93% of people can't identify these Biblical films from an image! Can you?

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DELIVER US TO THE PROMISED LAND! If you're a reader of the Bible, you can probably pinpoint this exact passage. If you're a fan of biblical films, you would know that this comes from The Prince of Egypt. With all the biblical films, from live-action to animated, 93% of people can't identify them from an image. Can you?

The Bible is one of the most-followed sacred texts around the world. With 2.2 billion followers of Christianity and 13.9 million who follow Judaism, the stories and teachings of the Bible have reached over a quarter of the world's population. While many of these stories are shared through services, they have also come to life through film. Could you match the film to the proper image?

Many films follow the history of the Old Testament. The 1956 film The Ten Commandments and the animated 1998 The Prince of Egypt follow the story of Moses. There are others dedicated to Joseph, David, Esther and Jonah. While these are depicting the first half of the Bible, there are the other biblical films that are dedicated to Jesus' life in the New Testament.

The 2006 film The Nativity Story follows Mary and Joseph up until the birth of Jesus. One of the most popular biblical films is Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ which was released in 2004. The film begins with Jesus' prayers in Gethsemane before his leading to his crucifixion and ends with his resurrection.

These are some of the most popular biblical films to hit the screen. Can you recognize all of them? Could you pick out an animated Moses? Could you recognize The Passion of the Christ's Jim Caviezel? There's only one way to find out!

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Directed by John Huston, "The Bible: In the Beginning" covers the first part of the book of Genesis. This incorporates the stories of Adam and Eve, Noah, as well as the covenant between God and Abram. It stars Michael Parks, Ulla Bergryd, Ava Gardner and George C Scott. Huston wanted Charlie Chaplin to play Noah but he refused.

"VeggieTales," a Christian themed animated series for children tells the story of Noah’s Ark in this feature from 2015. The movie includes the voice talents of Wayne Brady from "Whose Line is it Anyway."

Starring Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins and Jennifer Connelly, 2014’s "Noah" tells the Biblical story of Noah and his quest to save his family from God’s wrath by building an Ark as instructed. No real animals were used during filming. They were all created by special effects company, Industrial Light and Magic.

This animated movie, directed by Todd Shaffer and featuring the voice talents of Tadhg McMahon, tells the story of Abraham in his younger years. It was released in 2011.

Starring Stewart Granger as Lot, 1962’s "Sodom and Gomorrah" tells the story of the city destroyed by fire from heaven. It was directed by Robert Aldrich and took 11 months to shoot. Sergio Leone, the legendary director of primarily Western movies, was set to be the second unit director. It never happened and it still remains unclear if he quit or was pushed out.

With a cast including Donny Osmond as Joseph, Richard Attenborough as Jacob and Joan Collins as Potiphar’s wife, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" was nominated for a few awards and won a Silver Rose in the United Kingdom. This is the film adaption of the famous West End musical.

This 2012 Italian film tells the story of Mary, mother of Jesus. It was directed by Giacomo Campiotti and stars Alissa Jung as Mary.

A 3 hour and 40 minute epic from director Cecil B. DeMille, "The Ten Commandments" stars Charleton Heston as Moses, Yul Brinner as Ramses and Ann Baxter as Nefretiri. It was nominated for seven Academy Awards, only winning one for Best Effects, Special Effects. Interestingly 14,000 extras and over 15,000 animals were used during filming.

Directed by Henry Koster, the Story of Ruth was released in 1960. It starred Elana Eden in the title role who was an unknown actress at the time. The part was originally intended for established actress Susan Strasberg but the studio changed their mind.

This TV mini-series ran for six episodes and told the Biblical account of Moses. It featured Burt Lancaster as Moses. His son, Bill, played Moses as a young man. "Moses the Lawgiver" was directed by Gianfranco De Bosio.

Directed by Stephen Patrick Walker, "Journey of Faith" is an adaption of the Biblical account of Ruth. It stars Sherry Morris in the title role.

