New testament movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant new testament movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, atmospheric, biblical, realistic, captivating and epic films and TV shows about / with new testament, society, christianity, religion, bible, christian, crucifix, religions or cults, redemption and jesus plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as new testament: The Miracle Maker (2000), Story of Judas (2015), Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018), The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Life of Brian (1979), Easter (2019), Re-Imagining Jesus (2016), Love Exposure (2008), Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973).

List of new testament movies

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: uplifting, captivating, touching, epic, biblical ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: betrayal, miraculous event, jesus christ, human spirit, supernatural, leadership, supernatural ability, ambition, reincarnation, tragic hero, clergy, society ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: asia, middle east, jerusalem
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 5.4
 122
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: captivating, serious, atmospheric, biblical, realistic
Plot: betrayal, clergy, religions or cults, dishonesty, intrigue, rivalry, bible, society, desert, friendship, bible story, disciple ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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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: biblical, based on the bible, psychological, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: apostle, roman empire, bible, christianity, imprisonment, trust, prayer, friendship, faith, false accusation, adventure, christian ...
Time: 1st century, 60s
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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, factual, rough, epic ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, betrayal, jesus, religion, torture, bible, sacrifice, religions or cults, life philosophy, suffering, roman empire ...
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: thought provoking, psychological, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Plot: temptation, christianity, betrayal, sin, redemption, jesus christ, desert, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, roman, jesus ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s, 1st century, 30s
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 359K
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: cult film, controversial, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: satire, roman empire, parody, suprisingly clever, weirdo, dungeon, execution, christmas, mistaken identity, farce, crucifix, cult ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, jerusalem
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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: based on true events, allegory, suspense, slang, intense
Plot: christmas, dawn, deal, hat, manipulation, dance, merchant, love story, architect, marital problem, drug lord, baseball cap ...
Time: renaissance, 2010s, 80s, 70s
Place: morocco, philadelphia, panama, maryland, pennsylvania ...
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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, new testament, jesus, jesus christ
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Re-Imagining Jesus (2016)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, History
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Re-Imagining Jesus retells the foundational Judeo-Christian story from the historical and spiritual perspective of The Urantia Book. It begins with a brief visit to the world of pre-Hebrew desert tribes and quickly moves into the story of ...
Plot: new testament, religious, christian
Place: israel, jordan
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 8.1
 11K
Love Exposure (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 237 min.
Story: After Yu's mother dies his father, a priest, only seems to take solace in the confessions of his sons sins causing Yu to partake in various 'sinful' activities to appease him. This is a teen love story as only the Japanese could bring ...
Style: uplifting, twists and turns, disturbing, psychological, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, sin, family values, love, rebelliousness, parents and children, teenage life, religions or cults, christianity, youth, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death and resurrection.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious, biblical
Plot: hopes, unfulfillment, society, music, heroes, ambition, country, righting the wronged, religions or cults, miraculous event, disciple, gospel ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, israel
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Color of the Cross (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A retelling of the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, based on the idea that he was a black man whose death was a racially motivated hate crime.
Plot: traitor, crucifix, easter, disciple, messiah, washing feet, crucifixion of jesus, jesus, new testament, jewish, rabbi, prophet ...
Time: 1st century
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 5.7
 18K
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: based on the bible, uplifting, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Plot: jesus christ, religions or cults, chosen one, tragic hero, prophet, resurrection, torture, clergy, idealism, belief, society, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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 7.6
 516
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, realistic, atmospheric, epic, contemplative ...
Plot: state affairs, life is a bitch, clergy, hopes, dishonesty, obsessive quest, society, ambition, anti hero, injustice, religions or cults, against the odds ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, rome italy, israel
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 5.2
 17K
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, bleak, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, catholic church, vatican, mentor protege relationship, priest, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, danger, religions or cults, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, paris france, jerusalem, italy ...
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 5.5
 56K
The Omen (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, harsh ...
Plot: antichrist, prophecy, demon, murder, devil worship, supernatural ability, parents and children, loss of child, hospital, church, nanny, ambassador ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2006
Place: england, london, rome italy, europe, italy ...
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 7.0
 199
Martin Luther (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Learn how one man reluctantly took on the most powerful institution of his day and won. Martin Luther is credited with expounding a new vision of man's relationship with God and, by extension, a redefinition of man's relationship with ...
Style: christian film
Plot: reformation, pope, hypocrisy, christian, born again christian, conscience, protestant, catholicism, spirituality, church, religion, catholic church ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany
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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, contemplative ...
Plot: immortality, philosophy, professor, 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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 6.5
 15K
Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA, Czech Republic, Italy
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, touching, sincere, intellectual ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, catholicism, clergy, sin, hypocrisy, human spirit, idealism, against the odds, social decay, rebelliousness, fighting the system ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: rome italy, germany, europe, england, egypt
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 6.5
 312
Luther (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man's view cause a rift between peasants and the church.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: church, politics, fighting the system, rebelliousness, human spirit, against the odds, destiny, idealism, injustice, religions or cults, society, clergy ...
Time: 16th century, 70s, 1500s
Place: germany
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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, jesus, self sacrifice, roman empire, resurrection, jesus christ, back from the dead, faith, betrayal, miraculous event, execution, rabbi ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, couples, society, couple relations, master and servant, nanny, loss of virginity, infidelity, social differences, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, paris france ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 708
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, sincere, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, train, survival, world war two, captivity, racism, fashion, twins, war, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, poland, holland, vienna
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