Easter Films 2016

 The Passion of the Christ (2004) Rated R

Depicts the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem.

 

 The Prince of Egypt (1998) Rated PG

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

 

 Samson and Delilah (1949) Rated NR

When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret.

 Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012) Rated NR

Three days before his execution, the elderly Apostle Peter tells his jailer about his time with Jesus.

 

 The Ten Commandments (1956) Rated G

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

 

 Moses (1995) Rated NR

A retelling of the bible story. Pharaoh Ramses 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 as the brother of the heir to the throne of Egypt, Memefta. Moses is called by God to lead his people from Egypt to the promised land. A very reluctant prophet, feeling unworthy of the call, Moses accepts the task. After a series of plagues Memefta agrees to let the Hebrews go. With second thoughts, he pursues them to annihilation of his army in the parting of the Red Sea. Starvation is averted by manna from heaven, the ten commandments are given the people through Moses, they go astray with worship of the golden calf. Forty years of wandering in the wilderness, until finally they reach what will be their home (which Moses lives to see but not to enter).

Synopsis by IMDB.

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