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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, realistic, emotional, biblical
Plot: desert, leadership, religions or cults, ten commandments, bible, heroes, society, folk hero, heroic mission, against the odds, ambition, escapades, hopes, oracle, exodus, pharaoh, loincloth, dead children, migration, cave
Time: ancient history
Place: africa, egypt, holy land, middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, epic, realistic and captivating films and TV series with plots about society, religions or cults, heroes, religion, hopes, state affairs and leadership mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Moses the Lawgiver: A.D. The Bible Continues (2015), The Bible: Moses (1995), A Story of David: The Hunted (1960), The Ten Commandments (2006), St. Paul (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: atmospheric, serious, epic, stylized, exciting
Plot: religions or cults, society, human nature, escapades, heroes, hopes
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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The Bible: Moses (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, USA, Canada
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: epic, stylized, serious, captivating, biblical ...
Plot: leadership, adventure, human spirit, bible, ten commandments, destiny, heroic mission, miraculous event, religions or cults, heroes, folk hero, tragic hero ...
Place: egypt, africa, holy land, middle east
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93%
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: biblical, epic, captivating, serious, bleak ...
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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65%
The Ten Commandments (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: When an oracle prophesizes that a child will become Prince of Egypt, a time of danger approaches the kingdom. The Egyptian Pharaoh orders the massacre of all newborn males. But one child, Moses-the son of a Hebrew slave-escapes certain death when he ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, biblical
Plot: bible, plague, a.i., adventure, rescue, ten commandments, human spirit, redemption, siblings relations, destiny, heroic mission, miraculous event ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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St. Paul (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Director Roger Young (JOSEPH AND JESUS) presents this dramatic television miniseries that recounts the life of Paul (Johannes Brandrup) the Apostle of Jesus Christ. Originally known as Paul of Tarsus, Paul tortured and persecuted Christians until he ...
Style: serious, realistic, based on the bible
Plot: roman empire, folk hero, bible, leadership, apostle, obsessive quest, legends and myths, religions or cults, hopes, society, clergy, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
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59%
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Abraham (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: This engrossing dramatization of the life of Abraham, the most tested servant of God and the father of Judaism, spans from the patriarch's quest for the Promised Land to the sacrifice of his son, Isaac.
Style: epic, exciting, serious
Plot: bible, anti heroes, leadership, human spirit, adventure, miraculous event, religions or cults, heroes, society, family relations, redemption, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
In the Beginning (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal.
Style: semi serious, epic
Plot: rescue, human spirit, adventure, bible, ancient egypt, redemption, desert, destiny, heroic mission, miraculous event, royal family, religions or cults ...
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Message (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, exciting, rough
Plot: religions or cults, muslim, desert, leadership, adventure, society, war, arab, islam, exile, fighting the system, hopes ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: middle east
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54%
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David (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Italy, Germany
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." (I Samuel, 8:5). And so the prophet Samuel gives the Hebrews their first king, Saul. Saul, ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: king, tragic hero, folk hero, head of state, bible, prophet, family, leadership, rise to the top, heroes, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: desert, tragic hero, battles, military, siege, roman empire, leadership, rebelliousness, political unrest, war, religions or cults, politics ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, captivating
Plot: jesus christ, clergy, intrigue, desert, bible, friendship, religions or cults, society, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, friends ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: false accusation, heroic mission, prophet, bible, religions or cults, village, heroes, society, life is a bitch, dishonesty, escapades, oracle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, exciting, serious, biblical, based on the bible ...
Plot: adam and eve, noah's ark, flood, bible, christian, redemption, supernatural ability, good versus evil, legends and myths, miraculous event, religions or cults, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ...
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Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, rome italy, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
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Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
Story: Passion, beauty, and brilliant storytelling are all on display in this six-hour-plus epic from Italian director Franco Zeffirelli. Robert Powell is superb in the title role, and with the overwhelming success of this TV movie throughout the world, ...
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Plot: christianity, idealism, religions or cults, supernatural, tragic hero, betrayal, apostle, last supper, christian, jesus christ, rabbi, execution ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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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, realistic, captivating, biblical
Plot: country, religions or cults, heroes, hopes, society, music, righting the wronged, ambition, unfulfillment, temptation, evangelist, judaism ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Solomon (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon. The two young men are fierce rivals, since both are prospective heirs to the throne and only one can be successful.
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: tragic hero, leadership, political unrest, royal family, religions or cults, heroes, state affairs, betrayal, rise to the top, couple relations, legends and myths, battles ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mama Flora's Family (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Alex Haley's novel about a black matriarch in the early 20th century, this dramatic miniseries spotlights the struggle for social change. Cicely Tyson stars as Mama Flora, a woman determined to free her children from the bonds of ...
Style: serious, sincere, epic, realistic, captivating ...
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36%
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Joseph (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.
Style: serious, epic, realistic, based on the bible, biblical
Plot: betrayal, adventure, vengeance, ten commandments, bible, parents and children, religions or cults, society, siblings relations, miraculous event, royal family, dishonesty ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Mahabharata (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Belgium, Australia, USA, Sweden, Portugal, Norway, Netherlands, Japan, Ireland, Iceland, Finland, Denmark, UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 318 min.
Story: One of the great masterpieces of world literature comes to vivid life in an elaborate production from acclaimed theater and film innovator Peter Brook. This collection of ancient Sanskrit stories (composed into the longest book ever written) ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: legends and myths, battle, human nature, war, dysfunctional family, hinduism, mythology, escapades, heroes, rivalry, society, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Human Cargo (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: Human Cargo is a 2004 Canadian television miniseries. The series won seven Gemini Awards and two Directors Guild of Canada Awards. It premiered on CBC Television on January 4, 2004 and starred Kate Nelligan, Cara Pifko, and Nicholas Campbell. The ...
Style: epic, serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: immigrants, society, state affairs, hotshot hero, racism, politics, legal, rebellion, family relations, life is a bitch, torture, illegal immigrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
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 ⇓
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The Red Tent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Story: The Red Tent is a sweeping tale that takes place during the times of the Old Testament, told through the eyes of Dinah (Rebecca Ferguson), the daughter of Leah (Minnie Driver) and Jacob (Iain Glen). Dinah happily grows up inside the red tent where ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, epic ...
Plot: destiny, family life, family relations, bible, couple relations, siblings relations, wooing, dishonesty, hopes, society, couples, old testament
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jerusalem (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Members of a devout Christian congregation try to start a new life in Palestine.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, epic, gloomy ...
Plot: obsessive quest, parents and children, christianity, christian, poverty, unfulfilled love, romance, religions or cults, village, escapades, love and romance, village life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, europe, holy land, middle east, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Cloudstreet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Story: Cloudstreet is an Australian television drama miniseries for the Showcase subscription television channel, which first screened from 22 May 2011, in three parts. It is an adaptation of Cloudstreet, an award-winning novel by Australian author Tim ...
Style: stylized, serious, epic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: working class, family life, hopes, family relations, starting over, destiny, cause and meaning, society, change of luck, foreknowledge, working class family, beach ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: australia
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Jesus (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he weeps at Joseph’s funeral, throws stones in Lake Galilee when meeting ...
Style: epic, serious, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: jewish, bible, judaism, christianity, resurrection, jesus christ, religions or cults, society, last supper, synagogue, clergy, leadership ...
Place: palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being ...
Style: epic, surreal, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, temptation, christianity, betrayal, roman, blasphemy, jesus christ, cross, prophecy, redemption, sin, clergy ...
Time: ancient history, 30s, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: emotional, serious, epic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, extramarital affair, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, tragic love, dysfunctional family, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: epic, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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