Movies like Color of the Cross

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Color of the Cross (2006)
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Color of the Cross (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A retelling of the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, based on the idea that he was a black man whose death was a racially motivated hate crime.
Plot: jesus, jewish, betrayal, prophet, racism, faith, apostle, traitor, easter, rabbi, crucifixion of jesus, crucifix, new testament, messiah, last supper, execution, disciple, revisionist history, prayer, campfire, washing feet, jesus christ
Time: 1st century

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Most similar movies to Color of the Cross

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out biblical, christian film, serious and realistic films with plots about faith, christian, jesus, christianity, religion, prayer and crucifix mostly in Drama, Family and History genres. Some movies like Color of the Cross: The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Passover Plot (1976), Story of Judas (2015), Jesus: The Desire of Ages (2014), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, factual, rough, bleak, brutal ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: christianity, betrayal, jesus, mission, sacrifice, religion, religions or cults, suffering, bible, torture, death, life philosophy ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, jerusalem, middle east
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95%
The Passover Plot (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dramatization of the controversial best-seller that posits an alternate version of the birth of Christianity. In this version, Jesus planned for His crucifixion by taking a drug that would simulate death. After His unconscious body was placed in the ...
Plot: jesus, crucifix, easter, faked death, conspiracy, fanatic, torture, execution
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem
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95%
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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, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, bible, society, friendship, desert, ancient history, bible story ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Jesus: The Desire of Ages (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: "Jesus - The Desire of Ages" is a soft glove in a hard hand as far as Christian movies go. It packs a punch of theological and emotional power gloved in all the soft, warm fuzzies that make family viewing so enjoyable. The movie opens with ...
Style: biblical
Plot: last supper, bible story, messiah, virgin mary, disciple, roman soldier, religious persecution, religion, bible, prophecy, christian, jesus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: serious, captivating, uplifting, realistic, epic
Plot: apostle, faith, clergy, miraculous event, christian, heroes, rise to the top, redemption, ancient history, religions or cults, partners, hopes ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, serious, sincere ...
Plot: temptation, sin, redemption, betrayal, jesus, desert, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, christianity, ancient history, roman ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Paul: The Emissary (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Robert Marcarelli - In this impressive drama, starring Gary Cooper, we follow Saul the angry zealot to Paul the servant of Christ, who will pay any price to bring his message to the world. - Garry Cooper, Leon Lissek, Kermit Christman
Style: biblical, christian film
Plot: bible, earthquake, evangelist, execution, religious conversion, religious persecution, change of heart, healing, prisoner, storm, sermon, ship ...
Time: ancient times, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.8
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The Testaments (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: This film depict events from the Life and ministry of Jesus Christ as recorded in the New Testament and the Book of Mormon. The story culminates with a portrayal of the Ressurected Savior's visit to the ancient Americas as seen through the eyes ...
Style: 70mm film
Plot: mormon, native american, faith, father son relationship, new world, miraculous event, ancient civilization, temple, religion, preacher, bible, american indian ...
Time: 1st century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Christ Slayer (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Takes place at the Passover and the days that follow the crucifixion. A mix of scripture and Christian legend woven to try and create a more complete picture. It follows Longinus as the Roman soldier who put the spear to Jesus on the cross.
Plot: jesus, christian, crucifix, sword, roman, soldier, easter, spear, cross
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74%
 6.5
 167
The Penitent (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tension between a jealous husband, his wife who's attracted to his friend and the friend is rising as their small, deeply catholic, Mexican village is deciding who will be Christ during the possibly dangerous reenactment of the Crucifixion.
Plot: crucifix, easter, village
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Penitent Thief (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the two unnamed men who were crucified alongside Jesus and how they came to be beside him on the cross that fateful day. Dismas and his brother Jotham, along with Gestas, another young man who will share their fate, suffer tragedy and ...
Style: christian film, biblical, epic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: roman, religious, gang of thieves, gang, thief, male protagonist, brother brother relationship, tragic hero, brother brother conflict, religion, injustice, religions or cults ...
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: miraculous event, pregnancy, religion, heroes, hopes, life is a bitch, society, ambition, religions or cults, family relations, ancient history, reincarnation ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A first century rabbi, Yehuda (Nick Mancuso), finds his true calling when he decides to follow in the footsteps of a certain Jesus of Nazareth and spread his Good Word. But in the year after Jesus' crucifixion, it's not so easy to persuade ...
Style: christian film
Plot: jewish, easter, brother brother relationship, family gatherings, christianity, sermon, religion, judaism, christian, religious differences, rabbi, religious conversion
Time: 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
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Timepiece (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: racism, murder, self defense, family relations, faith, society, dishonesty, life is a bitch, family life, false accusation, businessman, parent child relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mary of Nazareth (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Morocco
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Nazareth in Galilee, at the time of Roman emperor Augustus and of the king of Jews Herod, lives a simple young woman, Mary, between the love of her parents, of her fiancé Joseph the carpenter, and of her fellow citizens. One day, a dazzling ...
Style: biblical
Plot: crucifix, crucifixion of jesus, jesus, loincloth
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Crossing Thresholds (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Main portion of the movie displays an evening out for people from multiple circles having dinner in Charisma restaurant. Many stories are being told by patrons from each table.
