Good Friday Movies on Netflix– In this New Testament-based retelling of Christ’s crucifixion, Judas expedites Jesus’ (Jim Caviezel) demise by passing him over to the Roman Empire’s appointed officials.
The Passion of the Christ
In this New Testament-based retelling of Christ’s crucifixion, Judas expedites Jesus’ (Jim Caviezel) demise by passing him over to the Roman Empire’s appointed officials. Jesus is condemned to death, much to the dismay of his mother, Mary (Maia Morgenstern), Magdalen (Monica Bellucci), whom he spared from damnation, and his disciples. He is tortured as he drags a crucifix to nearby Calvary, where he is crucified. He dies, but not before doing one more act of grace.
The Greatest Story Ever Told
From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the epic recounting of the story of Jesus Christ (Max von Sydow) has an all-star cast. Significant events in Christ’s life are discussed, including King Herod’s (Claude Rains) execution of all newborn males in Egypt; Christ’s baptism by John the Baptist (Charlton Heston); and Judas’ betrayal following the Last Supper, which ultimately results in Christ’s crucifixion and miraculous return.
Jesus Christ Superstar
“Jesus Christ Superstar,” adapted from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Broadway rock opera, chronicles the final days of Jesus Christ (Ted Neeley) through the eyes of Judas Iscariot (Carl Anderson), his betrayer. As Jesus’ following grows, Judas becomes concerned that Jesus is succumbing to his hype, abandoning the fundamentals of his teachings, and becoming too close to the prostitute Mary Magdalene (Yvonne Elliman). Judas turns on Jesus following Jesus’ outburst in a temple.
The Prince of Egypt
In this animated version of the Book of Exodus, Egyptian Prince Moses (Val Kilmer) begins on a quest to liberate his people from slavery after discovering his origins as a Jewish slave. When his brother Rameses (Ralph Fiennes), the new pharaoh, denies his plea, a series of devastating plagues devastate Egypt. By splitting the Red Sea and drowning the Egyptian army, Moses eventually leads the Israelites to freedom. After then, God offers Moses the Ten Commandments, a set of guidelines for his people to follow.
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The epic narrative of an intrepid archaeologist attempting to outwit a band of Nazis in their pursuit of a unique holy artifact critical to their goals for world dominance. Battling a snake phobia and a vindictive ex-girlfriend, Indiana Jones is constantly in danger, escaping by the skin of his teeth at every step in this homage to the innocent adventure films of a bygone era.
The popular bunny is preparing to transmit the baton to his son, E.B., beneath Easter Island, in a massive factory that creates the world’s Easter sweets (Russell Brand). However, E.B. is uninterested in the position and would prefer to be a drummer. He flees to Los Angeles, where he is unintentionally encountered by an unemployed slacker named Fred O’Hare (James Marsden). E.B. dupes Fred into sheltering him by feigning infirmity, but a giant chick is plotting a coup on Easter Island.
A desperate young man endowed with extraordinary abilities commits a series of minor offenses and is pursued by a militarized police force.
A police lieutenant, his entire force, and a vigilante become entangled in a perilous conspiracy involving a recently arrested and unstable man who is suspected of being involved in years of female abductions.
At a country fair, gentle farmer Arthur Hoggett (James Cromwell) wins a piglet named Babe (Christine Cavanaugh). Babe bonds with motherly border collie Fly (Miriam Margolyes) and discovers that he, too, can herd sheep, narrowly avoiding his fate as Christmas dinner when Farmer Hoggett decides to present him at the next fair. However, would the farm’s other animals, particularly Fly’s jealous husband Rex, accept a pig that does not fit the farm’s social hierarchy?
The Long Good Friday
In the late 1970s, Cockney criminal leader Harold Shand (Bob Hoskins), a gangster attempting to establish himself as a genuine property mogul, has grand ambitions to convince the American Mafia to fund his renovation of a decrepit section of London into a potential Olympic Games location. However, during the weekend when the Americans are in town, a sequence of attacks targets his kingdom. Shand is concerned that his group is harboring a traitor and sets out to destroy the rat in his characteristically merciless method.
Z the worker ant (Woody Allen) struggles to reconcile his individualism with the ant colony’s common work ethic. Z falls in love with ant-Princess Bala (Sharon Stone) and then must save the ant colony from the villainous General Mandible’s (Gene Hackman) deceitful schemes that threaten to wipe out the entire worker population.
The Egg Cracker Suite
Oswald leads a group of rabbits into Bunnyville, where they are to prepare Easter baskets for the celebration. He enters one tree, called “Egg Plant No. 1,” and conducts them in a symphony to entice them to lay eggs.