Best new Biblical & Religious movies (2016) - Top Netflix & Cinema



Are biblical movies are getting back in fashion? Apparently so, as Hollywood seems to rediscover the power of these beautiful stories. They often serve in the same way as science fiction movies do, by making use re-eavulate our own society. By going back to the ethical building blocks of much of Western society, the Christian moral code, these movies make us wonder whether we have lost our way somewhere down the line.
The Vore's Film staff selects the top best biblical movies of 2017 in cinema or on DVD or Netfix. Are Darren Aronofsky, Mel Gibson & William Wyler our new biblical genre directors?

biblical movies2017
Popular actorsSean Bean, Jenifer Garner & Russell Crowe
Trending moviesThe Young Messiah, Miracles From Heaven & Risen

Best biblical movies on Netflix or DVD in 2017

2010's best rated biblical movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. Ben-Hur (, 125 minutes)
  2. It took surprisingly long, but here it finally is: the 21st century remake of epic movie nr 1. 'Ben-Hur'. Does it disappoint? Sure, it would be impossible surpass the 1958 classic, but yet there is plenty to enjoy. Beautiful decors, sweeping shots and an unforgettable plot.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BmeR9GYdDU
    StarringJack Huston, Toby Kebbell & Rodrigo Santoro
    DirectorTimur Bekmambetov (2012 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter )
    Themeschristianity, overcoming, revenge, adapted,
    CountryUnited States
    Keywordsbig,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  3. The Young Messiah (11-03-2016, 111 minutes)
  4. Plenty of films have been made about Jesus, but this one is quite unique in the sense that it focusses on his childhood exclusively.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVfmdLO2Ui8
    StarringAdam Greaves-Neal, Vincent Walsh & Sara Lazzaro
    DirectorCyrus Nowrasteh (The Stoning of Soraya M. )
    Themesgrowing up, religion, biblical, biographical,
    CountryUnited States
    Keywordsbiographical,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  5. Noah (28-03-2014, 138 minutes)
  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qmj5mhDwJQ
    StarringRussell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly & Anthony Hopkins
    DirectorDarren Aronofsky (Pi, Black Swan & The Fountain)
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. The Passion of the Christ (25-02-2004, 127 minutes)
  8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Aif1qEB_JU
    StarringJim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci & Maia Morgenstern
    DirectorMel Gibson (Braveheart, Signs & The Patriot)
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  9. The Ten Commandments (05-10-1956, 220 minutes)
  10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiLmKxiTT3g
    StarringCharlton Heston, Yul Brynner & Anne Baxter
    DirectorCecil B. DeMille (The Greatest Show on Earth, Samson and Delilah & reap The Wild Wind)
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  11. Ben-hur (26-12-1959, 212 minutes)
  12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NR1ZHKw09n8
    StarringCharlton Heston, Jack Hawkins & Stephen Boyd
    DirectorWilliam Wyler (Roman Holiday, Funny Girl & the best Years of Our Lives)
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  13. Monty Python’s Life of Brian (17-08-1979, 94 minutes)
  14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKPmGjVFbrY
    StarringGraham Chapman, John Cleese & Michael Palin
    DirectorTerry Jones (The Meaning of Life, Monty Python and the Holy Grail & Monty Python's Flying Circus)
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  15. The Last Temptation of Christ (22-09-1988, 164 minutes)
  16. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJKxg4p-Alk
    StarringWillem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel & Barbara Hershey
    DirectorMartin Scorsese (The wolf of Wall Street, Shutter Island & The Departed)
    CountryCanada United States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

2017 releases

The Silence (13-01-2017, 161 minutes)

Martin Scorsese struggled for years to realize this project, but in februari it's finally there. 'The Silence', an epic and tragic story about the two Catholic missionaries in 16th century Japan.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASU4wvY0CbE
StarringAndrew Garfield, Adam Driver & Liam Neeson
DirectorMartin Scorsese (The Gangs of New York)
Themesmentorship, religion, resistance, drama, historical,
Keywordsadventurous, emotional,

New biblical movies out now

Best recent & upcoming biblical movies with release dates.

Miracles From Heaven by Patricia Riggen

Release date18-03-2016
CountryUnited States
StarringJennifer Garner, John Carroll Lynch & Brighton Sharbino
Previous releasesUnder the Same Moon, Lemonade Mouth & The 33
Associated with drama,

Risen by Kevin Reynolds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcTVLfn5i8g
Release date22-01-2016
CountryUnited States
StarringTom Felton, Cliff Curtis & Joseph Fiennes
Previous releasesRed Dawn, The Count of Monte Cristo & Waterworld
Associated with action, adventure, drama,
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