Movies About Jesusby ivorybow | created - 22 Sep 2015 | updated - 18 Oct 2019 | Public
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2. 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: 3,246 | Gross: $6.46M
3. The Passion of the Christ (2004)
R | 127 min | Drama
Depicts the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem.
Votes: 218,058 | Gross: $370.78M
Too much Mel's Gibson's personal project in my opinion, but excellent in so many ways.
4. 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.
Of all this is my favorite. An unrealistic supernatural or specific religious slant is absent, just a beautiful portrayal of what his relationships and his life may have been like.
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 »
A silent film
6. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
G | 260 min | Biography, Drama, History
An all-star, large scale epic movie that chronicles the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.
Votes: 9,380 | Gross: $15.47M
7. The King of Kings (1927)
Not Rated | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
Jesus Christ faces religious and political oppression during his ministry and in the days before his death and resurrection.
Votes: 1,942 | Gross: $1.77M
9. 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: 9,464 | Gross: $36.00M
10. 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: 18,383 | Gross: $59.70M
11. The Jesus Film (1979)
G | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Filmed on location in Israel at authentic biblical sites, this inspirational drama and commercial success retells the life of Christ.
12. 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: 25,573 | Gross: $24.48M
14. Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 88 min | Drama
A believable telling of the life of the Virgin Mary who was chosen by God to be the mother of Christ Jesus. This Biblical story follows Mary before conception, at the revealing of the ... See full summary »
Christian Bale reported he suffered from nightmares while he was being filmed in the role of Jesus
15. The Nativity Story (2006)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.
Votes: 10,148 | Gross: $37.63M
16. 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: 53,120 | Gross: $7.63M
17. Life and Passion of Christ (1907)
Not Rated | 45 min | Biography, Drama, History
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
Very early silent film, 1907
18. Crown of Thorns (1923)
102 min | Drama
By the director of Cabinet of Dr.Caligari, this is the Passion embedded in a contemporary story. An anarchist jailed for an attempted assassination is told the Passion story by the prison ... See full synopsis »
20. Hail Mary (1985)
Not Rated | 72 min | Drama
A college student gets pregnant without having intercourse, affecting people close and unrelated to her in different ways.
Pope John Paul II was very unhappy with this film.
21. Marie de Nazareth (1995)
110 min | Drama
At the time of king of the Jews Herod and the Roman emperor Augustus, Mary lives a simple life in Nazareth in Galilee with her fiancée Joseph the carpenter. One day an angel announces that she will give birth to the son of God.
23. Joshua (I) (2002)
G | 91 min | Drama
"Joshua" tells the story of a possible second coming of Christ to a small U.S. town.
Votes: 1,809 | Gross: $1.37M
What if he came back today?
24. Killing Jesus (2015 TV Movie)
Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History
A miniseries chronicling the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
I felt this was very secular, but that's not a bad thing. It's a view completely devoid of any miraculous events, more like a documentary of the bare history. I found nothing to that would offend anyone.
26. Cotton Patch Gospel (1988)
111 min | Musical
A filmed stage-play recounting the story of Jesus as set in modern day Georgia with music and reverent humor added. Essentially a one man show with a cast of four musicians fleshing out ... See full summary »