13.1 Biblical & Theological

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1.
Jesus of Nazareth (1977 Mini-Series)
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Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Ressurection, JESUS OF NAZARETH brings to life all the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels. (382 mins.)
 
2.
The Robe (1953)
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In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards. (135 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
3.
Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)
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In 1st century Rome, Christian slave Demetrius is sent to fight in the gladiatorial arena and Emperor Caligula seeks Jesus' robe for its supposedly magical powers. (101 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
4.
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... (185 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
 
5.
Greatest Heroes of the Bible (1978 TV Series)
Episode: The Tower of Babel (1979)
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One just, God serving man, stands in the way of a megalomaniac in his attempt to enslave his subjects to build a tower to Heaven. (510 mins.)
Director: James L. Conway
 
6.
Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
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Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites... (154 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
7.
The Prodigal (1955)
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A wealthy young Hebrew traveling in Damascus renounces his faith after he is seduced by an alluring pagan priestess and cheated of his fortune by the High Priest as well. (112 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
8.
Judas (2004 TV Movie)
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Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy... (120 mins.)
 
9.
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
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
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Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac. (174 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
12.
The Sin of Adam and Eve (1969)
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After being expelled from the garden of Eden with Eva, Adán remembers the days when they were happy and innocent, before being tempted by the Devil. (92 mins.)
 
13.
Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
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This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope... (122 mins.)
 
14.
Francis of Assisi (1961)
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Francis Bernardone (Bradford Dillman) is the son of a wealthy cloth merchant in Assisi, who gives up all his worldly goods to dedicate himself to God... (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
15.
Jeremiah (1998 TV Movie)
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The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears... (90 mins.)
Director: Harry Winer
 
16.
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
 
17.
Solomon (1997 TV Movie)
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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
 
18.
State buoni se potete (1983)
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Around the year 1500, the Italian priest Don Filippo Neri helps street kids and orphans in his poor little chapel... (115 mins.)
Director: Luigi Magni
 
19.
The Story of Ruth (1960)
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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
 
20.
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.)
 
21.
Ben-Hur (1959)
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When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge. (212 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
22.
Quo Vadis (1951)
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A fierce Roman commander becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero. (171 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
24.
The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)
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A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese... (137 mins.)
Director: John M. Stahl
 
25.
Luther (2003)
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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. (123 mins.)
Director: Eric Till
 
26.
I, the Worst of All (1990)
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A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695)... (105 mins.)
 
27.
Teresa de Jesús (1984 TV Series)
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St. Teresa de Jesús struggles against all odds to reform the Order of Carmelites in the sixteenth century Spain. (270 mins.)
 
28.
Mother Teresa (2003 TV Movie)
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Mother Teresa - the movie: the inspirational portrayal of Mother Teresa, a simple nun who became one... (180 mins.)
Director: Fabrizio Costa
 
29.
The Song of Bernadette (1943)
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In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump... (156 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
30.
The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (1952)
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In 1917, three shepherd children living just outside Fatima, Portugal have visions of a lovely lady in a cloud... (102 mins.)
Director: John Brahm
 
31.
The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
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At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building. (126 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
32.
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
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A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors. (158 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
33.
King David (1985)
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This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David. (114 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
 
34.
Samson and Delilah (1949)
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When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret. (131 mins.)
 
35.
Samson and Delilah (1996 TV Movie)
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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
 
36.
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
 
37.
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
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The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II. (138 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
38.
The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John (2003)
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The story of Jesus' life as told by the apostle John, narrated by Christopher Plummer. (125 mins.)
Director: Philip Saville
 
39.
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
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Depicts the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. (127 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
 
40.
Risen (2016)
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In 33 AD, a Roman Tribune in Judea is tasked to find the missing body of an executed Jew rumored to have risen from the dead. (107 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
 
41.
Noah (2014)
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A man is chosen by his world's creator to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world. (138 mins.)
 
