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Other entries receiving note from the past ten years were the monks from Of Gods & Men (2010), Athelstan the monk as portrayed by George Blagden in the television series Vikings (2013-present), Sam Childers as portrayed by Gerard Butler in Machine Gun Preacher (2011), and more. And you might check out a piece we published in 2003: "Good, Bad, and Ugly Christians in the Movies," by Jeffrey Overstreet.

This is, of course, not a comprehensive list. So who would be on yours?

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Alissa Wilkinson
Alissa Wilkinson is Christianity Today's chief film critic and assistant professor of English and humanities at The King's College in New York City. She lives in Brooklyn.
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