Films about the Apostles

Films about the Apostles
List of the best films about the apostles according to the audience: Dogma, Paul, Apostle of Christ, Apostle Peter and the Last Supper, Risen, Mary Magdalene, The Apocalypse, The Apostle, The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish, The Apostle Peter: Redemption, Killing Jesus.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of humankind.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:25

Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten as he awaits his grisly execution. Before Paul's death, Luke resolves to write another book that details the birth of what will come to be known as the church.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of Jesus.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, detective, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Follows the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration02:09

Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world is changing. Mary is searching for a new way of living, and an authenticity that is denied her by the rigid hierarchies of the day. As the notoriety of the group spread and more are drawn to follow Jesus’ inspirational message, Mary’s spiritual journey places her at the heart of a story that will lead to the capital city of Jerusalem, where she must confront the reality of Jesus’ destiny and her own place within it.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryGermany, Italy, USA, Czech Republic, France, United Kingdom

While Emperor Domitian persecutes the Christians, the aged apostle John has prophetic visions.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

After his happy life spins out of control, a preacher from Texas changes his name, goes to Louisiana and starts preaching on the radio.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:29

A farce, Hoskins plays a photographer who specializes in religious pictures who searches for a model for Jesus. He does a favor for a friend and finds himself doing a voice track for a porno movie with Natasha Richardson. Hoskins finds his model for Jesus in Jeff Goldblum and a romantic triangle begins in which Goldblum finds adoring crowds believing him to be Jesus and then begins to believe it himself.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama
CountryCanada

Tormented by his denial of Christ, Peter spent his life attempting to atone for his failures. Now as he faces certain death at the hand of Nero, will he falter again, his weakness betray him or will he rise up triumphant in his final moment?

Markimdb: 4.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:30

Jesus of Nazareth’s life and ministry were subject to seismic social and political events that led to his execution and changed the world forever.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA

On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance

A man ascends a barren summit. It is Judas, come to collect Jesus and carry him down the mountain on his back, joking and panting as he does so. After bathing in the river and taking part in a henna ceremony, Jesus leaves for Jerusalem. Judas is concerned for his friend’s safety, since the Roman occupiers look upon the prophet as an insurgent.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:40

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA, South Korea
Duration02:13

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.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

Sylvia Stickles runs a convenience store with her husband and mother-in-law. One day, Sylvia is hit on the head and transforms from an uptight prude to a sex-crazed lunatic. As she goes on a rampage through town, Sylvia attracts the attention of Ray Ray, a sexual healer and tow truck driver in search of the world's greatest orgasm. Their sexual revolution, however, causes a class war in their tiny Baltimore community.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountrySouth Africa

A word for word depiction of the life of Jesus Christ from the Good News Translation Bible as recorded in the Gospel of John.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, family
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:54

Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:47

Judas, a seasoned thief, finds himself in the market square where Christ is giving a sermon and his apostles are collecting alms. He follows them and steals their money, only to be caught red-handed. Nevertheless, the Teacher forgives him. What is more, He invites the thief to become one of His followers and offers him a position as the group’s treasurer. Shocked by Christ’s unexpected offer, Judas decides to join the apostles, if only to figure out what is going on. He gradually starts to comprehend Christ’s message, but feels that the apostles are blindly following their teacher. Judas argues with them, and tries to defend his right to divine the truth of God. But when he fails to make them understand, he realizes that Christ’s teachings may sink into oblivion without benefiting humanity. His solution is to betray Christ. “By killing a man, have I not saved a God?”

