Movies like Jeremiah 1998

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Jeremiah (1998)
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Jeremiah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it clear to him that he has been selected to announce God's message to the people of Jerusalem
Style: sincere, epic, serious, captivating, realistic, biblical
Plot: heroes, religions or cults, life is a bitch, oracle, society, heroic mission, dishonesty, false accusation, escapades, village, prophet, bible, religion, jewish, antiquity
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and epic films with plots about society, religions or cults, religion, heroes, hopes, state affairs and leadership mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Jeremiah: Peter and Paul (1981), King of Kings (1961), The Friends of Jesus - Thomas (2001), Jacob (1994), King David (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Peter and Paul (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: clergy, injustice, leadership, dishonesty, obsessive quest, society, against the odds, anti heroes, state affairs, hopes, life is a bitch, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, biblical, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, political unrest, dishonesty, miraculous event, unfulfillment, heroic mission, hopes, corrupted ruler, state affairs, life is a bitch, politics ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Friends of Jesus - Thomas (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jesus is taken off the cross at Golgotha, THOMAS arrives there. Like most of the other disciples, he had worriedly taken refuge with friends in Jerusalem after Jesus's arrest. After Jesus's burial, the disciples decide to leave ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: destiny, supernatural, leadership, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, society, reincarnation, redemption, tragic hero, clergy, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.5
 683
Jacob (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Austria, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this inspiring tale from the book of Genesis, young shepherd Jacob (Matthew Modine) falls in love with and wants to marry Rachel (Lara Flynn Boyle), the daughter of his Uncle Laban (Giancarlo Giannini). Lacking a dowry, Jacob toils seven years as ...
Style: realistic, epic, serious, biblical
Plot: siblings relations, love and romance, master and servant, love affair, dishonesty, folk hero, society, tragic hero, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, redemption ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 5.2
 2K
King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.
Style: epic, realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: rivalry, war, dishonesty, heroes, royal family, adventure, state affairs, religions or cults, tragic hero, bible, historical event, battlefield ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A word for word depiction of the life of Jesus Christ from the Good News Translation Bible as recorded in the Gospel of John.
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, based on the bible
Plot: christian, leadership, dishonesty, human spirit, supernatural ability, religions or cults, betrayal, ambition, injustice, clergy, idealism, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Book of Daniel (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted Advisor and is placed among the king's ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, based on the bible, biblical
Plot: old testament, hotshot hero, conquering, state affairs, confined, miraculous event, hopes, escapades, religions or cults, oracle, religious, society ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.0
 429
Judas (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but eventually decides to join the band, as well. He and Jesus ...
Style: touching, serious, biblical, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, clergy, ambition, religions or cults, injustice, tragic hero, life is a bitch, friendship, christianity, main character dies, supernatural ability ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 199 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: epic, realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, desert, temptation, redemption, state affairs, corrupted ruler, life is a bitch, miraculous event, hopes, unfulfillment, death sentence, society ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
One Night with the King (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: This amazing biblical drama chronicles the brave and historic legend of Hadassah, a Jewish orphan with exceptional beauty who rises to become Queen Esther of Persia and saves Persian Jews from genocide. By revealing her heritage to the king, Esther ...
Style: biblical, captivating, based on the bible, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: save the day, old testament, royal court, anti semitism, queen, heroes, state affairs, destiny, rise to the top, society, hopes, orphan ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 17K
Son of God (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.
Style: captivating, uplifting, stylized, serious, epic ...
Plot: chosen one, resurrection, torture, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, miraculous event, humble, heroes, oracle, idealism, society ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Bible: Moses (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, epic, biblical ...
Plot: rescue, redemption, against the odds, society, visionary, hopes, heroes, human spirit, leadership, folk hero, religions or cults, danger ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Moses the Lawgiver (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Story of Moses. Originally a TV Miniseries recut for theaters
Style: epic, realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: desert, hopes, oracle, ambition, against the odds, society, heroes, folk hero, leadership, escapades, heroic mission, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, africa, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
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Abraham (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: This engrossing dramatization of the life of Abraham, the most tested servant of God and the father of Judaism, spans from the patriarch's quest for the Promised Land to the sacrifice of his son, Isaac.
Style: exciting, epic, serious
Plot: bible, state affairs, escapades, hopes, miraculous event, family relations, heroic mission, anti heroes, adventure, religions or cults, society, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lithuania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The eventful life of a humble Polish priest who once decried the pomp of the Catholic Church "a circus" and labeled the Pope a "prisoner of the Vatican" before ascending to the papal throne is explored as actor Thomas Kretschmann ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: forbidden love, clergy, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, state affairs, hopes, against humanity, holocaust, religions or cults, anti semitism, church ...