42.
St. Paul (2000 TV Movie)
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Biblical epic from the book of Acts and Paul's epistles covering the conversion of Saul of Tarsus and his ministry to the Gentiles now known as Paul... (170 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
 
43.
Left Behind: The Movie (2000 Video)
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The Biblical prophecy of Armegeddon begins when the Rapture instantly takes all believers in Christ from the Earth. A reporter left behind learns that the Anti-Christ will soon take power. (96 mins.)
Director: Vic Sarin
 
44.
Left Behind II: Tribulation Force (2002)
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After the Rapture and the revealing of the identity of the Antichrist, a group of converts form the Tribulation Force, a secret society with the sole purpose of converting non-believers to Christianity. (94 mins.)
Director: Bill Corcoran
 
45.
Left Behind III: World at War (2005)
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The world falls into chaos as Nicolae Carpathia detonates nuclear devices across the globe and stages multiple devastating attacks against both the Tribulation Force and an international militia, led by U.S. President Gerald Fitzhugh. (95 mins.)
Director: Craig R. Baxley
 
46.
Six: The Mark Unleashed (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
In the last days before Armaggeddon, three men must made one eternal choice: receive the mark of the devil or stand for Christ. This movie will make you think about your own life choices. (104 mins.)
Director: Kevin Downes
 
47.
End of the Spear (2005)
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Two people come to the end of a spear in order to realize that the divisions between them are not real. (108 mins.)
Director: Jim Hanon
 
48.
The Mission (1986)
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18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal. (125 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
49.
The Other Side of Heaven (2001)
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John Groberg, a farm kid from Idaho Falls, crosses an ocean to become a missionary in the remote and exotic Tongan islands during the 1950's. (113 mins.)
Director: Mitch Davis
 
50.
Faith Like Potatoes (2006)
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Frank Rautenbach leads a strong cast as Angus Buchan, a Zambian farmer of Scottish heritage, who leaves... (97 mins.)
 
51.
Courageous (2011)
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When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives. (129 mins.)
Director: Alex Kendrick
 
52.
7th Heaven (1996 TV Series)
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This weekly television series follows the Camden family as the minister father and stay-at-home mother deal with the drama of having seven children, ranging from toddlers to adults with families of their own. The friends, neighbors, and love interests of the various members of the family weigh heavily on the plot of the series, which seeks to address a real-life issue with each episode. (60 mins.)
 
53.
The Ultimate Gift (2006)
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A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive "the ultimate gift," with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be. (114 mins.)
 
54.
Touched by an Angel (1994 TV Series)
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Monica, Tess, and Andrew are a trio of angels sent to Earth to tell depressed and troubled people that God loves them and hasn't forgotten them. (60 mins.)
 
55.
Mortal Sins (1992 TV Movie)
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A serial killer confesses to a priest, who becomes a suspect and a sleuth because he cannot tell the police. (93 mins.)
Director: Bradford May
 
56.
The Name of the Rose (1986)
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An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey. (130 mins.)
 
57.
The Rite (2011)
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An American seminary student travels to Italy to take an exorcism course. (114 mins.)
 
58.
The Pillars of the Earth (2010 Mini-Series)
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Set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. (60 mins.)
 
59.
The Borgias (2011 TV Series)
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The saga of a crime family in 15th century Italy. (50 mins.)
 
60.
The Body (2001)
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A crucified body dated back to the 1st century A.D is uncovered at an ancient cave in Jerusalem. Trouble ensues as word spreads. (109 mins.)
Director: Jonas McCord
 
61.
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
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A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years -- which could shake the foundations of Christianity. (149 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
62.
Angels & Demons (2009)
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Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican. (138 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
63.
Inferno (2016)
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When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot. (121 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
64.
The Real Da Vinci Code (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Tony Robinson examines the claims made in Dan Brown's best-selling novel, "The Da Vinci Code." (90 mins.)
Director: Kashaf Chaudhry
 
65.
7 Deadly Sins (2014 TV Series)
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Morgan Spurlock presents a modern day interpretation of the seven deadly sins: lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride.
 
66.
Secret Files of the Inquisition (2006 TV Series)
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Describes the western world's most potent religion, Catholicism, and its determination to maintain power at any cost in medieval France, 15th century Spain, Renaissance Italy and even into the 19th century. Historians, experts and Church authorities advise on the handling of this controversial subject matter. (50 mins.)
 
67.
The Gospel of Judas (2006 Documentary)
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One of the most significant discoveries of the twentieth century is revealed in this film. (120 mins.)
Director: James Barrat
 
68.
The 3 Wise Men (2003)
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(76 mins.)
Director: Antonio Navarro
 
69.
Joseph: King of Dreams (2000 Video)
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When Joseph receives a beautiful coat from his parents, his eleven brothers hate him even more and are... (75 mins.)
 
70.
SuperBook (1981 TV Series)
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A mystical Bible transports children into it to relive adventures from the Testaments.