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1. The Nativity Story (2006)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

52 Metascore

A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.

Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Oscar Isaac, Hiam Abbass

Votes: 10,154 | Gross: $37.63M

2. The Nativity (2010)

120 min | Drama

Explores the troubled times of turn of the millennium Judea, bringing legend to vibrant life, but rooting the action in a world we can all recognise & understand.

Stars: Andrew Buchan, Peter Capaldi, Al Weaver, Jack Shepherd

Votes: 273

3. The Chosen (2017–2021)

TV-PG | 54 min | Drama, History

A charismatic fisherman drowning in debt. A troubled woman wrestling with real demons. A young tax collector ostracized by society. A religious leader questioning his faith tradition.

Stars: Shahar Isaac, Jonathan Roumie, Noah James, Paras Patel

Votes: 15,137

4. The Bible (2013)
Episode: Hope (2013)

TV-14 | 49 min | Action, Drama, War

The Jews are enslaved in Babylon; Daniel is thrown into the lions' den, but when his faith endures and God spares him, the Jews are allowed to return to Jerusalem.

Director: Crispin Reece | Stars: Keith David, Sam Douglas, Robert Powell, Joe Coen

Votes: 275

5. The Bible (2013)
Episode: Mission (2013)

TV-14 | 47 min | Action, Drama, War

Jesus feeds the crowds in Galilee and brings a dead man, Lazarus, back to life; Jesus enters Jerusalem riding on a donkey - a declaration that he is the Messiah; Jesus turns on the money-changers in the Temple.

Director: Christopher Spencer | Stars: Keith David, Diogo Morgado, Robert Powell, Paul Marc Davis

Votes: 255

6. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Episode: Part 1 (1977)

TV-G | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

After Joseph and Mary's betrothal, Mary is visited by the angel Gabriel, who tells her she will bear the Son of God. Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem to take part in Herod's census, where Jesus is born.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine

Votes: 336

7. Mary of Nazareth (2012 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of Mary, mother of Jesus.

Director: Giacomo Campiotti | Stars: Alissa Jung, Paz Vega, Andreas Pietschmann, Antonia Liskova

Votes: 266

8. The Fourth Wise Man (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 72 min | Adventure, Drama

The story of Artaban, the fourth Magi, who spends his life looking for Jesus his King.

Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Martin Sheen, Alan Arkin, Eileen Brennan, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 493

9. Chasing the Star (2017)

96 min | Adventure

Three Magi Priests journey the unforgiving desert in search of the new born King.

Director: Bret Miller | Stars: Yancy Butler, Rance Howard, Terence Knox, Taymour Ghazi

Votes: 406

10. Un bambino di nome Gesù (1990 TV Movie)

190 min | Drama, History

The film attempts to fill in the "missing years" of Jesus, from ages 3 through 12. When King Herod orders that all Hebrew male children under the age of three be slain, Joseph moves his ... See full summary »

Director: Franco Rossi | Stars: Matteo Bellina, Bekim Fehmiu, María del Carmen San Martín, Alessandro Gassmann

Votes: 120

11. The Young Messiah (2016)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Fantasy

33 Metascore

Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity.

Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh | Stars: Adam Greaves-Neal, Vincent Walsh, Sara Lazzaro, Sean Bean

Votes: 3,246 | Gross: $6.46M

12. The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible (1985–1986)
Episode: The Miracles of Jesus (1986)

30 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

The trio find themselves in the land of Canaan where they meet Benjamin. Together they journey to all the places Jesus visited and he tells them of all the miracles he performed.

Stars: David Ackroyd, Rene Auberjonois, Darleen Carr, Paul Eiding

Votes: 8

13. The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible (1985–1986)
Episode: The Nativity (1986)

30 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

The trio find themselves in Judea where first they journey to Jerusalem where they hear of the coming of Jesus Christ then they travel to Bethlehem to witness the Nativity themselves.

Stars: David Ackroyd, Roscoe Lee Browne, Darleen Carr, Richard Erdman

Votes: 9

14. The Very First Noel (2006 Video)

23 min | Animation, Short, Family

The story of the birth of Jesus Christ from the views of the three kings.

