Movies That Point Us to the Cross

As we reflect on what Christ did for us through His death and resurrection, these six movies will give you an added perspective on the last days of Jesus prior to his resurrection.

The Young Messiah: Discover the Savior when he was a child. The film tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity. Watch as he discovers he is the Son of God, and travels with his parents from Egypt to Nazareth.


The Passion of the Christ: The Passion of the Christ is a ground-breaking film that has changed countless lives by illuminating the last few hours of Christ's life and ministry on earth. The Passion of The Christ focuses on the last twelve hours of Jesus of Nazareth's life. The film stands as the #11 biggest film in terms of box office sales for all time and the original DVD sold over 15 million units.


Risen: Witness the Resurrection through the eyes of a nonbeliever. The epic Biblical story of the Resurrection and the weeks that followed, as seen through the eyes of an unbelieving Clavius (Joseph Fiennes), a high-ranking Roman Military Tribune. Clavius and his aide Lucius (Tom Felton) are instructed by Pontius Pilate to ensure Jesus' radical followers don't steal his body and claim resurrection. When the body goes missing within days, Clavius sets out on a mission to locate the missing body in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.


The Jesus Film: His Life. His Death. Our Hope. Celebrating the most watched and influential movie in history, with the 35th anniversary edition. Digitally remastered for High Definition, this classic now includes a new film score, soundtrack and commemorative featurette. Jesus of Nazareth, the Son of God raised by a Jewish carpenter. Based on the gospel of Luke in the New Testament, here is the life of Jesus from the miraculous virgin birth to the calling of his disciples, public miracles and ministry, ending with his death by crucifixion at the hands of the Roman Empire and resurrection on the third day.


The Robe: The film is one the greatest biblical epics of all time. The first movie ever filmed in CinemaScope, The Robe was nominated for five Academy Awards® in 1963, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Richard Burton. Burton stars as Marcellus Galilo, the Roman centurion charged with overseeing the crucifixion. But when he wins Christ's robe in a gambling game at the foot of the cross, his life is forever changed.


Ben Hur: This "powerful, action packed film" is an exhilarating must see! A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him. From producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett comes an "epic and awe-inspiring" story of faith and forgiveness. Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) is enslaved by the Romans after being betrayed by his best friend Messala (Toby Kebbell). Separated from his family and the woman he loves, Ben-Hur is rescued from near death by the mysterious Ilderim (Academy Award Winner Morgan Freeman). He returns to his homeland seeking revenge against his brother and an empire, but instead he finds a chance for redemption.