film The Best Biblical Movies  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite movies based on stories from the Bible.

What are the best biblical movies? This list includes great biblical movies such as Noah, Ben Hur, and The 10 Commandments. The Bible contains some of the most classic, uplifting, instructive, and epic stories of all time. What better way to watch a story unfold at that caliber than on the big screen?
 

Regardless of whether or not you're a religious person, the Bible, undoubtedly, has some great stories in it. These biblical movies do the best at retelling these epic tales, bringing the adventure and hardship of these characters to life. Vote up your favorite biblical movies depending on which movie you think has the best writing, acting, and directing. Don't see something on this list that should be here? Feel free to add it, and let the adventure begin!

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The Ten Commandments Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Yul Brynner

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The Passion of the Christ Monica Bellucci, Jim Caviezel, Claudia Gerini

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Ben Hur Charlton Heston

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Jesus of Nazareth John Duttine, Claudia Cardinale, Donald Pleasence

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Samson and Delilah Angela Lansbury, Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders

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King of Kings Orson Welles, Rip Torn, Robert Ryan

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The Prince of Egypt Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer

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The Nativity Story Oscar Isaac, Ciarán Hinds, Alexander Siddig

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The Greatest Story Ever Told John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury

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The Gospel According to Saint Matthew

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Barabbas Sharon Tate, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Palance

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The Bible: In the Beginning... Peter O'Toole, Ava Gardner, Richard Harris

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The Story of Ruth Stuart Whitman, Tom Tryon, Viveca Lindfors

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One Night with the King Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, John Noble

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Quo Vadis Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Deborah Kerr

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David and Bathsheba Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey

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The Gospel of John Christopher Plummer, Henry Ian Cusick, Daniel Kash

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The Book of Esther Robert Miano, Jen Lilley, Thaao Penghlis

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A Story of David Donald Pleasence, Jeff Chandler, Richard O'Sullivan

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Esther and the King Joan Collins, Richard Egan, Denis O'Dea

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Solomon and Sheba Gina Lollobrigida, Yul Brynner, George Sanders

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Salome Rita Hayworth, Charles Laughton, Stewart Granger

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Noah's Ark Jon Voight, Emily Mortimer, James Coburn

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Sodom and Gomorrah Stanley Baker, Stewart Granger, Anouk Aimée

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The Last Temptation of Christ David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel

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Life of Brian George Harrison, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

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Joseph: King of Dreams Ben Affleck, Mark Hamill, Dan Castellaneta

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King David Richard Gere, Gina Bellman, Alice Krige

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The Decalogue Krystyna Janda, Grażyna Szapołowska, Miroslaw Baka

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The Passover Plot Donald Pleasence, Dan Hedaya, Harry Andrews

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Jesus Christ Superstar Barry Dennen, Yvonne Elliman, Carl Anderson

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Joan Collins, Donny Osmond, Christopher Biggins

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Noah Emma Watson, Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe