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Jesus movies list is a compilation of all the best Jesus Christ movies ever made. This is a nearly complete list of movies featuring Jesus. These movies about Jesus Christ often chronicle his life on earth. While watching these mostly-Christian films, you may come across some great Jesus Christ quotes. These religious movies about Jesus Christ depict his story and those affected by it, for the most part, although there are also comedic films that feature Jesus as a film character. This list of all Jesus films is ranked chronologically, starting with the earliest releases, which were silent films.

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The Last Temptation of Christ is a 1988 American-Canadian epic drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. Written by Paul Schrader with uncredited rewrites from Scorsese and Jay Cocks, the film is a film adaptation of Nikos Kazantzakis' controversial 1953 novel of the same name. The film, starring Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Andre Gregory, Harry Dean Stanton, and David Bowie, was shot entirely in Morocco. Like the novel, the film depicts the life of Jesus Christ and his struggle with various forms of temptation including fear, doubt, depression, reluctance and lust. This results in the book and film depicting Christ being tempted by imagining himself engaged in sexual ...more on Wikipedia

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#24 on The Best Movies of 1988

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The Passion of the Christ is a 2004 American epic biblical drama film directed by Mel Gibson and starring Jim Caviezel as Jesus Christ. It depicts the Passion of Jesus largely according to the New Testament Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. It also draws on pious accounts such as the Friday of Sorrows along with other devotional writings, such as those attributed to Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich. The film covers primarily the final 12 hours of Jesus' life, beginning with the Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, the insomnia and grievance of the Virgin Mary, but ending with a brief depiction of his resurrection. Flashbacks of Jesus as a child and as a young man with Mary his mother, ...more on Wikipedia

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#7 on The Best Movies You Never Want to Watch Again

#1 on The Best Movies with Christian Themes

#49 on The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

#47 on The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

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Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1973 British musical film directed by Canadian film director Norman Jewison. A film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera of the same name, the film stars Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman and Barry Dennen. The film centers on the conflict between Judas and Jesus during the week before the crucifixion of Jesus. Neeley and Anderson were nominated for two Golden Globe Awards in 1974 for their portrayals of Jesus and Judas, respectively. Although it attracted criticism from some religious groups, reviews for the film were still positive. ...more on Wikipedia

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#39 on The Best Musical Movies of All Time

#38 on Musical Movies With the Best Songs

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The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George Stevens. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection. This film is notable for its large ensemble cast and for being the last film appearance of Claude Rains. ...more on Wikipedia

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#22 on The Best Movies with Christian Themes

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