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1. Noah (2014)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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68 Metascore

Noah (Russell Crowe) is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson

Votes: 231,461 | Gross: $101.20M

2. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.0
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52 Metascore

The defiant leader Moses rises up against Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, setting six hundred thousand slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, Sigourney Weaver

Votes: 152,256 | Gross: $65.01M

3. The Prince of Egypt (1998)

PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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64 Metascore

An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people.

Directors: Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells | Stars: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock

Votes: 109,735 | Gross: $101.22M

4. The Ten Commandments (1956)

G | 220 min | Adventure, Drama

7.8
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Votes: 58,226 | Gross: $93.74M

5. History of the World: Part I (1981)

R | 92 min | Comedy, History

6.9
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47 Metascore

Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.

Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Mel Brooks, Gregory Hines, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn

Votes: 43,253 | Gross: $31.67M

6. Samson (2018)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Drama

4.4
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17 Metascore

After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.

Directors: Bruce Macdonald, Gabriel Sabloff | Stars: Taylor James, Billy Zane, Lindsay Wagner, Caitlin Leahy

Votes: 3,664 | Gross: $4.72M

7. The Red Tent (2014– )

Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
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The story of the twelve tribes of Israel is told through the eyes of Jacob's only daughter, Dinah.

Stars: Minnie Driver, Iain Glen, Will Tudor, Vinette Robinson

Votes: 3,052

8. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1999 Video)

Not Rated | 76 min | Musical

7.3
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A humourously musical retelling of the Biblical story of Joseph.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: Donny Osmond, Maria Friedman, Richard Attenborough, Joan Collins

Votes: 3,410

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

Unrated | 174 min | Drama

6.3
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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: 4,401 | Gross: $34.90M

10. David and Bathsheba (1951)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.1
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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: 1,895

11. One Night with the King (2006)

PG | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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38 Metascore

In Biblical times, a girl disguises her Jewish origins when the Persian king comes looking for a new bride among his subjects.

Director: Michael O. Sajbel | Stars: Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Noble, Omar Sharif

Votes: 6,474 | Gross: $13.40M

12. King David (1985)

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

5.3
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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: 1,928 | Gross: $4.80M

13. Joseph (1995)

185 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.6
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The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.

Stars: Ben Kingsley, Paul Mercurio, Martin Landau, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 2,058

14. Esther (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians, is holding a celebratory banquet for his people in the citadel ... See full summary »

Director: Raffaele Mertes | Stars: Louise Lombard, F. Murray Abraham, Jürgen Prochnow, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 786

15. The Book of Daniel (2013)

G | 90 min | Drama, History

6.1
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In 605 B.C. Jerusalem was conquered by the Babylonians and many of their best young men were taken into captivity, including Daniel. Daniel was taken to Babylon to serve it. As Powerful ... See full summary »

Director: Anna Zielinski | Stars: Robert Miano, Andrew Bongiorno, Lance Henriksen, Kevin McCorkle

Votes: 939

16. The Story of Ruth (1960)

Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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Inspired by the scriptural tale. Moabitess priestess Ruth is drawn both to a Judean man and to his talk of a forgiving God. After tragedy strikes, she begins a new life in Bethlehem.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Tom Tryon, Peggy Wood, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 902

17. The Book of Esther (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

4.2
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Jewish girl Esther is chosen as the new queen consort to King Xerxes of Persia. Will she be able to stop the evil Lord Haman's plot to exterminate the Jews?

Director: David A.R. White | Stars: Jen Lilley, Linda Bisesti, John Clement, Kass Connors

Votes: 933

18. Amazing Love (2012)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama

6.6
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When a confrontation occurs amongst the youth group, Stuart takes the opportunity to share with the group the touching story of the Old Testament prophet Hosea.

Director: Kevin Downes | Stars: Sean Astin, Elijah Alexander, Kenton Duty, Sammi Hanratty

Votes: 719

19. Absolute Vow (2017)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

4.8
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In 1,000 BC, a virgin and her friends venture into the hills, to grieve and ponder the grim fate that awaits her.

