The top 20 Christian movies loved and adored by people are:

1.     Passion of The Christ

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It was a 2 hour and 7 minutes long movie that was released in 2004 and starred Jim Caviezel as Jesus, Monica Bellucci as Mary Magdalene, Maia Morgenstern as The Virgin Mary, and Rosalinda Celentano as The Devil. The movie showed the events that took place during the week of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. It reminds us the events of the week beginning with Palm Sunday when Jesus entered the city of Jerusalem and His sufferings began.

2.     The nativity story

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It was a historical/ adventure/ family drama that was released in 2005 and featured Keisha Hughes as Mary, Oscar Isaac as Joseph, and Ciaran Hinds as Harod. It focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph’s life when they traveled to Bethlehem to give birth to Jesus.

3.     Ben-Hur

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this was an adventure drama film which was released in 1959 and Judah Ben-Hur was a nobleman who was sentenced to years of slavery after being accused of treason by his adopted brother,  Messala. However, years later he returns to seek revenge by competing with him in a race.

4.     Paul- Apostle of Christ

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It was a 1 hour 48 minutes long drama/history movie released in 2018. The movie shows that Saul converted to Christianity and was henceforth known as Paul who was played by James Faulkner Throughout his missionary life, Paul delivered the message of Christ to Gentiles, preaching the importance of accepting that God overcame all evil in the world at the crucifixion of His son, Jesus.

5.     Jesus of Nazareth

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It was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and the first episode was released in 27 March 1997 with a budget of $45 Million with Robert Powell as Jesus and Olivia Hussey as The Virgin Mary. The episodes show Christian theology includes the beliefs that Jesus was conceived by the Holy Spirit, he was born of a virgin named Mary, performed miracles, founded the Christian Church, died by crucifixion as a sacrifice to achieve atonement for sin, rose from the dead, and ascended into Heaven, from where he will return.

6.     Risen- A

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1 hour 47 minutes long drama/history that was released in 2016. It starred Joseph Fiennes as Clavius Aquila, and Cliff Curtis as Jesus. Risen is about a Roman soldier searching for the resurrected Christ in the 40 days following the crucifixion, is an old-fashioned Biblical spectacular with fresh blood in its veins.

7.     The Ten Commandments

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it is a drama/ history movie released in 1956 starring Anne Baxter as Nefertari, Yul Brynner as Ramses, and Edward G Robinson as Dathan. The movie shows that Moses was saved by Pharoah’s daughter when he was in a basket in the river Nile. The movie shows what he does when he grows up and gets to know about his identity and mission to save the Hebrews from slavery.

8.     Silence

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A 2 hour and 41 minutes long movie that was released in 2016 starring Liam Neeson as Father Cristovoa, Andrew Garfeild as Sebastiao, Adam Driver as Francisco. The movie is the true story of Cristóvão Ferreira (1580-1650) and Giuseppe Chiara (1602-1685), two Jesuit priests from Portugal and Italy, respectively. In the end, they choose to renounce their faith and live by the names Sawano Chuan and Okamoto Sanuemon. The movie shows Rodrigues and Garupe, two Catholic missionaries who travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor, Ferreira, who was believed to have been promoting Catholicism by going against the law.

9.     The Young Messiah

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It was 1 hour 51 minutes long and was released in 2016. The movie shows that Mary (Sara Lazzaro), Joseph (Vincent Walsh) and Jesus embark on a journey from Egypt to Nazareth after the young boy miraculously brings someone back to life so King Herod (Jonathan Bailey) orders the death of the child, Roman centurion Severus (Sean Bean) starts to pursue the family across the desert. As Mary and Joseph worry about his safety, Jesus' natural curiosity allows him to understand more about the world and his remarkable powers.

10.The Mission

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A 2 hour 6 minutes long historical/ Drama released in 1986 featuring Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Liam Neeson, Bercelio Moya, Aidan Quinn and Chuck Low where 18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote south American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro slavery Portugal.