Directors: Carrie Cheney, Yarrow Cheney | Stars: Steve Twitchell, Maddie Taylor, Catherine Gilbert, Ernie Gilbert

Votes: 64

15. The Night the Animals Talked (1970 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation, Family

Common farm animals in the stable of Christ's birth begin to talk and communicate for the first time upon Mary and Joseph's arrival. They realize a miracle is about to take place, but lose ... See full summary »

Director: Shamus Culhane | Stars: Frank Porretta, Joe Silver, Patricia Bright, Len Maxwell

Votes: 213

16. The Star (2017)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

42 Metascore

A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.

Director: Timothy Reckart | Stars: Steven Yeun, Keegan-Michael Key, Aidy Bryant, Gina Rodriguez

Votes: 7,032 | Gross: $40.85M

17. The Small One (1978)

G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Family

Ordered by his father to sell his old, small donkey, named Small One, a Hebrew boy in ancient Israel takes the donkey to the Jerusalem market. Finding no buyers there, the boy is about to give up when he meets a kind man named Joseph.

Directors: Don Bluth, Jack Cutting, Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Sean Marshall, William Woodson, Olan Soule, Hal Smith

Votes: 1,402

18. Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977 TV Movie)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

An outcast donkey in Roman era Judea with overlong ears finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Roger Miller, Brenda Vaccaro, Paul Frees, Don Messick

Votes: 1,930

19. Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?! (2014)

109 min | Comedy, Family

The pupils of St Bernadette's and the madcap Mr Poppy (MARC WOOTTON) are back! When their new teacher Mr Shepherd (MARTIN CLUNES) loses his memory as well as Archie the Donkey, it's up to ... See full summary »

Director: Debbie Isitt | Stars: Martin Clunes, Marc Wootton, Catherine Tate, Adam Garcia

Votes: 1,557

20. Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger! (2012)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Family

A worried new teacher has to juggle a pregnant wife and a class of children on a road trip to the National 'Song for Christmas' Competition.

Director: Debbie Isitt | Stars: David Tennant, Marc Wootton, Jason Watkins, Joanna Page

Votes: 3,219

21. Nativity! (2009)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family

An uptight but secretly heartbroken primary school teacher's little white lie about Hollywood coming to see his class' nativity play grows like wildfire in his rag-tag school low on self-esteem.

Director: Debbie Isitt | Stars: Martin Freeman, Marc Wootton, Jason Watkins, Ashley Jensen

Votes: 8,657

22. Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage (2008)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama

A look at the inspiration behind Thomas Kinkade's painting The Christmas Cottage, and how the artist was motivated to begin his career after discovering his mother was in danger of losing their family home.

Director: Michael Campus | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Jared Padalecki, Marcia Gay Harden, Aaron Ashmore

Votes: 2,337

23. Nativity Rocks! (2018)

100 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

The staff and students from St Bernadette's Primary School in Coventry audition for a place in a rock musical competition.

Director: Debbie Isitt | Stars: Simon Lipkin, Craig Revel Horwood, Daniel Boys, Anna Chancellor

Votes: 456

24. Godspell (2017)

Comedy, Drama, Musical

Follows the story of Jesus Christ as he forms a community of lovable disciples, who teach lessons by singing songs and performing skits, before culminating in his betrayal and crucifixion.

Director: Chris Berg | Stars: Colton Dauksavage, Kaleb Koho, Roberto Kerezsi, Savannah Schaefer

Votes: 14

25. Godspell (1973)

G | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

65 Metascore

An adaption of the musical, in a modern-day song-and-dance recreation of the Gospel of St. Matthew.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Victor Garber, Lynne Thigpen, Katie Hanley, David Haskell

Votes: 3,161 | Gross: $1.20M

26. The First Christmas (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 60 min | Family, Musical

When Amelia's parents decide to share their Christmas with a family in need, Amelia has a hard time figuring out if she should do the same. Though hesitant to join in at first, Amelia ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Agle Jr. | Stars: Lauren Faber, Dallyn Vail Bayles, Daniel Beck, Lori Broadhead

Votes: 23

27. Jesus of Montreal (1989)

R | 120 min | Drama

A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Catherine Wilkening, Johanne-Marie Tremblay, Rémy Girard

Votes: 6,829 | Gross: $1.60M

28. Mary (I) (2005)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Thriller

The Virgin Mary delivers a message to an 11-year-old girl.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Forest Whitaker, Matthew Modine, Heather Graham

Votes: 1,869

29. No Ordinary Shepherd (2014 Video)

TV-G | 24 min | Short, Drama

As the sun beams brightly on the hills surrounding Palestine, one young shepherd boy thoughtfully considers the significance of the day. The child, crippled in a terrible accident, has ... See full summary »

Director: John Lyde | Stars: Jacob Buster, Darin Southam, Jacque Gray, Danny James

Votes: 58

30. He Knows My Name (2015)

TV-G | 35 min | Short, Drama

Little Rebekah brings Jesus home to meet her mother and grandfather - a simple act that will forever change all their lives.