"VeggieTales," a Christian themed animated series for children, tells the Biblical story of Joseph but in an interesting way – as a Western. It features the voice talents of Mike Nawrocki as Little Joe.

Another epic from legendary director Cecille B DeMille, this film follows the life of Jesus in the early teachings of his ministry on earth. It stars HB Warner as Jesus, Dorothy Cumming as Mary and Ernest Torrence as Peter.

With a plethora of incredible acting talent, including Max von Sydow, Charlton Heston, Martin Landau and Angela Lansbury, "The Greatest Story Ever Told" was destined to be a hit. Directed by George Stevens, it was nominated for five Academy Awards but didn’t win an Oscar. Telly Savalas, who played Pilate in the movie, shaved his head for the role. He kept his head bald from that point on.

As with anything from Monty Python, "Life of Brian" is a spoof on the biblical story of Jesus. Directed by Terry Jones, the film stars Eric Idle, John Cleese, and all the other Python regulars. The movie was not well received by Christian organizations around the world.

A very different take on the life of Jesus, this movie tells his story as a young child returning to Nazareth after seven years in exile in Egypt where his family took him to escape Herod. The movie, directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh is based on the novel by Anne Rice.

This made-for-TV- movie, released in 1999 stars Batman actor, Christian Bale, as Jesus and Pernilla August as his mother Mary. Interestingly, Madonna was set to play Mary but dropped out of the project.

This 2004 movie sees Johnathon Schaech in the role of Judas. After he meets Jesus (played by Jonathan Scarfe) for the first time, Judas is not sure what to make of this proclaimed Messiah. The two eventually become firm friends but with very different views on how the Messiah can save the Jews.

Starring Anthony Quinn as Barabbas, this movie tells the story of the Jewish leader set free at the behest of the people instead of Jesus. He is forever haunted by this, however.

Directed by Richard Thorpe, "The Prodigal" tells the story of a young Hebrew man who demands his half of his family's fortune and leaves home to venture into the city. There, he is cheated out of his wealth by a pagan woman and her high priest. This causes him to leave his faith behind before returning to his father who greets him with open arms. It is loosely based on the parable of the prodigal son as told by Jesus in the New Testament.

Featuring Robert Loggia as Peter, this movie sees the apostle telling of his time with Jesus, just days before he too is to be executed. "The Apostle Peter and the Last Supper" was directed by Gabriel Sabloff

This film follows the disciples after the death of Jesus. It shows both Peter and Paul (who as Saul had persecuted Jesus’ followers) and how they led the church following his ascension into heaven. This made-for-TV movie stars Anthony Hopkins as Paul and Robert Foxworth as Peter.

Starring Oscar winner Juliette Binoche, "Mary" was directed by Abel Ferrara. It also stars Forrest Whitaker and Matthew Modine. "Mary" won four awards at the Venice Film Festival in 2005, including a Grand Jury Special Prize.

"The Omen" starring Gregory Peck and Lee Remick, tells the story of a little boy named Damien, who actually is the anti-christ. The film was directed by Richard Donner.

Narrated by Orson Wells, this docu-drama depicts the Earth and the disasters that will hit the planet as laid out in the Bible.

A fictional film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, this movie sees Arnie hellbent on stopping Satan from taking a bride in New York City. It was directed by Peter Hyams.

Another fictional film, this time from 2005, Constantine tells the story of a Supernatural detective, John Constantine. Angela Dodson (Rachel Weisz) approaches Constantine to help prove her twin sister did not commit suicide. Little does she know that he is actually a demon hunter and greater forces are at work in her death.

Starring a young Demi Moore, this movie was released in 1988, and directed by Carl Schultz. It tells of the signs of the Apocalypse and made $18,875,011 in the U.S. alone.

Written and directed by Michael Tolkin, "The Rapture" stars David Duchovny prior to his "X-Files" fame. The central message behind the movie is that even those furthest from God can become Christians.