11.   Faustina

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The Apostle of Divine Mercy- It is a 1 hour 25 minutes religious film. It is a biographical film about Faustina Kowalska, a Roman Catholic nun and mystic whose apparitions of Jesus Christ inspired the Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy. This film is directed by Jerzy Łukaszewicz. It stars Derota Segda as sister Faustyna,  Agnieszka Czekanska as sister Feliksa, Stanislawa Celinska as sister Marcelina.

12.   Son of God

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another history movie with a duration of 2 hours and 18 minutes. It was relased in 2014 starring Roma Downey as The Virgin Mary, diogo morgado as Jesus, Nourreddine Aberdine as Joseph, Darcy Lincoln as Eve. The plot is about Jesus Christ who leaves his hometown and gets a huge amount of followers with his teachings and the miracles that he performs. Seeing that his number of followers are growing drastically, his enemies start plotting against him.

13.   Therese

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The story of Saint Therese of Lisieux- This is a mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. This is 1 hour and 36 minutes long movie released in 2004, directed by Leonardo Defillipis and written by Patti defillipis.

14.   The Visual Bible

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Acts- A historical drama of 3 hours and 13 minutes a released in 1994. The Italian- American actor Bruce Marchiano played Jesus in this movie. The Visual Bible: Acts is a 1994 American Christian film directed by Regardt van den Bergh and starring Henry O. Arnold, James Brolin, Dean Jones, and Bruce Marchiano. It depicts the events of the Acts of the Apostles from the New Testament.

15.   The Messenger

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The story of Joan of Arc- It is a 2 hour 40 minutes long war/drama movie that was released back in 1999. The Messenger portrays the story of St. Joan of Arc, the French war heroine and religious martyr of the Hundred Years War. It begins with young Joan as she witnesses the atrocities of the English against her family, and she has visions that inspire her to lead the French in a battle against the occupying English. However, the screenplay may fictionalize how Joan was “made” this way by witnessing her older sister's rape and murder at the hands of the English (which never happened). The Joan of Arc was played by Milla Jovovich

16.   Karol

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A Man Who Became Pope- It is a 2005 TV miniseries written and directed by Giacomo Battiato. Karol is a biography of Karol Wojtyła, later known as Pope John Paul II, the journey beginning in 1939 when Karol was only 19 years old and ending at the 1978 papal election that made him Pope.

17.   God’s Not Dead

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The God's Not Dead 2014 film series consists of American Christian-fiction drama films, based on the book of same name authored by Rice Broocks. The overall plot centers on a Christian pastor named Rev. David "Dave" Hill, who argues for the reality of God through a number of occurrences, in a modern-day society. The main cast consisted of  David A. R. White, Kevin Sorbo and Shane Harper. It was directed by Michael Mason, Vance Null and Harold Cronk.

18.   Miracles from Heaven

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it is  1 hour 49 minutes family/ drama released in 2016. Anna Beam (Kylie Rogers)is a little girl who lives with a rare, incurable disorder that leaves her unable to digest food. Despite the dire diagnosis, devoted mom Christy (Jennifer Garner) relentlessly searches for a way to save her beloved daughter. Everything changes in an instant when Anna tells an amazing story of a visit to heaven after surviving a headlong tumble into a tree. Her family and doctors become even more baffled when the young girl begins to show signs of recovering from her fatal condition.

19.   The Shack

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The Shack is a 2017 American Christian drama film directed by Stuart Hazeldine and written by John Fusco, Andrew Lanham, and Destin Daniel Cretton. The film stars Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Graham Greene, and Radha Mitchell, the movie shows that after suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression that causes him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.

20.   I’m not Ashamed

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This movie was released back in 2016 and the duration was 1 hour 52 minutes. Rachel was a student who helped people solve their family problems by helping them embrace spirituality. However, she got murdered by two of her classmates who aimed to change her beliefs. Masey McLain played Rachel.  I'm Not Ashamed is the true story of Rachel Joy Scott, the first teen to fall at the hands of the Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, who killed 12 high school students and one teacher at Columbine High School on April 20,1999.