Place: poland, europe, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Jesus Film (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This classic film portrays 3½ years of Jesus' ministry as told in the Gospel of Luke from the Good News and King James translations of the Bible. Producer John Heyman created a film so true-to-life, you will feel like you are in first-century ...
Style: biblical, sincere, serious, sentimental, epic ...
Plot: christianity, loincloth, state affairs, imaginary, hopes, blind ambition, unfulfillment, tragic hero, rivalry, miraculous event, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Story of David: The Hunted (1960)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Directed by Bob McNaught. King Saul of Israel is jealous of the fame and adoration of David, who long ago slew Goliath and brought victory to Saul's armies. Now Saul, egged on by his Edomite counselor Doeg, attempts to have David killed. ...
Style: biblical, serious, bleak, epic, captivating ...
Plot: battles, ambition, state affairs, rise to the top, corrupted ruler, religions or cults, society, royal family, dishonesty, heroes, sword and sandal, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Woman Called Golda (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: politics, leadership, hopes, state affairs, rise to the top, ambition, human spirit, head of state, introspection, society, terminal illness, historical figure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 30s, 1960s ...
Place: israel, middle east, wisconsin, usa, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Story of Jacob and Joseph (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film recounts the tales of the Biblical figures, Jacob and Joseph. The first part tells the story of Jacob fleeing his tribe when he cheats his brother out of his birthright, gets cheated himself in his exile years while learning of the need to ...
Style: biblical, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: anti heroes, siblings relations, hopes, state affairs, rise to the top, royal family, family problems, head of state, betrayal, family relations, parents and children, society ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 5K
Barabbas (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where ...
Style: epic, biblical, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, hopes, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, royal family, heroes, human spirit, leadership, dishonesty, state affairs, miraculous event ...
Time: 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, europe, jerusalem, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 2K
Joseph (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.
Style: serious, realistic, epic, biblical, based on the bible
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, society, royal family, dishonesty, religions or cults, siblings relations, miraculous event, parents and children, adventure, family relations, bible ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 711
David (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." (I Samuel, 8:5). And so the prophet Samuel gives the Hebrews their first king, Saul. Saul, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: tragic hero, king, prophet, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, state affairs, rise to the top, underdog, religions or cults, battles, oracle, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Pompeii: The Last Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 79 AD, one of the infamous natural disasters in human history occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted. With speculative dramatizations of various inhabitants' final hours along with detailed documentation of the known facts concerning the ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: roman empire, on the run, heroes, life is a bitch, legends and myths, escapades, forces of nature, society, danger, admiral, volcano, slave ...
Time: ancient history
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Decline of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of Katherine of Alexandria. Constantine joins the Roman army to find his missing childhood friend. Once alerted to his friend's whereabouts, he prepares for an all out war between the East and the West. Contains the last film role of ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: roman empire, society, rescue, religions or cults, heroes, curses spells and rituals, betrayal, religion, thief, saint, greed, kidnapper
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 55
John Hus (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A faithful recounting of the ministry, trial and martyrdom of the fifteenth century Bohemian priest John Hus, who built on the reforms of John Wycliffe, taught the Bible in the vernacular and who influenced Martin Luther a century later.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, christian film
Plot: martyr, clergy, rebellion, idealism, false accusation, religions or cults, power relations, society, political corruption, fighting the system, hopes, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 1K
Francesco (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The life of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) as related by followers who gather after his death to tell stories so that Leone can record them: a privileged and virile youth, a prisoner of war, an heir who turns away from his father and gives all to ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, factual, gloomy ...
Plot: hopes, clergy, religions or cults, society, starting over, redemption, religion, historical event, monk, saint, social differences, miraculous event ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Killing Jesus (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Jesus of Nazareth’s life and ministry were subject to seismic social and political events that led to his execution and changed the world forever.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: roman empire, society, rise and fall, unfulfillment, hopes, fighting the system, idealism, rebellion, jesus christ, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Francis of Assisi (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a lusty, fighting young adventurer who exchanged his sword for a cross
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: singing, cross, saint, monk, religions or cults, battles, showbiz, society, obsessive quest, heroes, animal life, church ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Alfred the Great (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the 9th century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows to take up arms against the invaders, leading the English ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: viking, heroes, society, moral dilemma, military, palaces castles and temples, religions or cults, battles, clergy, heroic mission, war, kidnapping ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Ten Commandments (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: When an oracle prophesizes that a child will become Prince of Egypt, a time of danger approaches the kingdom. The Egyptian Pharaoh orders the massacre of all newborn males. But one child, Moses-the son of a Hebrew slave-escapes certain death when he ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, biblical
Plot: plague, bible, rescue, state affairs, adventure, heroic mission, miraculous event, imaginary, siblings relations, hopes, escapades, danger ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%