Starring Kirk Cameron and Brad Johnson, "Left Behind: The Movie" tells the story of the Rapture, where all of God’s children are taken up to Heaven before the reign of the anti-christ on earth. It is based on a book by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins.

This 2002 movie is not about Joshua, the brother of Moses but instead, tells the story of a mysterious man who appears in a small American town. At first, he seems very helpful but as time goes by, he appears to produce supernatural feats and some people begin to wonder who he really is. "Joshua" was directed by Jon Purdy and stars F. Murray Abraham and Tony Goldwyn.

Also known as "Apocalypse: Caught in the Eye of the Storm," this straight-to-video movie stars Leigh Lewis and Richard Nester, two news reporters who have to contend with life after the Rapture has taken place and many people have vanished off the planet.

This TV series ran for two episodes and told the story of Jesus Christ. It featured Robert Powell as Jesus and Anne Bancroft as Mary Magdalene. It also starred Ernest Borgnine and Christopher Plummer. Originally Peter O’Toole was cast as Judas but sickness forced him to miss the project.

This 1981 movie tells the story of the last Jewish outpost holding out against Roman invaders atop a mountain called Masada. Faced with having to live under the tyranny of Rome and with their supplies running out, they all commit suicide. The movie stars Peter O’Toole and Peter Strauss.

Directed by Martin Scorsese and featuring William Dafoe and Harvey Keitel, "The Last Temptation of Christ" portrays the life of Jesus. Scorsese was nominated for the Best Director at the 1989 Academy Awards but lost out to Barry Levinson for "Rain Man."

With the voice talents of Ralph Fiennes and Julie Andrews, "The Miracle Maker" is an animated film from 2000. It tells the story of the life of Jesus, particularly from the point where he begins his ministry.

This 1976 movie, directed by Michael Campus, gives an alternative and controversial portrayal of the life of Jesus. It is based on a book with the same title by Hugo Schoenfeld.

Set in South Africa, this is a retelling of the crucifixion of Jesus. It was the first South African movie ever to appear at the Sundance Film Festival and was directed by Mark Dornford-May.

This musical, directed by David Greene and starring Victor Garber, is loosely based on Matthew’s gospel. It has a modern setting.

"The Nativity Story" focuses on the birth of Jesus and follows Mary and Joseph as they journey to Bethlehem. It stars Keisha Castle-Hughes and Oscar Isaac and was directed by Catherine Hardwicke.

Directed by Ferdinando Baldi and starring Orsen Welles as King Saul and Ivica Pajer as David, this movie tells the classic Bible story of a shepherd boy who took down a Philistine giant with a single stone from his sling.

Starring Richard Gere, "King David," released in 1985, focuses on the life of the shepherd boy who became King of Israel. It also stars Edward Woodward and Alice Krige and was directed by Bruce Beresford

There have been many movies made about the story of Samson and Delilah, but this one, released in 1984 stars Max von Sydow and Belinda Bauer. This made-for-TV film was directed by Lee Philips.

This made-for-TV- movie, released in 1976, is another portrayal of the life of David. It follows his entire life from shepherd to aging King of Israel and stars Timothy Bottoms in the lead role.

"VeggieTales," a Christian-themed animated series for children, tells the Biblical story of Esther in a fun and exciting way. It features the voice talents of Jessica Kaplan.

This 1998 Dreamworks animated feature tells the story of Moses, who eventually leads his people, the Israelites, out of oppression and towards the land promised to them by God. It stars the voice talents of Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Patrick Stewart and Michelle Pfeiffer.

This Ridley Scott epic, released in 2014, tells the story of Moses and Ramses as God’s chosen prophet leads the Israelites out of Egypt. It stars Christian Bale as Moses and Joel Edgerton as Ramses.

Starring Casper von Dien, "The Omega Code" focuses on hidden messages found in the Torah that predict the future of the world. It was directed by Robert Marcarelli.

Released in 1998, "Salome’s Last Dance" was directed by Ken Russell and features Imogen Millais-Scott and Nikolas Grace. It is considered to be a cult classic by many.

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