Favourite Biblical Movies

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1.
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
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An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people. (99 mins.)
“ The story of Moses. A good adaptation considering its a cartoon. And accurate or not, its entertaining with lots of great music. ” - Clemontine
 
2.
Esther (1999 TV Movie)
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Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians... (90 mins.)
Director: Raffaele Mertes
“ A very accurate adaptation of the amazing story. ” - Clemontine
 
3.
Joseph (1995 TV Movie)
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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. (185 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
“ A very good adaptation, although at the end Joseph's brothers did something extremely out of character that does not fit the story at all. But over all very good. With an appearance by Monica Bellucci. ” - Clemontine
 
4.
The Nativity Story (2006)
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A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus. (101 mins.)
“ An amazing, high budget version of the story of Jesus' birth. ” - Clemontine
 
5.
The Fourth Wise Man (1985 TV Movie)
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The story of Artaban, the fourth Magi, who spends his life looking for Jesus his King. (72 mins.)
“ The story of the fourth wise man who never made it to see Jesus because he kept getting distracted by helping ppl in need. Great story. ” - Clemontine
 
6.
One Night with the King (2006)
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The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves... (123 mins.)
“ A very good attempt at the story of Esther. Not quite Hollywood quality but it was a good try. Still well directed and filmed. Beautiful movie. Also featuring John Rhys-Davies and James Callis. ” - Clemontine
 
7.
David (1997 TV Movie)
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The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us... (190 mins.)
“ A fairly accurate story of King David. With an appearance by Gina Bellman. ” - Clemontine
 
8.
The Ten Commandments (1956)
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people. (220 mins.)
“ Gorgeous movie. Far from accurate but a classic nonetheless. ” - Clemontine
 
9.
The Bible (2013 Mini-Series)
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The story of God's creation of the Earth and the landmark events leading up to the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ. (440 mins.)
“ Very dramatic if somewhat rushed adaptation with beautiful music. ” - Clemontine
 
10.
Son of God (2014)
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The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection. (138 mins.)
 
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Moses (1995 TV Movie)
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A retelling of the bible story. Pharaoh Ramses decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother... (188 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
“ A good version of the story of Moses. More accurate than the above version. ” - Clemontine
 
12.
Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (2002)
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When the singing Veggies encounter some car trouble, they're stranded at old, rundown seafood joint where nothing is quite as it seems... (82 mins.)
“ The story of Jonah and the whale. Far from accurate but a lot of fun. I laugh lots every time. ” - Clemontine
 
13.
Abraham (1993 Mini-Series)
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The Old Testament story of Abraham and the trials he endures. Commanded by God to lead his family to... (175 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
“ A good adaptation of the story of Abraham, the father of Israel. ” - Clemontine
 
14.
Jacob (1994 TV Movie)
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In the land of Canaan lives Isaac, son of Abraham, with his clever, strong-willed wife Rebekah and his twin sons Esau and Jacob... (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Hall
“ A very accurate adaptation of the story of Jacob, father of Joseph, grandson of Abraham. With an appearance by Christoph Waltz. ” - Clemontine