Movies like The Discovery of Heaven

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The Discovery of Heaven (2001)
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The Discovery of Heaven (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Disappointed with humanity, God wants to revoke his contract with humanity and wants to take back the stone tablets containing the ten commandments. To this end an angel is sent out to affect the personal lives of three humans so an appropriate child may be conceived.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense, sentimental
Plot: superhuman powers, angel, heaven, religions or cults, supernatural ability, parent child relationship, supernatural, miraculous event, love triangle, hopes, politics, murder, attempted murder, father son relationship, pregnancy, destiny, society, astronomer, god, wedding, scientist, death, lovers, church, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, cuba, israel, amsterdam

Most similar movies to The Discovery of Heaven

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sentimental and captivating films with plots about society, hopes, religions or cults, family relations, miraculous event, friendship and redemption mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like The Discovery of Heaven: Under the Sun of Satan (1987), Naomi (2010), Big Bang Love, Juvenile A (2006), The Marvelous Visit (1974), The Errand of Angels (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Under the Sun of Satan (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Satan tempts Father Dossignan, who is trying to save the soul of a young girl who killed one of her lovers.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative
Plot: redemption, miraculous event, priest, dean, hopes, dealing with death, society, social misfits, pregnancy, forbidden love, death in the family, religions or cults ...
Time: 1920s
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Naomi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ilan Ben-Natan is a man on his sixties and a well-known professor of astrophysics at the University of Haifa. He is married with Naomi, a 28 years old, attractive book illustrator. Inclined to suspect, he finds out her wife's betrayal and then ...
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, couples, love triangle, obsession, infidelity, crumbling marriage, deadly, crimes, redemption, investigation, disposing of a dead body, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Big Bang Love, Juvenile A (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Big Bang Love tells the story of two young prisoners from different backgrounds whose bond transcends their pasts. This stunning, imaginative film has been adapted from Masaki Ato's homoerotic graphic novel. Two beautiful young men become ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, prison, gays and lesbians, prison life, friendship, deadly, investigation, murder investigation, surrealism, crime, crimes, homoeroticism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Marvelous Visit (1974)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One morning, the rector of a small French village comes across a young man, lying unclothed and unconscious on a deserted beach. Intrigued, the rector has the young man carried back to his home. When he awakes the stranger calmly identifies himself ...
Style: serious, stylized, touching, sentimental, offbeat
Plot: angel, miraculous event, homecoming, village life, down on your luck, supernatural romance, bittersweet, fish out of water, imaginary, disorder, social relations, love and romance ...
Place: france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Errand of Angels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sister Rachel Taylor of Boise, Idaho is an eager young missionary of the LDS Church who has been sent on an 18-month long mission to Austria. Rachel finds herself having a hard time adjusting to her new cultural surroundings in the foreign country. ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, society, clergy, religions or cults, church, hopes, missionary, love, friendship, siblings relations, miraculous event, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, usa, europe
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56%
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Birdsong (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Three Wise Kings travel in search of the Messiah, with unexpected obstacles on the way.
Style: serious, biblical, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: virgin mary, miraculous event, journey, society, religions or cults, uninvited guest, life turned upside down, family relations, hopes, pregnancy, angel, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Messengers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: apocalypse, supernatural ability, angel, good versus evil, superhuman powers, fugitives, danger, rivalry, chaos, destiny, society, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The 19th Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fundamentalist sect member BeckyLyn is accused of killing her husband. Queenie, another wife in the polygamist sect, doesn't believe BeckyLyn is capable of such violence and desperate to prove her innocence reaches out to her excommunicated son ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, murder, righting the wronged, society, estrangement, church, religions or cults, uncover truth, deadly, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Our Grand Despair (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The peaceful cohabitation of two 30-something bachelors is disrupted when they both fall in love with the charming young woman who moves in with them.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, partners, fall in love, romance, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, bittersweet, friends, thirtysomething life, getting along ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Highway to Heaven (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Highway to Heaven is an American television drama series which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1989. The series aired for five seasons, running a total of 111 episodes. It was shot entirely in California.
Style: uplifting, serious, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: angel, redemption, friendship, odd couple, supernatural, fish out of water, family life, human nature, hopes, partners, unlikely partners, good deed ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Standing Firm (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: David, a widower, is working himself to death. Late nights doing paperwork and running on fumes is normal. Bills are piling up by the week, and foreclosure looms on the horizon. Blaming God for his wife's death, he ends his relationship with ...
Style: realistic, serious, christian film, touching, sentimental
Plot: family problems, religions or cults, church, family relations, society, unsupportive spouse, best friends, hopes, parents and children, grieving widower, christian, widower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Screen Door Jesus (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A vision of Jesus sighted on the screen door of Mother Harper's front porch sparks misadventures as the media and crowds gather around the phenomenon and the townsfolk start to take sides. As more people flock to the door, some for guidance, ...
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: society, social relations, interracial relations, small town life, human nature, small town, friendship, bittersweet, religions or cults, racism, preacher, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Blind River (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Seong-chan, aka Lucas Fedora, rejects his girlfriend's proposal to get married and start a family of their own and leaves her to return to Korea and find his biological mother. He checks into a run down motel owned by two widows who have demons ...
