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Jesus Christ movies based on his life
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2. Last Days in the Desert (2015)
PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Drama
An imagined chapter from Jesus' forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis.
3. Il messia (1975)
140 min | Biography, History
The story of the life of Jesus Christ.
The Messiah (1975)
4. Life and Passion of Christ (1907)
Not Rated | 45 min | Short, Drama
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.
Director: Ferdinand Zecca
5. The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John (2003)
PG-13 | 180 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Jesus' life as told by the apostle John, narrated by Christopher Plummer.
Votes: 2,589 | Gross: $4.07M
6. Color of the Cross (2006)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 296 | Gross: $0.08M
7. The Jesus Film (1979)
G | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Jesus of Nazareth,the son of God raised by a Jewish carpenter. Based on the gospel of Luke in the New Testament,here is the life of Jesus from the miraculous virgin birth to the calling of ... See full summary »
8. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History
Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.
11. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
G | 260 min | Biography, Drama, History
An all-star, large scale epic film that chronicles the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.
Votes: 7,981 | Gross: $15.47M
12. The King of Kings (1927)
Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History
Jesus Christ faces religious and political oppression during his ministry and in the days before his death and resurrection.
Votes: 1,744 | Gross: $1.77M
13. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
R | 164 min | Drama
The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.
Votes: 46,555 | Gross: $7.63M
14. Son of God (2014)
PG-13 | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.
Votes: 17,612 | Gross: $59.70M
15. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
Not Rated | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
16. Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
G | 106 min | Drama, History, Musical
Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life told in an anachronistic manner.
Votes: 23,275 | Gross: $24.48M
18. The Revolutionary (1995 Video)
Not Rated | 48 min | Biography, Drama
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.
20. Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 88 min | Drama
A believable telling of the life of Mary, the chosen by God, mother of Christ. The story follows Mary before conception, at the revealing of the impending birth by the angel Gabrie, and ... See full summary »
21. The Gospel of John (2014)
Unrated | 160 min | Drama
The life and toils of Jesus Christ, depicted as written in the gospel of John. Narrated in English, following the New International Version of the scripture, while the actors speak in Aramaic.
TV-PG | 71 min | Biography, Drama
An account of the life of Jesus Christ, based on the books of the New Testament: After Jesus' birth is foretold to his parents, he is born in Bethlehem, and is visited by shepherds and wise... See full summary »
23. The Gospel According to Matthew (1993)
TV-G | 258 min | Biography, Drama, History
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. As his story unfolds, the centuries melt away and ... See full summary »
24. El mártir del Calvario (1952)
113 min | Drama, History
Mexican drama that follows the teachings to disciples and events in the life of Jesus Christ, previous and during his passion, then rising from the dead on the third day.
27. Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973)
G | 93 min | Drama, Music
A black-clad Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection, which was shot on location in Israel. Cash performs a number of original ... See full summary »
30. Jesus: The Desire of Ages (2014)
Not Rated | 62 min | Drama, Family
"Jesus - The Desire of Ages" is a soft glove in a hard hand as far as Christian movies go. It packs a punch of theological and emotional power gloved in all the soft, warm fuzzies that make... See full summary »
33. The Young Messiah (2016)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Fantasy
Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity.
Votes: 2,885 | Gross: $6.46M
34. The Nativity Story (2006)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Family, History
A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.
Votes: 9,366 | Gross: $37.63M
36. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Born on the original Christmas in the stable next door to Jesus, Brian of Nazareth spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Votes: 335,634 | Gross: $20.05M
37. The Robe (1953)
Unrated | 135 min | Drama, History
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.
Votes: 8,303 | Gross: $36.00M
41. The Life of Jesus Christ (2011– )
Jesus Christ goes from being born in a manger to being King of the Jews. Walk where he walked, see what He did, and be where He died. What made him more than just a man in some peoples eyes but an impostor in others'?
42. The Passover Plot (1976)
PG | 108 min | Drama
Dramatization of the controversial best-seller that posits an alternate version of the birth of Christianity. In this version, Jesus planned for His crucifixion by taking a drug that would ... See full summary »
44. Un bambino di nome Gesù (1987 TV Movie)
190 min | Drama, History
The film attempts to fill in the "missing years" of $Jesus, from ages 3 through 12. When King Herod fearing that the Messiah has indeed been born, orders that all Hebrew male children under... See full summary »
45. The Disciple (2010)
101 min | Biography, Drama, History
From a non-mythical perspective, The Disciple presents with high production value, the life of Jesus from a daring new angle, a human, without divinity, fallible and worrying disciple of God and the People on very real ground.
46. The Story of Jesus for Children (2000 Video)
PG | 62 min | Drama, Family
This is the story of Jesus as seen through the eyes of children who might have lived during the time of Jesus. Follow the lives of Benjamin, Caleb, Sarah, Joel, Leah and Nathan, living in ... See full summary »