Films based on the New Testament

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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
 
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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.)
 
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Joseph of Nazareth (2000 TV Movie)
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The people of Jerusalem are suffering under the reign of HEROD, and are hoping to be delivered from the Roman occupiers by the Messiah # whose arrival... (90 mins.)
 
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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
 
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The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
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The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew. (137 mins.)
 
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The Gospel According to Matthew (1993)
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Matthew 15:1 - 28:20 - The year is about 62 A.D., and the aging apostle Matthew recalls the remarkable events he witnessed as a young man... (258 mins.)
 
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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.)
 
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The Jesus Film (1979)
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Jesus of Nazareth,the son of God raised by a Jewish carpenter. Based on the gospel of Luke in the New... (117 mins.)
 
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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
 
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King of Kings (1961)
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The life of Jesus Christ. (168 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
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The life of Jesus Christ. (225 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
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The Nativity (1978 TV Movie)
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The story of the courtship of Joseph and Mary, and of the events leading up to the first Christmas. (98 mins.)
 
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Peter and Paul (1981 TV Movie)
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Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts. (198 mins.)
Director: Robert Day
 
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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.)
 
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The Visual Bible: Acts (1994 Video)
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The accounts of the New Testament Book of Acts, dramatized and narrated, as recalled by old Dr. Luke. (193 mins.)
 
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Visual Bible for Kids (1998 TV Movie)
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Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999 TV Movie)
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A believable telling of the life of Mary, the chosen by God, mother of Christ. The story follows Mary before conception... (88 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
 
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Jesus (1999 TV Movie)
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A movie about the life, work and death of Jesus as we know it from the Bible. (240 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
 
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Imperium: Saint Peter (2005 TV Movie)
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Saint Peter, a reluctant but passionate leader, from the crucifixion of Jesus to his own. The film's...
Director: Giulio Base
 
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From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth (1912)
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An account of the life of Jesus Christ, based on the books of the New Testament: After Jesus' birth is foretold to his parents... (60 mins.)
Director: Sidney Olcott
 
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The Sign of the Cross (1932)
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A Roman soldier becomes torn between his love for a Christian woman and his loyalty to Emperor Nero. (108 mins.)
 
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The Great Commandment (1939)
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The Great Commandment is a Christian film directed by Irving Pichel, which portrays the conversion to Christianity of a young Zealot... (78 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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Barabbas (1961)
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Barabbas, the criminal that Pontius Pilate induced the populace to vote to set free, so that Christ could be crucified, is haunted by the image of Jesus for the rest of his life. (137 mins.)
 
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The Friends of Jesus - Thomas (2001 TV Movie)
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When Jesus is taken off the cross at Golgotha, THOMAS arrives there. Like most of the other disciples... (96 mins.)
 
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The Apocalypse (2000 TV Movie)
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It is 90 AD, and the Roman Empire is being run by the Emperor Domitian, who has declared himself to be God and ruler over heaven and earth... (180 mins.)
Director: Raffaele Mertes
 
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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.)
 
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The Nativity (2010 Mini-Series)
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Explores the troubled times of turn of the millennium Judea, bringing legend to vibrant life, but rooting the action in a world we can all recognise & understand. (120 mins.)
Director: Coky Giedroyc
 
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The Silver Chalice (1954)
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A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver and sculpt around its rim the faces of the disciples and Jesus himself... (142 mins.)
Director: Victor Saville
 
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Color of the Cross (2006)
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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. (108 mins.)
 
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The King of Kings (1927)
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Jesus Christ faces religious and political oppression during his ministry and in the days before his death and resurrection. (155 mins.)
 
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The Passion Play (1903 Short Film)
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1. THE ANNUNCIATION. The Angel of the Lord appears to Mary, announcing the birth of a child, which shall be called the "Son of God." 2... (44 mins.)
 
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Salome (1953)
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In the reign of emperor Tiberius, Gallilean prophet John the Baptist preaches against King Herod and Queen Herodias... (103 mins.)
 
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Salomé (1922)
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Salome, the daughter of Herodias, seduces her step-father/uncle Herod, governor of Judea, with a salacious dance... (72 mins.)
Director: Charles Bryant
 
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Leaves From Satan's Book (1920)
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In 4 episodic tales of human suffering; the temptation of Jesus, the Spanish Inquisition, the French Revolution and the Russo-Finnish war of 1918, Satan attempts to win God's favor. (167 mins.)
Director: Carl Th. Dreyer
 
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The Emissary: A Biblical Epic (1997)
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This drama follows Saul the angry zealot to Paul the servant of Christ who will pay any price to bring his message to the world. (51 mins.)
 
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I, Paul (1980 Video)
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Actor Fred Scolay portrays Paul, delivering his final message in prison. The beautiful text of the King... (31 mins.)
 
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The Book of Acts Series (1957)
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(150 mins.)
Director: Eddie Dew
 
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Mary Magdalene (2000 TV Movie)
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When the marriage between AMOS and MARY MAGDALENE turns out to be childless, he casts her out and gets a divorce... (98 mins.)
 
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The Fourth King (1997 TV Movie)
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Alazar, a simple farmer who is also a beekeeper, meets the Three Wise Men Caspar, Melchior and Balthazar... (90 mins.)
Director: Stefano Reali
 
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The Friends of Jesus - Judas (2001 TV Movie)
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PILATE and the Roman legate VETURIUS look on worriedly as JESUS is celebrated as the new messiah in Jerusalem... (91 mins.)
 
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The Living Bible (1952 TV Series)
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Director: Edward Dew
 
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Great People of the Bible (2003 Documentary)
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(120 mins.)
Stars: Topol
 
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Jesús, María y José (1972)
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The founder of Christianity and his sacred family. (85 mins.)
 
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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
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Three days before his execution, the elderly Apostle Peter tells his jailer about his time with Jesus. (88 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Sabloff
 
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Jesús, nuestro Señor (1971)
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(115 mins.)
 
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Il messia (1975)
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(140 mins.)
 
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Road to Emmaus (2010 Short Film)
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Mourning the death of Jesus, two first-century travelers were joined by a mysterious stranger. Over the next few hours... (30 mins.)
Director: Steve Boettcher
 
52.
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.)
 
53.
Life and Passion of Christ (1907 Short Film)
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Depicting well-known incidents in the life of Jesus Christ, this milestone of early cinema won world fame, huge audiences and a screen life of decades when most secular films of the time measured their commercial life in weeks. (45 mins.)
Director: Ferdinand Zecca
 
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The Birth, the Life and the Death of Christ (1906 Short Film)
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The life of Jesus Christ in 25 scenes. (33 mins.)
Director: Alice Guy
 
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The Revolutionary (1995 Video)
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This fast-paced film on Jesus, made in high definition technology, shows his life and teaching in a way that arrests the attention of audiences. (48 mins.)
 
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Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
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Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life, told in an anachronistic manner. (108 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison