Biblical Movies


Joseph - USA, 1995

Director: Robert Young
Story: James Carrington - Lionel Chetwynd
Cast: Ben Kingsley (Potiphar), Paul Mercurio (Joseph), Martin Landau (Jacob)

The story of Joseph, the youngest and preferred son of Jacob who was sold in "slavery" to Egypt by his jealous brothers. 

Prince of Egypt - USA, 1998

Director: Brenda Chapman - Steve Hickner
Story: Philip LaZebnik
Cast: Val Kilmer (Moses/God), Ralph Fiennes (Ramesses), Patrick Stewart (Seti I), Hellen Mirren (the Queen)

This animated movie tells the story of the Hebrew Moses who was raised at the court of Seti I as an Egyptian prince, but then finds his destiny as leader of the Hebrew people.

The Ten Commandments - USA, 1923

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Story: Jeanie MacPherson
Cast: Theodore Roberts (Moses), Charles De Roche (Ramesses)

The first part of this silent movie tells the biblical story of Moses and the Ten Commandments. The second part is set in 20th Century America and is intended to show how Moses' Commandments still hold their value.

The Ten Commandments - USA, 1956

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Story: Aeneas MacKenzie - Jesse Lasky Jr.
Cast: Charlton Heston (Moses), Yul Brynner (Ramesses), Ann Baxter (Nefertari)

The story about the life and times of Moses as only Hollywood could tell it.

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