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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: bleak, epic, serious, captivating, realistic, biblical
Plot: heroes, battles, religions or cults, royal family, ambition, society, dishonesty, rise to the top, state affairs, corrupted ruler, bible, 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, heroes, state affairs, dishonesty, ambition and religion mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like A Story of David: The Hunted: Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973), Quo Vadis (2001), Moses the Lawgiver (1974), Story of Judas (2015), The Book of Esther (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, captivating, serious, realistic, biblical
Plot: country, music, unfulfillment, hopes, society, ambition, heroes, righting the wronged, religions or cults, crucifix, pigeon, apostle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, israel
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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: serious, sincere, captivating, epic
Plot: tragic love, heroic mission, fall in love, rise to the top, ambition, adventure, society, rivalry, roman empire, royal family, religions or cults, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe
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Moses the Lawgiver (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 141 min.
TV show
Story: Story of Moses. Originally a TV Miniseries recut for theaters
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: desert, hopes, society, ambition, escapades, oracle, religions or cults, heroic mission, against the odds, leadership, folk hero, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, africa, egypt, middle east
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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: serious, atmospheric, captivating, biblical, realistic
Plot: betrayal, clergy, religions or cults, rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty, bible, desert, friendship, society, bible story, disciple ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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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, epic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: palace intrigue, anti semitism, betrayal, old testament, head of state, danger, society, religions or cults, self discovery, heroic mission, genocide, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia
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The Flight of the Swan (2010)
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: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, friendship, idealism, obsession, dishonesty, rivalry, society, intrigue, family relations, love, dangerous animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: biblical, atmospheric, epic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: state affairs, clergy, dishonesty, obsessive quest, anti heroes, life is a bitch, heroes, hopes, religions or cults, injustice, anti hero, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, rome italy, israel
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King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, 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, royal family, adventure, state affairs, tragic hero, dishonesty, heroes, religions or cults, bible, historical event, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
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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: stylized, epic, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: battles, folk hero, state affairs, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, political unrest, friendship, infidelity, royal family, legends and myths, friends ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, jerusalem
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A.D. The Bible Continues (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: serious, epic, exciting, contemplative, atmospheric ...
Plot: heroes, human nature, hopes, society, religions or cults, escapades, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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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: biblical, serious, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: miraculous event, journey, hopes, society, uninvited guest, life turned upside down, family relations, religions or cults, pregnancy, virgin mary, angel, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: biblical, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: prophet, heroes, escapades, village, false accusation, heroic mission, society, life is a bitch, dishonesty, religions or cults, oracle, bible ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, egypt, middle east, jerusalem
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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: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, biblical
Plot: anti heroes, society, betrayal, rise to the top, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, royal family, parents and children, anti hero, hopes, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land
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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: uplifting, thought provoking, captivating, sincere, touching ...
Plot: miraculous event, pregnancy, religions or cults, family relations, hopes, life is a bitch, love affair, parents and children, reincarnation, heroes, society, ambition ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: scotland
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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 ...
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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: serious, captivating, stylized, realistic, epic
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The Ark (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Noah, a farmer and family man, is instructed by an angel to build an ark in the middle of a desert in order to save both his family and the faithful from a devastating flood. A seemingly impossible task, especially when his sons refuse to believe ...
Style: captivating, serious, biblical, suspense, epic ...
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The Annunciation (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Annunciation (in Hungarian: Angyali üdvözlet) is a Hungarian film directed by András Jeles in 1984, based on The Tragedy of Man (1861) by Imre Madách. When Adam (Péter Bocsor) and Eve (Júlia Mérő), having succumbed to Lucifer's ...
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Plot: female full frontal nudity, bible, symbolism, devil, angel, philosophy, lucifer, religions or cults, heroes, obsessive quest, french revolution, time ...
Time: ancient history, 18th century
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Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 154 min.
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Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
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To Play the King (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 218 min.
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King of the Sands (2013)
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Country: Syria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A daring, compelling and controversial take on the life of prince Abdulaziz Al Saud (Ibn Saud), founder of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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The Deal (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Coalition (2015)
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Country: UK
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Style: epic, stylized, realistic, serious, captivating ...
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