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A Story of David: The Hunted (1960)
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A Story of David: The Hunted (1960)
Original name: A Story of David
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. Saul's son, and David's best friend, Jonathan, conspires to help David, who is reluctant to fight back against his own people the Israelites.
Style: biblical, bleak, epic, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: heroes, battles, religions or cults, royal family, ambition, society, dishonesty, rise to the top, state affairs, corrupted ruler, sword and sandal, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land

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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, state affairs, dishonesty, heroes, religion and royal family mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like A Story of David: The Hunted: Quo Vadis (2001), The Book of Esther (2013), Peter and Paul (1981), Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999), Moses the Lawgiver (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Quo Vadis (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Ancient Rome, during the time of Emperor Nero. Vinicius, a young patrician, falls in love with the beautiful Lygia, the daughter of a Barbarian commander who was killed in battle, and wants her for his concubine. For Lygia, a Christian, being a ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: roman empire, religions or cults, master warrior, rise to the top, war, adventure, state affairs, heroic mission, love and romance, unfulfillment, society, tragic love ...
Place: europe
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95%
The Book of Esther (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Ester becomes King Xerxes’ queen, her Cousin Mordecai and that despicable Haman engage in a dangerous game of intrigue for control of the young Persian King Xerxes.
Style: biblical, bleak, semi serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, old testament, self discovery, genocide, destiny, society, escapades, manipulations, against humanity, heroic mission, state affairs, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia
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90%
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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, realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, ambition, anti heroes, life is a bitch, against the odds, leadership, dishonesty, heroes, obsessive quest, clergy, injustice ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, rome italy, israel
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75%
Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mary, Mother of Jesus is a 1999 made-for-television Biblical film that retells the story of Jesus through the eyes of Mary, his mother.
Style: touching, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, miraculous event, ambition, life is a bitch, family relations, hopes, parents and children, religions or cults, society, love affair, heroes, reincarnation ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, captivating, serious, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: desert, ambition, society, against the odds, oracle, folk hero, leadership, heroes, religions or cults, heroic mission, hopes, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, africa, egypt, middle east
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71%
Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death and resurrection.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, biblical
Plot: country, society, righting the wronged, religions or cults, heroes, music, unfulfillment, hopes, ambition, religion, christianity, virgin mary ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, israel
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69%
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, serious, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: anti heroes, family relations, state affairs, parents and children, society, head of state, royal family, family problems, betrayal, hopes, siblings relations, rise to the top ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land
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68%
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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, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: rivalry, war, tragic hero, state affairs, adventure, religions or cults, heroes, royal family, dishonesty, bible, historical event, battlefield ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Flight of the Swan (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alexis is an explosive personality, passionate about life, humanity, nature, love and beauty. That is until the breakneck rhythm, intensity, stress and convolutions of career and economic success shatter him, alienating him from everyone and ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: intrigue, obsession, ambition, rise to the top, dangerous animal, doctors and patients, environmentalism, rivalry, friendship, idealism, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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58%
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Story of Judas (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man ascends a barren summit. It is Judas, come to collect Jesus and carry him down the mountain on his back, joking and panting as he does so. After bathing in the river and taking part in a henna ceremony, Jesus leaves for Jerusalem. Judas is ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: jesus christ, clergy, betrayal, society, intrigue, dishonesty, desert, friends, friendship, rivalry, religions or cults, bible ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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 ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: dishonesty, heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, heroic mission, village, false accusation, oracle, society, religions or cults, prophet, bible ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, egypt, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 456
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, realistic, biblical
Plot: life turned upside down, miraculous event, family relations, hopes, parents and children, pregnancy, uninvited guest, anti heroes, religions or cults, society, journey, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 1547, King Henry VIII's life has taken a turn for the worse and he is forced to look back over his life and the many loves which had brought him his three children, only one of which was the desired male heir to secure the Tudor dynasty.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
Plot: british royal family, royal family, religions or cults, society, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, royal court, intrigue, couples ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Saul and David (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: David of Bethlehem slays the giant and becomes a rival to King Saul.
Style: gloomy, realistic, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Plot: friends, legends and myths, battles, betrayal, infidelity, state affairs, friendship, rivalry, royal family, dishonesty, folk hero, political unrest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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51%
Tear This Heart Out (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young girl recounts her girlhood and eventual marriage to a general of the Mexican revolution. by one of the most outstanding writers of the new feminist Mexican literature, it is at once a haunting novel of one woman's life and a powerful ...
Style: captivating, realistic, epic, serious, stylized
Plot: infidelity, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, social climbing, rise to the top, contests and competitions, state affairs, ambition, politics, breakup, society ...
