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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: bible, antiquity, heroes, battles, rise to the top, royal family, ancient history, society, ambition, dishonesty, state affairs, corrupted ruler, religions or cults, religion, sword and sandal
Place: holy land

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, realistic and biblical films with plots about society, ancient history, religions or cults, heroes, bible, state affairs and religion mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like A Story of David: The Hunted: Moses the Lawgiver (1974), Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973), Quo Vadis (2001), Story of Judas (2015), Barabbas (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Moses the Lawgiver (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Story of Moses. Originally a TV Miniseries recut for theaters
Style: biblical, epic, captivating, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: desert, bible, migration, pharaoh, exodus, jewish, old testament, faith, ancient egypt, christian, ancient, antiquity ...
Place: holy land, middle east, egypt, africa
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100%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, biblical
Plot: jesus, heroes, ambition, society, unfulfillment, music, hopes, religions or cults, righting the wronged, country, ancient history, christianity ...
Place: holy land, middle east, israel
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100%
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Quo Vadis (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 165 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, captivating, sincere, epic
Plot: heroic mission, fall in love, tragic love, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, society, adventure, ancient, bible, roman, roman empire ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe
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47%
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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, bible, religions or cults, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, society, friendship, desert, ancient history, bible story ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Barabbas (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Barabbas or Jesus Barabbas (literally "son of the father" or "Jesus, son of the father" respectively) is a figure in the account of the Passion of Christ, in which he is the insurrectionary whom Pontius Pilate freed at the ...
Style: biblical, serious, captivating, stylized, epic ...
Plot: bible, redemption, religions or cults, society, destiny, hopes, leadership, jesus, death, antiquity, gospel, easter ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
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40%
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, realistic ...
Plot: ancient history, palace intrigue, betrayal, religions or cults, society, self discovery, heroic mission, genocide, destiny, old testament, female protagonist, christian ...
Place: persia
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40%
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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, sexy, spiritual, captivating, serious ...
Plot: christianity, christian, religion, new testament, medieval, antiquity, ancient, jesus, bible, ambition, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, biblical ...
Plot: ancient history, bible, royal family, state affairs, old testament, rivalry, war, religions or cults, tragic hero, dishonesty, heroes, adventure ...
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating, bleak
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, friendship, dishonesty, society, intrigue, rivalry, idealism, obsession, family relations, love, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: biblical, epic, exciting, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: religions or cults, religion, christian, faith, ancient history, heroes, religious faith, human nature, hopes, escapades, society, jesus ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: captivating, gloomy, stylized, epic, serious ...
Plot: old testament, bible, christian, ancient world, ancient, faith, battles, ancient history, royal family, legends and myths, political unrest, infidelity ...
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: old testament, bible, ancient history, belief in god, ancient, christianity, faith, family problems, family relations, parents and children, royal family, siblings relations ...
Place: holy land, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, sincere, captivating, biblical, realistic ...
Plot: journey, miraculous event, religions or cults, family relations, life turned upside down, uninvited guest, hopes, society, pregnancy, ancient history, angel, virgin mary ...
Place: catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: jesus, bible, christian, religion, new testament, antiquity, empire, religious, faith, belief in god, miraculous event, pregnancy ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: biblical, serious, captivating, epic, suspense ...
Plot: noah's ark, old testament, ancient history, obsession, apocalypse, redemption, hopes, chaos, parents and children, religions or cults, society, flood ...
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33%
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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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, rise to the top, crimes, rivalry, society, ambition, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, dishonesty, frame up, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic, stylized, political ...
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, crumbling marriage, rise to the top, family problems, crumbling relationship, couples, social climbing, dishonesty, love and romance, state affairs, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, bleak, rough ...
Plot: escapades, heroes, hopes, state affairs, society, repression, idealism, tiger, diving, fire, public humiliation, dog ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indonesia, asia, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, christian film, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: prophet, bible, antiquity, ancient history, ancient, christian, faith, old testament, heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, dishonesty ...
Place: middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Jacob (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Austria, UK, Morocco
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: biblical, christian film, realistic, serious, epic
Plot: bible, ancient history, christian, antiquity, belief in god, ancient, faith, old testament, religions or cults, family relations, power relations, society ...
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: viking, medieval, royal family, ancient, british royal family, historical event, battles, heroes, clergy, military, war, society ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sincere, serious, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient history, old testament, medieval, judaism, destiny, battlefield, royal court, christian, courage, royal family, save the day, betrayal ...
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: bible, devil, symbolism, angel, philosophy, lucifer, religions or cults, coming of age, heroes, obsessive quest, ancient history, children ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ancient greece, paris france, athens greece, france, london ...
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26%
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To Play the King (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 218 min.
TV show
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: political, serious, realistic, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: royal family, cons and scams, british politics, british monarchy, british prime minister, heroes, survival, state affairs, society, head of state, ambition, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
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26%
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Coalition (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Political drama about the rise of Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats during the 2010 election. After the election failed to produce an outright winner, Clegg was catapulted into an unaccustomed position of influence and was the recipient of ...
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, political ...
Plot: politics, campaign, state affairs, political intrigue, rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, parliament, politician, election, society, negotiation ...
Time: 21st century, year 2010, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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: biblical, epic, suspenseful, serious, sincere ...
Plot: ancient history, jesus, christianity, christian, redemption, betrayal, state affairs, bible, religion, medieval, injustice, political unrest ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: holy land, rome italy, ancient greece, israel, egypt ...
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26%
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The Deal (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is approaching an election in the UK when the leader of the Labour party, John Smith, suffers another in a line of heart attacks and dies. With the leadership campaign about to start the clear choice appears to be Gordon Brown, a stanch Scotsman. ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, political, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, ambition, leadership, rise to the top, friendship, betrayal, political intrigue, state affairs, dishonesty, political corruption, campaign, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s
Place: england, britain
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25%
King of the Sands (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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.
Style: realistic, serious, epic, captivating
Plot: conquering, against the odds, ruler, rebellion, leadership, head of state, ambition, battles, state affairs, rise to the top, rebelliousness, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Radicals (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the Anabaptist movement and two of its first leaders, Michael and Margaretha Sattler.
Style: biblical, captivating, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: liberation theology, reformation, christianity, medieval, church, religions or cults, clergy, romance, hopes, state affairs, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, switzerland, zurich switzerland
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25%
Joseph and Mary (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When loved ones are murdered, Elijah’s beliefs are compromised as he considers revenge. But a visit with Joseph and Mary may offer a new perspective.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: christianity, jesus, religions or cults, mother son relationship, life is a bitch, family relations, meaning of life, parents and children, death, society, hopes, revenge ...
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