Biblical Movies - Chronologically

This is a list of films based on Biblical themes arranged chronologically. These movies can be useful to increase the biblical knowledge but parental guidance is strictly advised because some of the scenes or incidents are created to serve a dramatic purpose and do not follow biblical incidents faithfully. After watching all these movies I feel that the only way to learn Bible is to read it over and over again.
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1.
Genesis: The Creation and the Flood (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An all-enveloping darkness. Suddenly, a child's voice, frightened, questioning, pierces the darkness... (91 mins.)
Director: Ermanno Olmi
“ Genesis 1-9 ” - philo-sophia
 
2.
In the Beginning (2000 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal. (189 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
“ Genesis and Exodus

Many scenes are created merely for dramatic purpose ” - philo-sophia
 
3.
Abraham (1993 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The Old Testament story of Abraham and the trials he endures. Commanded by God to lead his family to... (175 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
“ Genesis 12-22 ” - philo-sophia
 
4.
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
“ Genesis 25-33 ” - philo-sophia
 
5.
The Story of Jacob and Joseph (1974 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A film telling the Biblical stories of the last of the Hebrew Patriarchs in the Book of Genesis. (120 mins.)
“ Genesis 25-45 ” - philo-sophia
 
6.
Joseph (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic... (185 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
“ Genesis 34-46 ” - philo-sophia
 
7.
Moses (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
“ Exodus ” - philo-sophia
 
8.
The Ten Commandments (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people. (220 mins.)
“ Exodus ” - philo-sophia
 
9.
Samson and Delilah (1996 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Mara and her husband Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines... (172 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
“ Judges 13-16 ” - philo-sophia
 
10.
Samson and Delilah (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret. (131 mins.)
“ Judges 13-16 ” - philo-sophia
 
11.
The Story of Ruth (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Inspired by the scriptural tale. Moabitess priestess Ruth is drawn both to a Judean man and to his talk of a forgiving God. After tragedy strikes, she begins a new life in Bethlehem. (132 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
“ Ruth 1-4 ” - philo-sophia
 
12.
The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith (2009 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
This movie is an adaptation of "The Book Of Ruth" from the bible. Powerful themes of tolerance and acceptance gained through love and understanding shine in this production.
“ Ruth 1-4 ” - philo-sophia
 
13.
David (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us... (190 mins.)
“ 1 Samuel 9-31
2 Samuel 1-19  ” - philo-sophia
 
14.
The Story of David (1976 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
He was the chosen king who loved God and committed the acts of sin. (191 mins.)
“ 1 Samuel 15-31
2 Samuel 1-24
1 Kings 1-1 ” - philo-sophia
 
15.
King David (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David. (114 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
“ 1 Samuel 15-31
2 Samuel 1-24
1 Kings 1-1 ” - philo-sophia
 
16.
David and Goliath (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
King Saul of the Israelites is visited in Jerusalem by the Prophet Samuel who foretells him that a war with The Philistines is inevitable and the shepherd David will become king. (113 mins.)
“ 1 Samuel 15-17

Some of the plots in the movie are not taken from the Bible. ” - philo-sophia
 
17.
David and Bathsheba (1951)
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After King David sees the beautiful Bathsheba bathing from the palace roof, he enters into an adulterous affair which has tragic consequences for his family and Israel. (116 mins.)
Director: Henry King
“ 2 Samuel 10-12

Some of the events in the movie are not taken from the Bible. ” - philo-sophia
 
18.
Solomon (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon... (180 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
“ 1 Kings 1-12 ” - philo-sophia
 
19.
Jeremiah (1998 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears... (90 mins.)
Director: Harry Winer
“ Jeremiah ” - philo-sophia
 
20.
Esther (1999 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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
“ Esther ” - philo-sophia