Director: Jared Masters | Stars: Parker Love Bowling, Kansas Bowling, Rodney Bingenheimer, Lloyd Kaufman

Votes: 17

20. Abraham (1993)

175 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.1
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The Old Testament story of Abraham and the trials he endures. Commanded by God to lead his family to the promised land of Canaan with the promise that if he does so, his descendants will ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrea Prodan, Gottfried John, Kevin McNally, Simona Ferraro

Votes: 1,197

21. Moses (1995)

180 min | Adventure, Biography, Crime

6.6
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A retelling of the Bible story. Pharaoh Ramses II decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother, is taken by a royal Princess and raised ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Kingsley, Frank Langella, Christopher Lee, Anna Galiena

Votes: 1,211

22. The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible (1985– )

Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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These are kid stories from the Bible. They cover such stories as creation, Noah, Esther, et cetera.

Stars: Darleen Carr, Rob Paulsen, Terence McGovern, Michael Rye

Votes: 50

23. Adam and Eve (1956)

78 min | Drama

4.9
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Adam and Eve are placed by God in Paradise, but because of the world-famous boo-boo they committed, God cops an attitude and decides to teach them a lesson.

Director: Alberto Gout | Stars: Christiane Martel, Carlos Baena

Votes: 37

24. The Story of Joseph and His Brethren (1961)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Family

5.4
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A brother is cast out from his family, sold in to slavery and then returns years later as a man of power - but shows forgiveness and compassion to his family through the strength of character given to him by God.

Director: Luciano Ricci | Stars: Marietto, Geoffrey Horne, Finlay Currie, Nino Segurini

Votes: 155

25. David and Goliath (2015)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.2
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This epic movie follows young shepherd David taking on the mighty warrior Goliath against all odds. Filmed in North Africa and London.

Director: Timothy A. Chey | Stars: Miles Sloman, Jerry Sokolosky, Paul Hughes, Joseph Emms

Votes: 1,743 | Gross: $0.32M

26. Marching to Zion (2015)

101 min | Documentary, History

5.7
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Documentary tracing the history of the Jewish people from the destruction of the temple in AD 70 to the modern-day nation of Israel. Through scriptural and historical evidence, DNA, ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Wittenberger | Stars: Steven L. Anderson, Texe Marrs, Leo Abrami, Reuven Mann

Votes: 1,649

27. Messiah (2019)

Documentary, History

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Messiah is an 8 episode series on the messianic prophecies of the Bible. Hosted by renowned actor and director Leonardo Defilippis, filmed at nearly 30 locations, Messiah takes viewers on ... See full summary »

Stars: Phillip Campbell, Leonardo Defilippis, John O'Brien, Roy Schoeman

28. The Sin of Adam and Eve (1969)

R | 70 min | Drama

4.7
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After being expelled from the Garden of Eden with Eva, Adán remembers the days before they listened to Satan instead of God.

Director: Miguel Zacarías | Stars: Jorge Rivero, Kandy

Votes: 77

29. Animated Stories from the Bible (1987–2005)

Animation

7.2
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The series is an educational non-sectarian collection of stories from the Hebrew Bible, intended to encourage positive values and character traits in young people. These stories are a retelling of old testament Bible stories themselves.

Stars: Ray Porter, Daniel A. Keeler, U. Jonathan Toppo, Phil Hubbard

Votes: 32

30. The Melman Brothers

80 min | Drama | Post-production

After the attacks in Paris in 2015, Raphael Mehlman is really aware of his Jewishness. His brother, the writer Joël Mehlman, develops a novel then gets lost between his characters and reality, mixing his fiction and his own life.

Director: Claude Chamis | Stars: Pablo Alarson, Laura Ketels, Franck Zerbib, Arthur Molinier

31. Friends and Heroes (2007–2009)

24 min | Animation, Family

7.5
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Tales and virtues from the bible are brought to life in a fun-filled, kid friendly cartoon

Stars: Austin Di Iulio, Tony Daniels, Jamie Watson, Cedric Smith

Votes: 48

32. The Joys of Jezebel (1970)

75 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.5
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Satan lets Jezebel return to earth to deliver the soul of a blonde virgin named Rachel by taking over her body. However, Jezebel gets more than she bargained for.

