plot: bible, noah's ark, adam and eve, making of, old testament, animals, murder, brother brother relationship, pagan, ship, animal, boat ...
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Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: slave, religions or cults, demolished city, social decay, leadership, society, graphic violence, adventure, miraculous event, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
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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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Easter (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Easter is a five story-arc opera about the coming-of-age of juking. The first of its tales aptly deals with contemporary civil unrest with foci on the interrelationships between law enforcement in communities it serves, and corruption within the ...
Style: intense, suspense, based on true events, slang, allegory
Plot: secret, airplane, agent, psychiatrist, rage, hallucination, conspiracy, military, father son relationship, economics, genius, opera ...
Time: 2010s, 70s, renaissance, 80s
Place: chile, philadelphia, panama, new jersey, pennsylvania ...
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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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The Joys of Jezebel (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Satan lets Jezebel return to earth to deliver the soul of a blonde virgin named Rachel by taking over her body. However, Jezebel gets more than she bargained for.
Style: erotic
Plot: blasphemy, orgy, satan, lust, lesbian sex, coitus, sex in bed, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, virgin, body swapping, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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Esther (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, USA, Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians, is holding a celebratory banquet for his people in the citadel of Susa to display his wealth and splendor. When he summons ...
Style: biblical
Plot: bible, anti semitism, jewish, religion, iranian, tolerance, old testament, antiquity
Place: iran, persia
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A Serious Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Serious Man is the story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been ...
Style: meditative, talky, ironic, dark humor, depressing ...
Plot: midlife crisis, suburban life, professor, dysfunctional family, jewish, neighbor, desperation, family problems, nothing goes right, suburbs, divorce, marijuana ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: minnesota, usa, poland, canada, california
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The Reaping (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, river, miraculous event, small town, religion, investigation, bible, danger, deadly, save the world, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, egypt
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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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The Order (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely ...
Style: scary, serious, mind bending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, catholic church, vatican, mentor protege relationship, priest, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, religions or cults, mind game, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, new york, jerusalem, paris france ...
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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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Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: biblical, uplifting, intellectual, touching, sincere ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, catholicism, clergy, sin, hypocrisy, human spirit, idealism, against the odds, rebelliousness, fighting the system, social decay ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: rome italy, germany, europe, england, egypt
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History of the World: Part I (1981)
Genre: Comedy, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.
Style: humorous, anthology, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: roman empire, parody, masturbation, french revolution, spanish inquisition, revolution, farce, rebelliousness, political unrest, royal family, disorder, anti hero ...
Time: 18th century, 15th century, stone age, 16th century, future ...
Place: france, europe, rome italy
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God Is Great and I'm Not (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she has to believe in something, if not in someone.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: judaism, love affair, culture clash, youth, looking for love, couples, society, fall in love, love and romance, spirituality, family relations, jewish ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, israel
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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, microfilm ...
Plot: double life, cia, double agent, intrigue, spy, tv show, hitman, showbiz, undercover, rise to the top, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, helsinki finland ...
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