time line of Movies about the death of christ

Timeline created by raziel
In Film
  • Passion Play

    Passion Play
    A Passion play is a dramatic presentation depicting the Passion of Christ: the trial, suffering and death of Jesus Christ. this was a presentation showing 31 visual slides and spanning over 61 mins.
    first shown in USA.
  • Vie et Passion du Christ

    is a 44-minute French silent film that was produced and released in 1903. As such, it is one of the earliest feature-length narrative films.
    this was first shown in France
  • From the Manger to the Cross

    this is one of the first motion pictures, portraying the life and death of christ.
    this was first shown in the USA.
  • Intolerance

    Intolerance
    this movie was produced in the U.S.A Its central theme shows how intolerance through the ages breeds anger, anger then breeds repression and repression breeds more intolerance. Set in four different historical time periods (including then present day 1916), the film shifts back and forth from story to story with ever increasing frequency until it reaches its dramatic climax followed by a fanciful epilogue of what the world would be like if we could only banish our fear and hatred.
  • The King of Kings

    The King of Kings
    this silent movie is a depiction of the last weeks of christ before his brutal crucifixion. and was shown in the USA.
  • Golgotha

    Golgotha
    this films is a renactment of the Last Days of Jesus. showed in france.
  • King of kings

    King of kings
    this is an american motion picture and is a retelling of the story of Jesus from his birth to his crucifixion and Resurrection. and is a re telling of the motion picture "King of Kings" (1927)
  • Il vangelo secondo Matteo

    Il vangelo secondo Matteo
    translates into "The Gospel According to St. Matthew" and is a 1964 Italian film The dialogue is primarily taken directly from the Gospel, and is a telling jesus life and death according to St. Matthew.
  • the greatest story ever told

    the greatest story ever told
    this movie was is an american motion picture It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection
  • the Passover Plot

    the Passover Plot
    is the name of a controversial, best-selling 1965 book, by British Biblical scholar Hugh J. Schonfield who has also published a translation of the New Testament informed with a Jewish perspective. first published in UK.
  • Wednesday Play: Son of Man

    Dennis Potter's controversial reading of the life of Christ, with Jesus portrayed as a hearty, fiery, well-meaning carpenter who believes that people should try to love their enemies rather than fight all the time, but who is racked by self doubt as to whether or not he is the popularly anticipated Messiah. made in the UK
  • Jesus Christ Superstar

    Jesus Christ Superstar
    Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera that became a musical It highlights the political and interpersonal struggles of Judas Iscariot and Jesus. The rock opera is based on St John's Gospel account of the last week of Jesus' life, first shown in america.
  • Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus

    Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus
    A black-clad Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death and the suffering he was forced to under go. first shown in america but later shown in the UK
  • Jesus Christ Superstar

    Jesus Christ Superstar
    a more mordern version of the pre realesed musical.
  • Godspell

    Godspell
    The structure of the musical is that of a series of parables, based on the Gospel of Matthew, and is an archaic spelling of the word gospel.
  • The Messiah

    The Messiah
    this movie was released in italy and is a challenging account of Jesus' life between the miracles.
  • The Thorn

    The Thorn is a comedy movie released on the 24 May 1974, in the USA film debut came as the Virgin Mary in The Greatest Story Ever Overtold, a satire of Christianity made in 1971. produced in the USA.
  • The Passover Plot

    The Passover Plot
    Passover Plot is the name of a 1976 movie which was adapted from this book. first released in america.
  • Jesus of Nazareth

    Jesus of Nazareth
    released in italy and UK Anglo-Italian television miniseries dramatizing the birth, life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus based on the accounts in the four New Testament Gospels.
  • The Nativity

    The Nativity
    The story of the courtship of Joseph and Mary, and of the events leading up to the first Christmas. first released in USA.
  • The New Media Bible: The Gospel According to St. Luke

    A reading of the New Testament according to St. Luke
  • Jesus

    Jesus
    this motion picture which depicts the life of Jesus Christ according primarily to the Gospel of Luke in the Christian Bible. first released in the USA
  • Jesus the movie

    Jesus the movie
    first released in germany. The individual episodes retell the story of the New Testament and were made by a total of 22 filmmakers from East and West Germany in 12 months.
  • The Last Temptation of Christ

    The Last Temptation of Christ
    released in the USA, the film depicts the life of Jesus Christ, and its central thesis is that Jesus, while free from sin, was still subject to every form of temptation that humans face, including fear, doubt, depression, reluctance and lust.
  • The Visual Bible: Matthew

    The Visual Bible: Matthew
    first shown in south america, In this installment of the VISUAL BIBLE series, the apostle Matthew (Richard Kiley) recalls his life as a young man. Bruce Marchiano stars as Jesus in this word-for-word presentation of the NIV.
  • Mary Mother Of Jesus

    this american show was made-for-television Biblical film that retells the story of Jesus through the eyes of Mary, his mother.
    The film emphasizes Mary's importance in Jesus's life, suggesting that his parables were inspired by stories she told him in his childhood.
  • Jesus

    Jesus
    this american TV film is a Biblical show that retells the story of Jesus of Nazareth.
  • The Miracle Maker

    The Miracle Maker
    is a Welsh/Russian stop motion-animated film about the life of Jesus Christ through the eyes of a young girl, Tamar, the daughter of the Biblical Jairus who is raised from death by Jesus.
  • Jesus Christ super star

    a remake from the 1973 film. this rock opera was based entily on the previouse performances. and was performed in the UK
  • Gospel of John

    The Gospel of John is a 2003 movie that is the story of Jesus' life as recounted by the Gospel of John. It is a motion picture that has been adapted for the screen on a word-for-word basis from the American Bible Society's Good News Bible. This three-hour epic feature film follows John's Gospel precisely, without additions to the story from other Gospels, nor omission of complex passages.
  • The Passion of christ

    The Passion of christ
    It is based on the New Testament accounts of the arrest, trial, torture, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, events commonly known as The Passion. and was first released in america.
  • The son of man

    The son of man
    the story of the life of Jesus in the situation of contemporary Africa and asks what would be happen today, if someone in Africa came forward with the same message as Jesus.
  • The Nativity Story

    The Nativity Story
    The movie begins with the portrayal of the Massacre of the Innocents. The remainder of the movie portrays the annunciation (conception) and nativity (birth) of Jesus Christ to explain why King Herod (Ciarán Hinds) ordered the brutality.
  • The first chrismas.

    this american motion picture recounts the biblical tale of Jesus' birth against a backdrop of carols like "O Little Town of Bethlehem" and "Silent Night." Based on a story by Charles Dickens.
  • The Gospel of Mark

    this movie is based on the cospal of mark tells the story of the last weeks of jesus through ST. Marks eyes.
  • Colour Of The Cross

    Colour Of The Cross
    The film is unique in that it is one of the few depictions of Christ as a black man, and that it portrays Jesus's persecution as the result of racism.