Director: Peter Perry Jr. | Stars: Luanne Roberts, Christopher Stone, Johnny Rocco, Jay Edwards

Votes: 67

33. The Thirteenth Day: The Story of Esther (1979 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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Aired as a one-hour special on ABC-TV, this drama told the Old Testament story of a young queen who had to defend both herself and her people after a power-mad advisor convinces her husband... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Tony Musante, Harris Yulin, Nehemiah Persoff

Votes: 23

34. Joseph and His Brothers (1990 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

5.3
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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: 26

35. Di Bibl (2019 TV Short)

11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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Adult Swim's short CGI spoof which reenacts the most messed up parts of the Bible in a gory and over the top way.

Directors: Kytten Janae, John Lee | Stars: Gabe Fazio, Brandon Lamar, Elsie Richter, Linsay Rousseau

36. Saul e David (1964)

TV-G | 105 min | Adventure, Drama

5.7
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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, Luz Márquez, Virgilio Teixeira

Votes: 81

37. Samson and Delilah (1986 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Drama

6.2
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The Old Testament story of Samson & Delilah.

Director: Ray Patterson | Stars: Perry King, Linda Purl, Darleen Carr, Jerry Dexter

Votes: 40

38. Samson (2014)

72 min

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Revealed by an angel of the Lord as the one who will deliver the Israelites from the rule of the Philistines, Samson is granted supernatural strength that allows him to do heroic feats. ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Scallon | Stars: Jeffrey Scallon, Alyse Nicole Merritt, Michael Michael, Mary Anne Letourneau

Votes: 6

39. Samson and Delilah (2008)

180 min | Drama, Music

5.1
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The definitive Delilah of our day, Olga Borodina has been praised by Allan Ulrich in the San Francisco Chronicle for her "gloriously voluptuous singing." The Russian mezzo-soprano reprises ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Zamacona | Stars: Clifton Forbis, Olga Borodina, Eric Jordan, Richard Walker

Votes: 7

40. The Bible vs. the Book of Mormon (2005 Video)

65 min | Documentary, History

4.0
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When the Bible and the Book of Mormon are tested for authenticity, which one will pass the test?

Directors: Scott R. Johnson, Joel P. Kramer | Stars: Joel P. Kramer, Scott R. Johnson, Cliff Gregory, Thomas W. Murphy

Votes: 40

41. Queen Esther (1948)

50 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: John T. Coyle | Stars: Ottilie Kruger, Michael Ansara, Charles Evans, Richard Hale

Votes: 5

42. Discovering the Bible (1995 Video)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

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A basic introduction to the most influential book ever written, the Bible.

43. Keith Allen Will Burn in Hell (2007 TV Movie)

65 min | Documentary

6.5
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Keith Allen visits Westboro Baptist Church to confront them about their extreme religious beliefs.

Director: Keith Allen | Stars: Keith Allen, Steve Drain, Malcolm Hardee, K. Ryan Jones

Votes: 74

44. The Everlasting Adventure Series (1991– )

G | 30 min | Family

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Animation and live action turn the Book of Genesis into a learning adventure for your children! In ONCE UPON THE BEGINNING, Livingstone the Lion tells the story of an ancient book filled ... See full summary »

Stars: Joseph Campanella, Nicole Huze

45. Biblen fortolket af Brian Mørk og Christian Fuhlendorff (2007 TV Special)

Comedy

8.1
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Stand-up comedians Brian Mørk and Christian Fuhlendorff interpret the Bible.

Stars: Brian Mørk, Christian Fuhlendorff

Votes: 51

46. Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath (1997)

12 min | Drama, Short

4.0
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Director: Alisa Anglesey | Stars: Carrie Morgan, Bob Nelson, Morgan Jensen, Walter Wright

Votes: 5

47. God's Story: From Creation to Eternity (1996 Video)

80 min | Documentary, Family

5.3
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Dean Jones serves as The Storyteller for this unique journey through the Old and New Testaments, enhanced by the dramatic artwork of former Disney illustrator Norm McGary.

Director: David Minasian | Star: Dean Jones

Votes: 7

48. Samson and Delilah (1922)

Short, Music

3.6
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Director: Edwin J. Collins | Stars: Harry Newman, Valia, M.D. Waxman

Votes: 8

49. Retrospect: The Passover (1995)

Short

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Director: Stan Brakhage

50. Argument from Genghis Khan?! (2017 Video)

41 min | Short, Talk-Show

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A caller asks Stefan Molyneux, "Is it possible for atheism to explain the existence of objective morality?"

Stars: Stefan Molyneux, Mike M. DeMarco



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