Best Biblical Movies

From VeggieTales to The Ten Commandments, these picks bring classic Bible stories to life and illustrate lessons from Sunday school in ways that kids can understand and appreciate.

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VeggieTales: Celery Night Fever

age 4+

Lively Christian tale tackles friendship and forgiveness.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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VeggieTales: The Penniless Princess

age 4+

Engaging, faith-based retelling of a classic princess tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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VeggieTales: Sumo of the Opera

age 4+

Vegetables learn perseverance in funny, faith-based tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie

age 5+

Entertaining, humorous take on biblical story.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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The Star

age 5+

Sweet Nativity story told from animals' perspective.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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Joseph: King of Dreams

age 8+

Animated Bible story too scary for very young.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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One Night with the King

age 8+

Brave heroine risks it all in biblical epic.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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The Prince of Egypt

age 8+

Animated feature tells story of Moses; some violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1998)
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The Ten Commandments (2007)

age 8+

Animated story of Moses has some violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2007)
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Young Abraham

age 8+

Religious tale has humor, positive messages, some peril.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2011)
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The Ten Commandments

age 9+

Stirring, even if it's as much showbiz as Bible.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1956)
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The Miracle Maker: The Story of Jesus

age 10+

Birth of Christianity artfully animated; biblical violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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Moses

age 10+

Ambitious biblical musical transfers from stage to screen.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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The Nativity Story

age 10+

The Bible on the big screen: New take on old tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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Ben-Hur

age 13+

1959 biblical epic has fierce blood-spilling, cruelty.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1959)
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Mary Magdalene

age 14+

Biblical tale of bold woman's journey has strong violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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The Bible

age 15+

Biblical reenactments are theatrical and very violent.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2013)
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Noah

age 15+

Dark biblical tale is brutal, violent, gory.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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The Last Temptation of Christ

age 16+

Controversial epic with brutality, sex. Mature teens only.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1988)
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The Passion of the Christ

age 16+

Controversial film is extremely violent and powerful.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2004)
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