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, faith
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Promised a Miracle (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: True story of a couple charged with manslaughter when their rejection of modern medicine in favor of religion to treat their diabetic child resulted in his death.
Plot: faith, death, small town, jail, prison, preacher, son, diabetic, court, manslaughter, couples, faith healing ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Not in This Town (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Local aryan-type thugs, financed by an outside racist (ed begley jr), attempt to create an atmosphere of fear in a small Montana community by intimidating black churchgoers, and Native American and Jewish residents. Through the efforts of a ...
Plot: bigotry, anti semitism, hate crime, judaism, church, racism, nazi, newspaper, faith
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44%
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The Wednesday Morning Breakfast Club (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: A short film that tells the story of three older men who come into the same restaurant on Wednesday mornings at the same time every week. The story is told from the perspective of Megan, the newly hired waitress at the restaurant that takes classes ...
Plot: restaurant, faith, faithfulness, old man, honor, christian, respect, waitress, prayer
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Saved by Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retired police officer, despondent over the loss of his family, contemplates a dramatic decision which will change his life forever, until he meets a mysterious woman who, through her personal stories, gives him a reason to re-examine what is most ...
Style: christian film, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, faith, father son relationship, christian, fatherhood, integrity, love, husband wife relationship, father, grief, couple relations, changing lives ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Last Days in the Desert (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.
Style: atmospheric, serious, biblical, contemplative, fable
Plot: desert, devil, fasting, religions or cults, escapades, adventure, society, family problems, wilderness, jesus, evil, ancient history ...
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Faith of Our Fathers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With the Vietnam War raging in 1969, two young fathers report for duty. A man of great faith and a doubtful cynic. A quarter-century later, their sons, Wayne and John Paul (David A.R. White and Kevin Downes), meet as strangers. Guided by handwritten ...
Style: christian film, touching, captivating, psychological
Plot: faith, christian, vietnam war, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, soldier, robbery, road trip, christianity, religious conversion, military life, father son relationship, father and son ...
Time: 90s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Trump Prophecy (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true story about fireman and public servant Mark Taylor who heard a special message from God about change in our nation. When Mary Colbert, a networker and connector of Christian ministries, heard Mark's message she felt called to start a ...
Style: christian film
Plot: god, fortune teller, post traumatic stress disorder, a vision, christian propaganda, fire department, prophet, politician, police officer, crazy, political propaganda, miraculous event ...
Place: xian, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Light of the World (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This 78-minute film takes you on an unforgettable journey, showing the biblical account of the creation of man and the entrance of sin into the world. See why Jesus Christ came to earth and how He dealt with the sin issue once and for all. Follow ...
Style: biblical, christian film
Plot: religion, heaven, hell, bible, painting, christian, jesus, satan, christianity, crucifix
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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White Lie (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A black New York man returns to his southern hometown to investigate his father's lynching at the hands of a white mob.
Style: suspense, reflective
Plot: amateur sleuth, death, love, revenge, doctor, interracial relations, racial prejudice, confrontation, african american, racism, murder, cross cultural relations ...
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31%
Nocturnal Agony (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A highly successful upper middle class woman with a loving family has her seemingly “perfect” world turned upside down when the hidden secrets from her past suddenly resurface, forcing her and her beloved mother into a painful examination of ...
Style: christian film
Plot: recovery, faith, female protagonist, child abuse
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30%
Chocolate City (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a struggling college student changes in an instant when he meets the owner of a male strip club who convinces him to give amateur night a whirl.
Style: realistic, entertaining, captivating, psychological
Plot: male stripper, newcomer, brother brother relationship, strip club, job offer, performance, ambition, dancer, friendship, workplace situations, buddies, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Gathering (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Michael Carey's world turns upside-down when the successful marketing executive catches a glimpse of the near future. These visions could not come at a worse time for his marriage, his job or his friendships. Michael struggles to understand the ...
Style: christian film
Plot: evangelical christianity, bible prophecy, a vision, fired from the job, faith, husband wife relationship, heaven, christian, religion, christianity, theology, end of the world ...
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30%
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War Room (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The family-friendly movie explores the transformational role prayer plays in the lives of the Jordan family. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, a middle-class couple who seemingly have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter, their dream home. But ...
Style: inspirational, christian film, biblical, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christian, african american protagonist, life, family relations, propaganda, beautiful scenery, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, intergenerational friendship, marital problem, life philosophy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Stolen Summer (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete, an eight-year-old Catholic boy growing up in the suburbs of Chicago in the mid-1970s, attends Catholic school, where as classes let out for the summer, he's admonished by a nun to follow the path of the Lord, and not that of the Devil. ...
Style: touching, sincere, uplifting, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: afterlife, friendship, family relations, rabbi, school, judaism, faith, religions or cults, youth, clergy, parents and children, catholicism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, future, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%