Movies and TV shows like Moses the Lawgiver

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Moses the Lawgiver
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: leadership, religions or cults, heroes, desert, society, folk hero, heroic mission, against the odds, ambition, escapades, hopes, ten commandments, bible, oracle, exodus, pharaoh, loincloth, dead children, migration, cave
Time: ancient history
Place: africa, egypt, holy land, middle east
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Jesus of Nazareth
Biography, Drama, History
Italy, UK
382 min.
 8.5
The Message
Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK
177 min.
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, epic, captivating and realistic films and TV series with plots about society, heroes, religions or cults, leadership, hopes, religion and state affairs mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Moses the Lawgiver: The Bible: Moses (1995), Peter and Paul (1981), Jesus of Nazareth (1977), David (1997), The Ten Commandments (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: stylized, serious, epic, captivating, based on the bible ...
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Place: africa, egypt, holy land, middle east
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Peter and Paul
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, epic, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: leadership, obsessive quest, roman empire, 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
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System:   64%
    User:   75%
 
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Jesus of Nazareth
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, ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
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David
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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, ...
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The Ten Commandments
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
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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 ...
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The Bible: In the Beginning...
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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.
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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: surreal, epic, biblical, tense, serious ...
Plot: christianity, redemption, betrayal, religion, temptation, violence, jesus, god, clergy, desert, christian, storytelling ...
Time: ancient history, 30s, 1st century
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Jeremiah
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: sincere, serious, epic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: false accusation, heroic mission, religions or cults, heroes, village, society, life is a bitch, dishonesty, escapades, bible, prophet, oracle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
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The Message
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, captivating, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: leadership, adventure, muslim, religions or cults, war, fighting the system, hopes, society, rise to the top, islam, arab, idealism ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
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Abraham
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: exciting, serious, epic
Plot: anti heroes, leadership, adventure, human spirit, miraculous event, religions or cults, heroes, bible, society, family relations, redemption, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
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System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
A Story of David: The Hunted
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: captivating, serious, epic, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, heroes, state affairs, rise to the top, religions or cults, battles, ambition, dishonesty, society, sword and sandal, corrupted ruler, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
Mary, Mother of Jesus
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: miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, society, love affair, pregnancy, parents and children, reincarnation, ambition, heroes, family relations, life is a bitch ...
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Crusaders
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Story: Towards the end of the eleventh century, Pope Urban II announces a crusade against the Saracens, who have occupied the holy city of Jerusalem. Three young friends Richard, Peter and Andrew set off to join the crusading army.
Style: captivating, serious, epic, realistic
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The Annunciation
Genre: Drama
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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: serious, sexual, surreal, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: religions or cults, gays and lesbians, obsessive quest, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, lucifer, philosophy, symbolism, angel, devil, bible ...
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The Miracle Maker
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
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Story: A mother and father in search of help for their sick daughter cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, who has devoted his life to spreading God's word. An amazing miracle brings to light the true meaning of Christ, and the ...
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, epic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: clergy, supernatural ability, tragic hero, betrayal, leadership, jesus christ, human spirit, redemption, destiny, miraculous event, religions or cults, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
King of Kings
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, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, redemption, christian, christianity, religion, jesus, blindness, tragic hero, god, vengeance, life & death, mentor ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, egypt, israel, jerusalem ...
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    User:   39%
 
The Greatest Story Ever Told
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 199 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: epic, biblical, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: desert, betrayal, redemption, christian, christianity, religion, jesus, tragic hero, god, leadership, sacrifice, mentor ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, egypt, jerusalem, dungeon
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System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
Sodom and Gomorrah
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, adventure, social decay, religions or cults, heroes, society, rescue, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, chaos ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
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System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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The Antagonists
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, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: tragic hero, leadership, rebelliousness, desert, war, political unrest, religions or cults, battles, politics, heroes, rebellion, military ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, israel
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System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus
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, captivating, realistic, biblical
Plot: country, religions or cults, heroes, hopes, music, society, righting the wronged, ambition, unfulfillment, last supper, apostle, gospel ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, israel
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System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
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St. Paul
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: folk hero, roman empire, leadership, obsessive quest, legends and myths, religions or cults, hopes, bible, society, clergy, betrayal, redemption ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, jerusalem, rome italy
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System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
The Friends of Jesus - Thomas
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: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: tragic hero, redemption, legends and myths, miraculous event, religions or cults, heroes, hopes, society, clergy, leadership, destiny, reincarnation ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
The Nativity Story
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, biblical, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: christian, christianity, sacrifice, pregnancy, christmas, religion, storytelling, miraculous event, jesus, god, children, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, israel, middle east, egypt, palestine ...
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System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
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Marco Polo
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: adventurer, adventure, leadership, survival, vengeance, heroic mission, political unrest, escapades, heroes, battles, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
Princess Kaiulani
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, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: head of state, leadership, politics, rebelliousness, redemption, fall in love, princess, destiny, political unrest, campaign, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: hawaii, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
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Story of Judas
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: clergy, intrigue, desert, friendship, religions or cults, society, betrayal, jesus christ, dishonesty, rivalry, friends, bible ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
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System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
The Prince of Egypt
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: stylized, serious, biblical, epic, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, slavery, destiny, adventure, redemption, religion, leadership, animals, talking animals, siblings relations, storytelling, god ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
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System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
In the Beginning
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, adventure, human spirit, redemption, destiny, desert, heroic mission, miraculous event, royal family, religions or cults, hopes, siblings relations ...
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 

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The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A word for word depiction of the life of Jesus Christ from the Good News Translation Bible as recorded in the Gospel of John.
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, based on the bible
Plot: clergy, supernatural ability, tragic hero, betrayal, leadership, christian, redemption, legends and myths, miraculous event, religions or cults, injustice, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
Cast a Giant Shadow
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, realistic, epic
Plot: soldier, war, leadership, human spirit, self discovery, political unrest, wartime life, battles, against the odds, military, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1940s
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
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    User:   29%
 
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