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A list of the best passion movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This passion movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about passion are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about passion you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous passion movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these passion movie titles for more information about the films.

List items include The Miracle Maker, Jesus of Nazareth and many additional items as well.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best passion movies?" and "What is the greatest passion movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular passion movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these passion movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good passion movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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The Passion of the Christ Monica Bellucci, Jim Caviezel, Claudia Gerini 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 ...more

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

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Pedro Cerrano added Judas Tim Matheson, Bob Gunton, Johnathon Schaech Judas is a 2004 Biblical television drama film depicting the intertwined lives of Judas Iscariot and Jesus of Nazareth. The story depicts Judas as having sympathetic motives, desiring to free ...more

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Jesus of Montreal Roy Dupuis, Lothaire Bluteau, Robert Lepage Jesus of Montreal is a 1989 Canadian film directed by Denys Arcand.

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Pedro Cerrano added The Greatest Story Ever Told John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury 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. ...more

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Pedro Cerrano added The Miracle Maker Ralph Fiennes, Alfred Molina, Julie Christie The Miracle Maker is a stop motion-animated film about the life of Jesus Christ, through the eyes of Tamar; the terminally ill daughter of a priest in Capernaum. Hand-drawn animated cartoons are ...more

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Pedro Cerrano added The Gospel According to St. Matthew Giorgio Agamben, Alfonso Gatto, Enrique Irazoqui The Gospel According to St. Matthew is a 1964 Italian biographical drama film directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the ...more

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Pedro Cerrano added Jesus of Nazareth John Duttine, Claudia Cardinale, Donald Pleasence Jesus of Nazareth is a 1977 British-Italian television miniseries directed by Franco Zeffirelli and co-written by Zeffirelli, Anthony Burgess, and Suso Cecchi d'Amico which dramatises the birth, ...more

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Pedro Cerrano added Godspell Victor Garber, Lynne Thigpen, John-Michael Tebelak Godspell is the 1973 film adaptation of the Off-Broadway musical Godspell created by John-Michael Tebelak with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Directed by David Greene with stars Victor ...more

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Pedro Cerrano added The Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus Johnny Cash, John Denver, Kris Kristofferson Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus is a 1973 film directed by Robert Elfstrom.

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Pedro Cerrano added The King of Kings Joseph Schildkraut, H.B. Warner, Ernest Torrence The King of Kings is a 1927 American silent epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille. It depicts the last weeks of Jesus before his crucifixion and stars H. B. Warner in the lead ...more

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Pedro Cerrano added The Messiah Ahmad Soleimani Nia Mesih, more commonly and officially referred to as The Messiah, but also referred to as 'Jesus', "Good Tidings of the Savior" in Persian, 'Jesus, the Spirit of God', 'Messia' is a 2007 ...more

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Jesus Christ Superstar Barry Dennen, Yvonne Elliman, Carl Anderson 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 ...more

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Pedro Cerrano added Jesus Gary Oldman, Debra Messing, Jacqueline Bissett Jesus is a 1999 Biblical television film that retells the story of Jesus. It was shot in Morocco and Malta. It stars Jeremy Sisto as Jesus, Jacqueline Bisset as Mary of Nazareth, Debra Messing ...more