The Bible on the Big Screen: A Guide from Silent Films to Today’s Movies

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  • Year: 2007
  • Publisher: Baker Books

Hollywood has been producing biblical movies for over a century. Starting with mini-Passion stories from the 1890s, bestselling author J. Stephen Lang takes readers through blockbusters and busts, miniseries and Mel Gibson, covering film plots and characters based on the Bible. More than just a list, The Bible on the Big Screen gives movie buffs film credits, running times, and release dates and answers intriguing questions about motives for making the movies, critics' reactions, and much more. It also offers a comprehensive filmography with a chronological listing of all biblical movies ever made, and if they are available on video.

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