Style: emotional, tense, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: adoption, haunted by the past, introspection, self discovery, disorder, parents and children, fish out of water, hotel, obsessive quest, misfit, family relations, knife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Retribution (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A suicidal girl falls in love with a fallen angel.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: fallen angel, angel, supernatural, supernatural power, christian, christianity, orchestra, revenge, violence, rivalry, chase, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Angus Buchan's Ordinary People (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The plot follows the individual journeys of three ordinary South African men in the build up to their attendance of the 2010 Mighty Men Conference, where their lives are forever changed by God's message for them.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional, christian film
Plot: self discovery, human spirit, redemption, family problems, hopes, society, friendship, down on your luck, life is a bitch, guru, religions or cults, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Higher Ground (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, HIGHER GROUND, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir This Dark ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: faith, evangelical christianity, self discovery, human spirit, redemption, introspection, life is a bitch, hopes, society, religions or cults, belief in god, prayer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Sun Also Rises (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A polyptych of interconnected stories in different time-zones, shifting between a Yunnan village, a campus, and the Gobi Desert.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: violence spree, village life, couple relations, mental illness, unlikely couple, contests and competitions, single parent, village, university, pregnancy, false accusation, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 70s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Lourdes (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains.
Style: realistic, contemplative, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: miraculous event, clergy, religions or cults, disability, redemption, society, healing power, volunteer, religion, self discovery, envy, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Touched by an Angel (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Touched by an Angel is an American drama series that premiered on CBS on September 21, 1994 and ran for 211 episodes and nine seasons until its conclusion on April 27, 2003. Created by John Masius and produced by Martha Williamson, the series stars ...
Style: inspirational, semi serious, uplifting, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: hopes, angel, supernatural, family, religions or cults, destiny, human spirit, miraculous event, working undercover, good deed, employer employee relationship, redemption ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Lobster Tale (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cody Brewer, a quiet New England fisherman isn't doing too well for himself. His wife feels neglected, and his son keeps getting picked on by the school bully. While out collecting his lobster traps one day, Cody finds a strange green moss that ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, light, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, family relations, family life, family, moral dilemma, fisherman, supernatural, social relations, friendship, rivalry, down on your luck, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, maine, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Christmas Candle (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every 25 years an angel visits the village candlemaker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. ...
Style: uplifting, serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, village, christmas, angel, social relations, society, hopes, clergy, religions or cults, faith, candle, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Forbidden to Forbid (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three young Brazilian try to help a terminally ill woman who lives in the slums of Rio de Janeiro. Their youthful idealism is shattered with the cruel reality of police brutality.
Style: realistic, serious, social, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: love triangle, friends, life is a bitch, society, friendship, urban ghetto life, intern, hopes, family relations, love, rivalry, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
In Memory of Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Investigates the life a young man who has decided to enter a Jesuit monastery in Venice, but is then overcome by agonizing doubts before his ordination.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: monastery, lifestyle, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, starting over, religions or cults, clergy, hopes, society, obedience, christianity, self doubt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Maldonado Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A story about a small, dying town in need of hope until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, small town, hopes, clergy, society, church, family relations, family life, human nature, religions or cults, village, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bibliothèque Pascal (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Hungary, UK, Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother's struggle to support her child leads her into a surreal netherworld of sex and danger in this drama from Hungarian filmmaker Szabolcs Hajdu. Mona Paparu is a single mother who has been left to raise her daughter Viorica on her own, ...
Style: serious, disturbing, bleak, tense, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, life is a bitch, prostitute, single parent, lifestyle, woman in danger, family relations, sexual perversion, s&m, brothel, nightlife, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Refuge (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The lives of a Hollywood actress battling drug addiction, a teen with a violent past, a teacher fighting to keep a dream alive, and a cop caught in a love triangle are brought together by fate.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, touching, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, love triangle, addiction, youth, hopes, redemption, dedicated educator, high school life, love, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Policeman (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A member of an Israeli anti-terrorist unit clashes with a group of young radicals.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, terrorism, social decay, state affairs, rebellion, danger, fighting the system, swat, swat team, society, crimes, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Bottle in the Gaza Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tai is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. They were born in a land of scorched earth, where fathers bury their children. They must endure an explosive situation that is not ...
Style: sentimental, touching, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, family life, rebelliousness, danger, politics, society, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, terrorism, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, palestinian authority, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
What Would Jesus Do? (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The citizens of a small town lose their faith day by day. Poverty and hardships have been hard on them... when all of a sudden something changes. Their faith is reborn. And a question rises inside them: "What would Jesus do?"
Style: christian film, realistic, serious, fable
Plot: small town, human spirit, introspection, clergy, society, hopes, social relations, religions or cults, small town life, delusion, musician, prayer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Aftermath (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Poland, Russia, Netherlands
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two brothers are trying to find out the truth from years ago. The whole town is against them.
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, homecoming, mystery, life is a bitch, village life, uncover truth, village, dishonesty, under the surface, supernatural, tombs and skeletons, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%