Editor’s note: this article originally appeared on Brother Decker’s site www.moviedad.com. It is reprinted with permission.
It’s Holy Week this week, in which Christendom celebrates the ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. There’s no better time to watch movies about the Son of God; here’s ten great flicks, representing various faith traditions, that you can stream online.
BEN-HUR (NR, 1959) – Rent or buy on Amazon Instant Video
THE BIBLE (TV-14, 2013) – Free on Netflix Streaming
FINDING FAITH IN CHRIST (NR, 2004)- Free at lds.org
GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD (G, 1965) – Rent or buy on Amazon Instant Video
JESUS OF NAZARETH (NR, 1977) – Free on Netflix Streaming
KING OF KINGS (NR, 1927) – Free on Hulu Plus
KING OF KINGS (PG-13, 1961) – Rent or buy on Amazon Instant Video
LIFE OF CHRIST BIBLE VIDEOS – (NR, 2014) Free on YouTube
THE ROBE (NR, 1953) – Free on Netflix Streaming
SON OF GOD (PG-13, 2014) – Free on Netflix Streaming
AVAILABLE ONLY ON DVD: THE TESTAMENTS OF ONE FOLD AND ONE SHEPHERD and TO THIS END WAS I BORN
Want these titles on Bluray or DVD? Click on the links below to purchase them. Happy Easter to all!
Jonathan Decker is a licensed marriage and family therapist available for face-to-face and online webcam sessions. He’s also a film critic for KJZZ-TV Mormons at the Megaplex, and Movie Dad. His book, 250 Great Movies for Latter-day Families, is available in paperback and Kindle.