List of films based on the Bible

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This is a list of movies (including television movies) based on the Bible (Old Testament and New Testament), depicting characters or figures from the Bible, or broadly derived from the revelations or interpretations therein.

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Old Testament (Hebrew Bible)[edit]

Genesis[edit]

Genesis in General[edit]

Adam and Eve - Genesis 2-5[edit]

  • Adam and Eve (1912)
  • Adán, Eva y el diablo (1945) (Mexico)
  • Adam wa Hawa (1951) (Egypt)
  • Adam og Eva (1953) (Denmark)
  • Adán y Eva (1956) (Mexico)
  • El pecado de Adán y Eva (1969) (Mexico)
  • Adamo ed Eva, la prima storia d'amore (1983) (Italy)
  • Adipapam (1988) (India)

The Flood - Genesis 6-9[edit]

Abraham - Genesis 11:26-25:10[edit]

Sodom and Gomorrah - Genesis 19[edit]

Isaac - Genesis 24[edit]

  • Isaac and Rebecca (1953) (Israel)

Jacob - Genesis 25:26-49:33[edit]

Dinah - Genesis 34[edit]

Joseph - Genesis 37-50[edit]

Moses (Exodus-Deuteronomy)[edit]

Judges Era[edit]

General Judges[edit]

Samson and Delilah - Judges 13-16[edit]

Ruth[edit]

Kings and Queens of Israel[edit]

David - First Samuel 16:1-First Kings 2:11[edit]

Solomon - First Kings 1-11[edit]

Jezebel - First Kings 16:29-Second Kings 9:37[edit]

Prophets[edit]

Exile[edit]

Daniel[edit]

Esther[edit]

Deuterocanonical / Apocrypha (Catholic Bible)[edit]

New Testament (Christian Bible)[edit]

Life of Christ[edit]

Arabic[edit]

  • The Savior (2014) (Palestinian-Bulgarian-Jordanian production)

Aramaic/Latin[edit]

English[edit]

Filipino[edit]

French[edit]

German[edit]

Italian[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

Persian[edit]

Sinhala[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Telugu[edit]

Animated movies[edit]

Mary, Mother of Jesus[edit]

Herod the Great[edit]

Mary Magdalene[edit]

  • Magdalanaattu Mary (1957) (India)[8]
  • The Friends of Jesus - Mary Magdalene[9] (2000)
  • Mary Magdalene (2018)

John the Baptist[edit]

Salome[edit]

Judas Iscariot[edit]

Barabbas[edit]

Parable of the Prodigal Son[edit]

Life of the Apostles[edit]

Creative[edit]

  • The Fourth Wise Man (1985)
  • Jesus of Montreal (French-Canadian) (1989)
  • Joshua (2002)
  • Mary (2005)
  • Jesus Loves Me (2012)
  • He Knows My Name (2015)

Revelation / Apocalypse[edit]

Fictional interpolations[edit]

Adam and Eve[edit]

Moses[edit]

Samson[edit]

Esther[edit]

  • Megillas Lester (2014)

Ben-Hur[edit]

Early Christians[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch (12 September 2016). The Bible in Motion: A Handbook of the Bible and Its Reception in Film. De Gruyter. p. 1068. ISBN 978-1-5015-0016-9.
  2. ^ "Jesus". Disney+ Hotstar.
  3. ^ Hervé Dumont (2009). L'Antiquité au cinéma: vérités, légendes et manipulations. Nouveau Monde. p. 429. ISBN 978-2-84736-476-7.
  4. ^ "Rajadhi Raju 1980". MX Player.
  5. ^ "Shanti Sandesham 2004". MX Player.
  6. ^ "Mulla Kireetam". Eros Now.
  7. ^ "The Animated Bible Series". revelationmedia.com. Archived from the original on August 22, 2018. Retrieved Sep 24, 2018.
  8. ^ a b Vijayakumar, B. (12 August 2012). "Snapaka Yohannan, 1963". The Hindu.
  9. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0244647/releaseinfo
  10. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0253101/releaseinfo
  11. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0215807/
  12. ^ Aneesh Daniel on LinkedIn
  13. ^ Holyfire Ministry (April 30, 2009). Story of Barabbas - 1/3 (Hindi).
  14. ^ "Quo Vadis". Wikipedia.
  15. ^ "Thomasleeha". Eros Now.
  16. ^ "Dayamayudu 1987". MX Player.
  17. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0219668/
  18. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0270621/
  19. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0276572/releaseinfo
  20. ^ "Punitha Anthoniyar/Kuzhandhai Yesu/Annai Velankani". Amazon India.