Category Archives: Biblical Films

The Emissary: A Biblical Epic (1997) Rated NR

 The story follows Saul, an angry zealot as he transforms into Paul the apostle. Starring Garry Cooper, Leon Lissek, Kermit Christman I was not overly impressed with this film. Although it does tell the story of Paul’s conversion and the subsequent conflicts which … Continue reading

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Abraham (1993) Rated NR

 The Old Testament story of Abraham and his family as  they are tested by God. Starring Andrea Prodan, Gottfried John, Kevin McNally, Richard Harris, Barbara Hershey. This portrayal of the life of Abraham did an excellent job of incorporating both the historical and biblical aspects … Continue reading

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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012) Rated NR

Days before his execution, Apostle Peter recounts his life with Jesus to a jailer. Starring Robert Loggia, Bruce Marchiano, Laurence Fuller. This film was a surprise. It tells the story of Jesus through Peter’s eyes, without directly focusing on Jesus. Loggia is wonderful … Continue reading

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That I May See (1951) Rated NR

The story of the blind beggar cured by Jesus. Based off of the Bible passage, Luke 18:35-43. Starring Jeffrey Lynn, Ruth Hussey, Raymond Burr. That I May See is an episode from the TV series Family Theatre, which was produced … Continue reading

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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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