Movies about Jesus Christ

Movies about Jesus Christ
List of the best films about Jesus Christ according to the audience: The Young Messiah, Mary Magdalene, War Room, The Shack, The Man from Earth: Holocene, Bill & Ted Face the Music, The Voices, Risen, Son of God, Heaven is for Real.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Young Messiah (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
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.

Mary Magdalene (2018)
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.

War Room (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

The family-friendly movie explores the transformational role prayer plays in the lives of the Jordan family. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, a middle-class couple who seemingly have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter, their dream home. But appearances can be deceiving. In reality, the Jordan’s marriage has become a war zone and their daughter is collateral damage. With the help of Miss Clara, an older, wiser woman, Elizabeth discovers she can start fighting for her family instead of against them. Through a newly energized faith, Elizabeth and Tony’s real enemy doesn’t have a prayer.

The Shack (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, Hong Kong
Duration02:23

After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.

The Man from Earth: Holocene (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

14,000 year-old "Man from Earth" John Oldman, now teaching in northern California, realizes that not only is he finally starting to age, but four students have discovered his deepest secret, putting his life in grave danger and potentially destroying the world's most popular religion.

Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, music
CountryUSA

Yet to fulfill their rock and roll destiny, the now middle-aged best friends Bill and Ted set out on a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it. Along the way, they are helped by their daughters, a new batch of historical figures and a few music legends—to seek the song that will set their world right and bring harmony to the universe.

The Voices (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:43

A mentally unhinged factory worker must decide whether to listen to his talking cat and become a killer, or follow his dog's advice to keep striving for normalcy.

Risen (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, detective
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.

Son of God (2014)
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.

Heaven is for Real (2014)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, family, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Heaven is for Real recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Four-year-old Colton shares the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth... things he couldn't possibly know.

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Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, musical, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Oscar-nominated film adaptation of the rock opera of the same name, based on the last weeks before the crucifixion of Jesus. The film was directed by Norman Jewison. Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson were nominated for two 1974 Golden Globe Award for their portrayals of Jesus and Judas, respectively.

The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

"The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, especially on the part of the jewish community. The films languages are Arabic, Latin and Hebrew and its actors are laymen which was controversially received as well.

Killing Jesus (2015)
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.

The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA

Gavin Stone, a washed-up former child star, is forced to do community service at a local megachurch and pretends to be Christian so he can land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.

Assassin 33 A.D. (2020)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrefantastic
CountryUSA

When a billionaire gives a group of young scientists unlimited resources to study the science of matter transfer, the scientists unlock the secrets of time travel. But they soon find out that the project is backed by a militant extremist group, and the billionaire plans to go back in time and prove that Jesus never rose from the dead.

The Star (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the greatest story ever told, the first Christmas.

The Christ Slayer (2019)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA

Takes place at the Passover and the days that follow the crucifixion. A mix of scripture and Christian legend woven to try and create a more complete picture. It follows Longinus as the Roman soldier who put the spear to Jesus on the cross.

Oh, God! (1977)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

Deathgasm (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, comedy, music
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration02:01

Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.

The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Markimdb: 6.6
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.

The Nativity Story (2006)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, 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.

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:44

Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being the savior of mankind torments Jesus throughout his life, leading him to doubt.

Jesus (1979)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, family, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Three and a half years of Jesus' ministry, as told in the Gospel of Luke.

Jesus of Montreal (1989)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryCanada, France

A group of actors putting on an interpretive Passion Play in Montreal begin to experience a meshing of their characters and their private lives as the production takes form against the growing opposition of the Catholic church.

Jesus liebt mich (2012)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:40

A girl who always tends to fall in love with the wrong guy meets one who believes the world is coming to an end next Tuesday.

Barabbas (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:54

The unique view on the well-known story of Christ's death and resurrection, which we see with the eyes of brigand Barabbas who got away from death on the cross.

Demon (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryPoland, Israel

A bridegroom is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration, in this clever take on the Jewish legend of the dybbuk.




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