Movies like The Book of Daniel

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The Book of Daniel (2013)
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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 wise men. Threatened by death at every turn Daniel never ceases to serve the king until he is forced to choose between serving the king or honoring God. With his life at stake, Daniel has nothing but his faith to stand between him and the lions den.
Style: captivating, serious, biblical, inspirational, suspense, realistic, based on the bible
Plot: miraculous event, old testament, religious, conquering, heroes, oracle, hopes, escapades, confined, society, exile, prophecy, kingdom, king, faith, idol, advisor, religions or cults, hotshot hero, state affairs, lion, religion, jewish, prophet, dream ...
Time: ancient history

Most similar movies to The Book of Daniel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and biblical films with plots about society, religions or cults, hopes, heroes, religion, christianity and state affairs mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like The Book of Daniel: The Bible: Moses (1995), The Friends of Jesus - Thomas (2001), The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), One Night with the King (2006), Jeremiah (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: apostle, miraculous event, redemption, religions or cults, clergy, rise to the top, heroes, hopes, partners, faith, prayer, religious conversion ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: biblical, serious, epic, based on the bible, disturbing ...
Plot: religions or cults, ten commandments, leadership, oracle, hopes, state affairs, miraculous event, heroes, danger, society, bible, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, betrayal, anti semitism, old testament, genocide, religions or cults, heroic mission, head of state, society, danger, self discovery, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, emotional, serious, biblical, realistic
Plot: miraculous event, redemption, tragic hero, clergy, religions or cults, leadership, society, destiny, hopes, go public, supernatural, jesus christ ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: epic, biblical, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: jesus christ, betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, redemption, human spirit, leadership, hopes, tragic hero, society, chosen one ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, serious, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: save the day, old testament, battlefield, queen, destiny, royal court, rise to the top, royal family, betrayal, anti semitism, battles, female protagonist ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, egypt, israel, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
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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: serious, captivating, sincere, epic, realistic ...
Plot: prophet, oracle, society, false accusation, village, religions or cults, dishonesty, heroic mission, heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, bible ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east, egypt, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.9
 305
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 ...
Plot: apocalypse, redemption, obsession, hopes, religions or cults, parents and children, society, chaos, noah's ark, old testament, survival, end of the world ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Ephraim's Rescue (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From T.C. Christensen, director of the sensational pioneer film, 17 Miracles, comes the heroic true story of a simple man who was called to do the work of angels. Ephraim’s Rescue relates the story of Ephraim Hanks: a rescuer of the Martin ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: rescue, idealism, heroic mission, human spirit, leadership, hopes, society, optimism, destiny, escapades, religious conversion, mormonism ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, ohio, salt lake city utah, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
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, serious, biblical, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: adam and eve, noah's ark, heroes, old testament, flood, bible, miraculous event, heroic mission, redemption, hopes, supernatural ability, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, biblical
Plot: state affairs, parents and children, siblings relations, rise to the top, hopes, anti heroes, family relations, anti hero, society, betrayal, royal family, family problems ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: uplifting, captivating, epic, based on the bible, serious ...
Plot: jesus christ, religions or cults, chosen one, prophet, resurrection, torture, tragic hero, idealism, clergy, belief, oracle, society ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, epic, contemplative ...
Plot: against the odds, society, leadership, dishonesty, anti hero, clergy, ambition, anti heroes, obsessive quest, hopes, life is a bitch, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, rome italy, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 81
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: realistic, serious, emotional, bleak, contemplative ...
Plot: church, christianity, state affairs, hopes, life is a bitch, clergy, romance, heroes, religions or cults, society, ambition, theology ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, zurich switzerland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, injustice, political unrest, tragic hero, heroic mission, state affairs, christianity, dishonesty, temptation, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Nativity Story (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical tale follows the pair on their arduous path to their arrival in ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, tricky, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christianity, religions or cults, jesus, angel, bible, childbirth, miraculous event, prophecy, priest, pregnancy, sacrifice, family relations ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, palestine, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, catastrophe, danger, life is a bitch, escapades, legends and myths, on the run, forces of nature, society, panic, heroes, death ...
Time: ancient history
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: captivating, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: roman empire, fighting the system, hopes, society, rebellion, idealism, rise and fall, jesus christ, religion, self sacrifice, life is a bitch, self discovery ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.0
 440
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, religions or cults, clergy, dishonesty, ambition, friendship, life is a bitch, injustice, tragic hero, christianity, main character dies, death of protagonist ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: epic, sincere, serious, sentimental, christian film ...
Plot: miraculous event, crucifix, christianity, dishonesty, human spirit, leadership, rivalry, society, ambition, tragic hero, religions or cults, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 506
Moonshot (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Man's landing on the moon was our greatest technological achievement. The Apollo 11 mission was truly the stuff of dreams. For the first time, our species walked on another celestial body. Even more remarkable was their ability to make it back. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: outer space, nasa, moon, heroic mission, human spirit, spacewalk, space travel, archive footage, heroes, escapades, landing, astronaut ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, emotional, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: miraculous event, pregnancy, reincarnation, society, ambition, religions or cults, family relations, hopes, heroes, parents and children, life is a bitch, love affair ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Barabbas (1961)
Genre: 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, exciting, serious, captivating, biblical ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, jesus christ, haunted by the past, religions or cults, human spirit, hopes, betrayal, heroes, clergy, tragic hero, christian ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, middle east, europe, holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.0
 751
Winnie Mandela (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Africa, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A drama that chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through her marriage and her husband's incarceration.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, politics, society, feminism, political unrest, isolation, confined, hopes, state affairs, pursuit, gender, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Do You Believe? (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: christian, clergy, self discovery, introspection, society, religions or cults, teaching the ways of the world, doctors and patients, hopes, human spirit, religion, faith ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, exciting, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: slave, religions or cults, demolished city, social decay, leadership, society, graphic violence, adventure, miraculous event, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, biblical
Plot: country, religions or cults, righting the wronged, ambition, society, music, hopes, heroes, unfulfillment, crucifix, resurrection, virgin mary ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 2K
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, religions or cults, adventure, heroes, state affairs, royal family, dishonesty, tragic hero, bible, historical event, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Assassins (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China's greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious warlord across the country. Several years later, after taking the Han ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, political conspiracy, rivalry, assassination attempt, head of state, assassin, battles, military, hidden identity, family relations, love and romance, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: bleak, serious, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: religions or cults, ambition, dishonesty, royal family, society, battles, heroes, corrupted ruler, rise to the top, state affairs, bible, sword and sandal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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