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Moses the Lawgiver (1974)
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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, atmospheric, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, biblical
Plot: desert, heroes, religions or cults, ambition, against the odds, oracle, hopes, society, heroic mission, escapades, folk hero, leadership, bible, ten commandments, cave, pharaoh, migration, exodus, dead children, loincloth
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, africa, holy land, middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, epic and realistic films and TV series with plots about society, religions or cults, hopes, heroes, religion, bible and state affairs mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Moses the Lawgiver: A.D. The Bible Continues (2015), Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973), The Bible: Moses (1995), A Story of David: The Hunted (1960), In the Beginning (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, exciting, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: escapades, society, hopes, human nature, heroes, religions or cults, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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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, captivating, realistic, serious, biblical
Plot: hopes, unfulfillment, society, music, heroes, ambition, country, righting the wronged, religions or cults, miraculous event, disciple, gospel ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, israel
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100%
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, epic, serious, based on the bible, disturbing ...
Plot: religions or cults, ten commandments, society, leadership, state affairs, danger, hopes, heroes, oracle, miraculous event, bible, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
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34%
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, epic, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: corrupted ruler, society, battles, religions or cults, royal family, state affairs, rise to the top, dishonesty, ambition, heroes, sword and sandal, bible ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: biblical, captivating, christian film, serious, epic ...
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, miraculous event, religions or cults, human spirit, redemption, rescue, danger, hopes, state affairs, bible, imaginary ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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29%
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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: serious, epic, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: bible, prophet, desert, heroic mission, miraculous event, redemption, society, adventure, human spirit, hopes, bible story, city ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: biblical, exciting, serious, epic
Plot: bible, human spirit, destiny, against the odds, hopes, rescue, adventure, heroes, imaginary, leadership, redemption, siblings relations ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: sincere, epic, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: prophet, oracle, dishonesty, life is a bitch, society, heroes, escapades, religions or cults, false accusation, heroic mission, village, bible ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, israel, egypt, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: captivating, serious, atmospheric, biblical, realistic
Plot: betrayal, clergy, religions or cults, dishonesty, intrigue, rivalry, bible, society, desert, friendship, bible story, disciple ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, disturbing, biblical, exciting ...
Plot: noah's ark, adam and eve, heroes, flood, bible, old testament, heroic mission, miraculous event, redemption, hopes, supernatural ability, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, realistic, atmospheric, epic, contemplative ...
Plot: state affairs, life is a bitch, clergy, hopes, dishonesty, obsessive quest, society, ambition, anti hero, injustice, religions or cults, against the odds ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, rome italy, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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David (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: prophet, tragic hero, heroes, battles, king, ambition, underdog, rivalry, dishonesty, religions or cults, oracle, couples ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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St. Paul (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic
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: realistic, serious, based on the bible, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, folk hero, bible, christianity, apostle, christian, legends and myths, heroes, state affairs, bible story, ancient rome, father son relationship ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, based on the bible, biblical ...
Plot: christianity, jesus, self sacrifice, roman empire, resurrection, jesus christ, back from the dead, faith, betrayal, miraculous event, execution, rabbi ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Jesus (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK
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: realistic, serious, epic, based on the bible, surprise ending ...
Plot: bible, jesus christ, christianity, resurrection, jewish, hopes, society, religions or cults, sin, leadership, jesus, death of protagonist ...
Place: palestine
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South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: Andrew Davies sparkling adaption of Winifred Holtby's acclaimed novel. Insightful, warm and full of memorable characters, South Riding tells a fraught love story and paints a panaromic portrait of a Yorkshire community in the long aftermath of ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, human spirit, family relations, society, love and romance, hopes, parents and children, small town, social relations, strong female presence, high school, high school life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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21%
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: uplifting, thought provoking, captivating, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, miraculous event, religions or cults, family relations, heroes, ambition, reincarnation, love affair, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, society ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, saga
Plot: family relations, gangsters, hopes, rise to the top, blind ambition, power relations, boxing, ambition, immigrants, society, siblings relations, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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: gloomy, touching, epic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: village life, village, society, love and romance, hopes, romance, obsessive quest, escapades, bittersweet, unfulfilled love, parents and children, religions or cults ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, europe, holy land, middle east, eastern europe ...
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20%
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: atmospheric, surreal, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: female full frontal nudity, bible, symbolism, devil, angel, philosophy, lucifer, religions or cults, heroes, obsessive quest, french revolution, time ...
Time: ancient history, 18th century
Place: france, athens greece, ancient greece, paris france, prague ...
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20%
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, atmospheric, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: battles, legends and myths, mythology, battle, unfulfillment, heroes, human nature, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, rivalry, escapades, family feud ...
Time: ancient history
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Cloudstreet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 342 min.
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: captivating, uplifting, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: working class, starting over, change of luck, family life, family relations, destiny, society, hopes, cause and meaning, foreknowledge, working class family, gambling ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: australia
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20%
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: realistic, serious, sincere, epic, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, racism, false accusation, interracial relations, society, state affairs, couple relations, suburban life, discrimination, family business, working class, suburbs ...
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20%
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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: biblical, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: clergy, tragic hero, redemption, miraculous event, go public, religions or cults, supernatural, society, leadership, hopes, destiny, jesus ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Red Tent (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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: stylized, emotional, captivating, epic, biblical ...
Plot: old testament, siblings relations, family relations, destiny, female bonding, strong female character, female protagonist, wisdom of life, based on a novel, tragedy, women in society, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, israel, holy land
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20%
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, atmospheric, exciting, serious ...
Plot: slave, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, social decay, self discovery, miraculous event, leadership, adventure, rescue, society, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Son of Babylon (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iraq, UK, France, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Palestine
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A willful young boy follows his just as obstinate grandmother in a journey across Iraq, determined to discover the fate of her missing son, Ahmed's father, who never returned from war.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: human spirit, political unrest, escapades, hopes, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, desert, pow, family in crisis, coming of age, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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: captivating, serious, biblical, suspense, epic ...
Plot: noah's ark, hopes, apocalypse, obsession, redemption, chaos, society, religions or cults, parents and children, old testament, flood, religion ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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The Message (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK, Saudi Arabia, Egypt
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Style: epic, rough, serious, controversial, captivating ...
Plot: muslim, arab, desert, war, religions or cults, prophet, exile, battles, islam, adventure, society, oppression ...
Time: ancient history, 7th century, middle ages
Place: middle east, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, desert, battles, siege, tragic hero, military, rebelliousness, political unrest, politics, war, human spirit, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%