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 serious, biblical, epic, realistic, based on the bible and stylized films and TV shows about / with old testament, religion, society, bible, religions or cults, jewish, destiny, storytelling, dialogue and christian plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres shot in USA, Germany, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as old testament: Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), The Book of Esther (2013), The Book of Daniel (2013), One Night with the King (2006), The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966), Noah (2014), Sodom and Gomorrah (1962), The Red Tent (2014), Samson (2018), Easter (2019).

List of old testament movies

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, exciting ...
Plot: christianity, destiny, bible, ancient egypt, old testament, miraculous event, religions or cults, god, christian, religion, royal family, human spirit ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, 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, bleak, semi serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, old testament, self discovery, genocide, destiny, society, escapades, manipulations, against humanity, heroic mission, state affairs, religions or cults ...
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: serious, captivating, realistic, based on the bible, biblical
Plot: old testament, conquering, state affairs, hotshot hero, miraculous event, confined, hopes, escapades, religions or cults, religious, society, oracle ...
Time: ancient history
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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, epic, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: save the day, royal court, anti semitism, queen, old testament, heroes, state affairs, destiny, orphan, society, hopes, rise to the top ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
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The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Italy
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, biblical, exciting, serious, based on the bible ...
Plot: bible, adam and eve, noah's ark, old testament, flood, good versus evil, redemption, christian, supernatural ability, rescue, heroes, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
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Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
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, exciting, biblical, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, survival, christianity, human nature, god or devil, belief, ship, moral dilemma, natural disaster, redemption, chaos ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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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, serious, stylized, atmospheric, exciting ...
Plot: slave, chaos, self discovery, religions or cults, heroes, social decay, leadership, state affairs, miraculous event, adventure, demolished city, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
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The Red Tent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
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: sentimental, realistic, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Plot: destiny, family life, couples, dishonesty, wooing, family relations, hopes, society, siblings relations, couple relations, bible, old testament
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east, holy land
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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, based on the bible
Plot: good versus evil, warrior, humiliation, prince, soldier, torture, mistrust, oppression, femme fatale, seduction, betrayal, death ...
Place: israel
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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: slang, suspense, intense
Plot: country music, fight, arrest, gunfight, pub, monster, racism, prodigy, rap, music video, opera, rescue ...
Time: 2010s, renaissance
Place: panama, morocco, chile, maryland, philadelphia ...
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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: paradise, male objectification, religion, old testament, naked in public, male nudity, 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.
Plot: orgy, blasphemy, satan, incest, lucifer, hell, group sex, nipples visible through clothing, punishment, old testament, sex in bed, bible ...
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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, based on the bible
Plot: king, mythology, warrior, christian, prayer, faith, bible story, choked to death, camel, white flag, thunder, soldier ...
Time: ancient world
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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, tolerance, iranian, old testament
Place: persia, iran
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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: dark humor, intellectual, cynical, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: midlife crisis, jewish, professor, suburban life, divorce, marijuana, dysfunctional family, university, student, bribery, neighbor, rabbi ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: minnesota, usa, campus, poland, canada ...
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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, atmospheric, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, small town, supernatural, swamp, frog, bible, faith, river, investigation, deadly, chaos, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, campus, 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: stylized, exciting, epic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: slavery, adventure, family, freedom, family relations, hopes, heroic mission, folk hero, heroes, leadership, king, prince ...
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, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, murder, violence, catholic church, priest, sin, mentor protege relationship, vatican, supernatural, mystery, escapades, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, rome italy, jerusalem, paris france, italy
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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: epic, captivating, stylized, serious, biblical ...
Plot: folk hero, heroes, danger, a vision, escapades, state affairs, human spirit, leadership, visionary, against the odds, society, redemption ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, holy land
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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, hidden identity, christianity, society, philosophy, god or devil, legends and myths, science, religion, psychology, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, prehistory, prehistoric, 21st century, contemporary ...
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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: serious, sincere, emotional, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: politics, catholicism, clergy, sin, bribery, hypocrisy, church, theology, idealism, german, rebellion, human spirit ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, rome italy, england, egypt
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King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, 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, tragic hero, state affairs, adventure, religions or cults, heroes, royal family, dishonesty, bible, historical event, battlefield ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
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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: realistic, epic, serious, biblical, based on the bible
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, society, royal family, religions or cults, vengeance, siblings relations, adventure, family relations, parents and children, miraculous event, bible ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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History of the World: Part I (1981)
Genre: Comedy, History
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, witty, offbeat, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: roman empire, masturbation, spanish inquisition, anthology, french revolution, parody, revolution, farce, religions or cults, chess, politics, disorder ...
Time: 18th century, stone age, 15th century, future, ancient history ...
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, hopes, parents and children, love and romance, religions or cults, youth, couples, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, france
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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, hitman, double agent, intrigue, spy, ambition, showbiz, undercover, tv show, rise to the top, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, new york, austria ...
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Angry Harvest (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the winter of 1942-43, a Jewish family leaps from a train going through Silesia. They are separated in the woods, and Leon, a local peasant who's now a farmer of some wealth, discovers the woman, Rosa, and hides her in his cellar. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, serious, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, train, survival, anti semitism, captivity, confined, life is a bitch, against humanity, war, obsession, voyeurism, forbidden love ...
Time: 1940s
Place: holland, poland, europe
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Abraham (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: This engrossing dramatization of the life of Abraham, the most tested servant of God and the father of Judaism, spans from the patriarch's quest for the Promised Land to the sacrifice of his son, Isaac.
Style: exciting, serious, epic
Plot: bible, anti heroes, religions or cults, society, heroes, human spirit, humble, leadership, heroic mission, hopes, miraculous event, adventure ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
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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: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: camp, teenage life, society, misfit, church, communication problem, family, love and romance, religions or cults, youth, coming of age, true love ...
Time: contemporary, ancient history, 21st century
Place: usa
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Saul and David (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: David of Bethlehem slays the giant and becomes a rival to King Saul.
Style: gloomy, realistic, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Plot: friends, legends and myths, battles, betrayal, infidelity, state affairs, friendship, rivalry, royal family, dishonesty, folk hero, political unrest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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