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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, epic, serious, captivating, bleak, realistic
Plot: royal family, heroes, sword and sandal, state affairs, rise to the top, religions or cults, battles, ambition, dishonesty, society, corrupted ruler, 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, heroes, dishonesty, hopes and religion mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like A Story of David: The Hunted: Quo Vadis (2001), The Book of Esther (2013), Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999), Moses the Lawgiver (1974), Peter and Paul (1981). 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: serious, epic, captivating, sincere
Plot: master warrior, roman empire, rise to the top, ancient rome, christian, christianity, royal family, adventure, politics, war, heroes, love and romance ...
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: bleak, epic, semi serious, realistic, biblical ...
Plot: anti semitism, head of state, genocide, gospel, royal family, state affairs, betrayal, manipulations, self discovery, destiny, heroic mission, woman in danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia
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91%
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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: pregnancy, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, society, love affair, parents and children, reincarnation, ambition, heroes, family relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, leadership, religions or cults, bible, ten commandments, heroes, society, folk hero, heroic mission, against the odds, ambition, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: africa, egypt, holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: leadership, obsessive quest, christian, religions or cults, hopes, society, state affairs, anti heroes, clergy, redemption, injustice, against the odds ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: serious, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, biblical
Plot: country, religions or cults, heroes, hopes, society, music, righting the wronged, ambition, unfulfillment, evangelist, resurrection, disciple ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, israel
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76%
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, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: betrayal, parents and children, christianity, faith, siblings relations, state affairs, family problems, family relations, anti heroes, head of state, rise to the top, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, serious, epic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, legends and myths, political unrest, royal family, dishonesty, rivalry, friends, folk hero, betrayal, infidelity, battles, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, desert, intrigue, bible, friendship, religions or cults, society, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, friends ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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62%
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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, realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: royal family, rivalry, war, dishonesty, bible, heroes, adventure, state affairs, tragic hero, religions or cults, historical event, battlefield ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting
Plot: religions or cults, society, human nature, escapades, heroes, hopes, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: society, idealism, danger, escapades, heroes, hopes, state affairs, repression, diving, tiger, campfire, dinner ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indonesia, asia, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: epic, serious, stylized, captivating, realistic
Plot: infidelity, politics, ambition, love and romance, state affairs, romance, couples, contests and competitions, crumbling marriage, rise to the top, breakup, revolution ...
Time: 30s, 40s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, heroic mission, bible, prophet, religions or cults, heroes, village, society, life is a bitch, dishonesty, escapades, oracle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, disturbing, realistic
Plot: dangerous animal, intrigue, rise to the top, idealism, obsession, doctors and patients, friendship, environmentalism, ambition, dishonesty, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: british royal family, royal family, head of state, royal court, state affairs, couples, palaces castles and temples, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, political intrigue, religions or cults ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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51%
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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, realistic, biblical
Plot: anti heroes, jesus christ, journey, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, society, parents and children, pregnancy, life turned upside down, family relations, uninvited guest ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: talky, captivating, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, clergy, against the rules, integrity, royal court, ego clash, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, royal family, fighting the system, politics, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: leadership, self discovery, miraculous event, social decay, adventure, religions or cults, heroes, society, rescue, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, chaos ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, biblical, based on the bible
Plot: old testament, confined, heroes, state affairs, hotshot hero, miraculous event, religions or cults, escapades, hopes, society, religious, conquering ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, clever, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: cons and scams, royal family, head of state, political corruption, political intrigue, campaign, politics, dishonesty, state affairs, rise to the top, survival, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
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43%
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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, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, urban ghetto, gangsters, rise to the top, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, rise and fall, uninhibited rivalry, frame up ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: scotland
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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: captivating, biblical, epic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: save the day, royal court, queen, anti semitism, heroes, state affairs, destiny, rise to the top, royal family, hopes, orphan, society ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
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41%
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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: captivating, epic, serious, realistic
Plot: battle zone, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, state affairs, rebelliousness, religions or cults, battles, against the odds, ambition, dishonesty, military ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: saudi arabia
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40%
Princess Kaiulani (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lush scenery and gorgeous photography highlight this bio of Princess Ka'iulani (Q'Orianka Kilcher), a 19th-century Hawaiian princess raised in England but determined to maintain her people's independence from aggressive American ...
Style: sincere, serious, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: princess, head of state, leadership, historical figure, politics, rebelliousness, redemption, fall in love, destiny, political unrest, campaign, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: bleak, epic, rough, biblical, factual ...
Plot: betrayal, christianity, suffering, torture, clergy, religion, religions or cults, sacrifice, redemption, last supper, mission, bible ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: prison, politics, human spirit, prison life, confined, state affairs, survival, rebelliousness, captivity, religions or cults, rebellion, society ...
Time: 50s
Place: europe, romania
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38%
Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thirty years on from the 1984 Union Carbide plant malfunction, the consequences of which are tragically ongoing, A Prayer for Rain is the powerful and moving story of the Bhopal tragedy, one of the great corporate and environmental scandals of the ...
Style: serious, bleak, captivating, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: human nature, factory, urban ghetto, workplace situations, danger, society, life is a bitch, workplace, political corruption, urban ghetto life, environmentalism, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: viking, moral dilemma, heroic mission, heroes, palaces castles and temples, war, clergy, religions or cults, battles, military, society, struggle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Purpose (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A software developer becomes a billionaire and is distracted by fame, greed and power, then must save his invention and company from a hostile takeover.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: rise to the top, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, rivalry, redemption, infidelity, relationship vs career, computers and web, dishonesty, love and romance, materialism, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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