In the beginning of cinema, there was the bible. From silent films to talkies, the Old and the New Testaments have provided fertile ground for movies, but since the 1960s there has been a dramatic drop in these films. Now Steven Spielberg is in talks to revolutionise the biblical genre with a film based on the life of the prophet Moses.
The film which could be called ‘God and Kings‘, is currently being discussed by Spielberg and Warner Brothers. But what have been the biggest and most notable biblical epic movies of the past? We take a look at the top 10 biblical films of all time. Spielberg has a lot to live up to.