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“Direct” Scriptural Adaptation

The Bible—In the Beginning (1966, John Huston, 180 min.)  
Noah (2014, Darren Aronofsky, 138 min.)
Sodom and Gomorrah (1963, Robert Aldrich, 154 min.)
Jacob (1994, Peter Hall, 94 min.)
Jacob and Joseph (1974, Michael Cacoyannis, 104 min.)
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1999)
Joseph and his Brethren (1962, Irving Rapper, 103 min.)
Joseph (1995, Roger Young, 185 min.)
Prince of Egypt (animated) (1998, Stephen Hickner, Simon Wells, Brenda Chapman, 97 min.)
The Ten Commandments (1923, Cecil DeMille, 146 min.)
The Ten Commandments (1956, Cecil DeMille, 220 min.)
The Ten Commandments (2006, Robert Dornhelm, 167 min.)
The Ten Commandments (animated) (2007, Bill Boyce and John Stronach, 88 min.)
Moses: The Lawgiver (1975, Gianfranco De Bosio, 140 min. [cf. 6 hour British miniseries])
Moses (1996, Roger Young, 188 min.)
Samson and Delilah (1949, Cecil DeMille, 128 min.)
Samson and Delilah (1984, Lee Philips, 95 min.)
Samson and Delilah (1996, Nicolas Roeg, 182 min.)
The Story of Ruth (1960, Henry Koster, 132 min.)
David and Bathsheba (1951, Henry King, 116 min.)
David and Goliath (1961, Richard Pottier, 95 min.)
King David (1985, Bruce Beresford, 113 min.)
David (1997, Robert Markowitz, 180 min.)
Solomon and Sheba (1959, King Vidor, 139 min.)
Solomon (1997, Roger Young)
Esther and the King (1960, Raoul Walsh, 109 min.)
Esther (2000, Raffaele Mertes, 91 min.)
One Night with the King (2006, Michael O. Sajbel, 124 min.)
Jeremiah (1998, Harry Winer, 96 min.)
From the Manger to the Cross (1912, Sidney Oclott, 6 reels)
The King of Kings (1927, Cecil DeMille, 115 min.)
King of Kings (1961, Nicholas Ray, 171 min.)
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964, Pier Paolo Pasolini, 135 min.)
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965, George Stevens, 199 min.)
Godspell (1973, David Greene, 103 min.)
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973, Norman Jewison, 107)
Jesus of Nazareth (1977, Franko Zeffirelli, 382 min.)
Jesus (1979, John Kirsh, Peter Sykes, 118 min.)
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988, Martin Scorsese, 164 min.)
The Visual Bible: The Book of Matthew (1993, Reghardt van den Bergh, 243 min.)
The Gospel of John (2003, Philip Saville, 180 min.)
The Passion of the Christ (2004, Mel Gibson, 126 min.)
The Nativity Story (2006, Catherine Hardwicke, 101 min.)
Son of God (2014, Christopher Spencer, 138 min.)
Peter and Paul (1981, Robert Day, 200 min.)
The Visual Bible: The Book of Acts (1994, Reghardt van den Bergh, 183 min.)
Paul the Apostle (2000, Roger Young, 170 min.)

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