Category Archives: Biblical Films

Joseph (1995) Rated NR

The biblical story of Joseph, who was sold into slavery by his jealous brothers. Starring Ben Kingsley, Paul Mercurio, Martin Landau, Lesley Ann Warren, Monica Bellucci. Both historically accurate and entertaining, I thoroughly enjoyed this version of the story of … Continue reading

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David and Bathsheba (1951) Rated NR

King David enters into an affair with Bathsheba after watching her bathe from the rooftop. Starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Jayne Meadows. This film tells the story of King David from 2 Samuel. We start with David already … Continue reading

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Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith (1979) Rated NR

The romantic story behind Mary and Joseph and the birth of Jesus. Starring Blanche Baker, Lloyd Bochner, Colleen Dewhurst, Jeff East. The one major problem with this take on the Christmas story is the romanticism of  Mary and Joseph. I’m not saying … Continue reading

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In the Beginning (2000) Rated UR

Biblical stories from Genesis and Exodus including Abraham and Joseph. Starring  Martin Landau, Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Campbell, Eddie Cibrian, Luke Mably. I  thought this film was very well done.  It may have over-dramatized the Bible, but it did not misrepresent it in … Continue reading

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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) Rated G

  Retelling of the life of Jesus Christ. Starring Max von Sydow, Michael Anderson Jr., Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Martin Landau, Angela Lansbury, Pat Boone, Roddy McDowall, John Wayne, Shelley Winters I know this is a classic but I was … Continue reading

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Easter Films

 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 … Continue reading

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Barabbas (2012) Rated NR

Based on the story of Barabbas, the man whose life was spared in place of  Jesus for the crucifixion. Starring Billy Zane, Cristiana Capotondi, Filippo Nigro For a man with such significance to the outcome of the gospel story, mentioned … Continue reading

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A.D. The Bible Continues (2015) Rated G

Anno Domini or in the Year of Our Lord, The Bible Continues, is the continuing story of Jesus’ life after Crucifixion. Based on the Bible from the Crucifixion through the first ten chapters in Acts. Starring Richard Coyle, Vincent Regan, Adam … Continue reading

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Samson and Delilah (1949) Rated NR

Based on the biblical story of Samson and Delilah. Starring Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury, Russ Tamblyn This is one of the best bible stories set on film. It’s also very typical Cecil B. DeMille. The cinematography … Continue reading

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Joseph and His Brethren (1961) Rated NR

The biblical story of Joseph. Starring Geoffrey Horne, Belinda Lee, Robert Morley This is a very well done story of  Joseph. They, of course, shortened the story. Combined the , I think more to time than anything else. That surprised … Continue reading

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