Time: 30s, 40s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Man for All Seasons (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Story of Sir Thomas More, who refused to accept the spiritual leadership of Henry VIII, and faces death as he struggles to remain loyal to his integrity.
Style: serious, sincere, tense, captivating, talky ...
Plot: betrayal, tragic hero, clergy, rebellion, rivalry, religions or cults, state affairs, against the rules, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, politics, royal court ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, england
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47%
To Play the King (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 218 min.
Story: Francis Urquhart, unscrupulous but cunning Conservative politician, managed to become the British prime minister and crush all significant opposition. But his survival on the top is threatened by a liberal monarch and some skeletons in the closet.
Style: captivating, tense, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Plot: royal family, cons and scams, tough heroes, political corruption, society, rise to the top, state affairs, political intrigue, dishonesty, merciless, heroes, head of state ...
Time: 90s
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46%
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The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, frame up, rivalry, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, rise to the top, crime, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Max Havelaar (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia, Netherlands
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An idealistic Dutch colonial officer posted to Indonesia in the 19th century is convinced that he can make the kinds of changes that will actually help the local people he is in charge of, but circumstances soon make him realize just how out of ...
Style: rough, captivating, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: heroes, state affairs, hopes, escapades, repression, idealism, danger, society, sword, whip, tiger, diving ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indonesia, asia, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
King of the Sands (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Syria
Story: A daring, compelling and controversial take on the life of prince Abdulaziz Al Saud (Ibn Saud), founder of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, serious
Plot: rise to the top, military, rebelliousness, against the odds, ruler, rebellion, state affairs, conquering, battle zone, religions or cults, battles, dishonesty ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s
Place: saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A.D. The Bible Continues (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A.D.: The Bible Continues is a television miniseries, based on the Bible, and a sequel to the 2013 miniseries. It is produced by Roma Downey, Mark Burnett, and Richard Bedser.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: religions or cults, heroes, escapades, hopes, human nature, society, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Pope Joan (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, who was made Pope for a brief period around 855 A.D. The movie presents her existence as fact, though it is questionable that Pope Joan really did exist, and portrays her relationships with other notables ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: pope, hidden identity, gender bending, dishonesty, ambition, religions or cults, clergy, power relations, rise to the top, legends and myths, society, gender ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
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42%
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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, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, rivalry, hopes, state affairs, unfulfillment, miraculous event, corrupted ruler, haunted by the past, betrayal, royal family, human spirit ...
Time: 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, europe, mine, jerusalem
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42%
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Revengers Tragedy (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Revengers Tragedy is a film adaptation of the 1606 play The Revenger's Tragedy It was directed by Alex Cox and adapted for the screen by Cox's fellow Liverpudlian, Frank Cottrell Boyce. The film stars Christopher Eccleston as the ...
Style: bleak, serious, clever, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, wedding, revenge, royal family, life is a bitch, crimes, anti heroes, uninhibited rivalry, corrupted ruler, state affairs, social decay, dishonesty ...
Time: future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, epic, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: save the day, royal court, anti semitism, queen, old testament, heroes, state affairs, destiny, orphan, society, hopes, rise to the top ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
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40%
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 1K
Henri 4 (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, France, Austria, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wide-ranging, energetic period piece tracing the rise of the Protestant Henry of Navarre as he goes from battlefield warrior to France's beloved King Henri IV. Director Jo Baier's epic is a classically entertaining adventure, albeit one ...
Style: rough, exciting, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: royal family, betrayal, ambition, battles, dishonesty, heroes, leadership, head of state, political unrest, politics, military, parents and children ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.
Style: epic, biblical, exciting, serious, based on the bible ...
Plot: bible, adam and eve, noah's ark, old testament, flood, good versus evil, redemption, christian, supernatural ability, rescue, heroes, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, stylized, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: viking, heroes, war, heroic mission, clergy, battles, religions or cults, palaces castles and temples, military, society, moral dilemma, struggle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
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37%
Bless You, Prison (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Nicole Valery-Grossu's European best seller autobiographic novel "Bless you, prison", the film is a true story, with real events and characters. A young intellectual woman, Nicole is arrested. There follow three months of ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, captivity, rebellion, monastery, confined, state affairs, survival, politics, rebelliousness, society, prison life, religions or cults ...
Time: 50s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Only Way (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Denmark, Panama, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In April 1940, the armies of Nazi Germany invaded Denmark. The Danish government promised peaceful cooperation on the condition that Denmark s Jews remain free. The Nazi s agreed. In October, 1943, the agreement was broken...This is the true and ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: battles, military, society, state affairs, confined, against humanity, war, danger, heroes, politics, world war two, nazi ...
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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