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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 christ, jewish, jesus, prophet, racism, betrayal, traitor, apostle, easter, prayer, faith, crucifix, rabbi, messiah, last supper, execution, disciple, campfire, revisionist history, washing feet, new testament, crucifixion of jesus
Time: 1st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, biblical, realistic and serious films with plots about faith, christian, christianity, religion, prayer, jesus and jesus christ mostly in Drama, Family and History genres. Some movies like Color of the Cross: The Passover Plot (1976), The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Christ Slayer (2019), Story of Judas (2015), Jesus: The Desire of Ages (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 christ, execution, torture, jesus, easter, crucifix
Time: 1st century
Place: jerusalem
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95%
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, bleak, factual, rough, epic ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, betrayal, jesus, religion, torture, bible, sacrifice, religions or cults, life philosophy, suffering, roman empire ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 christ, christian, jesus, easter, crucifix, roman, cross, spear, sword, soldier
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78%
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 122
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 ⇓
78%
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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, based on the bible
Plot: messiah, christian, prophecy, roman soldier, disciple, bible, virgin mary, religion, religious persecution, last supper, jesus christ, bible story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: christian film, biblical, based on the bible
Plot: bible, martyr, judaism, evangelist, campfire, religious persecution, storm, fortune teller, healing, change of heart, demon, religious conversion ...
Time: 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, psychological, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Plot: temptation, christianity, betrayal, sin, redemption, jesus christ, desert, clergy, tragic hero, hopes, roman, jesus ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s, 1st century, 30s
Place: holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, uplifting, captivating, epic, realistic
Plot: apostle, miraculous event, christian, religions or cults, clergy, rise to the top, heroes, redemption, hopes, partners, prayer, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 5.9
 146
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, village, easter
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.0
 740
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: male female relationship, artist, mormon, faith, blindness, temple, resurrection, bible, ancient civilization, miraculous event, salvation, father son relationship ...
Time: 1st century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
53%
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: rabbi, religious differences, religious conversion, sermon, religion, judaism, brother brother relationship, jewish, family gatherings, easter, christianity, christian
Time: 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 392
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, self defense, family relations, murder, faith, society, life is a bitch, dishonesty, family life, false accusation, interracial relations, christmas ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, jesus christ, jesus, crucifixion of jesus, loincloth
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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
Plot: faith, christian, vietnam war, road trip, robbery, prayer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jail, arrest, letter, christianity, bible ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, 90s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: infidelity, betrayal, faith
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44%
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: newspaper, faith, anti semitism, judaism, bigotry, hate crime, church, nazi, racism
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, prayer, diabetic, death, court, preacher, jail, insulin, trial, son, small town, prison ...
Time: 70s
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41%
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The Color Of Love: Jacey's Story (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a small town in the South, movie centers on Georgia Potter, an old-fashioned widow (Rowlands), whose life changes drastically when her estranged daughter and the son-in-law she never met die in a car crash. When she visits her granddaughter ...
Plot: racism, grandmother, grandfather, granddaughter, african american, interracial relations
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37%
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Cutback (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High School senior Luke Harris (Justin Schwan) dreams of just one thing... pro surfing. With his best friend Casey (Angel Cruz) at his side, they have two goals: surf and party! But Luke's Mom (Raquel Gardner) and especially Dad (Greg Carlson) ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, surfing, teenager, youth, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 3K
The Ticket (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A blind man who regains his vision finds himself becoming metaphorically blinded by his obsession for the superficial.
Plot: blind man, morality, greed, unfaithful husband, blindness, regret, loss, obsession, betrayal, couples, miraculous event, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: respect, waitress, faith, honor, christian, restaurant, old man, prayer, faithfulness
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34%
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 2K
Menashe (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son.
Plot: orthodox jew, jewish, single father, jewish family, faith, fatherhood, parent child relationship, father and son, religious, memorial, ice cream, loss of wife ...
Place: new york
⇓ 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, based on true events
Plot: prayer, god, magic, firefighter, retirement, interview, husband wife relationship, orange, christianity, dream, journal, election ...
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 423
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
Plot: responsibility, christian, integrity, fatherhood, family relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, prayer, faith, love, grief, father
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 111
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: doctor, racial issues, injustice, african american, interracial romance, racial prejudice, father, execution, social injustice, racism, love, lynching ...
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30%
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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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: friendship, rabbi, family relations, school, faith, parents and children, youth, clergy, religions or cults, catholicism, society, afterlife ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, future, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: prayer, end of the world, religion, husband wife relationship, rapture, dream, christian, heaven, christianity, theology, fired from the job, faith ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, rough, christian film
Plot: church, faith, brother brother relationship, religious fanatic, christian, religion, religious fundamentalism, prayer, university, arson, pastor, jail ...
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29%