25 best religious movies, according to critics [Stacker]

Meagan Drillinger on Stacker wrote:

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…Stacker compiled data on the top 1,000 films of all time, according to Metacritic, and narrowed the scope to films that deal explicitly with religion, regardless of which religion or which angle the film takes on the religion. To qualify, the film had to have at least seven critic reviews…

#25. The Tree of Life (2011)
– Director: Terrence Malick
– Metascore: 85
– Runtime: 139 minutes

#24. Black Narcissus (1947)
– Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
– Metascore: 86
– Runtime: 101 minutes

#23. The Wild Pear Tree (2018)
– Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
– Metascore: 86
– Runtime: 188 minutes

#1. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
– Director: Steve McQueen
– Metascore: 96
– Runtime: 134 minutes

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In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

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