List of Christian films

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This is a partial list of Christian films. Titles are listed in alphabetical order followed by the year of release in parentheses. The month or day of release is stated if known.

Pre-1950[edit]

Name of Film Year Month Day Director
From the Manger to the Cross 1912 October 3 Sidney Olcott
Civilization 1916 June 2 Thomas H. Ince, Reginald Barker, Raymond B. West
Intolerance 1916 September 5 D. W. Griffith
The Ten Commandments 1923 December 21 Cecil B. DeMille
Ben-Hur 1925 December 30 Fred Niblo
The King of Kings 1927 April 19 Cecil B. DeMille
The Miracle Woman 1931 August 7 Frank Capra
The Sign of the Cross 1932 November 30 Cecil B. DeMille
The Last Days of Pompeii 1935 October 18 Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack
San Francisco 1936 June 26 W. S. Van Dyke, D. W. Griffith
Boys Town 1938 September 9 Norman Taurog
Angels with Dirty Faces 1938 November 26 Michael Curtiz
The Great Commandment 1939 October 2 Irving Pichel
The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1939 December 29 William Dieterle
Sergeant York 1941 July 2 Howard Hawks
One Foot in Heaven 1941 October 2 Irving Rapper
The Devil and Daniel Webster 1941 October 17 William Dieterle
Heaven Can Wait 1943 August 11 Ernst Lubitsch
The Song of Bernadette 1943 December 21 Henry King
Going My Way 1944 May 3 Leo McCarey
The Keys of the Kingdom 1944 December 15 John M. Stahl
The Picture of Dorian Gray 1945 March 1 Albert Lewin
The Bells of St. Mary's 1945 December 6 Leo McCarey
Dragonwyck 1946 April 10 Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Angel on My Shoulder 1946 September 20 Archie Mayo
Heaven Only Knows 1947 September 12 Albert S. Rogell
The Bishop's Wife 1947 December 9 Henry Koster
The Miracle of the Bells 1948 March 16 Irving Pichel
3 Godfathers 1948 December 1 John Ford
Alias Nick Beal 1949 March 4 John Farrow

1950s[edit]

Name of Film Year Month Day Director
Stars in My Crown 1950 May 11 Jacques Tourneur
The First Legion 1951 April 27 Douglas Sirk
Journey Into Light 1951 September 28 Stuart Heisler
Quo Vadis 1951 November 8 Mervyn LeRoy
I Confess 1953 March 22 Alfred Hitchcock
Martin Luther 1953 May 8 Irving Pichel
The Robe 1953 September 16 Henry Koster
Demetrius and the Gladiators 1954 June 18 Delmer Daves
Sign of the Pagan 1954 December 18 Douglas Sirk
The Silver Chalice 1954 December 20 Victor Saville
East of Eden 1955 March 9 Elia Kazan
The Night of the Hunter 1955 July 26 Charles Laughton
Friendly Persuasion 1956 November 8 William Wyler
The Ten Commandments 1956 December 19 Cecil B. DeMille
The Midnight Story 1957 June 4 Joseph Pevney
The Big Fisherman 1959 August 4 Frank Borzage
Ben-Hur 1959 November 18 William Wyler

1960s[edit]

Name of Film Year Month Day Director
Elmer Gantry 1960 June 17 Richard Brooks
The Story of Ruth 1960 July 7 Henry Koster
Francis of Assisi 1961 July 12 Michael Curtiz
King of Kings 1961 October 20 Nicholas Ray
Barabbas 1961 December 23 Richard Fleischer
Satan Never Sleeps 1962 July 12 Leo McCarey
Lilies of the Field 1963 October 1 Ralph Nelson
The Greatest Story Ever Told 1965 February 15 George Stevens, David Lean
The Sound of Music 1965 March 2 Robert Wise
The Agony and the Ecstasy 1965 October 7 Carol Reed
7 Women 1966 January 5 John Ford
A Man for All Seasons 1966 December 12 Fred Zinnemann
The Shoes of the Fisherman 1968 November 14 Michael Anderson
True Grit 1969 June 11 Henry Hathaway

1970s[edit]

Name of Film Year Month Day Director
Brother John 1971 March 24 James Goldstone
Johnny Got His Gun 1971 May 14 Dalton Trumbo
A Thief in the Night 1972 March 22 Donald W. Thompson
Pope Joan 1972 September 29 Michael Anderson
Brother Sun, Sister Moon 1972 December 2 Franco Zeffirelli
Jesus Christ Superstar 1973 August 15 Norman Jewison
Godspell 1973 August 24 David Greene
Luther 1974 January 21 Guy Green
The Abdication 1974 October 3 Anthony Harvey
Thomasleeha 1975 July 19 P. A. Thomas
Rooster Cogburn 1975 October 17 Stuart Millar
Jesus of Nazareth 1977 April 3 Franco Zeffirelli
Oh, God! 1977 October 7 Carl Reiner
A Distant Thunder 1978 May 24 Donald W. Thompson
Born Again 1978 October Unknown Irving Rapper
The Nativity 1978 December 17 Bernard L. Kowalski
Monty Python's Life of Brian 1979 August 17 Terry Jones
Jesus 1979 October 19 Peter Sykes, John Krish
Christmas Lilies of the Field 1979 December 16 Ralph Nelson

1980s[edit]

Name of Film Year Month Day Name of Director
Image of the Beast 1980 May 3 Donald W. Thompson
Oh, God! Book II 1980 October 2 Gilbert Cates
Peter and Paul 1981 April 12 Robert Day
Chariots of Fire 1981 October 9 Hugh Hudson
The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1982 February 4 Michael Tuchner, Alan Hume
The Scarlet and the Black 1983 February 2 Jerry London
Tender Mercies 1983 March 4 Bruce Beresford
The Prodigal Planet 1983 Unknown Unknown Donald W. Thompson
Oh, God! You Devil 1984 October 7 Paul Bogart
Mass Appeal 1984 December 6 Glenn Jordan
A.D. 1985 March 31 Stuart Cooper
Hi-Tops 1985 Unknown Unknown Ernie Rettino, Debby Kerner Rettino
Hinugot sa Langit 1985 June 7 Ishmael Bernal
The Mission 1986 October 31 Roland Joffé
Au revoir, les enfants 1987 October 7 Louis Malle
The Little Troll Prince 1987 November 27 Ray Patterson
The Seventh Sign 1988 April 1 Carl Schultz
The Last Temptation of Christ 1988 August 12 Martin Scorsese
Jesus of Montreal 1989 May 17 Denys Arcand
Romero 1989 August 25 John Duigan
To Kill A Priest 1989 October 13 Agnieszka Holland

1990s[edit]

1992

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1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000s[edit]

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2002[edit]

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2004[edit]

2005[edit]

2006[edit]

2007[edit]

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

2010s[edit]

2010[edit]

2011[edit]

2012[edit]

2013[edit]

2014[edit]

2015[edit]

2016[edit]

2017[edit]

2018[edit]

2019[edit]

2020[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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