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryItaly, Germany, France, Spain, Austria

Saint Peter, a reluctant but passionate leader, from the crucifixion of Jesus to his own. The film's first half dramatizes the New Testament's "Acts": early fear, the renewal of Pentecost, Saul's conversion, the decision to baptize pagans, and the Apostles' dispersal. In the second half, an aged Peter goes to Rome to join Paul, arriving on the day of Paul's arrest. Paul's death brings a crisis to Rome's Christians and to Peter; lessons from Jesus's teachings guide his decision to stay. Events within the fictive household of Persius, a Roman aristocrat, capture the upheaval that Christian teachings bring to the Eternal City.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryGermany, USA, Czech Republic, Italy
Duration02:03

During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

After burning Rome, Emperor Nero decides to blame the Christians, and issues the edict that they are all to be caught and sent to the arena. Two old Christians are caught, and about to be hauled off, when Marcus, the highest military official in Rome, comes upon them. When he sees their stepdaughter Mercia, he instantly falls in love with her and frees them. Marcus pursues Mercia, which gets him into trouble with Emperor (for being easy on Christians) and with the Empress, who loves him and is jealous.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:28

Mary, Mother of Jesus is a 1999 made-for-television Biblical film that retells the story of Jesus through the eyes of Mary, his mother.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:45

From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ's life are touched upon, including the execution of all the newborn males in Egypt by King Herod; Christ's baptism by John the Baptist; and the betrayal by Judas after the Last Supper that eventually leads to Christ's crucifixion and miraculous return.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:54

This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA

Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted Advisor and is placed among the king's wise men. Threatened by death at every turn Daniel never ceases to serve the king until he is forced to choose between serving the king or honoring God. With his life at stake, Daniel has nothing but his faith to stand between him and the lions den.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, USA
Duration02:30

    The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

    Markimdb: 7
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryAustralia
    Duration01:41

    Samson and Delilah's world is small- an isolated community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Lost, unwanted and alone the discover that life isn't always fair, but love never judges.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, history
    CountryUSA

    Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical tale follows the pair on their arduous path to their arrival in a small village, where they find shelter in a quiet manger and Jesus is born.

    Markimdb: 6.5
    Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:34

    Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

    Markimdb: 5.9
    Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
    CountrySpain
    Duration00:46

    Ten-year-old Nico receives a threatening letter and now his life is in danger. No one seems to believe him except one person that he doesn't know.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
    CountryIndia
    Duration02:08

    'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But there's a mysterious, dangerous opponent lurking in the shadows, who is all set to checkmate them.

    Markimdb: 6
    Genredrama, sport
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:40

    Talent can only get you so far. For golfer Luke Chisholm, that turns out to be Utopia, Texas -- where he's left stranded after blowing his pro debut.

    Markimdb: 6.2
    Genredrama
    CountryUSA

    Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, HIGHER GROUND, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir This Dark World, the film tells the story of a thoughtful woman's struggles with belief, love, and trust - in human relationships as well as in God.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genredrama
    CountryCanada, USA
    Duration02:34

    Matt Ryder is convinced to drive his estranged and dying father Benjamin Ryder cross country to deliver four old rolls of Kodachrome film to the last lab in the world that can develop them before it shuts down for good. Along with Ben's nurse Zooey, the three navigate a world changing from analogue to digital while trying to put the past behind them.

    Markimdb: 4.3
    Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:28

    When a group of close-knit friends assemble for the marriage of Skylar and Dan, they have no idea they will witness The Rapture and face a series of catastrophic events turning the celebration into a life-or-death struggle.

    Markimdb: 6.3
    Genredrama, crime, detective
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
    Duration02:11

    A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genremelodrama, drama, crime
    CountryUSA, Canada

    While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results.

    Markimdb: 7.4
    Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military
    CountryFrance, Canada
    Duration01:46

    In November 1918, a few days before the Armistice, when Lieutenant Pradelle orders a senseless attack, he causes a useless disaster; but his outrageous act also binds the lives of two soldiers who have nothing more in common than the battlefield: Édouard saves Albert, although at a high cost. They become companions in misfortune who will attempt to survive in a changing world. Pradelle, in his own way, does the same.

    Markimdb: 5.8
    Genrefantastic, action, drama, crime
    CountryUSA, Canada
    Duration02:34

    A young boy finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.

    Markimdb: 6.6
    Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
    CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Iceland
    Duration02:28

    A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

    Markimdb: 6.3
    Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history
    CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
    Duration01:37

    Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genredrama, biography, history
    CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
    Duration02:30

    Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:16

    The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.

    Markimdb: 4.7
    Genredrama
    CountryUSA

    An atheist goes through a near-death experience in an auto accident before converting to Christianity.




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