Thursday, January 7, 2010


‘Ten Commandments’ Top Religious Film?

OXFORD, Mass. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Judgement Day is finally here – for the most sacred films of all time, at least.

FilmSnobbery.com has compiled a list of the 50 Most Important Religion Films Of All Time and thou shalt respect the 1956 epic, The Ten Commandments.

The Cecil B. DeMille classic has been dubbed the No. 1 sacred film of this genre, praised for its “wild mix of special effects, sex appeal, all-star ensemble, and wicked dance number around the Golden Calf.”

Other top religious flicks include...

  • 1964’s The Gospel According to St. Matthew.

  • Norman Jewison’s 1971 hit, Fiddler On The Roof.

  • Mel Gibson’s controversial blockbuster, The Passion Of The Christ.

  • Monty Python’s Life Of Brian.

  • The creepy classic, The Exorcist.

  • Kevin Smith’s Dogma.

    The list considers the entire religious spectrum, from films about Christianity and Judaism to those about Hinduism and Buddhism.

    Even zany comedies like The Blues Brothers and The Mad Adventures Of Rabbi Jacob are worshipped.

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