Netflix for Easter Week: 15 Religious Themed Movies and Series


This Semana Santa (Easter Week), if you are one of those who likes religious movies, Netflix has a list of movies and series for you to enjoy.

As part of the yearly tradition, several traditional television channels broadcast these types of movies, but if you got bored of watching them with commercials and at their broadcast times, you can watch them on Netflix at your time.

Netflix in Latin America (yes, the catalog is different than the one in the US and Canada) has at least 15 religious movies and series for you.

The epic miniseries re-creates the Bible’s vision of human and divine history for modern audiences, this sweeping miniseries integrates key biblical tales and parables.

To disprove rumors of a Jewish preacher’s resurrection, a jaded Roman tribune and his rookie lieutenant search for the crucified man’s missing body.

In the wake of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion, his apostles dedicate themselves to spreading his message, risking their freedom and their lives.

As seven-year-old Jesus discovers the truth about who he is, he and his family are pursued by a conflicted Roman centurion sent by King Herod’s son.

This ambitious adaptation of the story of Noah depicts the visions that led him to voice dire prophesies of apocalypse and to build an ark to survive.

On his path to becoming Pope Francis, Father Jorge Bergoglio pursues his religious vocation in a country ravaged by a brutal military dictatorship.

A devout Christian public school teacher heads to court when a student challenges her over discussing Jesus in the classroom.

During surgery, the 4-year-old son of a pastor leaves his body and enters heaven. When he awakes, he recounts his visit to the other side.

Host Morgan Freeman explores religion’s role in human history, how our beliefs connect us and possible answers to life’s million-dollar questions

Some 90 minutes after authorities pronounced him dead at the scene of an accident, a young pastor comes back to life and claims he’s been to heaven.

A woman’s faith and marriage are both tested after she wakes up in a strange room with no memory of what transpired the night before.

A mother tells her son the stories of her people — her name is Jochebed, and the stories are from the book of Genesis.

After many days and nights of fasting and praying in the desert, Jesus grapples with the Devil over the fate of a family living in the wilderness.

A Christian student wrestles with her beliefs while taking a biology class, and her father steps in to try to stop her from abandoning her faith.

Languishing in prison while awaiting execution by Nero, the Apostle Peter spreads his message of hope and inspires a new generation of believers.

The links are to the Netflix Latin America library.