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
Peter and Paul
Biography, Drama, History
USA
198 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and captivating films and TV series with plots about society, religions or cults, heroes, hopes, state affairs, religion and leadership mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like Moses the Lawgiver: The Bible: Moses (1995), The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966), Peter and Paul (1981), A Story of David: The Hunted (1960), Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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.
Style: biblical, epic, exciting, serious, light ...
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Place: egypt, israel
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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: epic, serious, 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, rome italy, israel
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    User:   76%
 
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Genre: Drama
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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. ...
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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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating
Plot: clergy, intrigue, desert, friendship, religions or cults, society, betrayal, jesus christ, dishonesty, rivalry, friends, bible ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
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    User:   52%
 
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Style: serious, captivating, epic, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: folk hero, head of state, tragic hero, leadership, rise to the top, heroes, king, rivalry, state affairs, underdog, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
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System:   52%
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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, serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: tragic hero, betrayal, idealism, christian, apostle, last supper, redemption, religions or cults, righting the wronged, jesus christ, rabbi, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
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System:   51%
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Crusaders
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 194 min.
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Style: epic, captivating, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: leadership, adventure, muslim, religions or cults, war, fighting the system, hopes, society, rise to the top, arab, islam, idealism ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
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Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus
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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, resurrection, country music, virgin mary ...
Time: ancient history
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Princess Kaiulani
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Style: epic, sincere, serious, 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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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: serious, atmospheric, epic, realistic, stylized ...
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Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
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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
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Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
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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, human spirit, adventure, redemption, desert, destiny, heroic mission, miraculous event, royal family, religions or cults, hopes, siblings relations ...
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
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System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
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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: epic, serious, exciting
Plot: anti heroes, leadership, human spirit, adventure, 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:   41%
    User:   42%
 
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Antigone
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Thebes in ancient Greece, King Oedipus kills his father and marries his mother Jocasta, having two sons - Eteocles and Polyneices - and two daughters - Ismene and Antigone. King Oedipus dies a beggar in the exile after gouging out his own eye, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: master warrior, samurai, tragic hero, royal family, heroes, state affairs, betrayal, vengeance, vigilantism, violence spree, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals ...
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Place: greece, ancient greece
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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, 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
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Once We Were Dreamers
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Middle East in 1919, a group of European Jews planning on settling in the Sinai Desert are attacked by Bedouin tribesmen. As they fight for their lives they realize that they are beginning a struggle for a new Jewish nation. This film ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: immigrants, starting over, desert, uninhibited rivalry, against the odds, rivalry, society, survival, interracial relations, culture clash, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: 20s
Place: israel, middle east
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
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:   37%
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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, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic hero, leadership, desert, rebelliousness, political unrest, war, 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:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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Adanggaman
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In West Africa during the late 17th century, King Adanggaman leads a war against his neighboring tribes, ordering his soldiers to torch enemy villages, kill the elderly and capture the healthy tribesmen to sell to the European slave traders. When ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: interracial relations, heroes, society, state affairs, village, politics, social differences, heroic mission, village life, injustice, king, slave ...
Time: 17th century
Place: africa, europe, france
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System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
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Hadewijch
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A troubled young woman is thrown out of a convent and forms a relationship with a radical Muslim.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: human nature, friendship, religions or cults, hopes, society, youth, clergy, self discovery, convent, parisian suburb, paris metro, theology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, middle east, paris france
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System:   36%
    User:   30%
 

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Quo Vadis
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 170 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 ...
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Place: europe
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The Mahabharata
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: human nature, legends and myths, escapades, heroes, rivalry, society, battle, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, battles, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
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