Selective Religious Filmography

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Accattone (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1961)

The Addiction (Abel Ferrara, 1995)

The Agony and the Ecstasy (Carol Reed, 1965)

Almonds and Raisins: A History of the Yiddish Cinema (Russ Karel, 1983)

Amadeus (Milos Forman, 1984)

Amistad (Steven Spielberg, 1997)

Andrei Rublev (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1966)

Angel and the Badman (James Edward Grant, 1947)

Angel Heart (Alan Parker, 1987)

The Angel Levine (Jan Kadar, 1970)

Angels and Insects (Philip Haas, 1995)

Angels with Dirty Faces (Michael Curtiz, 1938)

The Annunciation (Andr s Jeles, 1993)

The Apostle (Robert Duvall, 1998)

L'Argent de Poche (Francois Truffaut, 1976)

At Play in the Fields of the Lord (Hector Babenco, 1991)

Au Hasard, Balthasar (Robert Bresson, 1966)

Au Revoir, les Enfants (Louis Malle, 1988)

Babette's Feast (Gabriel Axel, 1987)

Back to God's Country (David Hartford, 1919)

The Bad Lieutenant (Abel Ferrara, 1992)

Barabbas (Fleischer, 1962)

Battle Hymn (Douglas Sirk, 1957)

Beckett (Peter Glenville, 1964)

The Believer (Henry Bean, 2001)

The Bells of St. Mary (Leo McCarey, 1945)

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (Fred Niblo, 1925; William Wyler, 1959)

The Bible--In the Beginning (John Huston, 1966)

Il Bidone (Federico Fellini, 1955)

The Big Fisherman (Frank Borzage, 1959)

Big Mama's House (Raja Gosnell, 2000)

Black God, White Devil (Glauber Rocha, 1964)

Black Narcissus (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1947)

Black Robe (Bruce Beresford, 1991)

Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982)

Blaise Pascal (Roberto Rosselini, 1971)

The Blasphemer (O. E. Gebel, 1921)

The Blood of Jesus (Spencer Williams, 1941)

Body and Soul (Oscar Micheaux, 1924)

Boys Town (Norman Taurog, 1938)

Breaking the Waves (Lars von Trier, 1996)

Bringing Out the Dead (Martin Scorsese, 1999)

Broadway Danny Rose (Woody Allen, 1984)

The Brother from Another Planet (John Sayles, 1984)

Brother Sun, Sister Moon (Franco Zefferelli, 1973)

The Burmese Harp (Kon Ichikawa, 1956)

Cabin in the Sky (Vincente Minnelli, 1941)

Cammina, Cammina (Ermanno Olmi, 1982)

Cape Fear (Martin Scorsese, 1991)

The Cardinal (Otto Preminger, 1963)

Ceddo (Ousmanne Sembene, 1977)

Central Station (Walter Salles, 1998)

Chariots of Fire (Hugh Hudson, 1981)

Chocolat (Claire Denis, 1988)

The Chosen (Jeremy Paul Kagan, 1982)

The Christian (Maurice Tourneur, 1923)

City of Angels (Brad Silbering, 1998)

City of Joy (Roland Joffe, 1992)

The Color Purple (Steven Spielberg, 1985)

Conspiracy of Hearts (Ralph Thomas, 1960)

Constantine and the Cross (Lionello De Felice, 1960)

Contact (Robert Zemeckis, 1997)

Cool Hand Luke (Stuart Rosenberg, 1967)

Crimes and Misdemeanors (Woody Allen, 1989)

Curse of the Demon (Jacques Tourneur, 1958)

Dancer in the Dark (Lars von Trier, 2000)

Daughters of the Dust (Julie Dash, 1991)

David and Bathsheba (Henry King, 1951)

David and Goliath (Ferdinando Baldi, 1961)

The Day of the Locust (John Schlesinger, 1974)

Day of Wrath (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1943)

Dead Man Walking (Tim Robbins, 1995)

Decalogue (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1999)

Demetrius and the Gladiators (Delmer Daves, 1954)

The Devils (Ken Russell, 1971)

The Devil's Advocate (Taylor Hackford, 1997)

The Devil's Disciple (Guy Hamilton, 1959)

Diary of A Country Priest (Robert Bresson, 1951)

Dirty Gertie from Harlem, USA (Spencer Williams, 1946)

The Disciple (William S. …