Most Popular "Ancient Israel" Titles
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1. Solomon and Sheba (1959)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, History, Romance
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.
Votes: 2,335 | Gross: $12.20M
3. The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Unrated | 174 min | Drama
Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.
Votes: 3,840 | Gross: $34.90M
5. David and Bathsheba (1951)
Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, Romance
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.
6. Solomon (1997 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 180 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
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 »
7. Ben Hur (2003 Video)
Unrated | 80 min | Animation, Drama, Family
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
9. David (1997 TV Movie)
190 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
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 »
10. The Hunt for the Hidden Relic (2002 TV Movie)
R | 182 min | Action, Thriller, Mystery
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 »
13. Herod the Great (1959)
93 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
15. A Story of David: The Hunted (1960)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama
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 »
17. I giardini dell'Eden (1998)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Drama
A look at Jesus Christ's life, from his childhood to the meeting with the Apostles, focusing on his compassionate human side.
18. Joseph and His Brothers (1990 Video)
30 min | Animation, Short, Family
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.
21. Yeshua (1984)
Not Rated | 250 min | Biography
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 »
In Search of... (1976–1982)
John the Baptist
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 »