Best new Biblical & Religious movies (2017) - 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, DVD and Netflix. Are Darren Aronofsky, Mel Gibson & William Wyler our new biblical genre directors? The main focus is on international art house & American and British indie cinema.

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

Anticipated 2017 biblical movies to watch

    The Silence (Friday January 13, 2017)

    The Silence film poster Director
    Martin Scorsese
    Andrew Garfield
    Adam Driver
    Liam Neeson

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

    Pilgrimage (Tuesday October 31, 2017)

    Pilgrimage film poster Director
    Brendan Muldowney
    Tom Holland
    Jon Bernthal
    Richard Armitage

    An upcoming film by promising filmmaker Brendan Muldowney about a group of Irish monks on their way to Rome to deliver some sort of holy relic. Along the way, tensions within the group begin to rise....Read more

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    Monty Python’s Life of Brian (Friday August 17, 1979)

    Monty Python’s Life of Brian film poster Director
    Terry Jones
    Graham Chapman
    John Cleese
    Michael Palin |

    The story is set in Judea of 33 A.D where Romans are struggling to hold control of the order and a boy named Brian is born in a...Read more

    Ben-hur (Saturday December 26, 1959)

    Ben-hur film poster Director
    William Wyler
    Charlton Heston
    Jack Hawkins
    Stephen Boyd |

    Decorated with 11 Academy awards, the masterpiece is an epic tale of a Jewish prince, betrayed in friendship and forced into...Read more

    The Ten Commandments (Monday October 15, 1956)

    The Ten Commandments film poster Director
    Cecil B. DeMille
    Charlton Heston
    Yul Brynner
    Anne Baxter

    Based on Holy Scriptures the story focuses on Moses, The Prince of Egypt who realizes his true Hebrew heritage and his divine...Read more

    The Passion of the Christ (Wednesday February 25, 2004)

    The Passion of the Christ film poster Director
    Mel Gibson
    Jim Caviezel
    Monica Bellucci
    Maia Morgenstern

    The poignant portrayal of final 12 hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth; the film highlights his betrayal by Judas, his...Read more

    Risen (Friday January 22, 2016)

    Risen film poster Director
    Kevin Reynolds
    Joseph Fiennes
    Tom Felton
    Peter Firth

    The account of first forty days after the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the perspective of a Roman centurion who is appointed...Read more

    Noah (Friday March 28, 2014)

    Noah film poster Director
    Darren Aronofsky
    Russell Crowe
    Jennifer Connelly
    Anthony Hopkins

    The Creator of the world chooses an ordinary man to accomplish an arduous mission before a catastrophe annihilates the whole...Read more

    The Young Messiah (Friday March 11, 2016)

    The Young Messiah film poster Director
    Cyrus Nowrasteh
    Adam Greaves-Neal
    Vincent Walsh
    Sara Lazzaro

    Plenty of films have been made about Jesus, but this one is quite unique in the sense that it focusses on his childhood exclusively. ...Read more