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The Vatican Film List: 15 Best Movies about Religion

The Vatican Film List: 15 Best Movies about Religion

  1. Andrei Rublev — Andrei Tarkovsky (1969, USSR)
  2. The Mission — Roland Joffé (1986, UK)
  3. La passion de Jeanne d’Arc (The Passion of Joan of Arc) — Carl T. Dreyer (1928, France)
  4. La vie et la passion de Jésus Christ (Life and Passion of Christ) — Ferdinand Zecca and Lucien Nonguet (1905, France) [on the list as La Passion Pathé]
  5. Francesco, giullare di Dio (The Flowers of St. Francis / Francis, God’s Jester) — Roberto Rossellini (1950, Italy)
  6. Il vangelo secondo Matteo (The Gospel According to Matthew) — Pier Paolo Pasolini (1964, France/Italy)
  7. Thérèse — Alain Cavalier (1986, France)
  8. Ordet (The Word) — Carl T. Dreyer (1955, Denmark)
  9. Offret / Sacrificatio (The Sacrifice) — Andrei Tarkovsky (1986, Sweden/UK/France)
  10. Francesco — Liliana Cavani (1989, Italy/Germany)
  11. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ — William Wyler (1959, USA)
  12. Babettes gæstebud (Babette’s Feast) — Gabriel Axel (1987, Denmark)
  13. Nazarín — Luis Buñuel (1958, Mexico)
  14. Monsieur Vincent — Maurice Cloche (1947, France)
  15. A Man for All Seasons — Fred Zinnemann (1966, UK)

Photo from the film Andrei Rublev (1966)





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