Director: John Lyde | Stars: Aimee Lynne Johnson, Melanie Stone, Bruce Newbold, Koleman Stinger

Votes: 68

31. The Case for Christ (2017)

PG | 112 min | Biography, Drama

50 Metascore

An investigative journalist and self-proclaimed atheist sets out to disprove the existence of God after his wife becomes a Christian.

Director: Jon Gunn | Stars: Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway, Frankie Faison, Robert Forster

Votes: 8,007 | Gross: $14.68M

32. The Case for Christ (2007 Video)

Unrated | 71 min | Documentary

Reporter Lee Strobel interviews a number of religious and historical scholars in order to find out if there is any proof of the resurrection, and to discover the historical veracity of the New Testament.

Directors: Michael Eaton, Timothy Eaton | Stars: Lee Strobel, Leslie Strobel, J.P. Moreland, Mark Strauss

Votes: 588

33. God's Not Dead (2014)

PG | 113 min | Drama

16 Metascore

College philosophy professor Mr. Radisson's curriculum is challenged by his new student, Josh, who believes God exists.

Director: Harold Cronk | Stars: Shane Harper, Kevin Sorbo, David A.R. White, Dean Cain

Votes: 40,843 | Gross: $60.76M

34. God's Not Dead 2 (2016)

PG | 120 min | Drama

22 Metascore

When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her response lands her in deep trouble.

Director: Harold Cronk | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, David A.R. White, Hayley Orrantia

Votes: 11,584 | Gross: $20.77M

35. Silence (1971)

129 min | Drama, History

Two Jesuit priests encounter persecution when they travel to Japan in the 17th century to spread Christianity and to locate their mentor.

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: David Lampson, Don Kenny, Tetsurô Tanba, Mako

Votes: 935

36. The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)

Passed | 137 min | Drama, War

A young priest is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Rose Stradner

Votes: 2,415

37. The Shoes of the Fisherman (I) (1968)

G | 162 min | Drama

After spending decades in a Siberian Gulag labor camp, Roman Catholic priest Kiril Lakota is set free by Russian leader Piotr Ilyich Kamenev at the height of the Cold War

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, Oskar Werner, David Janssen

Votes: 3,397

38. Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)

Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

76 Metascore

A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose.

Director: Marc Rothemund | Stars: Julia Jentsch, Fabian Hinrichs, Alexander Held, Johanna Gastdorf

Votes: 26,653 | Gross: $0.68M

39. Silent Night (2002 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War

Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Gibbons | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Matthew Harbour, Romano Orzari, Alain Goulem

Votes: 1,454

40. Joyeux Noel (2005)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, History, Music

70 Metascore

In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life.

Director: Christian Carion | Stars: Diane Kruger, Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet, Natalie Dessay

Votes: 28,174 | Gross: $1.05M

41. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

R | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

71 Metascore

World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 445,741 | Gross: $67.21M

42. Eleni (1985)

PG | 114 min | Drama, War

A mother's love for her children leads to a son's revenge for her death in this dramatic thriller beginning during the Greece civil war. The powerful cast includes Kate Nelligan, John Malkovich and Linda Hunt.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Kate Nelligan, John Malkovich, Linda Hunt, Oliver Cotton

Votes: 1,364 | Gross: $0.31M

43. Places in the Heart (1984)

PG | 111 min | Drama

70 Metascore

In central Texas in the 1930s, a widow, with two small children, tries to run her small 40-acre farm with the help of two disparate people.

Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Sally Field, Lindsay Crouse, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan

Votes: 10,627 | Gross: $34.90M

44. Mother Teresa (2003 TV Movie)

110 min | Biography, Drama

Mother Teresa's life is portrayed from the beginning of her ministry to her death. She seeks to serve the poor by creating a new "congregation" in the Church, establishing refuges for the ... See full summary »

Director: Fabrizio Costa | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Sebastiano Somma, Ingrid Rubio, Michael Mendl

Votes: 641

45. The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

Unrated | 126 min | Drama

At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan

Votes: 7,273 | Gross: $21.30M

46. Lilies of the Field (1963)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama