Philosophy in Movies: Religion, the Problem of Evi
1177 8.4 8.31. The Seventh Seal (1957)
A disillusioned knight returns from the crusades questioning God’s existence.
466 7.1 7.42. The Mission (1986)
An 18th century slave trader seeks redemption after committing murder. This movie also explores evil by showing the destruction of indigenous cultures.
4684 8.4 8.93. Schindler's List (1993)
This film explores evil through a study of the Holocaust; it also depicts an amoral person seeking redemption through acts of mercy.
64 6.6 7.14. The Apostle (1997)
A Southern evangelist seeks redemption after committing murder.
68 6.5 6.55. The Rapture (1991)
A young woman cruises bars as a swinger. She begins to believe a conspiracy exists and decides that she must become a born-again Christian.
102 6.9 6.46. The Reckoning (2003)
A medieval priest is on the lam for murder.
2440 7 7.37. Dogma (1999)
This is a satire of religion by Kevin Smith. An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon by the Voice of God to stop two exiled angels from entering a New Jersey church.
209 7.4 7.48. Amazing Grace (2006)
I happen to love this movie, which delves into the anti-slavery movement in 18th century England. We see genuine, passionate Christian faith inspiring a man to tirelessly seek social justice.
5 7.5 79. The Chosen (1981)
An excellent film, set during World War II, about orthodox and reformed Judaism.
419 8.7 8.110. Andrei Rublev (1966)
Andreiv Rublev charts the life of the great icon painter through a turbulent period of 15th Century Russian history, a period marked by endless fighting between rival Princes and by Tatar invasions.Thanks to noctem for the suggestion.
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