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1. Solomon and Sheba (1959)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, History, Romance

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After becoming king of ancient Israel, Solomon faces threats coming from his jealous dispossessed brother Adonijah, the Egyptian Pharaoh and the scheming Queen of Sheba.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders, Marisa Pavan

Votes: 2,335 | Gross: $12.20M

2. King of Kings (1961)

PG-13 | 168 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The temporary physical life of everyone's Savior, Jesus Christ.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Siobhan McKenna, Hurd Hatfield, Ron Randell

Votes: 5,551 | Gross: $14.48M

3. The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)

Unrated | 174 min | Drama

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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.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Michael Parks, Ulla Bergryd, Richard Harris, John Huston

Votes: 3,840 | Gross: $34.90M

4. King David (1985)

PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Richard Gere, Edward Woodward, Alice Krige, Denis Quilley

Votes: 1,775 | Gross: $4.80M

5. David and Bathsheba (1951)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, Romance

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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.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Kieron Moore

Votes: 1,628

6. Solomon (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 180 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon. The two young men are fierce rivals, since both are prospective heirs to the ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Ben Cross, Anouk Aimée, Vivica A. Fox, Max von Sydow

Votes: 568

7. Ben Hur (2003 Video)

Unrated | 80 min | Animation, Drama, Family

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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.

Director: William R. Kowalchuk Jr. | Stars: Charlton Heston, Duncan Fraser, Scott McNeil, Gerard Plunkett

Votes: 766

8. Solomon & Sheba (1995 TV Movie)

Drama, Romance

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Queen of Sheba goes on a secret business trip to meet king Solomon.

Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Halle Berry, Miquel Brown, Norman Buckley, Ali Cherkaoui

Votes: 150

9. David (1997 TV Movie)

190 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." (I Samuel, 8:5). And so the prophet Samuel ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Jonathan Pryce, Leonard Nimoy, Sheryl Lee

Votes: 672

10. The Hunt for the Hidden Relic (2002 TV Movie)

R | 182 min | Action, Thriller, Mystery

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STEFFEN VOGT, aged around 25, is helping out at a German archeological excavation in Israel when he finds a 2,000-year-old skeleton holding the instructions for a video camera dating from ... See full summary »

Director: Sebastian Niemann | Stars: Matthias Koeberlin, Naike Rivelli, Manou Lubowski, Hans Diehl

Votes: 1,634

11. The Queen of Sheba (1952)

99 min | Drama

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The Queen of Sheba falls in love with the King of Israel. The King of Israel, however, is in love with someone else.

Director: Pietro Francisci | Stars: Leonora Ruffo, Gino Cervi, Gino Leurini, Marina Berti

Votes: 68

12. The Queen of Sheba (1921)

90 min | Adventure, Drama

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The story of the ill-fated romance between Solomon, king of Israel, and the Queen of Sheba.

Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Betty Blythe, Fritz Leiber, Claire de Lorez, George Siegmann

Votes: 24

13. Herod the Great (1959)

93 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Herod, King of Judea, is made a prisoner by the Romans. Convinced the King is dead, his faithful lieutenant, Aaron, is nevertheless unable to keep his promise to kill the Queen if something untoward happened to the King. He leads the young woman out into the desert. Herod's pleas to Augustus are successful and he returns to his palace. His son, Antipater, informs Herod that Aaron has betrayed him.

Director: Viktor Tourjansky | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Sylvia Lopez, Massimo Girotti, Sandra Milo

Votes: 134

14. Saul e David (1964)

105 min | Adventure, Drama

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David of Bethlehem slays the giant and becomes a rival to King Saul.

Director: Marcello Baldi | Stars: Norman Wooland, Gianni Garko, Elisa Cegani, Luz Márquez

Votes: 76

15. A Story of David: The Hunted (1960)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

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King Saul of Israel is jealous of the fame and adoration of David, who long ago slew Goliath and brought victory to Saul's armies. Now Saul, egged on by his Edomite counselor Doeg, attempts... See full summary »

Director: Bob McNaught | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Basil Sydney, Peter Arne, David Knight

Votes: 80

16. Charlton Heston Presents the Bible (1997 Video)

206 min | Documentary

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Director: Tony Westman | Star: Charlton Heston

Votes: 99

17. I giardini dell'Eden (1998)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Drama

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A look at Jesus Christ's life, from his childhood to the meeting with the Apostles, focusing on his compassionate human side.

Director: Alessandro D'Alatri | Stars: Kim Rossi Stuart, Boris Terral, Kassandra Voyagis, Saïd Taghmaoui

Votes: 79

18. Joseph and His Brothers (1990 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

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The trio first find themselves in the land of Canaan where they meet Joseph who is sold into slavery by his 11 brothers then jump again into future 13 years to Egypt where Joseph has now become the right hand to the Pharaoh.

Directors: Don Lusk, Ray Patterson | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Darleen Carr, Darryl Hickman, Robert Ito

Votes: 23

19. Corpus Christi (1997– )

52 min | Documentary, History

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Stars: Christian Amphoux, Moshe Bar-Asher, Anath Benais, Marie-Emilie Boismard

Votes: 32

20. The Revolutionary II (1996 Video)

52 min | Biography, Drama, Family

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Director: Robert Marcarelli | Stars: John Kay Steel, Jerry Hyman, Mosko Alkalai, Tamar Hanegbi

Votes: 23

21. Yeshua (1984)

Not Rated | 250 min | Biography

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A documentary series of five, fifty-minute episodes detailing the cultural- historical context of ancient Israel leading up to the life of Jesus Christ (or, in Hebrew, Yeshua Messiah). ... See full summary »

Directors: Ardon Albrecht, John Meredyth Lucas | Star: Oswald C.J. Hoffmann

22. HaYehudim Baim (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2014)

Comedy, History

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Director: Kobi Havia | Stars: Moni Moshonov, Yael Sharoni, Yaniv Biton, Ido Mosseri

23. London et Kirschenbaum (2003– )
Episode: Episode dated 17 June 2015 (2015)

News

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Director: Doron Ovadia | Stars: Raviv Drucker, Nadav Eyal, Yossi Garfinkel, Doron Herman

24. In Search of... (1976–1982)
Episode: John the Baptist (1980)

Documentary, Sci-Fi

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Episode 88. Here an examination is made of bones found in a North African monastery, which are said to be those of John the Baptist. The program features a sequence which recreates John ... See full summary »

Director: Seth Hill | Star: Leonard Nimoy

Votes: 11

25. In Search of... (1976–1982)
Episode: Sodom and Gomorrah (1979)

Documentary, Sci-Fi

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Scientists look into the theory that the remains of these wicked cities are on the very site of a crater now filled by the Dead Sea.

Star: Leonard Nimoy

Votes: 15